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Bristol Myers Squibb

Intern, Global Development Operations (Summer 2023)


Security Operations



Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

The Intern, Global Development Operations works closely with the Executive Director, GDO Operations supporting the refinement the GDO vision and operational strategy, as well as assisting the management GDO business operations activities including the execution of the strategic vision for the organization and driving organizational adaptations to enable a highly efficient and engaged business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities involve assisting with a combination of strategy, execution and oversight to ensure deliverables and may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • GDO transformational activities and strategic execution of operational activities, in partnership with relevant functions
    • GDO operating model efforts, including integration efforts resulting from M&A activities
    • Progress against plans through leadership dialogue, highlight risks and facilitate dialogue to remediation strategies

  • Supporting Project Management /Change Management & Communications:
    • Supporting the identification of potential risks, action development, and considering trade-offs of balancing risks deliverables and costs
    • Contributes with initiatives with cross-functional/global teams

  • Stakeholder Management:
    • Supports collaborative relationships with internal partners/stakeholders across the multidisciplinary teams
    • Assists in the collaboration across the R&D function, Medical and additional BMS stakeholders

  • Leadership Development/Exposure:
    • Learn and leverages accountability for accomplishing goals
    • Contribute to timely, data-driven decisions while balancing against daily priorities
    • Consider global implications in everyday decision-making
    • Encourage collaboration across teams, functions, and geographies
    • Display a willingness to challenge the status quo and take risks
    • Learn to maintain optimism and composure in times of change, uncertainty, or stress
    • Support development of GDO best practices
    • Develop interpersonal and influencing skills to foster partnerships across multidisciplinary teams
    • Learn agility — willing/able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities and demonstrates ability to meet day-to-day challenges with confidence and professionalism.
    • Foster a continuous learning mindset

Qualifications & Experience

  • Progressing with a bachelor’s degree in a science, healthcare or business-related field is preferred.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills and diplomacy to convey information
  • Demonstrates adaptability in dealing with ambiguous and complex work environment and balances multiples demands on role in a responsive and professional manner

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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