AstraZeneca

7.6 /10
Opportunities Offered:
Internship (1-4 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Pharmaceutical

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About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines.

At AstraZeneca, we believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic disease; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities.

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AstraZeneca Latest Reviews

  • Pharmacy Summer Placement Student

    I thoroughly enjoyed my summer placement at AstraZeneca. Initially, I thought a 10 week placement would feel like forever, but it flew over!...

    9.5/10

    The Role

    9.5

    Organisation

    9.6

    Socialising

    9.2

  • Sandwich Student - Synthetic Organic Chemistry

    I have thoroughly enjoyed my time on my placement and have met some great people. I got given the opportunity to work in 2 departments, first experiencing crystallisation science which gave me the opp...

    7.4/10

    The Role

    7.8

    Organisation

    7.6

    Socialising

    6.5

  • Research Scientist

    I have really enjoyed my time at AstraZeneca. i feel that I have learnt lots, gained a significant amount of confidence in the lab and feel much more equipped to go back to university to complete my f...

    7.9/10

    The Role

    8.8

    Organisation

    7.8

    Socialising

    6.8

Facts and Figures

50

Number of Placements Available This Year

40

Number of Internships Available This Year

25%

Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

Awards and Commendations

[2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100
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