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Innovation Lead MBA Intern 

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About the Organization
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit .  

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

We are currently seeking MBA students with backgrounds in Business Administration, Marketing, Life Sciences, Computer Science, or Engineering for a 10-12 week internship during the summer of 2024.

Objectives/Goals of the Position:

  • Engage in Strategy & Problem Solving
  • Enact Project Management Delivery
  • Lead in a Matrixed Organization
  • Utilize an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Primary Duties:

  • Deliver US Oncology Innovation Strategy in high impact focus area (potential areas include generative AI, consumer marketing, launch planning, patient activation, etc.), driving growth and scalability to optimize organizational efficiencies and transform cancer care
  • Lead cross-functional project team(s) to ensure delivery and execution of Innovation Portfolio resulting in novel and durable capability builds
  • Provide visibility on project delivery to Oncology Leadership Team via Portfolio Management Office and identifying opportunities for pilot expansion
  • Incorporate preparedness into Innovation Strategy ensuring AZ stands at forefront of innovation trends  


Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • MBA students with backgrounds in Business Administration, Marketing, Life Sciences, Computer Science, or Engineering
    • It is expected that the selected candidate return to schooling at the close of Summer 2024
  • 2+ minimum years of work experience prior to MBA
  • Experience in tech and/or sales and marketing preferred; experience in biopharma preferred

  • Strong problem-solving skills, external or internal consulting experience preferred

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with ability to leverage strong internal and external network

  • Excellent communication skills with track record of influencing senior stakeholders

  • Experience managing large projects within a complex, matrixed organization

  • Track record of successful change management and ability to build capabilities within an organization

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Gaithersburg, MD  

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