Grad Intern - Process Development (Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product)

Cambridge, MA, US
Mar 20, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

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.

Grad Intern - Process Development (Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product)


This could be your everyday

Let's do this. Let's change the world. During this program you will work under the guidance of Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product Technologies to help drive Amgen's drug product process development digitalization initiative by using your engineering and data science expertise.
  • Develop a strong understanding of synthetic drug product development and data generated in the process.
  • Develop a framework to transfer process and analytical data from electronic notebook into electronic data lake.
  • Perform data analytics and process modeling to compare multi product data and predict future product performance for selected processes.
  • Develop TIBCO Spotfire reports to enable automated data visualization and analytics.
  • Collaborate and engage with multiple teams including equipment owners, users, electronic notebook and data lake support teams.
  • Ensure adoption of data analytics tool across drug product technologies teams through staff trainings and demonstrations.
  • Present project outcomes to drug product technologies leadership.


Here's what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The highly motivated individual we 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 with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Currently enrolled in a Master's program for a Master's internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of Master's OR PhD program before 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

Currently pursuing PhD in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Engineering or related fields

Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Data Science or similar.

Understanding of small molecule drug product manufacturing/ development processes. A plus is the understanding of material sciences of solids/powders.

Experience with data science and data analytics principles, and data visualization tools (Spotfire, Tableau, etc.)

Experience with programming languages such as Python, R.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with multiple teams


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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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.

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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.