Global Operations Placement at Pfizer

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st October 2020
East of England
Sandwich, Kent; Cambridge, Cambs; Walton Oaks, Surrey; Hurley, Berks
Role May Involve
Environmental Mechanical Engineering Medical/Health Property/Real Estate

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Global Operations Placement

If you’re a university student looking for a 12-month industrial placement offered as part of your degree course then you can #FindItAtPfizer.

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.

Whether you join us in our Research & Development; Commercial or Global Operations department, you’ll be part of one global team, working to bring vital breakthroughs to patients. We’ll provide you with a unique set of experiences that will broaden and develop the critical skill sets and competencies you’ll need to be successful in the business environment and excel in your degree.

Placements start at the beginning of September each year, but recruitment starts a full year beforehand. Open positions will be listed on our Undergraduate Vacancies page from August/September each year, with new positions being added through to December. This is an opportunity to work for a company that:

  • Values everyone as an individual
  • Is passionate about inclusion and wellbeing
  • Offers competitive salary and benefits including 25.5 days annual leave
  • Has excellent onsite facilities.

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. Plus, you’ll have the chance to attend a range of high-profile industry events. It’s all part of the range of exciting opportunities you can expect at Pfizer.

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

  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Clinical Trial Submissions
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environment Health & Safety (EHS)
  • Real Estate and Facilities

Equal Employment Opportunity

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer is committed to celebrating this, in all its forms – allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees.

About 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.

How to apply

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