Intern - Organic Chemistry, Romainville, FR

Job description

Pleased to meet you! We are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville & Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel), Italy (Milano), Spain (Madrid), the UK (London), Germany (München), and the US (Boston).

We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’.


We are looking for an intern that will join the Organic Chemistry team based in Romainville, France

6 months starting Jan or Feb 2022


Scope of the job

Part of the Organic Chemistry team, you will develop new methodologies, participate in the synthesis and purification of new molecules for therapeutic purposes using multi-step synthesis routes. 

Your role

You will use analytical techniques such as LCMS and NMR to characterize compounds and present your work in different forms (electronic lab notebook, reports, presentations). You will thus have the opportunity to contribute to the discovery of new potentials by developing your own skills through scientists from various backgrounds.

Job requirements

Who are you ?

You are a Masters student (first or second year) in medicinal, organic or therapeutic chemistry motivated by research and innovation and with a strong taste for the laboratory. You are organized and rigorous.


What’s in it for you ?

You will be part of a fabulous, multidisciplinary team within a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!