Posted to MedZilla on 3/24/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, 2017 Summer Internship - Compensation CoE 1602760-MZ


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!
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.
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Compensation CoE for regular compensation activities, special projects, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Assist with compensation planning activities, including but not limited to processing paperwork for changes in Workday, monitoring the Ask Compensation mailbox, and printing and sending compensation statements.
  • Assist with post-compensation planning analyses.
  • Assist with daily processes including job code requests, offer buyout calculations, posting job descriptions, equity analyses, and other compensation activities.
  • Assist with documentation of compensation team processes and policies through interviews of process leaders and documenting process.
  • Participate in Compensation meetings, calls, and activities.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • Minimum requirements are a HS diploma, with concurrent enrollment in a relevant undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Computer literate; experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Previous office experience a plus
May work on the computer for several hours at a time.

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