MBA Intern - Finance & Strategy Leadership Development Program (Summer 2021)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Nov 20, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. With a foundation of strong values, Amgen leverages science and innovation to transform insights and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Our mission is to serve patients, and we embody this in every initiative, goal and task!

The Finance & Strategy Leadership Development Program (FSLDP) is an integral source of full-time hires for the CFO organization. Moreover, it 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 executing Amgen's strategic and tactical goals while providing exposure to the cross-functional nature of a full-time role. Past projects have examined biosimilars potential in Africa, internal asset allocation strategies, emerging market entry strategies and improvements to sourcing and supplier management.

The internship will be approximately 10-13 weeks and 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 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 dynamic 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 foster a purposeful career, 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
  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program for an MBA internship from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of an MBA program before the internship starts
  • 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 .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.


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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.