Undergrad Intern - Finance (Summer 2021)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 08, 2020
Administration, Finance
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!

Our Undergraduate internship program is a significant source of full-time hires for the Finance organization and is a highly ranked intern program within biotechnology and healthcare industries for undergrad interns. We provide our interns an opportunity to partner with Amgen's Finance leaders to experience our culture and industry firsthand. Summer interns will be assigned projects within a functional area (e.g. Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Business Development, Strategy, Tax, and Corporate Audit) where they will have a chance to enhance their finance skills, increase their understanding of Corporate Finance, discover new ways of thinking, and receive an introduction to biotechnology's role within Healthcare.

This internship will be approximately 10-13 weeks and will include 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 the summer experience will enable interns to be evaluated for a full-time position post-graduation. Amgen offers a tailored approach for your career development in a team environment. Our recruiting program has a proven record of successfully embedding undergraduate hires into the finance organization and helping them reach their full potential. 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!

Basic Qualifications

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

Must be 18 years or older

Currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Enrolled in a full-time bachelor's 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

Concentration in Economics, Business Administration, Biotechnology Management, Accounting or Finance

Graduation in either December 2021 or Summer 2022

Ability to demonstrate an understanding of basic financial analytical principles

Prior work experience

Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

Effective communication and organizational skills

Experience with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word

Ability to multi-task and stay focused on priorities in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines

Strong teammate who is able to collaborate with colleagues on complex assignments

Prior work experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience

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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.