Takeda Pharmaceuticals, in collaboration with MCPHS University, offers unique fellowships to promote the role of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) within the biopharmaceutical industry. Fellows gain extensive experience through various practical activities in both industry and academic settings, which will enhance the potential for accelerated career development. The following options are offered by Takeda in conjunction with MCPHS:
Global Medical Information and Review, Oncology (1 year)
Global Medical Communications, Global Medical Affairs, Oncology (2 years)
To be considered for an interview, please complete a fellowship application via the online portal. Registration for ASHP/PPS is encouraged, but not required. Visit https://mcphs.smapply.io/ to apply. Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal by November 25, 2020:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information of three references for their recommendations
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. Interviews CANNOT be scheduled until these materials have been submitted. Please keep in mind that this is a competitive process and applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.
Please DONOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via email to schedule interviews.
Three recommendation evaluation forms must be submitted by the three provided contacts no later than December 4th.
Top candidates may be invited for interviews at the sponsoring company’s location if COVID–19 restrictions allow. Final candidates will be required to go through additional screening/onboarding as required by MCPHS University.
Eligibility The MCPHS Biopharmaceutical Industry fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis, with interviews during the week of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear meeting. Applicants are encouraged to register for ASHP/PPS, but this is not a requirement to apply.
Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy at the commencement of the program.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong interest in pursuing a career within the biopharmaceutical industry.
All candidates must have authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the one or two-year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a patient-focused, values-based, research
and development (R&D)-driven global biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan,
committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating
science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four
therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI).
We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines.
Takeda is developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference
in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our
enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse
pipeline. Takeda has an active pipeline with 12, Wave 1, best-in class/first-in-class new
molecular entities with potential approval through fiscal year 2024 and a total of ~30
clinical stage early development, Wave 2, new molecular entities in 2025 and beyond.
Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients, and to working
with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries throughou...t the globe in
the following geographies: Japan, the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the
Middle East, and the Asia Pacific Region.