Amgen MBA Intern - Commercial Leadership Program (Summer 2018) in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is the world's leading biotechnology company. Built 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.

Amgen is seeking a highly talented individual to join the Global Commercial Organization as a summer graduate intern. This outstanding internship provides an understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry today as well as the challenges and opportunities that will drive the development of new medicines in the future. Interns will have the opportunity to tackle a real business project and engage in executive and social networking events.

The intern will work in a commercially-oriented role as a member of one of our in-line or pipeline product brand teams, focused on an assignment that addresses a current business priority. The project will last approximately 10-13 weeks and will afford an opportunity to apply their business acumen and experience to addressing a real-time business opportunity. The intern will collaborate closely with his/her team to develop deep project expertise that he/she will then use toward both developing and delivering formal business recommendations to internal stakeholders at the conclusion of the summer project.

This summer internship will serve as an opportunity for the intern and Amgen to evaluate strategic organizational fit in order to join Amgen's Commercial Leadership Program full-time upon graduation.

The summer experience offers competitive compensation and limited relocation housing and/or transportation allowance for eligible candidates.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for this graduate level internship at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion as a first year MBA graduate student before internship starts from an accredited college or university

Currently enrolled in a MBA program from an accredited college or university

Enrolled in a MBA program following the potential internship assignment from an accredited college or university

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum three years of work experience, with at least 6 months U.S. based experience

Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or health care industry experience

Sales and/or marketing experience

International work experience

Consulting experience

Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact well with all levels of management

Substantial leadership experience and skills

Ability to work successfully in a team and matrix environment

The ability to effectively operate independently, across functional lines, and with both internal and external customers and/or stakeholders

Solid analytical, quantitative, organizational and project management skills

Demonstrated personal initiative, self-motivation, flexibility and adaptability

Ability to deliver results within aggressive timelines and amidst competing priorities

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.

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.