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Operations Leadership Program

Interested in the business of serving patients? Put your MBA to use in a dynamic rotational program that spans Amgen's core operational functions and provides fast-track strategy and leadership opportunities post-program.


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First-year MBA and MBS students: Take a closer look at Amgen's Operations organization, one of the three foundational functions with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world. Our inspired Operations Graduate Internship Program participants gain a better understanding of life at Amgen, our people and our culture.

We Put You at the Center of Your Career Development

Program overview:

  • Type of projects: lead initiatives, strategic analysis
  • Type of development: exposure to executive cross-functional experiences, mentorship
  • Project selection: preference and availability
  • Post-program role: multiple opportunities across Operations

Past internship opportunities:

  • Asian Supply Chain
  • Alliance Management
  • Next Gen Manufacturing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Global Expansion
  • Risk Management

Past internship projects:

  • Process development: manufacturing strategies for drug product in emerging markets
  • Operations strategic planning and rush analysis: drug product network planning and tech transfer cost forecast
  • International expansion: advancing the end-to-end commercialization process
  • Advanced device technology and innovation: validation of business needs
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Executive commitment

Our Senior Sponsors are pillars in the commercial organization and invested in your success. You'll be assigned an executive-level leadership coach who advocates for and mentors you throughout your entire experience. The Operations Talent Council advises the program and provides oversight with project selection to ensure that your internship supports critical business contributions. 

Tailored development

Gain a wide breadth of experience through annual rotations across five operations functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering. You'll engage in on-the-job learning, formal technical and soft skills training, and professional development. Program participants focus on making effective recommendations to Operations' senior leadership via various forums, including a final readout to executive management.

Expansive network

You'll have exclusive opportunities to engage directly with senior leaders. You'll develop as a professional through one-on-one mentoring, various networking events and an Executive Speaker Series.


At Amgen, our breakthroughs extend beyond our world-class therapeutics. We've been recognized as one of America's Best Employers for New Grads by Forbes, one of America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, and one of the Best Places to Work by Biospace.

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