Pfizer Parenteral R&D Professional Development Program

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

Drachman A114

Campus Visit

Information Session: Thursday, September 12th at Drachman A114, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Interviews: Friday, September 13th (Time & location to be sent out via email)

For questions, please email: Please include your university in subject heading.

Job Description

Each year a select number of accomplished researchers with graduate degrees are recruited from top universities for the Pfizer Parenteral R&D Professional Development Program (PDP). The PDP is an intensive, two-year rotational program that provides recent graduates with the opportunity to experience each stage of the product development life cycle. The program is designed to accelerate participants’ personal and professional growth through hands-on experience as part of cross-functional teams, dedicated mentorship from senior leaders, and challenging assignments critical to deliver essential medicines for global health. This experience prepares PDP scientists for diverse career options at the end of the program as the next generation of leaders for Pfizer.


Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biomedical/chemical engineering, or an equivalent discipline
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated leadership ability
Relevant research, work experiences, or internships
Passion for learning and pursuing a career in the health care industry
Academic achievement as demonstrated by research publications, presentations, or equivalent
Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills


Not graduating yet? We’d still love to hear from you about your work and future plans. Please visit our website, contact us, or attend our information session.


About Pfizer’s Parenteral Center of Excellence

In the Pfizer Parenteral Center of Excellence, we combine our history of industry leadership, comprehensive knowledge of global healthcare markets, and vast portfolio of trusted, quality medicines to benefit patients around the world at virtually every stage of life. We bring insight to action through our global reach and the breadth and depth of our capabilities, delivering value to health systems in more than 160 developed and developing markets. Whether it’s using new technology and our deep experience to increase access to an essential medicine or combat an emerging health risk, our ability to innovate and anticipate customer and patient needs continues to allow us to make meaningful and inspired contributions to improving global health.

Event Coordinator: 
Holly Brown
(520) 626-7265
Event Contact Department: 
College of Pharmacy