US Pharmacovigilance Intern

Job Details

Company Name



Whippany, NJ

Expiration Date

Monday, March 19, 2018

Interest Area

Administrative, Communication, Consulting, Project Management, Research

Position Type


Position Level

Entry level

Minimum Degree Requirements

Some Graduate School

Job Posting URL

Your tasks and responsibilities


The Graduate Summer Internship Program within Bayer's US Pharmacovigilance (PV) Department will offer college students the unique opportunity to become familiar with the various aspects of PV. The student will gain "hands-on" work experience and have exposure to many areas of PV that include handling Adverse Event reports, PV Operations, Training and Compliance. The positions will be open to full-time graduate college students who are actively working towards a graduate degree, preferably in the sciences. Relocation and/or housing assistance will NOT be offered for these opportunities. This is an internship position only and will run from June 2018 through August 2018 with a possible extension.


The primary responsibilities of this role, US Pharmacovigilance Intern, are to:


  • Support US Pharmacovigilance Training activities which may include preparation of training materials, scheduling training sessions and assisting with presentations;
  • Assist with maintenance tasks relating to regulatory compliance activities involving document archiving and inspection/audit preparation;
  • Support Pharmacovigilance Operations activities; including identification of problems or inefficiencies in current processes, creating and implementing measurable improvements;
  • Assist with general organizational activities involving regulatory files, tracking spreadsheets, and other support documents as needed;
  • Assist with responsibilities including the receipt, tracking, forwarding and reconciliation of Adverse Event reports;
  • Support Project Management activities;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
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  • Who you are
    Required Qualifications

    Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


    • Enrolled in a graduate degree program with a focus in pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs, drug safety, clinical research or relatable science/technical field;
    • Successful candidates must be a high performer with an interest in the interactions between science and policy, with a strong desire to work with dynamic people and contribute to a changing environment;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to display poise and confidence and to project professionalism in interacting with internal and external stakeholders;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software;
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.