2017 MBA Summer Internship - Vaccine Launch Excellence (Cambridge MA)
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November 12, 2016
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1602770
More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients' lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!

OBJECTIVES:

Takeda's summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.

The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.

Today, from Boston/Cambridge and other offices around the world, Takeda's global vaccine business is applying innovation to tackle some of the world's most challenging infectious diseases, such as dengue, zika and norovirus. Our team has an outstanding track record in vaccine development, manufacturing and global access to advance a pipeline of vaccines. We address some of the world's most pressing public health needs, including working with the Gates Foundation to eradicate polio. Vaccines prevent more than two million deaths each year and have transformed global public health.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Support in project management associated with preparing a global organization for launch of new vaccines across various regions
  • Development of launch preparation materials and processes
  • Coordination with larger number of cross functional leaders.


Qualifications EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • MBA preferred (major: Organizational Behavior, Marketing, or general Business Management)
  • Rigorous, organized individual with strong analytical skills and project management skills
  • Strong experience in analysis and synthesis of information, and track record in creating PowerPoint presentations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Familiarity with international markets (including developing countries);
  • Some background in life science or healthcare is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

May work on the computer for several hours at a time.

We are driven to improve people's lives.  

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Schedule
Full-time
A little about us:
Takeda fosters an inclusive environment where all employees are empowered, supported and inspired to use their unique talents toward our mission to serve patients.

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