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Takeda’s Analytics Leadership Development Program (ALDP) is committed to building future analytics leaders with commercial competencies and leadership skills that allow them to successfully drive superior business while implementing critical analytics in a complex global healthcare environment.

Internship Program

First year masters or PhD students have the opportunity to join the ALDP Internship program to work with an inclusive & supportive team to analyze data, including complicated medical claims and pharmacy prescription datasets, while partnering closely with key business stakeholders to solve critical business problems which impact patients’ lives. This internship serves as a conversion to the full time to the Analytics Leadership Development Program.

Rotational Program (2.5 years, 9-12 month rotations)

ALDP Associates will gain valuable experience across a variety of Analytics & Insights commercial organizations through 3 rotational assignments geared towards broadening their understanding of the business and analytical application while enhancing management and leadership skills. These rotational assignments span across US Therapeutic Business Units, Centralized Commercial Operations, and Global. Here are the functions within these departments:


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I studied Math and Computer Science at the College of the Holy Cross. Wanting to explore this newfound interest in the intersection of health and technology, I decided to pursue an MBA at Boston University specifically in their health sector program as well as a Masters in Digital Technology.

Cara Donovan

Before joining CMU, Daniel held several positions in financial analytics. Most recently, he was a portfolio advisor at BofA Merrill Lynch, where he constructed, optimized, and presented investment portfolios with quantitative analysis and visualization.

Daniel Huang

How Will You Contribute

  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
  • Minimum GPA 3.5/4.0
  • Graduate or PhD student with at least one year of university studies prior to internship
  • Returning to university for at least one semester/quarter post-internship
  • Global mindset to thrive in a diverse work environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of coding techniques in SAS, R, or Python, as well as advanced Excel skills and Tableau visualization
  • Understanding and application of quantitative principles, concepts, practices, and standards surrounding the use and manipulation of secondary market data sources
  • Master’s degree or PhD students in Data Science, Business Analytics, or Marketing Analytics or related field

What We Look For

Analytical Ability

Ability to assess complex business questions and provide analytical solutions to help guide the organization


Viewed as a problem solver and someone who can pull together people and ideas to create and implement innovative solutions

Management of Change & Ambiguity

Agile in thinking and ability to flex both leadership and personal styles to lead change

Cultural Fit

A candidate that thrives on collaboration, openness, and comfortability in trying new things

High Potential

Intellectual curiosity and showcasing of proactive, anticipatory thinking by seeing ahead of the curve and influencing others to adopt or pilot new strategies

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