The Vertex summer work experience programme is a paid virtual programme for Year 12 students studying science. It offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry and the process of making medicine. The program will run from the 2 nd of August to the 20 th of August 20th, and students will participate for ~35 hours a week from 9am to 4pm.
The programme is designed to deepen students understanding of the world of biotech and explore the career opportunities within. It will provide students with the opportunity to strengthen their STEM skills and increase knowledge of the disciplines within. Finally, it will provide an opportunity to develop professional networks and skill-sets.
Students will participate in a programme of hands-on STEM activities, professional development and career-readiness events, as well as a cultural enrichment programme.
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.
Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at ApplicationAssistance@vrtx.com.