Student Opportunities – Undergrad Business
to a World Stage
Lilly’s undergraduate business opportunities allow students majoring in a variety of disciplines to find their niche. Whether you enjoy analyzing financials, developing marketing messages, or supporting other employees, your impact will contribute to making life better for patients around the world. Explore career opportunities by selecting your area of interest below.
As a Lilly Finance hire, you won’t just be a number-cruncher. You will help drive business decisions for a global Fortune 125 company with opportunities to work in a variety of business functions matching your skills, interests and experience. With a number of molecules in development, top talent with financial expertise and business insight is essential to providing a competitive advantage for Lilly, allowing us to serve the patients who need our medications the most.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly with many interns receiving full-time offers. Typical responsibilities for your internship can include:
- Tracking investment progress
- Informing the finance team on investment decisions
Then, as you begin your full-time position as a finance analyst, the Lilly Initial Financial Experience (“LIFE”) program provides opportunities to deepen your knowledge about the company and Lilly Finance, as well as opportunities to take part in social activities and professional development with other new finance recruits.
Employee Profile: Finance
Leslie Fuqua works with the contract development group, where she values working on new projects that help her build new skill sets.
As a Lilly HR hire, you will play a vital role in the future of the company by working with business leaders to help develop the appropriate HR strategy, ranging from assisting with workforce planning and operations, to capability development and talent management — all aimed to make lives better for people around the world by bringing life changing medicines to market.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. Past HR Intern projects have included:
- Creating a virtual campus recruiting plan
- Improving an interview/application review process
- Leadership Development
- Developing an employee training program
Then, as a full-time hire, Lilly is committed to your development. The HR READY program is a comprehensive three-year experience, where you will be challenged to develop expertise within a variety of functions and organizations via multiple rotations, each lasting 9-12 months.
Employee Profile: Human Resources
Since joining Lilly's Human Resources team, Catherine O'Donnell has been able to explore how the field of HR is changing via a three-year rotational and mentorship program at Lilly's corporate headquarters.
Market Access, Strategy and Analytics
Market Access, Strategy and Analytics
As a new recruit into Lilly’s Market Access, Strategy and Analytics space, you will play a critical role in helping patients achieve access to medications across the world. With today’s rapidly evolving health care system, more importance than ever is being placed on the entities that provide or restrict access to Lilly. These decision-makers have the potential to make a critical impact on patient care, and it’s up to you to communicate the value of Lilly medications to these entities so products can be available to those who need them.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. Past Internship assignments for this discipline have included:
- Leading strategy recommendations to help patients manage costs of medications
- Assessing opportunities and challenges in developing new drug indications
- Developing an internal video about entities that regulate access to drugs for patients
Then, as a full-time hire, you will have the opportunity to explore opportunities within the areas of Payer Marketing, Business Analytics or Key Account Management, with opportunities to work in the U.S. affiliate or on a global team working with affiliates around the world. During your first 18 months at Lilly, you will take part in a variety of experiences including area-specific orientations, lunch-and-learn sessions to improve your understanding of the health care environment and the organization, mentorship meetings, and social activities structured around community service, exploring Indianapolis and celebrating career milestones.
Employee Profile: Payer Strategy and Analytics
Ian Schoup talks about how the diversity of his colleagues and projects he undertook made his experiences here at Lilly that much more enjoyable.
As a Lilly Marketing recruit, you will drive marketing business strategies and communicate the value of life-changing medications to a variety of customers in 120 countries. With the rapidly changing health care landscape, Lilly will need creative marketers to help deliver innovative strategies that change lives.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. Past Marketing Internship assignments have included:
- Delivering a digital landscape overview of the autoimmune disease space with recommendations for channel execution
- Trend analysis on key disease focus areas
- Developing a strategy for engaging disease focus area opinion leaders in Lilly’s marketing initiatives
Employee Profile: Marketing
First introduced to Lilly's culture and opportunities through a ten-week internship program, marketing associate Anna Begley knew she wanted to come back and work with the people who helped her develop as a marketer.
At Lilly, we keep the people we serveManuel A. Martinez S. Biopress Research and Development
in mind at every step of the process to make
a new medicine.”
Lilly focuses on developing each and everyLatrice S. Finance
employee to be successful.”
I am happy to be a part of a companyElle P. Marketing
that is making life better for people
around the world.”
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