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Summer Internship 2021 MA Bio Ops

応募後で応募 求人ID R0034580 掲載日 06/15/2021 Location:Lexington, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is hiring interns for summer 2021!

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire and empower you to shine? Join Takeda as an Biotech Summer Intern! At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D driven market leadership and being a values led company. We empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster a diverse, inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world. Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission

The Internship Program is designed to be both educational and practical. Interns will learn how to take skills acquired in school and apply them in a professional setting. The Intern will gain a better understanding of the work environment in a specific role and how it supports a biotech manufacturing setting. The candidate will also have opportunities to work with other interns and departments.

The Biotech Summer Internship is a 12-week program where interns will sharpen their skills through a variety of experiences including ownership of daily responsibilities and participation in special projects. Internship roles are modeled and designed to challenge interns to learn, adapt, and add value to their teams, while learning new skills.

Program features include:

  • Each intern is assigned a peer mentor to help introduce them to Takeda’s corporate culture and values. 
  • Through formal training and on-the-job experiences, we are committed to developing interns in areas specific to their education and interest while exposing them to Takeda’s technologies, product lines and global environment.
  • Throughout the course of the summer, interns will have the opportunity to attend networking and development events

Internships are assigned based on business need as well as candidate interest. Assignments are designed to challenge interns to adapt and add value to the position they hold. Some areas where an intern can expect to work are Manufacturing, EHS, Supply Chain, Business Excellence and Quality. Below are a few examples of internship options:

  • Manufacturing—responsible for learning, understanding and leading manufacturing processes and/or team as well as support systems that ensure quality and on-time delivery of product in a safe manner.
  • Engineering- Work to support manufacturing floor with the equipment, design, and troube-shooting areas when needed.
  • EHS- works to conduct risk-assessments, ergo(how ever you spell that word where they look at how you are sitting in a chair) assessments, and safety training to employees of the company
  • Quality —ensure adequate adherence and deployment of quality systems such as batch record review, product release, change control, exception management, and product annual reviews.
  • Supply Chain—learn distribution, purchasing, warehouse operations and planning within a manufacturing environment
  • Business Excellence- works closely with the manufacturing process to implement improvements to the process. Uses six sigma and process improvement techniques
  • EH&S- conducts and leads risk-assessments, sustainability efforts, and safety training for site
  • R&D Quality- get hands-on knowledge from a training development perspective as well as a process perspective of the R&D Quality department and how it functions at a manufacturing site.

Program Timeline:

  • The internship will have two start dates: June 1st and June 15th
  • Expected completion of internship is September 2021

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be pursing an associates or bachelors degree
  • Degrees in Engineering (Chemical, Biomedical, Electrical); Hard Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry); or Environmental Health and Safety, IT, Psychology, or Computer Science preferred     
  • 2.7 GPA or Higher
  • Must be a US Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.


  • Passion for improving patients lives and healthcare advancement
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in oral and written communication, organization, and prioritization of tasks
  • Critical/analytical thinking that drives conclusions and problem resolution
  • Exhibits leadership skills including personal accountability, decision quality, customer focus, drive for results, with integrity and trust
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, experience with cross-cultural environment preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

Working Environment:

  • Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.
  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
  • Will work in a cold, wet environment
  • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • May be required to work in a confined area.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.


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