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Grad Intern - OPS (Pivotal Drug Product)

Cambridge, MA 02138
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Job ID: R-112634
Location: Cambridge, MA, US


Do more with the knowledge you'reworkinghard 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 willacquire the valuable hands-on skills and foundational experience tobecome the professional you are meant to be in your chosen field.

Grad Intern - OPS (Pivotal Drug Product)
  • Sustained release drug product and device development for subcutaneous administrationof Amgen's biologics pipeline


This could be your everyday

Let's do this.Let's change the world. During this programyou willbe define formulations, manufacturing processes, and devices for some of the Amgen top pipeline products for subcutaneous delivery that can save patient's life.

Key responsibilities would be:
  • Perform literature surveys and compile the competitive landscape of subcutaneous and sustained administration of biologics
  • Perform technical assessment of Amgen's prior knowledge of formulation, drug product manufacturing processes and subcutaneous delivery devices
  • Perform technical assessment of existing biologic portfolio and their suitability for subcutaneous and sustained administration
  • Perform the technical assessment of existing analytical method/lab capabilities with respect to subcutaneous and sustained product development
  • Design the formulation and device space for Amgen's pipeline products
  • Author and review technical assessments and study protocols
  • Participate in team meetings by sharing study designs, results and technical challenges
  • Present the business case for subcutaneous product development to Amgen's Drug Product senior leadership team and get their endorsements


Here's what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. Thehighly motivated individualwe seek is a critical thinker, problem solver and independent researcher with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

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

18 years or older

Graduated with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a Master's program for a Masters internship OR PhD for 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

Pursing PhD with degree concentration(s) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related field

Publication experience

Practice in formulation and drug delivery

Knowledge of subcutaneous formulation/device design

Strong technical writing and presentation skills

Understanding of antibody formulation/ability

Experience with technical assessment of analytical methods


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.


for an internshipthat defies imagination

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

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.

Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-03-22

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