MBA Intern - Finance & Strategy Leadership Development Program (Summer 2020)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 18, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is the world's leading biotechnology company. Nurtured 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. Our mission is to serve patients, and we encompass this with each initiative, goal and task we have in mind!

The Finance & Strategy Leadership Program (FSLDP) is a meaningful source of full-time hires for the Finance organization and is an outstanding opportunity to partner with Amgen's organizational leaders. Summer interns will be assigned projects within a functional area e.g. Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Business Development, Strategy, Tax and Corporate Audit. Projects are timely and relevant in supporting Amgen's strategic and tactical goals, providing exposure to the cross-functional nature of a full-time role. Past projects have examined a potential biosimilars product entry, internal asset allocation strategies, emerging market entry strategies and improvements to sourcing and supplier management.

This internship will be approximately 10-13 weeks that includes both project- based and experiential learning. Amgen provides a state-of-the-art workspace and promotes collaboration with senior leadership through a series of formal and informal events. Interns are encouraged to spend the summer participating in activities and networking with staff across the organization. In addition, interns will engage in a week-long cross-functional case study project that will expose them to different aspects our business operations. Successful completion of summer experience will enable the intern to be evaluated for a full-time position post graduation. A full-time MBA hire will participate in a 3-year rotational program. This rotational program is part of our talent development program and provides exposure and access across different functional areas within Finance and Strategy. Amgen offers a tailored approach for your career development in a team environment. This program has a proven record of successfully developing and placing our MBA hires into crucial leadership positions. If this opportunity interests you, and you're driven to have a deeper meaning behind the job, we are ready for you to join our team!

Please submit a cover letter with your application.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an internship or a co-op assignment to 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 an MBA program for an MBA internship OR a master's program for a master's internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD 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

Undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher

Experience and/or interest in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or health-care industry

Successful candidates will encompass strong strategic and analytical thinking, good quantitative, problem solving and presentation skills

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

Strong leadership skills and an outstanding teammate

Corporate Finance Concentration

Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst

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.

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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.