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Covance Internship: Statistical Programming in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview:

Company Overview:

LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives. Combining world-class diagnostic solutions with its drug development business, Covance, LabCorp’s cutting-edge technologies, unparalleled data, and growing menu of standard and highly-specialized tests not only inform and empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. LabCorp’s 65,000+ employees are pursuing critical advances in science and changing the delivery of healthcare while advancing essential vaccines, cancer-fighting breakthroughs, and life-changing treatments for rare diseases.

Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.

Global Internship Program:

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the LabCorp/Covance 2021 Global Internship Program as a Statistical Program intern in Durham, NC!

We offer real work assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Healthcare disciplines, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.

In addition to departmental and professional development work, our interns have the opportunity:

  • To showcase their work to senior management, their supervisor and mentors

  • Participate in a group philanthropic project as part of our dedication to the community

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering scientific work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.

Position Details

  • Become familiar with clinical trial data and drug development process

  • Develop SAS programs and output to create ADaM and client-defined analysis datasets, tables, listings and graphs.

  • Develop programs for data transfers and assist in their review to ensure the data transfer has been produced to specification

  • Prioritize personal workload to meet specified completion dates

  • Display a positive attitude at all times, promoting and contributing to good team spirit in a professional environment

  • Develop good problem solving skills and a willingness to learn and seek advice from senior Statistical Programming staff

  • Carry out all activities according to Covance SOPs working within the framework of the Quality Management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior Programming staff


  • Working toward a BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject or attending school to receive a similar degree

  • Alternative academic qualification or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent background


  • 0-6 months programming experience using SAS; Knowledge of fundamental principles of programming and program development

  • Some understanding of the clinical trial process preferred

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize own work

  • Self motivation

  • Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work

  • Effective communication skills

  • A cooperative and team oriented approach

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.