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Medicinal Chemistry Internship - Summer 2024

Employer
Takeda
Location
San Diego, CA
Start date
Nov 15, 2023

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Chemistry
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

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Job Description

At Takeda, we strive to create an exceptional people experience for patients, communities, partners, and employees. As a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company, we know our decisions and actions affect people’s lives. We look to our values of Takeda-ism, which incorporates Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance, and Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business as a guide in our decision-making process to ensure we do what’s right – for our patients, our people and society.

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey with Takeda? Our paid 10–12-week summer internship program is designed to immerse you in a dynamic learning environment, featuring a blend of developmental and social activities.

As a Takeda intern, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to impactful projects that play a crucial role in shaping both our business and the well-being of patients. This experience will not only allow you to apply your technical and business knowledge but also empower you to showcase your analytical strength and creative problem-solving skills.

Seize this chance to gain hands-on experience, expand your skill set, and make a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry. We invite you to be a part of our innovative and collaborative team, where your contributions matter.

For more information about Takeda, please visit www.takeda.com.

Please note that Takeda does not provide intern housing or a housing stipend.

How you will contribute:
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal communication and writing skills.

  • Deadline-driven with an elevated level of organizational and planning skills.

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills.

  • Provenrecord of accomplishmentof teamwork, adaptability, innovation,initiative,and integrity.

  • Global mindset to grow in a diverse work environment.

  • Executes the design, synthesis and characterization of novel chemical compounds for drug discovery efforts.

  • Work closely with a medicinal chemist in a pharmaceutical research lab to learn synthetic organic reactions and techniques. Role is focused on small molecules in Neuroscience Drug Discovery Unit.

  • Maintains excellent documentation of all work in the form of laboratory notebooks, technical reports, and presentations to a wider audience.

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Currently authorized to work in the US (United States) without sponsorship. Takeda does not provide sponsorship for internship positions.

  • Available to work full-time (40 hours/week), within the core business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm, for 12 weeks during the summer months.

  • Undergraduate student with completion of a minimum of one year of university studies.

  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internshipwith Takeda.

  • College coursework for General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry, including accompanying laboratory work, must have been completed.

  • Manual dexterity required to operate instrumentation (i.e., computers, etc.).

  • Able to work in a lab environment, including carrying, handling and reaching for objects up to 25 lbs.

  • 100% lab based at San Diego site.

  • Please note that Takeda does not provide intern housing or a housing stipend.

The hourly pay rate range is $20.00 per hour - $46.00 per hour. The final pay rate offered for this internship may consider several factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

San Diego, CA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

Company

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.

Stock Symbol: TAK

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Location
650 East Kendall Street
Cambridge
MA
02421
United States

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