Otsuka is a dynamic and vibrant organization made up of motivated individuals we call Otsuka-people—people who have a shared mission for creating new products for better health worldwide. We live by our purpose: defy limitation, so that others can too. This purpose gives meaning to our work and motivates and drives us each day.
Otsuka’s Internship Program offers meaningful hands-on project experiences that impact patient’s lives while providing students an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.
The internship program takes a holistic approach to education, in that students acquire both practical, applicable skills, but also gain additional experience in business and innovation as it relates to the pharmaceutical industry and the student’s area of study.
Students will have the opportunity to learn to navigate the complex matrix and team environment at a global pharmaceutical company, gain the fundamental skills and knowledge in the industry and will also engage in valuable, practical job experience through the internship experience.
We have opportunities for you across our business and corporate functions!
We’re looking for the best candidates out there who want to make a difference in patients’ lives.
Candidates who are hungry, innovative, and ready to make an impact within the Pharmaceutical Industry. Now is your chance to be part of the innovation!
The successful candidate will work closely with team members to identify appropriate projects to work on that fit with the business need, and their level of experience and interest.
The Global Medical Training & Resource Development team supports:
•20 Global Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Teams (field medical affairs)
•19 Global Medical Affairs Teams
•10 Disease States
•www.PsychU.org content development
•www.NephU.org content development
•2 Disease State Simulators (PsychUsim, ADPKDsim)
The Global Medical Training & Resource Development team trains with the entire global medical affairs (GMA) organization across all departments in every country.
We also work within the portfolio of Otsuka pharmaceutical products across all therapeutic areas so partner with the key GMA stakeholders (global medical strategy, global scientific communications, global clinical development, global value evidence strategy, global medical information, etc.) in developing the training materials needed for new product launches, as well as the global master product compendia (slide library of the clinical trial data & scientific story) for each product.
In the internship, you will work with the:
•Field Medical Affairs (FMA) Training team to learn more about the role of the MSL (you can shadow a MSL in the field if interested). You will be participating in the planning & design of a new interactive training workshop to advance the level of clinical expertise of the new hires to the FMA team.
•Global Medical Affairs Training team to have the experience of working with medical teams across the world and be involved with the strategic planning & curriculum devolvement activities for a new product launch readiness training.
•Global Resource Development team to gain insights into how the scientific messages relating to the disease states and products are developed. In your internship you will see how we create resources that are scientifically accurate, strategically aligned, and impactful so they can be used for clinical symposia, webinars, disease state eructation forums, advisory boards, and by FMA with health care providers/organizations, hospitals, medicals schools, advocacy groups, managed care organizations, etc. You will be working with the team on creating content for 1-2 deliverables.
We are looking for individuals with the following:
•With strong communication skills
•With excellent organizational / planning capabilities
•Who are self-motivated and self-directed
•Who have intellectual curiosity
•With a drive to make a difference
•Prefer to have a student starting or in a graduate science program. No GPA requirement
•Ability to communicate effectively
•The ability to read, understand, and communicate scientific and clinical data
•Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment
•Exhibits eagerness to learn and ability to learn quickly
Come discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings; https://www.otsuka-us.com/careers-join-otsuka.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
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