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Biogen Information Technology Paid Internship- Application Deadline, January 12, 2024

Biogen UMass Boston Information Technology Internship

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Biogen UMass Boston Technology Paid Internship

Internship Job Description

This application is for a 12-week internship role from June – August 2024. This posting is only for UMass Boston students.

Application – The deadline to apply is January 12, 2024.

Biogen UMass Boston Internship Application

As an intern, you will be working on one of the following:

  • Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology IT Analytics – Exposure to the development and deployment of key data and analytics platforms in PO&T for use in GXP Manufacturing (GXP) and for non-GXP activities supporting Supply Chain analytics, Business Intelligence, as well as support for the PO&T’s digital transformation program.
  • Intelligent Business Process Automation.  Biogen is embarking on an intelligent Automation. The lifecycle of automation from idea to production use of an automation needs efficient workflow integration and end to end visibility through a sound DevOps infrastructure. This is critical for a lean and efficient operation and to ensure speed to delivery with agility. The intern talent would help us build this foundation for better automation lifecycle management.
  • Information Security Computer Incident Response. Computer Incident Response continuous response and improvement using a variety of security tools within Security Operations. The candidate will investigate and analyze Threats, Phishing, and Malware Alerts generated by various internal and external Intelligent sources. The candidate will be led by management on the 6 Phases of Incident Response through to verification of any identified threat remediation. During the investigation and analysis phases, the candidate will be responsible for completing and updating related Incident Response documentation and will present to Security Operations their cumulative work showing various improvements implemented, information security documentation updated, and detailed analysis walk-through of interesting cases observed. Security Operations will continue to build upon this work to expand our Incident Response footprint and capabilities at Biogen.
  • Advanced Analytics.   Advanced analytics techniques (Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Machine Learning, etc.) can be used across many different functions to gain competitive advantage. Previous use cases included– Convert Voice to Text to Analysis for Pharmacovigilance, digital user experience etc.  This will be input to explore more use cases and create projects for 2024.

Other potential project opportunities. 

  • R&D IT – Research, Development Sciences, Regulatory and/or Safety
  • Commercial IT – Marketing, Field Enablement, Analytics
  • Medical IT – Medical IT projects:  Project management / business analysis
  • Infrastructure – Cloud computing, collaboration solutions
  • Application Solutions – App Development, Data Engineering
  • Corporate IT – Service Management capabilities


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.

Other qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Quick learner with ability and willingness to learn / understand new concepts and frameworks, algorithms, technology as needs arise. 
  • Passion and aptitude for technology with a desire to innovate.
  • Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Interpersonal competence and strong communication skills.


  • Pursuing a degree in an Information Technology field or related discipline (Information Systems, Business Analytics, Data Analytics, or Computer Science) undergraduate degree program is preferred.
  • Undergraduate graduating class of 2025 (rising senior)
  • Interest & experience in any of the following areas:
    • Programming
    • Systems Integration
    • Cloud Technology
    • Data Analysis
    • Business Analysis
    • Systems Management
    • Cybersecurity
    • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Additional Information

About the Information Technology Internship Program

Information technology is a key enabler of our long-term growth strategy. We are taking IT to another level to drive real business solutions and advance the way technology is applied in the biopharma industry.  We are seeking talented, highly motivated undergraduates to join our Information Technology Intern Program.  Our internships last about 12 weeks and during that time, we have a chance to evaluate you and you have a chance to evaluate us. Successful interns may be offered a full-time role in Biogen IT’s Rotation Program.

The IT Rotational program is a two-year accelerated rotational program designed to develop future leaders to help shape the technology and business solutions for our employees, partners, and patients. Participants will gain insight into Biogen’s unique culture through experiential learning assignments across the Information Technology function. Throughout a series of assignments, participants will gain:

  • Broad experience across an array of technology roles
  • Exposure to entrepreneurial leaders with deep expertise and experience
  • Experience with cutting edge technology
  • Cross-functional project management experience
  • Designing client driven solutions
  • Knowledge of the biotechnology industry in a high growth environment

Upon completion of program, rotational associate will take on a full-time role within the Information Technology organization.

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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