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
Be FEARLESS… Join us and help kick start the path to your career!
We will have various internships throughout our Research and Development Department, areas include:
Data Strategy and Solutions
Preclinical Safety Assessment
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Candidate must be enrolled in an advanced degree program if graduating in Spring 2021
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for
people with serious diseases. The company has three approved medicines that treat the underlying cause of cystic
fibrosis (CF) – a rare, life‐threatening genetic disease — and has several ongoing clinical and research programs in CF.
Beyond CF, Vertex has a robust pipeline of investigational medicines in other serious diseases where it has deep insight
into causal human biology, such as sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia, pain, alpha‐1 antitrypsin deficiency, Duchenne
muscular dystrophy and APOL1‐mediated kidney disease.
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.
Students interested in this opportunity please reach out to Ashley Jefferson with your resume after applying.