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Biogen, in collaboration with MCPHS University, offers eight unique fellowship programs to promote the role of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) within the biopharmaceutical industry. Fellows will gain extensive experience through various practical activities in both industry and academic settings, which will enhance the potential for accelerated career development.

Fellowship Overview

This fellowship program is designed to offer Doctor of Pharmacy graduates in-depth experience within a biopharmaceutical industry setting. In addition, PharmD graduates will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical and academic background in conjunction with MCPHS University. Overall, this fellowship program will provide the training and experiences necessary to prepare the fellow for a career in the competitive pharmaceutical industry.

About Biogen

A pioneer in the biotechnology industry and one of the first biotech companies, Biogen now has the world’s leading portfolio of MS therapies. We are further applying our expertise to solve some of the most challenging and complex diseases in neurology, including Alzheimer’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and stroke.

The pace of discovery and innovation in neuroscience is accelerating rapidly, bringing the promise of incredible advances to patients. As we help lead this transformative period in neuroscience, Biogen is driving a deeper understanding of disease biology and working to develop potentially life-changing treatments for the people suffering from these conditions.

Please see our brochure for additional details.

Program Design

  • Duration: Two years
  • Start Date: First week in July
  • The fellow will receive a competitive stipend and benefits package, including comprehensive health and dental insurance. Attendance at one or more professional meetings, conferences, or workshops will be sponsored by the fellowship program.

Certificate of Completion

MCPHS University and Biogen will award a professional certificate upon successful completion of the fellowship program.


  • The Biogen fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis.
  • Applicants must hold 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 in 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

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

The formal application materials below must be received by December 20th. Submit via the on-line portal.

  • Letter of intent
  • Updated CV
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial college transcript

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