Internship Opportunities

If you are currently studying towards an MBA, you may be interested in one of our Esprit internship opportunities.

Our internships last between eight and 12 weeks and provide an excellent opportunity to gain insight into life at a leading global healthcare company. Through an internship, you get an opportunity to work on ‘live’ assignments, gain hands-on industry experience and work with industry experts at all levels of seniority. We’ll provide you with a stretching experience, but ensure you have all the support you’ll need to make the most of the experience - and at the end of your placement you may even be offered a position on the Esprit programme.

Commercial Pharmaceuticals

Are you passionate, talented and ambitious? Then the Esprit Commercial summer internship programme could be for you. We’re looking for individuals who can apply both academic and commercial acumen in a fast paced business environment.

What could you be doing?

During your internship, you will work on projects critical to GSK business that will require you to show strategic insight, application of marketing skills, analytical ability and leadership capability. The roles are designed to give you perspective on the healthcare sector, the pharmaceutical business, the marketing function, as well as GSK and our senior management. During this time you will be provided with the appropriate level of support and training. You will also have the opportunity to make a final presentation to the Senior Leadership Team.

Placements will run throughout the summer. Although we try to match candidates to their preferred location, successful candidates may be offered placements at specific locations, so any limitation of mobility should be included during the application process.

What do I need?

• First-year MBA student
• MBA concentration or strong interest in at least one of the following:
• Business to Business Marketing
• Brand Management
• Market Research
• Quantitative methods, data analysis, statistical functions
• Healthcare
• Finance
• 3.0+ cumulative GPA.
• High level of proficiency of Microsoft Office programs.
• Track record of achievement and leadership in work and/or extracurricular activities.
• Desire for a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Applications for 2017 internships have now closed.

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Commercial Consumer Healthcare

Are you passionate, talented and ambitious? Then the Esprit Commercial summer internship programme could be for you. We’re looking for individuals who can apply both academic and commercial acumen in a fast paced business environment.

What could you be doing?

During your internship, you will work on projects critical to GSK business that will require you to show strategic insight, application of marketing skills, analytical ability and leadership capability. The roles are designed to give you perspective on the healthcare sector, the consumer healthcare business, the marketing function, as well as GSK and our senior management.

Your responsibilities will include the development and management of short and medium term brand strategies including assisting in the development and execution of comprehensive marketing plans that align with the brand strategy, including advertising, promotion, pricing, digital and customer marketing strategy.

Placements will run throughout the summer. Although we try to match candidates to their preferred location, successful candidates may be offered placements at specific locations, so any limitation of mobility should be included during the application process.

What do I need?

• First-year MBA student
• MBA concentration or strong interest in at least one of the following:
• Business to Business Marketing
• Brand Management
• High level of proficiency of Microsoft Office programs.
• Track record of achievement and leadership in work and/or extracurricular activities.
• Desire for a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Applications for 2017 internships have now closed.

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Finance

Are you passionate, talented and ambitious? Then the Esprit Finance summer internship programme could be for you. We’re looking for individuals who can apply both academic and commercial acumen in a fast paced business environment.

The Esprit Finance summer internship is an intensive 12 week opportunity available to current MBA students who are looking for experience in the healthcare sector. You will work on projects critical to our business that will require you to show strategic insight, apply finance skills, analytical ability and leadership capability. During this time you will be provided with the necessary support and training, and will also present to senior leaders.

What could you be doing?

During your internship you will be working on a challenging assignment. You will be aligned based on your skill set and desire for specific opportunities. Previous roles have included projects within R&D, Global manufacturing and supply and Commercial.

Placements will run throughout the summer. Although we try to match candidates to their preferred location, successful candidates may be offered placements at specific locations, so any limitation of mobility should be included during the application process.

What do I need?

  • On track to complete an MBA/MIF
  • The desire to develop a career in Finance in the healthcare industry
  • Strong commercial acumen and strategic decision making skills
  • Demonstrated  record of delivering significant value, change management
  • English language fluency required
  • Local language fluency for country of application.
  • Eligibility to work in the country of application

Applications for 2017 internships have now closed.

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