Summer Internships

Actelion is dedicated to helping students build the skills they need to enter the workplace. The Actelion summer internship program offers students the opportunity to work in a fun, dynamic environment in South San Francisco. (No Relocation assistance) Actelion offers paid internships in all areas of our commercial organization including:

  • Corporate Communications
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Medical
  • Information Systems

Program Highlights

  • Opportunity to work on challenging, business-critical projects
  • Mentoring from senior colleagues
  • Engagement with C-Level executives
  • Social events
  • Executive Lunch and Learn series which allows interns to hear from C-Level executives about their career journeys
  • Career development series:
    • Job Search best practices
    •  Interviewing
    • Resume writing
    • Coaching

Program Requirements

  • Interns must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Internships at Actelion are 8 weeks, during the summer months June through August.
  • Each internship posting will list the preferred degree, major and skills for the internship.

Application Process

Internships are posted on the Actelion US website, where applicants can apply. All applicants receive email notification when their information is received. Qualified candidates of interest will be notified directly by a hiring manager.


Total employees

Drug Discovery388
Clinical Development452
Marketing & Sales1,443
Support Functions341
December  2016