Internship Intern, Research,Vertex
The Vertex Summer Internship Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective. You will be working closely with and learning from some of the brightest people in the industry. When you join our internship program you should not be surprised to see that our environment is one that is innovative and team oriented, where collaboration is not just a word, and “we are fearless” is in everything we do. Students can expect to be challenged by their summer project plan, connect with other interns, and feel valued by the Vertex community. Not only will interns learn about their day-to-day tasks through their specific work assignments, but they will interact and have exposure to our organizational leaders and their teams through a series of Professional Development Workshops.
Be FEARLESS… Join us and help kick start the path to your career!
We will have various positions throughout our Research and Development Department, areas include:
– Comparative Medicine
– Exploratory Biochemistry
– Modeling & Informatics
– Molecular Pharmacology
– Oncology & Neuro
– Protein Sciences
– Statistical Programming
– Medical Writing
* Specific projects will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Please indicate in your cover letter your functional area of interest for the Summer 2017 Intern Program.
Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
– Minimum GPA 3.2
– Legally authorized to work in the United States
– Candidate must be enrolled in an advanced degree program if graduating in Spring 2017
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. In addition to our clinical development programs focused on cystic fibrosis, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs aimed at other serious and life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex today has research and development sites and commercial offices in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia. For four years in a row, Science magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life sciences. For additional information and the latest updates from the Company, please visit www.vrtx.com.
Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
How to Apply
Visit the company website to find current openings and to apply.
Note to students who are not U.S. citizens: The company website also lists opportunities in every country in which it has offices or laboratories. Please visit the company website to search for openings in your home country.