Our Summer 2021 Intern Program included 70 talented interns from across the United States who have made valuable contributions to many aspects of our business, including R&D, manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Tech & Digital and Enabling Functions. This is Geoffrey Brandt, a student at University of Pennsylvania, working with our GMS, Tech & Digital team. Learn more about Geoffrey below.
What is your role at Zoetis?
I am a Global Manufacturing and Supply, Tech & Digital Intern. My colleagues and I have created an intricate POC (proof of concept) using Azure resources and machine learning functionalities. Our project is expected to result a greater compliance and efficiency in applicable regulations to our sites (e.g. new market supply).
What has been your favorite part of your internship?
My favorite aspects of the internship has been the intriguing projects that I work on. Zoetis has really given me opportunities that I wouldn’t have been able to take if I weren’t here this summer. I have gained experience in tools that I never had access to before. I feel very grateful to be a part of amazing projects.
How has the culture impacted your experience?
The culture here is very inclusive. In the time of the pandemic, working remotely has been easy because of everyone's efforts to get interns involved. The culture at Zoetis makes me feel like I am important to the company.
Has Zoetis met your expectations?
Being part of an internship that is interesting has always been important to me. At Zoetis I have been mentored by several colleagues that are always open to answer questions and point me in the right direction. My internship this summer has been above and beyond my expectations.
What do you like to do on your free time?
I very much enjoy playing sports such as, intramural soccer, basketball, and softball when I am at school. I am a big supporter of Philadelphia sports teams, no matter how often they let me down (e.g. the Sixers).