Life Sciences Industrial Placement

Your challenge

Imagine helping to launch a new treatment for schizophrenia or being part of developing a national diabetes strategy. The scope of our work is always developing and evolving and we'll look to you for the creative thinking that helps to deliver ground-breaking projects.  

Life Sciences at PA Consulting Group

This is a period of major change for the healthcare industry as we witness the 'industrial revolution', enabled by information technology. Working with diverse organisations across the pharmaceuticals, healthcare, medical devices, diagnostic and biotechnology industries, our Life Sciences specialists offer new insights and unconstrained thinking to create real improvements with lasting impact. 

Your role in Life Sciences

Joining us on a Life Sciences Industrial Placement, you’ll undertake challenging and rewarding work. You could work on brand strategies, drug pricing and regulation, supply chain or commercial strategy. From assisting with research, analysis and manipulation of complex data, to developing and delivering compelling client presentations, you’ll gain a broad insight into the world of consulting. The work you do will contribute to the success of our business. 

This role is open to undergraduates who, after the 12 month industrial placement, will be returning to university for their final year.  Candidates who have completed their degree and will be returning to university to complete a Master's Degree are also eligible for this role.

This role will start in June/July 2017.

Job Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

  • Study in a life sciences discipline
  • Good academic track-record including being on track for a 2.1, or equivalent, degree
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Collaborative approach and teamworking skills 
  • Willingness to travel on business

About PA Consulting Group 

We are the consulting, technology and innovation firm that uses constant curiosity and ever-evolving expertise to make a lasting impact on the world. We are PA Consulting Group. Specialising in technology and innovation, management and IT consulting, our employees operate globally across a wide range of sectors, delivering practical solutions that make the difference for our clients. 

Getting exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals is what we do. And finding fresh angles, exploring new avenues and following the unconventional path is how we do it. We are solving some of the world’s most complex problems. But where others settle for off-the-shelf solutions, we approach each challenge with fresh eyes, unconstrained thinking and a perfectly balanced team of experts handpicked for the task. 

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and seek to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets, each able to contribute in unique ways.  This diversity engenders a richer, more creative environment – one in which our people develop and clients are served better. We are committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely on the basis of their ability to contribute to PA’s objectives, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. 

Join us and make the difference with your career.

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