Clinical Trial Design Intern

by AstraZeneca

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Simulations on R on Bayesian techniques for Basket Trial design


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • R coding, T1E and Power computation, Bayesian statistics from a different perspective

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given more freedom to propose and explore my ideas

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • From and industry perspective a lot, I was in contact daily with my supervisor. From HR point of view, poor : a lot of issue/questions, and felt very much different from other employer as I have been hired through a recruiting agency

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Extremely nice, coffee free al day long, everyone willing to take a break to discuss and share experience. I loved that

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 1/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • from 1 to 10, I would like to scale my internship at 100. I loved it, seriously. The only thing that ruined the experience has been to be hired by a recruiter. This was very much annoying : I felt no rights, and it was no good. However, overall, it has been a very very very good experience

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 3/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at AstraZeneca
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend AstraZeneca to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to AstraZeneca
  • Negotiate employee rights before accepting, and get on some extra coding language before starting

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Internship (1-4 Months)


East of England

October 2021

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