Posted to MedZilla on 3/25/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

United States-, Center for External Innovation Summer Internship MBA 1700221-MZ


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.

Student intern will work at Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Center for External Innovation (CEI)
CEI s mission is to license, acquire or collaborate with academic centers and biotechnology companies to create and develop ground-breaking new therapeutic treatment options for disease
Intern will be involved in all aspects of evaluation of external opportunities including assessing the scientific and commercial merits for new therapies.

Additionally, the student will have the opportunity to observe deal teams as they pursue due diligence and negotiate transactions.

Intern will be exposed to a variety of disciplines within R&D organization via 1:1 meetings with individuals.
Intern will complete a project centered around one of the potential in-license deals. This project will involve a competitive assessment of the treatment landscape for a given disease.



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

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