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GlaxoSmithKline 2022 MBA Summer Internship - Consumer Healthcare US in Warren, New Jersey

GSK Consumer Healthcare is one of the world’s largest over-the-counter consumer healthcare products companies. Its more than 30 well-known brands include the leading smoking cessation products, Nicorette® and NicoDerm®CQ® as well as many medicine cabinet staples -- Abreva®, Advil®, Aquafresh®, ChapStick®, Emergen-C®, Flonase®, Sensodyne®, and TUMS®. Our mission as a science-led global healthcare company is to help people do more, feel better, live longer. As a GSK employee, you’ll be challenged to take on projects that uphold this mission and progress GSK forward.

Our MBA Internship within GSK Consumer Healthcare is open to exceptional first year MBA students from a variety of backgrounds, who possess a passion for healthcare and developing inclusive brand marketing strategies for all consumers.

As a company, we are committed to an environment where all employees can be themselves, where diversity is embraced, and where respect and inclusion for all is core to our culture. For that reason, we’ve made several global commitments regarding inclusion and diversity within GSK:

  • Globally, at least 45% female representation in senior roles by the end of 2025

  • US, at least 30% ethnically diverse leaders in VP+ roles by the end of 2025

  • Be recognized in global LGBT+ indices

  • Deliver against the objectives of The Valuable 500, a group of member companies and leaders committed to putting disability inclusion on their business leadership agenda

GSK’s inclusion and diversity efforts have been recognized through a number of external awards and accolades:

  • Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion, 2020

  • Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index , 2019 and 2020

  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index, 2021 -- GSK has earned a perfect 100% score for 15 years !

  • Working Mother Media – 100 Best Companies, 2020

  • Forbes Best Employers for Diversity , 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Forbes Best Employer for Women , 2020

  • Forbes America’s Best Employer , 2021

What the MBA Internship program can offer you:

  • A 12-week intensive program within a premier CPG organization, where interns collaborate with brand and cross-functional teams, build valuable industry connections, and learn new skills across disciplines such as analytics, digital/social, brand strategy, and communication development

  • Work alongside experienced brand marketers to tackle current critical business challenges designed to share a perspective on the healthcare sector, the consumer healthcare business, the brand marketing function, as well as GSK’s strategic positioning

  • Build strong relationships and network with GSK senior executives (Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Customer officer, VP Innovation, etc.) who are dedicated to further your understanding of GSK’s brand and enterprise-wide goals

  • Develop and manage short- and medium-term brand strategies as well as assist in the evolution and execution of comprehensive marketing plans that align with the brand strategy, spanning advertising, promotion, pricing, digital and customer marketing strategy

  • A project that is handpicked for each intern, considering his/her background and personal career goals, ensuring evolution of the intern’s strategic insight, application of new marketing skills, and demonstration of leadership capabilities

  • Support from our marketing agency and media partners, training of our marketing tools, as well as a dedicated MBA alumni buddy to ensure you are set up for success

This internship affords the opportunity to be considered for an Associate Brand Manager role post-graduation.

Full-time job placements will run between May and August at our US Consumer Headquarters – Warren, NJ. Any limitation of mobility should be highlighted during the application process.

Our Warren, NJ site is close proximity to Manhattan, Jersey City and Hoboken – all burgeoning areas of young professionals looking to network during the Summer months. Furthermore, a passionate group of brand marketers coordinate and lead summer internship social and networking events giving you exposure to what it’s like to live in this lively area.

Basic Qualification

You will be on your journey towards obtaining your MBA in 2023 and must be able to work on a full-time basis for 12 weeks from May/June 2022 through to August/September 2022.

You may have a dynamic and varied career within a commercial setting which highlights your already accelerated career to date.

You will have a passion for Sales or/and Marketing with a strong interest in enhancing your career further within Consumer Healthcare.

You will have some experience with Digital Marketing which will be a significant benefit.

You will have demonstrated excellent communication skills and a flexible mind set to forge your career in a global matrix organization.

A key focus will be to further enrich your impact through leadership, innovation and decision-making capabilities. You will be tenacious, accountable and an innovative thinker to shape change within our fast paced and adaptable business.

You will be authorized to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship in the future. Work authorization documentation will be required during the application process.

Preferred

You love what you do and want to work in an innovative, inspiring, high performing environment which also improve people’s lives

You are courageous to achieve results, excited by change, zealous about sales and marketing

You enjoy being accountable and you are ready to fast track your progression and take the personal accountability for delivering our commitments

GSK Values resonate with you and you want to work in an organization live our values and perform with integrity, transparency, treat people with respect and always have our consumers first on your mind.

Internship Application Process

Online application form

We’ve designed our application form, so it won’t take you long to complete. We’ll ask you to upload a CV and add details about your education, professional experience, and if you’re eligible to work in the country where your chosen program is based.

The World of GSK online assessment

If we think you could be right for us, we’ll invite you to complete our World of GSK online assessment. This will help us determine your strengths and suitability to become one of our interns – while giving you a fascinating insight into what we do and how we work.

*You will need to successfully complete this assessment to move forward to the next stage.

GSK Life job simulation

You’ll be presented a scenario with some key business facts and asked to respond through video, writing and multiple choice. We’ll also ask you more about why you want to work here and, if you’ve applied for a technical role, we’ll ask you some technical questions too.

*You will need to successfully complete this assessment to move forward to the next stage.

Virtual Business Interview

The interview is an assessment based on your technical knowledge and experience. The aim of the interview is to understand your motivation for the program and why you want to work for GSK. This part of the process will also give you an opportunity to find out more about us.

Accept our offer

If you succeed at the Business Interview stage, we’ll make you an offer to become one of our interns. We’ll talk you through the next steps and use everything we’ve learned about you to make sure you get off to the best possible start in your future career.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve.

GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons.

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We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We aim to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our scientific and technical know-how and talented people. We strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires. Explore more exciting opportunities by visiting our career site (http://www.gsk.com/en-gb/careers/) .

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