Statistical & Quantitative Sciences Internship - Summer 2024

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Job Description

At Takeda, we strive to create an exceptional people experience for patients, communities, partners, and employees. As a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company, we know our decisions and actions affect people’s lives. We look to our values of Takeda-ism, which incorporates Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance, and Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business as a guide in our decision-making process to ensure we do what’s right – for our patients, our people and society.

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey with Takeda? Our paid 10-12-week summer internship program is designed to immerse you in a dynamic learning environment, featuring a blend of developmental and social activities.

As a Takeda intern, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to impactful projects that play a crucial role in shaping both our business and the well-being of patients. This experience will not only allow you to apply your technical and business knowledge but also empower you to showcase your analytical strength and creative problem-solving skills.

Seize this chance to gain hands-on experience, expand your skill set, and make a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry. We invite you to be a part of our innovative and collaborative team, where your contributions matter.

For more information about Takeda, please visit .

Please note that Takeda does not provide intern housing or a housing stipend.

Project Outline:

During the 12-week summer internship program in the statistical and quantitative science department, interns will work closely with experienced industry statisticians/data scientists/programmers on a variety of topics related to the design and analysis of clinical trials, preclinical research, and/or programming-related projects. Topics could include Bayesian methods, innovative trial designs, RWD/RWE, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and data science.

At the end of the internship program, interns will give a presentation summarizing their work and may have the opportunity to summarize their work in a peer-reviewed publication.

Candidates must be enrolled in a PhD/MS biostatistics, statistics, or related program. For PhD-level projects, PhD candidates must have passed qualification exams, and three or more years of graduate study or post-baccalaureate training is preferred.

How you will contribute:

+ Exceptional interpersonal, verbal communication and writing skills.

+ Deadline-driven with an elevated level of organizational and planning skills.

+ Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills.

+ Proven record of accomplishment of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative, and integrity.

+ Global mindset to grow in a diverse work environment.

Requirements / Qualifications:

+ Currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Takeda does not provide sponsorship for internship positions.

+ Available to work full-time (40 hours per week), within the core business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm, for 10-12 weeks during the summer months.

+ Candidates must be enrolled in a PhD/MS biostatistics, statistics, or related program.

+ For PhD level project, PhD candidates must have passed qualification exams and three years or more of training post-bachelor’s degree is preferred.

+ Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship with Takeda.

Please note that Takeda does not provide intern housing or a housing stipend.

The hourly pay rate range is $20.00 per hour – $46.00 per hour. The final pay rate offered for this internship may consider several factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Massachusetts – Virtual

U.S. Hourly Wage Range:

$12.50 – $19.57

The estimated hourly wage range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual hourly wage offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.?The actual hourly wage offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.


Massachusetts – Virtual

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Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time


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Job Posting: JC252404604

Posted On: Dec 13, 2023

Updated On: Apr 08, 2024

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