Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

  • Summer Intern, Medical Affairs

    Job Locations US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Medical Affairs
  • Overview

    Entrepreneurial Spirit, Rooted in Tradition. At Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA), we can tout a storied reputation more than 300 years in the making. Our parent company, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, is a research-driven pharmaceutical company with global reach – and one of Japan’s oldest and most respected companies.


    With the recent FDA approval and availability in the U.S. of RADICAVA® (edaravone) MTPA is rapidly expanding our operation across all functional areas to launch this new product in the U.S. market. Concurrently, the company is expanding its research efforts and exploring collaborations with partners to discover and bring treatments to market for unmet medical needs including orphan diseases. We currently seek motivated professionals who share our vision of scientific excellence, innovation, and unwavering dedication to improving the lives of patients. 


    The Medical Affairs Summer Intern - Pharmacy School Student is responsible for supporting Scientific Affairs and Medical Affairs Operations in project managements related to Medical Affairs’ intranet, Medical CRM, publication plan tracking, scientific material library and consulting agreement tracking. This position will have specific involvement with other functional areas such as Operations & Strategy, IT and field medical team.  This position is a summer internship that will last approximately 8 weeks.


    This position offers an extraordinary opportunity for individuals interested in building experience in Medical Affairs for orphan drug, therapeutic areas with high unmet needs, while working with a cross-functional team rich in exceptional talent.


    • Support Medical Affairs’ intranet development by working with the vendor, organizing the materials for upload, maintaining the site post project launch.
    • Support Medical CRM development by working with the internal team, vendor, and Field Medical to assist in requirement and testing.
    • Leverage existing scientific knowledge from pharmacy school to participate in scientific library project, assist manager of medical information to work with the vendors for scientific content mapping and technical requirements gathering.
    • Work with cross functional teams to create effective, positive partnerships with peers and key internal/ external stakeholders and ensure alignment with key stakeholders.
    • Ensure that all activities are in compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.
    • Analyze data per request and learn project management.
    • Assist bi-monthly report development and help Direct of Medical Affairs Operations for ad-hoc presentations and reports.


    • Current pursuit of BS, BA or PharmD degree in progress.

    • Minimum of 2 years of study in healthcare related college courses preferred.
    • Strong demonstrated interest in pharmaceutical business.
    • Understands fundamentals of drug development and human science.
    • Recent relevant coursework related to clinical research, pharmaceutical/healthcare business or pharmacy.
    • General knowledge of pharmaceutical industry.
    • Leads by example, displaying integrity, collaboration, accessibility, adaptability, sound judgment/decision making, and an entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented attitude.
    • Demonstrates responsiveness, attention to detail, and follow-through coupled with ability to prioritize/multi-task effectively.
    • Highly proficient in MS Office; skilled in programming or IT courses is preferred.
    • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
    • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment, i.e. computers, phones, copy machine/printer.
    • Ability to carry, handle and reach for objects.
    • Ability to lift and pull up to 15 pounds.


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