Pfizer Inc. in conjunction with MCPHS offers a unique two-year post PharmD fellowship program in Global Clinical Supply (GCS).
This fellowship program provides a comprehensive post-doctoral experience that fosters professional growth and develops necessary skills for a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry. Global Clinical Supply Fellows receive in-depth training in each of the following core GCS functional lines and participate in rotational modules throughout other disciplines within the drug development process.
First Year: Fellows will complete Core Competency Rotations in the following functional lines:
Clinical Research Pharmacy
Clinical Supply Strategy & Management
Clinical Supply Operations
Innovative Sciences Operations
Second Year: Fellows will apply their learnings from the functional lines they rotated through during their first year to immerse themselves in and take responsibility for projects within Clinical Research Pharmacy.
For further details regarding Pfizer's GCS Clinical Research Pharmacy fellowship, please refer to our fellowship brochure.
To be considered for an interview, please complete a fellowship application on the MCPHS SMApply application portal. Visit https://mcphs.smapply.io/
Please DO NOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via email to schedule interviews.
The MCPHS application portal will open up on October 2, 2023. Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal by November 17, 2023:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information for three references. References will receive an electronic recommendation form to complete separately.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. Interviews CANNOT be scheduled until these materials have been submitted. Please keep in mind that this is a competitive process and applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.
Three recommendation evaluation forms must be submitted no later than November 27, 2023, via the online portal. This is NOT a letter of recommendation but an online form that the reference will need to complete.
Rolling Application Review & Interviews
All submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will also be offered on a rolling basis and opportunities are limited. Priority will be given to those applicants who apply early, well in advance of the deadline.
Rolling interviews will begin mid-October with pre-screens and a mixture of interview rounds and will conclude in December at the end of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Candidates will be notified if selected for an interview.
ASHP Midyear & Onsite Interviews
The fellowship program will be conducting in-person interviews at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. Candidates attending in-person will not be able to interview without registering for both ASHP and PPS. Please refer to the ASHP & PPS website for registration details.
Top candidates may be invited for interviews at the sponsoring company’s location pending COVID – 19 restrictions.
Recognizing that the choice of a Post-Doctoral Industry Fellowship is an important decision, MCPHS in conjunction with the Academic Industry Fellowship Alliance (AIFA), has agreed to extend offers for Fellowships no earlier than December 13, 2023.
Final candidates will be required to go through additional screening / onboarding as required by MCPHS.
The MCPHS Biopharmaceutical Industry fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis. Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy at the commencement of the program.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong interest in pursuing a career within the biopharmaceutical industry.
Selected candidates will be required to complete the appropriate pharmacy licensure (i.e., NAPLEX and MPJE) within six months of the fellowship start date.
All candidates must have authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the one or two year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided (i.e., TN, H-1B, STEM OPT, etc.).
For more than 150 years, Pfizer has delivered breakthrough medicines that change patients’ lives. At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety, and value in the discovery, development, and manufacture of global medicines in Oncology, Vaccines, Rare Disease, Inflammation, and Immunology, as well as Internal Medicine and Hospital.
Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatment, and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments, and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world.