Healthcare packaging is a fast-growing and under-resourced discipline in need of high-performing packaging engineers. Network Partners’ Apprentice Program teaches the fundamentals of medical and pharmaceutical packaging engineering. The program utilizes an accelerated format to rapidly bring early stage packaging engineers to a significantly more advanced level. Gaining this foundation and knowledge base would take years in a typical work environment.


• Develop a working knowledge of US and Global packaging regulations

• Learn about medical device and pharma packaging configurations and materials

• Understand testing requirements for regulatory compliance

• Become familiar with design control, technical documentation, material testing, validation, sterilization and shelf life studies.


•Gain experience with laboratory procedures and executing test methods

• Engage in simulated exercises to build real-world knowledge and understanding

• Take live tours of packaging material manufacturing operations, equipment manufacturers, test labs and sterilization facilities

• Participate in client meetings and gain an appreciation for Network Partners’ business model

• Gain knowledge and build a professional network through industry tradeshow participation


. Experience functional areas adjacent to packaging: Regulatory Affairs, Labeling, Project Management & Quality Solutions

• Build business acumen and a strong working knowledge of common business tools

• Become an ambassador for the Network Partners’ brand


We’re seeking hardworking packaging professionals eager to learn medical device and pharma packaging. The ideal candidate embraces a strong work ethic, thrives on a challenge, always gives their best effort and is a strong brand ambassador.

If this program has captured your interest, please submit your resume and we will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

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