Internships

The Vertex Summer Intern Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry through a hands-on experience as well as mentoring and coaching from Vertex managers. Our interns will collaborate in an innovative, engaging and team-oriented environment alongside other interns and diverse Vertex teams.

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The Vertex Summer Intern Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry through a hands-on experience as well as mentoring and coaching from Vertex managers. Our interns will collaborate in an innovative, engaging and team-oriented environment alongside other interns and diverse Vertex teams.

Help shape the future of Vertex


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As a part of the Vertex Summer Intern Program, you will be working closely with and learning from some of the brightest people in the industry. Students can expect to be challenged by their summer project plan, connect with other interns, and feel valued by the Vertex community. Interns learn about their day-to-day tasks through their specific work assignments and interact and have exposure to our organizational leaders and their teams through a series of professional development workshops.

We offer internship opportunities across all parts of our business, including:

  • Research 

  • Medicine Development and Medical Affairs 

  • Pharmaceutical and Preclinical Sciences 

  • Quality and Regulatory 

  • Market Access and Public Policy 

  • Commercial 

  • General Business including Legal, Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations and Information Technology 


 


Join the Vertex internship community


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What you bring:

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate/advanced degree program at the time of your internship

  • A passion for learning and contributing to multiple facets of a project

  • Detail oriented, organized and able to manage multiple tasks

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact cross-functionally with multiple team members

What we offer:

  • A challenging and meaningful assignment (end of May / early June – August)

  • Participation in professional development workshops and networking events with Vertex employees 

  • An end-of-summer capstone event that will capture your learning and share your experience with colleagues from the broader company 

 

Application timeline and details

2023 Summer Internship:
  • October 2022: Recruitment process kick-off

  • October 2022 – March 2023: Interviews conducted

  • May / June 2023: Internship begins

  • August 2023: Internship concludes


We're not accepting applications for the Vertex Summer Intern program at this time. Check back here later this year to apply to be part of our next class, or click the button below to stay in touch:

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