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Intern, Development Sciences Patient Advocacy

Location Washington DC, District of Columbia


The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.


The Worldwide Research & Development (WWRD) Patient Advocacy function drives the integration of the patient voice in product research and development.  Summer intern will support patient input into current clinical development programs in the BioMarin pipeline. Projects may include

Patient Recruitment and Retention Support

Communication and Outreach

Regional Events, Programs, and Development of Materials

Alignment and Coordination of Cross-Functional Teams


  • Interest in patient advocacy
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary
  • Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term OR has graduated within the 1 year of the start of the intern program
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week
  • Housing and Transportation is responsibility of the Intern
  • Position located in Washington DC

Benefits of a BioMarin Internship:

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major
  • Provides opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business
  • Weekly lunch seminar series with Executive Staff
  • End of summer poster presentation to the BioMarin Community

This is a remote position
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Washington DC


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