The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and will provide a broad understanding of the various roles and responsibilities within Medical Affairs. The internship will provide training activities that support company goals as well as developmental opportunities through broad-based hands-on experiences and mentorships which will integrate the interns into various medical strategic initiatives. Upon completion, the interns will understand and be prepared for the challenges of a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Train as a core member of the Medical Affairs team to assist in providing accurate, fair-balanced, evidence-based information to internal and external customers.
Contribute to multidisciplinary teams and build relationships across departments and functions (e.g., research, health economics and outcomes research, clinical drug development, marketing)
Train with cross-functional teams to assist with the execution of the strategic medical/research plans.
Gain insight into the various roles within Medical Affairs and other functional groups.
Support the medical team through various activities, training, and initiatives that are strategically aligned with medical priorities.
Develop strong literature searching skills and critically evaluate published and unpublished clinical data.
Improve written and verbal communication skills to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.
In addition, the intern, in consultation with the internship supervisor, will develop and present one structured presentation relevant to internship activities.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
Applicants must be an undergraduate student focusing in a STEM discipline. Applicants must have completed at least 2 years within their undergraduate program
Appropriate STEM coursework required
Experience performing searches of medical and scientific literature
Excellent leadership, oral, and written communication skills, teamwork, and professionalism are required for all internship positions
Global mindset to thrive in a diverse work environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
Must be available full time (40 hours/week) for a minimum of 12 weeks during the Summer months
Minimum GPA 3.0/4.0
Location & Salary Information:
Summer 2021 Internship role will be remotely based
Intern pay rate ranges are from $18/hour to $45/hour, depending on students level in their undergraduate or graduate program and level professional experience