Grad Intern - R&D (Biostatistics)

  • Amgen
  • Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
  • Dec 02, 2019
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Amgen’s 10 – 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Relocation in the form of a transportation allowance will be provided for eligible candidates. 

This position within the Center for Design and Analysis (CfDA) will work closely with a senior-level statistician or data scientist on topics related to the design and analysis of clinical trials and/or nonclinical research. Amgen research and development uses science and innovation to dramatically improve people’s lives in various therapeutic areas, including oncology, nephrology, bone metabolism, cardiovascular, and inflammation. At the conclusion of the internship, this position will give a presentation summarizing the work completed during the program. 

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
  • Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master’s program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment
  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or Mathematics
  • In at least the third year of current program
  • Proficiency in SAS or R on either a UNIX or NT platform


Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School