Posted to MedZilla on 3/27/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, 2017 Summer Internship - Bioethics (Deerfield IL) 1603035-MZ


More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!
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.
  • Summer Intern, Bioethics, leverages scientific and bioethics expertise to contribute to:
    • writing bioethics position papers
    • managing the activities of the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Group (BEAG)
    • developing bioethics educational programs for Takeda employees
  • Performs background research on bioethics topics of interest to Takeda. Participates in the writing and review of bioethics position papers.
  • Participates in the planning of BEAG meetings; developing agendas, position papers
  • Attends, manages, and facilitates meetings with internal and external bioethics experts
  • Interacts cross-functionally with Global Compliance, Legal, Meeting Planners, and others to manage meeting logistics.
  • Writes and reviews agendas, meeting minutes, and communications related to bioethics meetings. Assists with determination of next steps involving communication and coordination of action items.
  • Participates in planning, creation, and delivery of bioethics educational programs for Takeda employees


  • 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.
  • Currently enrolled in graduate-level Bioethics Program, preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven skills in utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
  • Competent in problem solving
  • Strong communications skills written and verbal
  • Presentation skills created and delivered with appropriate messaging

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

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