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 ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Our mission is to serve patients, and we encompass this with each initiative, goal and task we have in mind!
Amgen’s 10–12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that contribute to Amgen’s mission of serving patients. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking and community volunteering, while also providing competitive compensation and the opportunity to convert to a full-time position after graduation.
The summer intern in Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) will be assigned a project in Supplier Relationship Management or within one of GSS’ five category sub-functions: Marketing & Sales, Research & Development, Operations & Manufacturing, Technology & Devices, or Corporate Services. Projects are timely and relevant, support Amgen’s strategic and tactical goals, and provide exposure to the cross-functional nature of a full-time position. Past projects have included:
Developing a valuation tool for delivery devices (Devices)
Assessing risk/benefit of international research and development sourcing (R&D)
Managing a reverse auction to source vehicles for sales fleet (Sales)
Optimizing annual scopes of work with advertising agencies (Marketing)
“Deep Dive” analytics on global travel spend (Corporate Services)
Responsibilities typically include benchmarking, market research, spend analysis, business case development, negotiations, and developing key strategic recommendations to improve our sourcing and supplier management initiatives. Interns are given access to senior leadership and are encouraged to spend the summer participating in program activities and networking with staff across the organization. Limited relocation / housing will be provided for eligible candidates.
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
Undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher
Experience in performing sophisticated financial modeling
Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or health care industry experience
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact well with all levels of management
Strong leadership ability and a team player
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R-104355
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.