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A Job with Us Is Just the Beginning

Start your career by doing work that matters. We are interested in people with diverse backgrounds and a broad range of experiences. We strive to put together teams filled with talent, drive and the passion to help patients tackle serious diseases. No matter the role, every one of us makes a difference. And that makes all the difference.


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Explore Our Programs

Undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and early-career opportunities to jump-start your growth while making a difference.

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Co-Op Programs

Get inspired and earn academic credit in a 6-month Co-Op with leading experts and the latest technology.

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Development Programs

Expand your experience and accelerate your career in our full-time 2-4 year rotational/leadership development programs.

Accelerate Your Career
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Fellowship Programs

Earn your Research & Development PhD or enhance your PharmD with an advanced, endowed fellowship.

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Internship Programs

Infuse your education with experience, making a difference in our paid 10- to 12-week summer internships.

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Our Application Process

1. Find Your Opportunity Search through our available internship, co-op, fellowship and leadership development positions online. Look for those that match your experience, ambitions and degree status. Join our Talent Community to be notified of new opportunities as they arise. 2. Apply Now Apply for the position(s) for which you qualify that most interest you. Pay close attention to deadlines and requirements. And follow our Application Tips to be sure that you show us who you are at your best. 3. Engage Us Qualified applicants will be notified of opportunities for us to get to know each other better – through phone and online interviews, in-person visits and in some cases, skills and organizational-fit assessments. 4. Join Us Applicants determined to be the best fit for each position will be notified and offered the opportunity to work with us at Bristol Myers Squibb. Applications from highly qualified candidates who are not offered a position may still be retained and considered for other relevant opportunities. Following the advice provided herein does not guarantee employment.

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The next step toward your success, making a difference for patients every day, starts here.

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Program Recruitment and Assignment Timeline

Program

Audience

Recruitment Period

Assignment Timeline

Accounting Development Program
Undergraduate seniors with a degree in accounting
September – Early
November
Full-time program lasting 3-4 years in length
BI&A Rotational Development Program
2nd Year MBA students with preferred experience in business analytics
September – Early
November
Full-time 2-year program
Commercial Leadership Development Program
1st Year MBA students (the full-time program only converts individuals that have gone through their internship program)
September – Early
February
Full-time 3-year program
Finance Associates Program
2nd Year MBA students with previous experience in Finance (average of 4 years work experience)
September - Early
November
Full-time 2-year program
GPS Emerging Leaders Program
2nd Year MBA/MS students for both strategic and technical roles
September – Early
November
Full time 2.5-year program
HR Leadership Development Program
1st Year Masters students (the full-time program only converts individuals that have gone through their internship program)
September – Late October
Full time 2.5-year program
IT Rotational Development Program
2nd Year MBA students with a focus on strategy
September – Early
November
Full-time 2-year program
R&D Strategy & Operations Development Program
1st Year MBA students typically with consulting background (sources exclusively from internship program)
September – Early
November
A 6-month period normally from January – June or July – December. If your school has a different co-op schedule, our team partners with them to make the assignment work.
Co-Op Programs
Undergraduate (Sophomore and Junior), Graduate (MBA & Masters)
September – Early November for a Co-Op beginning January.

February – Early April for a Co-Op beginning in July.
A 6-month period normally from January – June or July – December. If your school has a different co-op schedule, our team partners with them to make the assignment work.
Internships
1st Year MBA and Masters Students & Sophomore/Junior undergraduate students
January – End of March
10 weeks

Accounting Development Program

Audience
Undergraduate seniors with a degree in accounting
Recruitment Period
September – Early
November
Assignment Timeline
Full-time program lasting 3-4 years in length

BI&A Rotational Development Program

Audience
2nd Year MBA students with preferred experience in business analytics
Recruitment Period
September – Early
November
Assignment Timeline
Full-time 2-year program

Commercial Leadership Development Program

Audience
1st Year MBA students (the full-time program only converts individuals that have gone through their internship program)
Recruitment Period
September – Early
February
Assignment Timeline
Full-time 3-year program

Finance Associates Program

Audience
2nd Year MBA students with previous experience in Finance (average of 4 years work experience)
Recruitment Period
September - Early
November
Assignment Timeline
Full-time 2-year program

GPS Emerging Leaders Program

Audience
2nd Year MBA/MS students for both strategic and technical roles
Recruitment Period
September – Early
November
Assignment Timeline
Full time 2.5-year program

HR Leadership Development Program

Audience
1st Year Masters students (the full-time program only converts individuals that have gone through their internship program)
Recruitment Period
September – Late October
Assignment Timeline
Full time 2.5-year program

IT Rotational Development Program

Audience
2nd Year MBA students with a focus on strategy
Recruitment Period
September – Early
November
Assignment Timeline
Full-time 2-year program

R&D Strategy & Operations Development Program

Audience
1st Year MBA students typically with consulting background (sources exclusively from internship program)
Recruitment Period
September – Early
November
Assignment Timeline
A 6-month period normally from January – June or July – December. If your school has a different co-op schedule, our team partners with them to make the assignment work.

Co-Op Programs

Audience
Undergraduate (Sophomore and Junior), Graduate (MBA & Masters)
Recruitment Period
September – Early November for a Co-Op beginning January.

February – Early April for a Co-Op beginning in July.
Assignment Timeline
A 6-month period normally from January – June or July – December. If your school has a different co-op schedule, our team partners with them to make the assignment work.

Internships

Audience
1st Year MBA and Masters Students & Sophomore/Junior undergraduate students
Recruitment Period
January – End of March
Assignment Timeline
10 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

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Typically Internships begin around late May or early June each calendar year and end mid-August.   Development/Leadership programs typically begin June/July.

All internship and Co-Op positions are paid opportunities.

It would be advantageous to have a cover letter as all materials are passed on to hiring managers and it helps us to get to know you more as an individual.

An internship is an on-site work experience related to the major of study or interest area. It is typically held in the summer timeframe.

A Co-Op combines classroom-based learning with a practical work experience at a company. Typically, students would receive school credit for a structured job experience that lasts approximately 6 months.

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Resume Preparation

Your resume is often our first chance to meet you. Help yours stand out by making it:

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Clear

Skip or explain acronyms and show your most relevant accomplishments.

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Succinct

Keep it to a page, if you can.

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Accurate

Make sure your information is correct and consistent with your LinkedIn and other profiles.

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Error-free

Spelling, grammar and punctuation matter; proofread carefully!

Interview Preparation

Before

  • Do your homework and learn as much as you can about the program you want.
  • Plan to ask questions as well as answer questions.
  • Prepare a 1-minute response to “Tell me about yourself?”
  • Prepare multiple copies of your resume and any other materials you will share.

During

  • Present yourself professionally, honestly, and be confident in your abilities.
  • Limit distractions (i.e., texts, phone calls, barking dogs, etc.) for virtual interviews.
  • Tell your story authentically with examples to showcase your skills and personality.
  • Listen actively to your interviewer. Make eye contact, shake hands and say thank you when you leave.

After

  • Always write a thank-you note to the people you met here.
  • Reiterate your enthusiasm for the position and interest in continuing the conversation.

Benefits

"One of the key reasons that I came back to BMS was the clear connection to our mission - helping patients prevail over serious diseases. I was pleasantly surprised that I could see the dedication to this mission in every employee I interacted with, and it was easy to get behind the mission and feel that I'm doing my part to advance our pipeline."

Marissa, Program Associate, Joined HR Leadership Development Program in 2017

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