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Neurodiverse Co-op, Asset Development and Portfolio Management

Company Description

This internship role is part of the Limitless @ Biogen program; the summer co-op for neurodiverse college students. ‘Neurodiversity’ includes neurological differences such as autism spectrum, ADHD and dyslexia. Applicants will not be asked for documentation or proof of neurodiversity, unless requesting an ADA accommodation. Limitless @ Biogen provides support for managers and interns throughout the 6-month co-op.

We at Biogen are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve. We are focused on strengthening our foundation to advance our overall Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and, most importantly, ensure all our employees feel included.

As an intern or co-op at Biogen, you can expect to be placed on a real project, under the guidance of experienced professionals and subject matter experts who are invested in your career and academic growth. We also ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to build your network, learn more about our organization through weekly lunch and learns led by leaders from across the company, and join us for several fun events.

Job Description

This application is for a 6-month student role from July - December 2024. Resume review begins in February 2024.

This role is within the Asset Development and Portfolio Management (ADPM) team within Biogen’s Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology organization. This is a team of ~30 that is comprised of project leaders and program managers for manufacturing and associated technologies associated with supplying products to patients.  A successful candidate will learn about the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, with focus on product development and manufacturing.

Position Description

As a co-op, you will work with the team to further the standardize information systems organizing ADPM work processes across the product modalities (biologics, small molecule, gene therapy, antisense oligonucleotides).

Some other tasks include:

  • Review, develop, and improve on existing program management templates in MS Excel and MS Project.  Extract data from enterprise systems to analyze historical programs to validate current assumptions.
  • Directed by a supervisor and working collaboratively as a member of the ADPM team, and possibly engaging with other functions as needed for the work.


  • Studying for a bachelor’s degree or advanced university degree in technical field and stated desire to learn technologies in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing.
  • (Key words:  Cell culture, Fermentation, Synthesis, Purification, Monoclonal antibody, Antisense oligonucleotide, AAV gene therapy)
  • Technical knowledge of basic software applications (e.g. MS Excel, MS Project, SharePoint) and ability to learn others (e.g. Oracle EBS, Planisware).

To participate in the Biogen Internship Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Graduating no earlier than September 2024


Studying for BA/BS or advanced degree in technical field (Chemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Data Sciences or similar).

Additional information

Any disclosure of neurodiversity that may be made as part of the Limitless @ Biogen neurodiversity hiring program, will not be disclosed with respect to any other position you may apply to at Biogen now or in the future, other than for a lawful reason such as if you are affirmatively seeking a reasonable accommodation as part of the accommodation process. Biogen is committed to providing any reasonable accommodations in the application process that may be necessary to provide the applicant(s) with disability an equal employment opportunity throughout our hiring processes.