Intern- Statistical Programming

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Ref
2802154
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Intern- Statistical Programming
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting millions of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Intern - Statistical Programming

As a Gilead Intern, you will contribute to high-impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company's mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Who We Are

Safety Group performs two major functions:

Data Visualization which develops a series of figures, such as clinical trial Adverse Event, Lab, Concomitant Medication, Medical History results at subject level, based on real time clinical trial data. These figures help clinical research doctors to monitor each clinical study activity and study drugs' safety and efficacy on a daily basis. Another function, Safety Update, is to deliver regulatory agency required reports, e.g., Development Safety Update Reports (DSUR), Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSUR), Risk Management Plan (RMP) to PVE at the requested timeline.

To accomplish either of the tasks, we established our standard data Specifications, standard deliverable formats. Each programmer, including intern will perform necessary programming, such as SAS, Spotfire (data visualization only), documentation and work closely with colleagues in other departments, such as Clinicians, Biostatistics, PVE and Data Management.

Job Overview:

The internship will provide a first-hand opportunity to observe and learn about epidemiological contributions with real world evidence within a clinical pharmaceutical industry setting. At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will give a presentation summarizing the work completed during the program. The internship will cover each individual project life cycle, programming activities, documentation.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Learn and understand the basic knowledge of clinical trial.
  • Manage individual project process life cycle.
  • Standard data visualization or safety data specification, table mockup, and other documents.
  • Provide SAS, Spotfire coding skill to real time safety data visualization.
  • Modify IronPython, R templates.
  • For Safety Update job, provide SAS coding skill to project data file establishments, double validation or validation following specs.
  • Ensure data file, deliverables accuracy and quality.
  • Help to review final output correction and inform lead programmer after completion.
  • Document individual project activities on “Analysis Program Acceptance” (APA) for Safety Update reports.


Required Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited US-based university or college
  • Pursuing degree in Computer Science, Statistics/Biostatistics, Mathematics, or related scientific field
  • Experience with SAS, Spotfire, IronPython and/or R
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to complete 10-12 consecutive week internship between May and September
  • Excellent communications skills and a strong work ethic are essential
  • Must be enrolled in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between June and September
  • Must be able to work at our Foster City site for the duration of the internship
  • Must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination* prior to start of internship


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent detail oriented analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational, time-management, interpersonal and communication capabilities
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment


Gilead Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)


The purpose of the vaccination requirement is to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and support the health and safety of our communities. *A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request an accommodation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Apply online today at www.gilead.com/careers.


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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.​

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster.

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