Summer 2018 Internship - Oncology Global Medical Affairs

  • Company: Takeda
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Posted: November 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1702935

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Summer Intern for 2018 in our Cambridge, MA, office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


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.

  • Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
    • MS Outlook - Proficient
    • MS Word - Proficient
    • MS Excel - Proficient
    • MS PowerPoint - Proficient
  • Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills
  • The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
  • This summer intern will take a holistic view of the investment that Takeda medical affairs makes in independent research studies and create a roadmap tying this investment to strategic brand imperatives. The road map to be built will include:
    • Distribution of the capital we invest to bolster research around each of these strategic imperatives
    • Examine the timelines that it takes for these different studies to begin and to report out information
    • Report out on how well the studies that we have funded have done in provided published referenced material and how the content of this independently published material supports our strategic pillars
    • At the end of this project, findings will be presented to the extended global medical affairs team
    • In addition to this project, other research based projects will also be available, such as literature reviews to understand unmet need in upcoming indications.



  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and have completed at least their sophomore year or be a graduate level student pursuing either a PharmD or Master’s degree
  • For Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students, a major in a healthcare, pharmacy or life science field is preferred.

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