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in Thousand Oaks, CA

Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Thousand Oaks, California

About this job

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Job DescriptionAbout the role:

Takeda Pharmaceuticals is hiring interns for Summer 2023! Are you looking for a patient-focused company that empowers you to shine?

The Takeda Thousand Oaks Summer Internship is a 12-week program where you will sharpen your skills through a variety of experiences at a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing site. At the end of the internship, you will have gained valuable experience at a top pharma company, an in-depth understanding of concepts taught in school, and a network to help you develop as a professional in the industry. This role is designed to challenge interns and contribute to their future careers.

Program Features Include

The following departments are offering internships at our Thousand Oaks site:

  • Business Excellence- review the process of the manufacturing site and find ways to better produce our products. Work with trained AGILE Champions and Six Sigma experts. Requires enrollment in: Business, Data Science, Operations, or other related technical fields.
  • Manufacturing - responsible for learning, understanding, and leading manufacturing processes or team and support systems that ensure quality and safe delivery of product Requires Enrollment in Hard Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry) or Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Biochemical)
  • EH&S- ensures that the Covington site is processing efficiently. Work can involve: risk assessments, training, and creation of Standard Operating Procedures. Requires enrollment in: Environment, Health, and Safety or Hard Science (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry)
  • Engineering- support our manufacturing environment by troubleshooting machines, designing floor plans, calculating life cycles of manufacturing equipment, working with the distillation process. Requires enrollment in: Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Biochemical)
  • Quality- ensure adherence and deployment of quality systems such as batch record review, product release, change control, exception management, and product annual reviews. Requires enrollment in: Hard Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry)
  • Human Resources- provides support to full-time employees with career development, training, and retention strategies. Requires a bachelors or masters degree in Human Resources.
  • Manufacturing Sciences- work with the manufacturing floor to create process optimization, yield development, feasibility studies, and cycle time reductions. Requires enrollment in: Hard Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry)

Program Timeline:

  • Two start dates: May 15th or June 26th
  • Expected completion of the internship is late August or early September depending on start date.
What you bring to Takeda:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an Associate’s, Bachelor's, or Master degree
  • 3.0 GPA or higher

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Combination of sedentary work and standing/walking observation

Work Environment:

  • Depending on the department, you may work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Gowning requirements include a wearing protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
  • May work in a cold, wet environment
  • Can work several shifts, including weekends.
  • Work several shifts and overtime may be necessary.
  • May be asked to work in a confined area.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.
What Takeda can offer you:

Program features include:

  • Each intern is assigned a peer mentor to help introduce them to Takeda's corporate values.
  • Development in areas specific to your education and interests.
  • Participate in professional development and networking workshops throughout the summer
  • Work in cross function teams and collaborate with seasoned professionals.
  • Exposure to Takeda's technologies, products, and global environment.
More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


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.

LocationsUSA - CA - Thousand Oaks - ManufacturingWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time