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Graduate Intern, Safety and Pharmacovigilance

United States – RemoteFacilities Operations/EH&SIntern

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individuals to join our Summer Internship Program! As an intern at Kite, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn about cell therapy from some of the brightest minds in biotech while making a meaningful impact. We’re committed to developing early talent, and we welcome motivated individuals with a passion for transforming the way cancer is treated. The program also offers the opportunity for networking within Kite and Gilead, social events with fellow interns and Kite leadership as well as career development trainings while providing competitive compensation and relocation assistance for eligible candidates.

The Role:

To contribute to the Pharmacovigilance Science team within Kite Safety and Pharmacovigilance. The main deliverables of the PV Science team are authoring of safety reviews, analyzing adverse events for the purpose of identifying any new risks, and authoring aggregate reports for submission to Regulatory Authorities. 

The individual in this Intern position will be responsible for managing timelines for the above deliverables, for applying science-based methods for analyses, and for communicating the data and conclusions in oral and written presentations. The individual will be mentored by a member of the PV Science team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analysis of Safety data (adverse events and case reports) with a view to determine causality
  • Authoring of Safety documents including safety reviews for signal detection
  • Authoring of aggregate reports for regulatory authorities
  • Presentation of data to Safety and PV colleagues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time graduate degree program at an accredited university/college
  • Must have completed at least one year of study at an accredited university/college prior to internship commencing
  • Must be enrolled in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship - graduation date of December 2022 or Spring/Summer 2023
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Kite sponsorship
  • Must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to start of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between June and September
  • Must be able to work remotely or relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship
  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in Graduate Degree with emphasis in Biological Science, Pharmacology or Healthcare.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams in fast pace, dynamic team setting
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and/or interest in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or health-care industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP) and regulatory policies
  • Interest in science and data analysis
  • Ability to write clearly with attention to detail