2023 Summer Internship - Process, Training and Digital Solut

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

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Job Description

About the role:

At Takeda, we are committed to lifelong learning.

To that end, 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 to start your career or further develop in your expertise.

The summer internship program is a full-time commitment of 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.

Project Outline:

The mission of the Process, Training and Digital Solutions within Innovation & Data is to drive innovative ways of working to enable a fit-for-purpose clinical trial delivery operating model. We bring together people, process, data and technology with a focus on continuous improvement to deliver medicines to patients faster.

The internship for Process, Training and Digital Solutions will be focused on process innovation & change management through technology. The R&D organization is currently transforming ways of working for clinical trial execution through the Future Fit Development Model. The Process, Training and Digital Solutions organization will be partnering with Future Fit to bring together the ways of working into our ELEVATE technology. The internship will be partnered with our solution management leadership team to help with simplifying and optimizing the clinical trial delivery end-user experience for accessing the operating model information. The internship will specifically be responsible for assessing the customer experience for the ELEVATE minimum viable product and working with the product lead, R&D technology and technology vendor to provide input into the features roadmap. Effective management of ELEVATE and the clinical trial delivery operating model implementation and optimization efforts will require significant collaboration with clinical trial delivery stakeholders and functional leaders across R&D. This includes facilitation and project management with a focus on bringing innovative approaches to ways of working and encouraging new ideas from subject matter experts to maximize clinical trial delivery process efficiency while ensuring regulatory compliance.

This position can be hybrid or remote.

How you will contribute:

• Deadline-driven with a high level of organizational and planning skills

• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work well in teams, effectively manage projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.

• Global mindset to grow in a diverse work environment

• Excellent communication and leadership skills

Requirements / Qualifications:

As stated above, Takeda is committed to lifelong learning opportunities. To that end, our internship program is open to currently enrolled students seeking early experiences and non-traditional candidates interested in making a career change and gaining new experience.

The requirements for these two groups of candidates are specified below:

Candidates currently enrolled at an accredited university:

+ Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship (i.e., Takeda will not sponsor interns)

+ Must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week), within core business hours (8 AM-5 PM), for a minimum of 12 weeks during the summer months

+ Minimum GPA 3.0/4.0

+ Undergraduate, Graduate, PhD, MD student with at least one year of university studies before internship

+ Return to university for at least one semester post-internship

+ Takeda does not provide student housing or housing stipends

Non-traditional candidates not currently enrolled at university:

+ Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship (i.e., Takeda will not sponsor interns)

+ Must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week), within core business hours (8 AM-5 PM), for a minimum of 12 weeks during the summer months

+ Must provide a cover letter explaining why you are seeking this internship, relevant experience that makes you a good candidate, and what you hope to achieve through the experience

+ Strong preference for non-traditional candidates with some experience relevant to the desired intern role

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Massachusetts – Virtual

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Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

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Full time


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Job Posting: JC235173973

Posted On: Feb 26, 2023

Updated On: Apr 09, 2023

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