UCC - Janssen BTDS Work Placement and Education Awards

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  • Value: 
    • Paid placement during summer 2024 (particulars below)
    • Bursary to the value of €3,000
  • You must be a third year student of BSc Biochemistry or Microbiology in UCC to be eligible for this award and bursary
  • Questions about this award can be directed to stem@ucc.ie


The College of Science Engineering and Food Science is delighted to announce the second UCC Janssen Biotherapeutics Development and Supply (BTDS) Work Placement and Education Awards for third year students studying Biochemistry or Microbiology.

This award will offer one student the opportunity of a paid summer placement in Janssen, Cork and another student a bursary of €3,000.

These awards are offered in conjunction with Janssen (companies of Johnson and Johnson), Cork, Ireland. 

1. Biotherapeutics Development and Supply (BTDS) Work Placement Award Details

2024 Summer Work Placement  

Role: Biotherapeutics Development and Supply (BTDS)

Location: Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, Ireland

Reports to: Senior MAKE Supply Integrator

See attached Job Specifiaction for more details - UCC Janssen BTDS Work Placement Job Specification


2. Biotherapeutics, Development and Supply (BTDS) Education Award - Bursary Details

One successful candiate will be awarded the Biotherapeutics, Development and Supply (BTDS) Education Award in the form of a €3,000 bursary 


Company Introduction

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC (JSI), previously Janssen Biologics, is part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, the world’s most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of healthcare products and related services. Our site in Ringaskiddy was established in 2005 on a 100-acre site with an investment of €500 million. We manufacture a range of biopharmaceutical products indicated for the treatment of conditions that include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and cancer. The Clinical Supply Chain (CSC) Biologics group manages the sourcing, scheduling, manufacturing execution and delivery of clinical supplies from early development using a network on internal plants and CMO’s.



Applications are open to third year students in Biochemistry or Microbiology.

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm on 2nd February 2024

To find out more please visit: https://www.ucc.ie/en/sefs/about/scholarshipsandprizes/work-placement-and-bursary/





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