Pfizer

3.7 /5 213 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Pharmaceutical Science/Research Medical/Health Business Management

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About Pfizer

What will you find at Pfizer?

Step inside the world of Pfizer and you’ll discover that every single person who works here plays an essential part in making breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Whether we’re driving an ambitious cycle of discovery and research or working to get vital treatments to the people that need them, our innovative thinking is dedicated to one cause: helping the health of millions of people, all over the world.

If you want to be part of a team that lets you ask questions; share ideas; make discoveries and retain a healthy work-life balance then you can #FindItAtPfizer too.

Patients. They are at the heart of everything we do. You’ll be given a high-level of responsibility as you support, manage and deliver projects in one of the world’s most innovative biopharmaceutical companies. Staying true to our values, we will support you to gain the courage to run with new ideas and to contribute fully to the success of the team in which you work.

We’re big believers in giving back to the community, too. So, you’ll get five paid volunteering days to work for a cause close to your heart. There are opportunities to get involved in our STEM programmes, helping school kids discover the joy of science. It’s all part of the range of exciting opportunities you can expect at Pfizer

Our Values

Our values at Pfizer are courage; excellence; equity and joy. We pride ourselves on working hard and on providing a supportive, collaborative working environment that respects a healthy work life balance.

  • Equity – The power of being yourself
  • The Courage to have ideas
  • The joy of making breakthroughs
  • Excellence – The energy to go beyond

Our Culture

  • Values everyone as an individual
  • Is passionate about inclusion and wellbeing

Our undergraduates are a tight knit bunch. You’ll have lots of opportunities throughout the year to get to know each other (and your other Pfizer workmates) with a wide range of social events and activities.

Here’s a round-up of just some of our departments offering placements:

  • Research & Development
  • Analytical Research & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Solid Dose Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Chemistry
  • Global Operations
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environment Health & Safety (EHS)
  • Commercial
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Business Technology
  • Digital Marketing
  • Worldwide Safety
  • Global Regulatory Affairs
  • Corporate Affairs

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Pfizer Latest Reviews

  • Operational Improvement & Excellence Industrial Trainee

    An excellent time at the company with exposure to a huge number of opportunities in the business, ability to work with global colleagues on very senior projects....

    4.4/5

    The Role

    5.0

    The Company

    4.2

    The Culture

    3.6

  • Finance Analyst Undergraduate

    I really enjoyed my 13 month placement at Pfizer. I was given a lot of support from my team who were always happy to help me with any issues and was made to feel like a valued member of the team right from the beginning. I was gradually given more responsibility as my placement progressed and my knowledge of the role grew, building up to me doing the same tasks as full time Finance Analysts....

    4.1/5

    The Role

    4.4

    The Company

    4.4

    The Culture

    3.1

  • Regulatory Strategist

    Thoroughly enjoyed me placement. Though the department I worked is wasn't what I expected I really enjoyed the work and the company really invested in my personal and professional development....

    3.7/5

    The Role

    4.1

    The Company

    3.5

    The Culture

    3.3

Pfizer Latest Case Study

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Industrial Trainee Placement

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Biochemistry

I have never been involved in anything like this before, so it’s really exciting as it is providing me with plenty of challenges

Facts and Figures

100

Number of Placements Available This Year

20%

Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

Awards and Commendations

[2020] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2019] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2018] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100