An Alexion employee working in a lab


Make a Difference, Every Day

We are innovators, leaders, and collaborators. And at the heart of everything we do is an intense desire to pursue the toughest challenges and truly change the world for people living with rare and devastating diseases. 

AstraZeneca completed its acquisition of Alexion, marking the creation of Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease. If you're interested in career opportunities with AstraZeneca, click here

Career Opportunities

We invest in and value people who believe in the importance of our purpose and understand what it takes to deliver on it. In everything we do, we are empowered and committed to speak up and perform at our personal best to accelerate our collective impact for people living with rare diseases. Our culture is rooted in integrity, inclusiveness, and our dedication to joining and supporting the communities in which we live and work.


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University Relations

A career at Alexion is a chance to build on your education at one of the fastest growing companies in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Students at all levels can bring new ideas, fresh perspectives, and a passion for excellence to Alexion. We look forward to the unique talent and enthusiasm you will bring as we continue to deliver life-transforming therapies to people living with devastating and rare diseases.

Internship Opportunities

Our internship programs are designed to ensure students gain valuable industry and functional experience, work on meaningful and challenging assignments, and build partnerships within their professional networks. We offer internships across multiple degree levels (BA/BS, MA/MS, MBA, PharmD, PhD) and encourage students in any major to explore the diverse career options available within the biotechnology industry.

Functional areas include:

  • Research and development
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Information technology
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing ops or engineering
  • Product development
  • Quality
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Corporate communications


Your future begins here

Becoming a Part of the Solution

At Alexion, you’re encouraged to take on the most daunting of challenges, settle for nothing less than transformation, and push the boundaries of what science has traditionally offered. Visit the links below to find out what we’re really about.

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Donnan, diagnosed with aHUS at 39 years old, and his two children
I can chase my kids and play again. I think knowing what I have brings a peace to my life.”