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2024 Summer Internship – US Medical Information and Review

Employer
Takeda
Location
Lexington, Massachusetts
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

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.

Project Outline:

The Medical Information & Review team delivers high-quality, balanced, and timely medical and scientific information regarding specific Takeda products, upon the request of internal and external business partners, health care professionals (HCPs) and consumers. Another critical responsibility of this position is to provide medical and scientific review of promotional materials, press releases, sales training communications, and medical materials to support the overall Medical/Regulatory/Legal review process. The candidate will be given exposure to the responsibilities of an entry level position on the Medical Information and Review team. This position will be hybrid. Please note, Takeda does not provide housing or housing stipends.

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.

  • Proven record of accomplishment of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative, and integrity.

  • Global mindset to grow in a diverse work environment.

  • Retrieve, analyze and interpret professional and scientific literature to assist in providing medical information to consumers and health care professionals.

  • Use a systematic and efficient procedure to retrieve appropriate medical information to assist in answering a request.

  • Utilize several types of medical information resources that can be used to satisfy a medical information request.

  • Evaluate components of research literature, including study design, methodology, results, conclusions, and clinical significance, for appropriateness, accuracy, and completeness.

  • Formulate medical information responses based on requestors’ questions and Takeda's medical information editorial standards.

  • Provide medical and scientific review of a medical information response, and promotional/medical material to support the Medical/Regulatory/Legal process.

  • Understand the various roles, processes and industry standards involved in providing medical information and review in the pharmaceutical industry setting.

  • Develop knowledge of other roles and functions within Medical Affairs and other departments.

  • In consultation with the internship supervisor, develop and present at least one structured presentation relevant to Medical Information & Review as well as a journal club presentation.

Desired competencies:
  • Experience in each of the following MS Office applications

    • MS Word: Proficient

    • MS Excel: Proficient

    • MS PowerPoint: Proficient

  • Experience performing searches of medical and scientific literature using PubMed and/or Ovid.

  • Ability to write clearly, concisely, and objectively to convey medical and scientific concepts.

  • Deadline-driven with a high level of organizational, leadership, and planning skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work well in teams, effectively manage projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.

  • Global mindset to grow in a diverse work environment.

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

  • Available to work full-time (40 hours per week), within the core business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm, for 10-12 weeks during the summer months.

  • Candidate must be pursuing a Pharm.D, Ph.D, or MD program. Candidate must have completed their P2 year if in a Pharm.D program by the start date of the internship.
  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internshipwith Takeda.

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

USA - MA - Hayden - 45-55

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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