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Bristol Myers Squibb

Commercial MBA Leadership Development Program Summer Internship

Business Development

Program Specialist


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more:

At Bristol-Myers Squibb we are proud to bring innovative medicines to patients in need. The Commercial Internship Program is seeking future business leaders who are looking to make an impact on patient’s lives. Commercial Interns will be challenged to leverage insights in order to develop marketing plans, educational/promotional materials that are geared towards healthcare providers, payers, and/or patients, or implement other strategic priorities.

All Commercial Interns will have a 10-week summer placement as a key member of a Commercial Team. The program is organized to ensure interns gain valuable industry and functional expertise. Interns will contribute meaningfully to their teams through challenging assignments and have the opportunity to collaborate with commercial leaders and other key stakeholders from across the organization.

At the completion of the summer internship, interns will be eligible based on their internship performance to receive an offer for the Commercial Leadership Development Program upon graduation. If accepted, candidates will be placed into a 3 year leadership development program designed to develop the future leaders of BMS.

Internship Features:

  • Lunch and Learns on key biopharma business topics including senior level speaker series/panels on different commercial career paths at BMS
  • An introduction to brand planning and marketing excellence in the biopharma industry
  • Formal mentorship with commercial leaders and recent graduates of the internship program
  • Teambuilding and networking events
  • Final presentation to senior leaders & team members on summer projects

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Enrolled in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program during the current school year (graduating class of 2024)
  • Functional exposure and experience in marketing, sales and/or finance preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in student, community, or professional organizations
  • The ability to identify, gather and analyze data to gain a deeper understanding of the customer, brand, disease area, market and competition
  • Diverse thinking with innovative ideas and new approaches to maximize opportunities

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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