Amgen is the world’s leading biotechnology company. Nurtured on a foundation of strong values, Amgen is deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new insights and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives. Our mission is to serve patients, and we encompass this with each initiative, goal, and task we have in mind!
Operations is one of three foundational functions at Amgen with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world. The organization is spread across eight sites and divided into five functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering.
We are currently seeking highly motivated, hardworking individuals who will lead initiatives, strategic analysis, and business case development on projects across the five Operations functions. Along with meaningful interaction with key business partners across functional groups, this position will focus on making effective, data driven recommendations to the organization’s senior leadership. With the support of their hiring manager, the intern will develop a strategy that may result in a meaningful change to the business. Using their analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills, the intern will work cross-functionally to identify the problem, measure the current state, develop recommendations through qualitative and quantitative analysis, and present their findings through various forums including an intern-wide poster session and a final readout to executive management.
This internship will be approximately 10-13 weeks and includes both project- based and experiential learning. Amgen provides a state-of-the-art workspace and promotes collaboration with senior leadership through a series of formal and informal events. In conjunction with the project work, interns will have the opportunity for professional development through training sessions, a week long cross-functional case study, one-on-one mentoring, and various networking events. Interns will also be able to interact with peers at Amgen-sponsored social events. Interns are highly encouraged to network with staff across the organization.
Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:
18 years or older
Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Currently enrolled in an MBA program for an MBA internship from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of MBA program before internship starts
Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment
Must not be employed at the time the internship starts
In the process of completing the first year of a Master in Business Administration, or Master’s program with emphasis in Business, Management, Operations, or Engineering
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Life Science, or Business
Good business insight, high-level critical thinking, and strong analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills; team player; strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to conduct research; ability to lead multiple projects consecutively
Proven ability to bring structure to complex problems, pragmatic scoping and problem-solving approach, ability to objectively evaluate options/trade-offs, and develop executive management-level recommendations
Previous industry or project management experience
Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory policies
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Internal Number: R-104217
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.