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Amgen Grad Co-op – OPS (Quality Science & Technology (QS&T)) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.

QS&T provides scientific and technology expertise and applies risk-based strategies to ensure Amgen’s products continue to meet evolving Quality and regulatory expectations throughout their lifecycle. We collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to advance Amgen’s innovation strategies. ​ We are responsible for oversight of commercial specifications, stability, comparability, annual product reviews, statistical analysis support, inspection preparation as well as Quality oversight for clinical and commercial programs at Amgen’s Thousand Oaks facility.

Our Cambridge, Massachusetts location is seeking a co-op who has been trained in the field of information technology and/or computer science. The focus of this 6 month assignment will be on development and maintenance information systems (including SharePoint) that support QS&T functional areas and their stakeholders. The co-op will work together with Amgen scientists to develop sites and tools used for sharing of technical/regulatory information. In addition to developing sites and tools, the ideal candidate will take the initiative to identify gaps in our knowledge by taking advantage of their technical expertise and academic connections.

Relocation in the form of a miscellaneous allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment 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 graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a Master’s program for a Masters internship OR a PhD internship from an accredited college or university

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

Preferred Qualifications

Degree concentration(s) in information sciences or life sciences.

Demonstrated expertise in website/SharePoint development

Excellent organization skills, written and oral communication skills

Ability to work well in teams

Demonstrated technical aptitude and strong work ethic

Excellent attention to detail

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.​