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Amgen Undergrad Intern – R&D (Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging) in Thousand Oaks, California


Do more with the knowledge you’re working hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Through this program, you will acquire the valuable hands-on skills and foundational experience to become the professional you are meant to be in your chosen field.

Undergrad Intern – R&D (Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging)


This could be your everyday

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. At Amgen, we know our differences lead to better science. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where diversity is celebrated, and inclusion is the norm. This is central to our ability to thrive, and is essential to operate as a team, to best serve our patients and to reduce inequities globally. We approach this on-going, important work by drawing inspiration from science, where continuous learning builds knowledge over time to drive discovery and innovation and ultimately create profound change.

As our diversity, inclusion and belonging efforts continue to expand at Amgen, we are excited to bring onboard an R&D Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (“DI&B”) intern into our team via our Summer 2022 internship program. Our R&D DI&B interns will partner with a large team of DI&B allies to strengthen the culture of the R&D organization and foster a sense of diversity, inclusion and belonging for each R&D staff member so that they feel they can bring their authentic selves and their voice to the table each and every day.

What will your day-to-day look like?

  • Collaboration with the DI&B core team, senior leadership, diversity council leads, and champions to drive process and program improvements in the DI&B space

  • Implementation of strategies for retaining, engaging, and promoting diverse talent

  • Partnership with the R&D DI&B core team to push forward our DI&B learning strategy to staff across the globe

  • Thought partner to our DI&B leadership team – thinking outside the box and helping to drive innovative ideas

  • Improving engagement and impact with core partnerships in STEM academic entities and other external groups, enabling authentic relationship-building with diverse talent

  • Support diversity programs and events that drive Amgen's DI&B strategy and goals


Here’s what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. We’re looking for an intern who brings deep passion for diversity, inclusion and belonging into our organization; who demonstrates compassion, empathy, and selflessness; and who serves as an authentic ally to our diverse workforce.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergrad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Currently enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing

Enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Sociology, Communications, Business Administration, or a similar field


Some of the vast rewards of working here

  • As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Build a network of colleagues that will endure and grow throughout your time with us and beyond.

  • Bring your authentic self to the table and become the professional you’re inspired to be through accepting culture that values diversity of thought and experience and will flex to your strengths and possibilities.

  • Participate in executive and social networking events, as well as community volunteer projects.

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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.

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