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Corporate Communications Intern

Employer
Daiichi Sankyo
Location
Basking Ridge, NJ
Start date
Dec 2, 2023

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. Under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:


We are currently seeking a Corporate Communications Intern for six months, starting in June 2024. This part time position is for approximately 20 hours per week. The Intern will be an integrated member of the U.S. Corporate Communications team, gaining hands-on experience with assisting in the tactical implementation of strategic external and internal communications programs across the U.S. as well as collaborating globally.

At the conclusion of the internship, the intern should expect to have an overall understanding of how an in-house communications department works at a pharmaceutical company; hone writing and editing skills; acquire a basic understanding of the rules and regulations that apply to pharmaceutical corporate communications.

Responsibilities: 

  • Complete writing assignments (external, internal and social media) and other tasks related to content development

  • Support the updating and development of communications templates and processes

  • Conduct research on pharmaceutical, healthcare, advocacy and other topics to inform strategic planning by the communications team

  • Other ad hoc projects as needed

Education/Experience:

  • Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program with a concentration in public relations, communications, marketing or related field.

  • Prior experience in a corporate business environment is preferred; experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills, and attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology.

With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

For more information, please visit: www.daiichisankyo.com.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group. To learn more about Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., please visit www.dsi.com.

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Telephone
(908) 992-6400
Location
211 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge
New Jersey
07920
United States

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