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Undergrad Intern - GCO (Government Affairs) - United States  

Amgen (company)


Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company’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 catalog 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 
  • Our company requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at our company  must meet the following criteria: 
  • 18 years or older
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
  • Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing
  • Enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university
  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications
  • Concentration in Business, Finance, Economics, or related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent research skills
  • Previous internship/work experience in Congress, Federal, State or Local Government
  • Understanding of the Federal legislative process
  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research using government reports, databases and peer-reviewed research
  • Ability to multitask

About us:
  • Our company  focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. 
  • A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, our company  has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
  • Our company  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.
  • We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the  Fair Chance Ordinance.