North America Internships at PPD

Interns gain unique insight and experience as they work alongside some of the most talented professionals in the clinical research industry. The internships PPD offers to undergraduate- and graduate-level students typically last up to six months; however, timelines may vary.

Program Highlights

  • Interns work closely with PPD professionals, gaining valuable job experience and professional networking opportunities

  • Internships are offered at a number of our PPD locations (based on availability)

  • PPD provides a diverse work environment for all interns

Application Process

Internship opportunities are posted at select universities and on the PPD website. PPD recruits on university campuses throughout the year. View PPD’s recruiting events calendar.

Eligibility Guidelines

Interns should be:

  • Full-time students enrolled in an accredited four-year degree program

  • Students in their junior or senior year with a declared major in a relevant field

  • Good communicators

Freshmen and sophomores do not qualify for the program, but are encouraged to apply when eligible.

Read about a PPD employee’s intern experience.