Closed CLOSING DATE: 17/03/2019


SLSIP 2019 - Electronic Laboratory Data Recording Notebook Intern

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Undergraduate Degree

Closing Date:
Science and environment
£9 ph
12 weeks
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Placement summary

BioReliance are currently introducing new electronic laboratory data recording methods to replace existing electronic methods and paper based data recording.  The implementation of ELN is being carried out in order to improve documentation quality, standardise data recording and streamline data recording and data review associated with laboratory procedures.

The placement will involve working with the Virology department to assist in this process. This will include observation of Virology assays in a GMP/GLP compliant laboratory, identification of critical data recording steps and preparation and testing of excel based templates for recording of this information.

Currently Virology use a combination of paper based batch records and an electronic Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to record critical information for Virology assays processes.

Job description

Project Description

The student will shadow Virology processes through the laboratory and gain understanding of the critical information that needs to be captured and recorded by ELN in a GMP/GLP compliant manner. The successful candidate will transcribe relevant Standard Operating Procedures into Excel templates and format it to the standard business template and test completed templates within the laboratory setting.

Placement Objectives

  • Gain experience in a GMP/GLP compliant Virology laboratory
  • Identify critical data recording steps in a GMP/GLP complaint documentation environment.
  • Generate Excel based workbooks to mimic workbooks ensuring all critical steps are captured based on GMP/GLP requirements
  • Generate and test templates for electronic recording of data based on BioReliance Standard Operating Procedures and current laboratory workflows

Role Description

See placement summary and description. 


This programme is for 1st, 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate students studying a Life Science degree in Scotland. Please click here to see if your course is eligible. You can only apply for a maximum of 3 placements, so please research the roles thoroughly before submitting your CV.

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Communication
  • Organisation skills
  • Good Excel skills

Desirable Skills

  • Virology/scientific knowledge


Placement benefits

Working pattern:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9-5pm, 45 minute lunch
  • Friday, 9-4pm, 45 minute lunch
  • Flexible working may be available on request

Other perks include Breakfast Club, tea and coffee making facilities

Additional information

West of Scotland Science Park, Glasgow


Company information

BioReliance is a leader in safety testing to the pharma industry. The Glasgow site provides testing and manufacturing services to many areas of the healthcare industry, with approximately 300 personnel employed on-site. Our goal is to advance the development and delivery of healthcare and consumer products by providing the highest quality testing, development and manufacturing services in partnership with clients worldwide. Training is given to all employees to allow work to be performed within a GMP compliant environment.

Life Sciences

Company website: http://www.bioreliance.com/