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2017 Summer Internship - DMPK (Cambridge MA)

Job ID 1603233 Date posted12/27/2016 LocationCambridge, Massachusetts, United States;
More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!
Takeda's summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.
The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.
The DMPK department at Takeda, Cambridge, MA is seeking highly motivated summer intern to join the Drug Metabolism group.
The summer intern is expected to learn and perform in vitro drug metabolism studies using hepatocytes, microsomes and other sub-cellular fractions. This intern will also be working on mass spectrometry as part of metabolite identification studies.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate program in Chemistry, Biology, or Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Good understanding of organic and/or analytical chemistry is required
  • Hands on experience with HPLC and/or LC-MS preferred.
  • The individual should be highly motivated, organized, and enthusiastic with strong communication skills.

May work on the computer for several hours at a time.

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