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Begin your career journey at Parexel

You will be at the heart of getting medicines to those who need them.

Gain insight into one of the leading global CROs, and work to develop your own scientific profile. Start as a Graduate in our Clinical, Data, Finance or Projet Leader Traineeships or Internships and expand your expertise as part of our innovative teams. Through the knowledge and skills acquired during your practical internship, you will be able to set the foundation for future success in your professional life. 

Depending on your field of study, we help you to gain on-the-job experience. We offer short- and long-term opportunities that will give you the chance to put your academic experience and theory into practice. You will be part of a team dedicated to accomplishing great things together; you will learn how we take personal responsibility for making success happen, and how individual skills add value in a collaborative culture.

Apply now for our graduate and placement opportunities in:

Global Clinical Operations

  APEX CRA Program

The Accelerated Program of Education, Exposure, and Experience for CRAs (APEX CRA) provides foundational clinical research training - including project and system experience - to new CRA hires who are recent college graduates and have less than a year of monitoring experience. Learn more about the APEX CRA Program  


  Clinical Operations Assistant

Launch your career in Clinical Research, join our experienced team and become part of a dynamic and patient-centric environment.

Clinical Operations Assistant - Graduate - Poland - Warsaw

  Clinical Research Assistant

Launch your career in Clinical Research, join our experienced team and become part of a dynamic and patient-centric environment.

More roles coming soon.

Meet Grace: Clinical Operations Assistant to Clinical Research Associate II

After graduating Grace started at Parexel as a Clinical Operations Assistant in February 2020. This entry program taught her the basics of Clinical Research and she continued as a CRA I in October 2020 and progressed to a CRA II in November 2021.

Global Data Operations

  Statistical Programming Placement

Join our group in analyzing and reporting Clinical Trials. You will work with an assigned mentor during your placement to help with your training and development. Duties would include producing datasets, working on statistical outputs such as statistical tables and graphs, and data listings, and utilizing SAS® Software.

University Placement - Statistical Programmer - Placement - UK- Sheffield

University Placement - Clinical Data Engineer - Placement - UK- Sheffield

Apprentice Statistician - UK - Sheffield - Placement - UK- Sheffield

Student- Associate Clinical Database Programmer - Placement - UK- Sheffield

Student- Associate Clinical Data Analyst - Placement - UK- Sheffield

Meet Robbin: Statistical Programming placement to Associate Manager

Robbin shares about her progression since starting as a placement student in 2014, how dedication and communication are the driving skills for success, and what her responsibilities look like.    Read more

Financial Operations

  Summer 2023 Internships - US

Financial Analysts provide financial support for project deliverables, scoping and pricing, bottom-line analyses, revenue/NBA analysis and reporting, training, and process enhancements. You will have the opportunity to work closely with colleagues across various departments such as Finance, Legal, Project Management, Business Development and Operational Groups.

Financial Analyst  - Intern - US - Durham - North Carolina

Contract Specialist Intern - US- Durham - North Carolina 

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Amy Van Kirk

Senior Director, University Recruiting


Pavandeep Kaur Mann

University Programs Manager - EMEA


Antoinette Bassett

Talent Advisor - Emerging Talent/University Programs - EMEA


Tara Jalali

Talent Advisor - Emerging Talent/University Programs - Americas


Jordan Teagarden

Talent Advisor - Emerging Talent/University Programs - Americas

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University Events

During long-standing connections with universities around the world, we recruit top talent at several events throughout the year. 

Upcoming Events:

  • Poole College of Management Spring Semester Career & Internship Fair
    NC State McKimmon Center
    1101 Gorman St.
    Raleigh, NC 27695

    February 03, 2023
    10:00am-3:00pm EST


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