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Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc | Boston, Massachusetts
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Co-op, Procurement Intern

The Vertex Summer Internship Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective. You will be working closely with and learning from some of the brightest people in the industry. When you join our internship program you should not be surprised to see that our environment is one that is innovative and team oriented, where collaboration is not just a word, and "we are fearless" is in everything we do. Students can expect to be challenged by their summer project plan, connect with other interns, and feel valued by the Vertex community. Not only will interns learn about their day-to-day tasks through their specific work assignments, but they will interact and have exposure to our organizational leaders and their teams through a series of Professional Development Workshops.

Be FEARLESS... Join us and help kick start the path to your career!

Co-op Program: 6 Month Commitment (January - June 2020), Full Time, 40 Hours/Week

Job Description:

The Procurement intern/co-op will work closely with the Procurement team, AP and various business groups to assist with purchasing, maintenance of purchase orders and customer service. The position provides hands-on experience with all aspects of the Procurement process as well as supplier interaction, supply chain, Accounts Payable, Receiving and full Procure-to-Pay lifecycle.

Procurement intern/co-op to assist with order placement, customer inquiry and PO maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

* Currently enrolled in college/university 2+ years toward major in Accounting, Procurement/Sourcing/Contracting, Supply Chain, Business Administration or related.
* Minimum 3.0+ GPA
* Skills in Microsoft Excel, Outlook/Email, customer service and time management
* Ability to multitask
* Energetic

About Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Vertex) is engaged in the business of discovering, developing and commercializing small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases. Telaprevir, the Company’s principal drug candidate, is an oral hepatitis C protease inhibitor and an antiviral treatment in clinical development that targets hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. As of December 31, 2008, Vertex was also developing, among other compounds, VX-770, a drug candidate for the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). In March 2009, the Company completed its acquisition of ViroChem Pharma Inc., a company with two investigational HCV polymerase inhibitors in clinical development.

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