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Verified Pay $20.00 - $46.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Frederick, Maryland

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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.

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


Project Outline: 


The intern(s) will support the current and future fiscal year business efforts for the Clinical Site Startup & Engagement in the following departments: 


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Clinical Research 

  • 100% of indications will have an epidemiologic defined target 

  • 100% of new trials will have a diversity action plan consisting of at least 3 tactics 

  • Support the development of a global diversity strategy 


The intern(s)  support includes, but not limited to data aggregation related to the demographics of disease, support trial teams with researching local community-based partnerships, and assisting in maintaining the D&I in Clinical Trials resource database (store on SharePoint),. 


To develop their knowledge of the R&D process  by shadowing CSSE colleagues in their support of at least 1 trial.  


Interns will collect external communications related to D&I in Clinical Trials to help build their personal acumen.  




  • The Intern would be to help identify the competitive landscape for a given trial/indication 

Patient Recruitment & Retention 

  • The intern(s) will support the Patient Recruitment and Retention strategy development with a focus on identifying successful methods for effective clinical trial messaging and tactics that will resonate with a broad segment of the population.    

  • The intern(s) will support the Patient Recruitment and Retention strategy development with a focus on identifying successful methods for effective clinical trial messaging and tactics that will resonate with a broad segment of the population.    


Study Start-Up 

  • The intern will review the documents Study Start-Up is responsible for tracking 

  • The intern will support the tracking of reportable metrics  


Interns will have the opportunity to partner with the others business units (Clinical Operations, Regulatory, Legal, Field Medical, R&D Health Equity, etc.) that regularly collaborate in the support of business goals. Interns will develop their knowledge of the R&D process by shadowing CSSE colleagues. This will include attending trial team meetings and strategy sessions, as well as meeting with vendors and our CRO partners. Interns will be expected to present a conclusionary presentation highlighting their experience and sharing learnings. 


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

  • Mid-level of proficiency with Microsoft applications- excel, word, and PowerPoint, Compiling statistics, database management, quantitative & qualitative research, basic project planning, research, and basic technical writing 

  • Analytical approach and compiling data to help drive discussions and decisions 

  • Ability to complete scientific research leveraging both internal & external resources 

  • Basic ability to summarize scientific research and provide high-level reporting 

  • Basic ability to data analysis, draw conclusions/interpret data 

  • Presentation skills in development 

What you bring to Takeda: 
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis 

  • Must be available full time (40 hours/week) a minimum of 12 weeks during the Summer months 

  • Minimum GPA 3.0/4.0 

  • Undergraduate, student with at least one year of university studies before internship. Undergraduates matriculating in the following areas of study- marketing, natural & physical sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.), biostatistics, mathematics, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, gender studies, ethnic cultural studies, world culture, health education, nursing, medical sciences, pre-pharmacy, pharmaceutical studies, pharmaceutical science 

  • Return to university for at least one semester post-internship 

  • Takeda does not provide student housing or housing stipends 


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.
  • Undergraduate, Graduate, PhD, MD student with completion of a minimum of one year of university studies.
  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship with 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.

LocationsMaryland - VirtualWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypePaid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)Time TypeFull time