Medical Writing/Structured Content Management Internship - Summer 2024

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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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.

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

Project Outline:

The Content Management group within Medical Writing is responsible for the development and operation of a recently introduced Structured Content Management platform using a software product called InteliNotion. The system went live in 2023 for two types of documents for Clinical Studies. We will be developing content models and configuring the system for additional document types during 2024. We will also be working on associated training materials and presentations as part of this process. You may participate and contribute to a range of activities in support of this work including content analysis, content modelling and content modularization. You will also learn how to configure information models, metadata and libraries within our platform.

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.

+ Fluent with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with SharePoint, Visio or other diagramming software and any variety of database software is helpful but not essential.

+ Strong analytical skills as well as excellent writing skills.

+ Coursework in the life sciences would be helpful as well.

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.

+ Undergraduate, Graduate, PhD, MD student with completion of a minimum of one year of university studies.

+ 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.

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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Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

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Job Posting: JC254109735

Posted On: Jan 22, 2024

Updated On: Mar 04, 2024

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