Program Management, Co-op

  • Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Jul 08, 2017

Job Description

Akebia s internship program provides an exciting opportunity for participants to have hands on program management experience in a growing biopharmaceutical company. The candidate will partner with the Program Management team to implement changes to systems and processes at Akebia. The role will require someone who has experience or appetite for change management in an organization and/or experience with systems. Weare looking for an engaging student who is excited about interviewing the organization to understand what is needed.

Required Skills
  • Build model for program/project financial management and reporting
  • Developing program/project management tools/systems that can be broadly applied e.g. risk management database
  • Document best practice program/project management processes
  • Develop tools/systems to integrate financial and resources planning with program/project plans
  • Develop templates for the components of a development plan
  • Participate in change management efforts around programs/projects
Required Experience
  • Requirements
    • Be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate program in accredited college or university
    • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Minimum GPA of 3.2
    • Preference for Junior, Senior, or MBA with business, biotechnology majors
  • Skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, etc.)
    • Good interpersonal skills, willing to engage with the organization
    • Basic science understanding
    • Desire to work in biopharmaceuticals
  • Details
    • 4-6 months in summer/fall semesters
    • Preferred Co-op full time for the duration, 40 hrs per week, on-site
    • Unpaid, for school credit
Job Location
Cambridge, MA
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task