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Undergrad Intern - GCO (Government Affairs) Washington United States,  


Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

Amgen s 10  12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Relocation in the form of a transportation allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.The intern will be expected to do the following: perform research and analyze healthcare and tax issues, generally and specific to the biopharmaceutical industry; attend political and policy briefings, Congressional hearings, and events with third party organizations, and provide detailed summaries for Federal and State Government Affairs staff; update internal databases and information management systems including SharePoint sites; research, analyze, and catalogue state laws related to health care reform, patient access, tax, and other priority issues; prepare fact sheets, backgrounders, and other materials; support the execution of Congressional outreach initiatives, including receptions, briefings, information dissemination, and conference participation.Basic Qualifications Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria: 18 years or olderCurrently enrolled in a Bachelor s Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalentCompletion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencingEnrolled in a full time Bachelor s program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or universityMust not be employed at the time the internship startsPreferred QualificationsConcentration in Business, Finance, Economics, or related fieldExperience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPointExcellent research skillsPrevious internship/work experience in Congress, Federal, State or Local GovernmentUnderstanding of the Federal legislative processExcellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to conduct research using government reports, databases and peer-reviewed researchAbility to multitaskAmgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search for Keyword 37895.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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US Washington D.C.

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