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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Summer 2024 Internship- EHS Manufacturing in Lexington, Massachusetts

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Job Description

The Takeda Summer Internship Program is a 12-week opportunity that provides exposure into one of the top global biotech companies. Throughout the program, you will gain hands-on experience working in a pharmaceutical manufacturing setting, expand your professional network, and develop a deeper understanding of how we serve our patients. Projects are based off of business need and designed to challenge you and help shape your future career.

Program features include:

  • Assigned a peer mentor to help introduce you to Takeda's culture and values

  • Participate in professional development and networking events (I.e., National intern day celebrations, resume workshops, coffee chats with senior leaders at the site, etc.)

  • Work in cross function teams and collaborate with seasoned professionals

  • Exposure to Takeda's technologies, products, and global environment

What Past EHS Internships Have Looked Like:

  • Ensures that the site is processing in a safe and efficient manner. Work can involve risk assessments, trainings, and creation of SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Reduction of water usage during the manufacturing process, analysis of ambient noise mapping and its exposure to employees, shadow hazardous waste projects

Timeline of Program:

  • Two start dates: June 3rd or June 17th

  • Expected completion of the internship program is late August or early September, depending on start date

What you bring to Takeda :

  • Must be pursuing an Associate’s, Bachelor's, or Master’s degree

  • Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Mindsets & Behaviors:

  • Creates an environment that inspires an inclusive and diverse culture

  • Ability to prioritize projects and achieve exceptional outcomes

  • Comfortable working through ambiguity

  • Ability to promote change and encourage new ways of working

  • Proactively takes steps to learn and grow

  • Confidence working with data and emerging technology

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.

  • Combination of sedentary work and standing/walking observation

Work Environment:

  • Depending on the department, you may work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Gowning requirements include a wearing protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.

  • May work in a cold, wet environment

  • Can work several shifts, including weekends.

  • Work several shifts and overtime may be necessary.

  • May be asked to work in a confined area.

  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply

The hourly pay rate range is $19.00 per hour - $28.00 per hour. The final pay rate offered for this internship may consider several factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education level, 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.


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Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time