Medical Writing Intern

@ Beigene

Medical Writing Intern




Job Description

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer. General Description/Scope of Responsibilities (Internship): The summer intern will gain insight into the development of important documents for drug development/life cycle and will interact with many different functions (eg, clinical development, safety, biostatistics, etc). The summer intern is responsible for working with a medical writer to produce a clinical/regulatory document such as a clinical study protocol, protocol amendment, or investigator’s brochure. Under guidance from a medical writer, the summer intern will be responsible for the execution and completion of a project to improve medical writing efficiency. The summer intern will also work with a quality control (QC) specialist to perform quality-related assessments of clinical/regulatory documents. Essential Functions of the Internship:

  • Collaborate with a medical writer and cross-functional groups to produce a clinical/regulatory document. The summer intern will assist with tasks that may include:
    • Editing and formatting the document
    • Participating in cross-functional meetings
    • Managing the document timeline
    • Routing and managing reviews from stakeholders and QC
  • Responsible (with guidance from a medical writer) for the execution and completion of a project to improve medical writing efficiency which may include:
    • Collection and evaluation of tables, figures, and listings from approved clinical study reports
    • Creation of a recommended core set of tables, figures, and listings for future reports
  • Collaborate with a QC specialist to perform quality-related assessments, which may include:
    • Data checking
    • Summarizing common errors/problems
    • Evaluating “before & after” versions of QC-reviewed documents
    • Reviewing, applying, and helping to update the Corporate Style Guide
  • Organized, detail oriented, and able to work in a dynamic environment Education Required: Actively enrolled in a university bachelor’s or graduate program with an interest in life sciences/medicine (entering junior year or above preferred; with a 3.0 GPA or higher) Computer Skills:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Other Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate and write English clearly, concisely, and effectively
  • Well-organized, with an ability to prioritize tasks
  • Independently motivated, with good problem-solving ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a team player Travel: None Competencies:Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction. Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others. Adaptability - Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternative plan. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


BeiGene is a global, commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing innovative medicines to improve treatment outcomes and access for patients worldwide. Our 5,400+ employees around the world are committed to expediting the development of a diverse pipeline of novel therapeutics. We currently market two internally discovered oncology medicines: BTK inhibitor BRUKINSA® (zanubrutinib) in the United States and China, and anti-PD-1 antibody tislelizumab in China. We also market or plan to market in China additional oncology products in China licensed from Amgen Inc., Celgene Logistics Sàrl, a Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) company, and EUSA Pharma; and have entered a collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG for Novartis to develop and commercialize tislelizumab in North America, Europe, and Japan. To learn more about BeiGene, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @BeiGeneUSA.

Hiring process

Hiring Manager: Blair Dugan Martin