Vertex Summer 2024 Intern, ESG Organization (Boston, MA)
The Vertex 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 relentless" is in everything we do. Students can expect to be challenged by their 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.
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) topics have become a focal point of governments, media, investors, patients, and employees alike. As a member of Vertex’s ESG and Corporate Responsibility (CR) team, the ESG intern will help research and advance key projects to support Vertex’s ESG ambitions. The intern's work will span across multiple subject areas, including but not limited to environmental sustainability, drug access in low- and middle-income countries, and ESG reporting. The wide scope of the role will allow the intern to gain experience and exposure to a variety of functional areas across the business.
Potential assignments include:
- Benchmarking industry peer companies regarding ESG efforts, including positions taken on select ESG topics, and providing recommendations when appropriate
- Track current and emerging global ESG regulations, standards, and reporting frameworks
- Assist with the development and entry of Vertex’s annual CDP submissions
- Prepare presentation decks to support key meetings
Graduate or Legal students with interest in health / medicine / policy.
Excellent research skills. Organized, efficient, clear communication and writing style. Creative.
This job posting is for a temporary role with a third-party agency partner that provides services to Vertex. The individual selected for this role will be offered the role as an employee of that third-party agency; compensation, medical benefits, fringe benefits and other terms and conditions of employment shall be presented by the third-party agency upon offer.
Combined Pay & Temp Status Disclosure (FOR REMOTE AND/OR CALIFORNIA BASED ROLES):
Pay Range 0.00 – 0.00 USD/hour
This job posting is for a temporary role with a third-party agency partner that provides services to Vertex. The individual selected for this role will be offered the role as an employee of that third-party agency; compensation, medical benefits, fringe benefits and other terms and conditions of employment shall be presented by the third-party agency upon offer. The range provided is a reasonable estimate for the pay range for this job at the time of posting. Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay, in accordance with federal and state requirements. The actual pay rate will be based on a number of factors, including skills, competencies, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.
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.