Becton Dickinson Fellowships

Becton, Dickinson and Company – Franklin Lakes, NJ

Becton, Dickinson and Company in conjunction with MCPHS University offers the following unique post-PharmD fellowship programs in the medical device industry:

  • Global Medical Affairs (Diabetes Care)
  • Health Economics and Outcomes Research*
  • US Clinical Marketing (Diabetes Care)

*Not accepting a fellow for 2017.

Please see our brochure for additional details and feel free to review the content below.  

About MCPHS University

MCPHS University provides an academic environment to guide and support the fellows toward a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry. As a private institution with a history of specialization in health sciences, MCPHS University offers programs that embody scholarship, professional service and community outreach.

Through MCPHS University, the fellow will have the opportunity to gain teaching and research experience in an academic setting. MCPHS University faculty and company program leaders mentor fellows according to their scholarly and professional interests throughout the two-year program. As an adjunct assistant professor at MCPHS University, the fellow may have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, coordinate and teach courses at the Boston, Worcester, or Manchester campus
  • Co-precept students on advanced experiential rotations
  • Create and publish scholarly research and/or review articles
  • Present research at scientific and clinical meetings
  • Participate in professional development seminars with other Fellows and Residents affiliated with MCPHS University

Benefits

The fellowship will provide a competitive stipend and benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance. In addition, the fellowship will offer an allowance for travel to conferences in pharmacy and other specialty areas. The fellow may qualify for student loan deferment, allowing for the postponement of loan payments until the completion of the fellowship program. The lender of the student loan(s) will be able to provide specific information regarding eligibility and terms of deferment.

Certificate of Completion

MCPHS University and BD will award a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the two-year fellowship program.

Eligibility

Fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis, with interviews at the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear meeting. Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE - accredited college of pharmacy. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and an interest in pursuing a career within the biopharmaceutical industry.

All candidates must have authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the two-year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided. 

Application Procedure

Participation in the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacist (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting Personnel Placement Service (PPS) is strongly encouraged, but not required. Candidates are encouraged to request a preliminary interview at the ASHP midyear meeting through the PPS website.

The formal application materials listed below must be received by December 20th

Submit via the on-line portal: http://www.mcphs.edu/BiopharmaceuticalFellowships

  • Letter of intent
  • Updated CV
  • Names and contact information of 3 references
  • Unofficial college transcript

3 letters of recommendation will be required to be submitted directly by their authors via email upon request.

Interested candidates can learn more by contacting: fellowship@bd.com