Posted to MedZilla on 10/18/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern - Site Engagement & Communications R0007699-MZ


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Job Description


The Intern will learn about site engagement & internal corporate communications within a fast-paced pharmaceutical research company. The Intern will contribute to site engagement activities and provide draft corporate communications for the site under supervision. (This position is NOT lab or science-based.)


Utilizing communication templates, create content for multiple platforms: intranet, emails, posters, slides presentations and company newsletter

Composes articles for Weekly News, Monthly Newsletters and other Internal Communications

Creates PowerPoint slide content and presentations

Company event support (Town Halls, community events, internal activities)

May perform administrative tasks (Outlook calendaring, clerical work)

Breaks down long term assignments into day-to-day tasks that allow for timely and effective completion

Owns and is accountable for, projects from beginning to end, with sharp attention to detail

Maintains corporate communications materials and files

Researches communications tools to effect change at TCAL


High School Diploma or equivalent

Communications and/or English majors preferred

Must possess strong writing and verbal communications skills

Must work well with others

Ability to translate ideas into dynamic and captivating visuals

Basic comfort with Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud or other graphic design programs and software preferred

Prioritization and organization skills are a must

Good time management skills

Ability to interface with all levels of the organization




Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.)

Carrying, handling and reaching for objects

Ability to sit or stand for long period of time


Must be able to work 15 20 hours a week


San Diego, CA

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

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