Graduate Intern
PDM Strategy
Posted on 9/5/2023
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business & Strategy
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship now or in the future or CPT/OPT through your University
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor's/Masters/MBA/PhD program at an accredited US based university or college
  • Must be a Rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in undergrad or a Graduate or Doctoral Student
  • Must be enrolled full-time in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between May and August
  • Must be able to relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship
  • Enrolled in a master's degree in biotechnology or a MBA
  • 3+ years at top tier consulting firm or in a similar role developing manufacturing and technical development strategy in the bio-pharma industry
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills
  • Experience in capacity modeling (with Excel) and/or creating engaging materials (in PowerPoint)
  • Contribute to strategic analysis and option evaluations projects
  • Help codify existing strategies, develop strategic operating principles and formulate new network strategies depending on the business and organizational needs
  • Help develop a PDM risk management process to fit with the Gilead enterprise requirements
  • Help define the business outcomes from a Digital Strategy, and then participate in developing said strategy down to the level of a prioritized implementation plan, which includes Knowledge Management
  • Benchmark Gilead and industry environment for relevant trends that could impact on PDM and its ability to deliver
  • Showcase your work with a final poster board presentation near the conclusion of your internship
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry with demonstrated cross-functional collaboration and leadership; deep knowledge about the biotech / biopharma segment
  • Ability to multi-task and independently lead multiple projects and meet key deadlines
  • High EQ, ability to listen, and adapt to a dynamic of situation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with, focus, negotiate, resolve conflict and drive consensus
  • Bias for action; ability to prioritize
  • Experience in designing and deploying rigorous processes, tools, templates and governance