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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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"Attending meetings, taking minutes, contributing to study progression, conducting data review of study results and helping the team in the study's progression." Read full review


"Working within GSSO in various different areas according to my personal preferences. Day to day involves attending team meetings, tracking data, working with others and taking part in Pfizer Learning Academy activities to expand my knowledge in this area" Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Placement Year (10 Months+)

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