• Graduate Employers Guides - AstraZeneca

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Employer Information

  • Application deadline:
  • Starting salaries: £25k - £28k
  • Regions: Nationwide
  • Industries: Pharmaceuticals, Sciences
  • Website: http://www.astrazeneca.co.uk/
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: N/A
  • Address: N/A

What is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, dedicated to supplying innovative and effective medicines in a number of important healthcare areas. The company focuses on developing medicines with fewer side effects, or a more direct targetting of symptoms, improving the lives of those taking the medicines. As a global business in an important field, AstraZeneca is committed to maintaining high standards and supplying the best possible solutions to problems, through creative thinking and in-depth research.

What roles are available at AstraZeneca?

No current graduate schemes available.

Application process for AstraZeneca.

Online applications only.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for AstraZeneca.

  • For scientific research positions - relevant scientific discipline
  • Purchasing - any degree discipline
  • Statistics - Msc or PhD Statistics (preferable Medical Statistics)
  • Pharmacy - Pharmacy degree
  • Engineering - A degree in Engineering, or related degree with mechanical, control, electrical and industrial Engineering
  • Operations and Supply Chain - any numerate discipline (scientific or technical), business management or logistics
  • Process Engineering - Chemical Engineering
  • Finance - any degree discipline
  • Information Services - any degree discipline
  • Medical Sales - Life sciences preferred
  • Marketing - any degree discipline

Future prospects and training at AstraZeneca.

Graduates will be mentored and inducted into the company from day one, providing graduates the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The propsect of developing a career in a challenging and rewarding industry coupled with good healthcare benefits offers graduates an exciting future.

Other comments about AstraZeneca.


If you have applied to AstraZeneca, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.

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