Biogen Idec Summer Internship Program 2007

Biogen Idec offers a summer internship program for students in all life science disciplines as well as non-science opportunities such as finance and marketing. Our college internship program is designed to offer opportunities to students who are interested in exploring the biotech industry and a career at Biogen Idec. Through hands-on work experience we offer a supportive, collaborative teaching environment aimed at assisting students to develop their skills and identify their career goals. We seek students who are interested in building a long-term relationship with Biogen Idec.

Through our internship program, we offer students the opportunity to come inside the doors of one of the largest biotech companies in the world – learn first-hand how teamwork, collaboration and commitment to providing the best service to our patients – has helped drive our company to success.


  • Interns must be at least 18 years of age and eligible to work in the United States under the laws of Immigration and Naturalization Service.
  • Interns must be available to start in June and continue for 10-12 weeks through August.
  • All lab positions require completion of either basic or advanced science courses or experience in laboratory practices.
  • At the conclusion of the program, interns will also be asked to fill out a brief survey about their experience at Biogen Idec.
  • No relocation or housing assistance will be provided.

Opportunities are available for both science and non-science assignments and will vary per Biogen Idec location. Typically, opportunities exist in the following areas:

Research: Biochemistry, Immunology, Oncology and Molecular Biology
Regulatory Affairs
Manufacturing Operations
Cell Culture/Purification
Business Development

Application Procedure: Resumes for internships are only accepted using the links provided below. Navigate through the pull-down questions – accurately representing your areas of experience and interest. This will assist our hiring managers in identifying the correct match for their needs. All candidates must include a cover letter expressing their field of interest, along with a list of scientific (or relevant) coursework completed. All resumes must be submitted by mid April to be considered for the program. Hiring managers will review resumes and students will be contacted directly if their background is a match to individual department needs. Sorry- we are not able to contact students if there is no interest.

To be considered for an internship in Cambridge, MA please submit your resume here .

To be considered for an internship in San Diego, CA please submit your resume here .

To be considered for an internship in Research Triangle Park, NC please submit your resume here .

To be considered for an MBA internship, please submit your resume here .


Biogen Idec is an Equal Opportunity Employer