The company’s excellent reputation and diversity of graduate opportunities make them the natural choice for candidates from a science background.
However, their strengths in manufacturing and commerce mean they can also provide challenges to graduates from other disciplines. Whatever their degree subject, graduates will be excited by the quality and diversity of opportunity. Programmes are designed to progress careers through an integrated range of flexible training activities and blended learning ideas.
From day–one induction and personal mentoring to management and global leadership programmes, AstraZeneca provides the resources and support graduates need to reach their full potential; while cross–functional moves, secondments and international assignments can broaden the experience.
It’s a performance–based culture with competitive salaries and bonuses that are linked to overall progress. But they also believe that quality of life and quality of work go hand in hand. That’s why they actively pursue opportunities for flexible working arrangements.
Core benefits include a minimum level of pension contribution and healthcare provision, and the additional range of ‘rewards options’ is considerable. But these are benefits that people tend to appreciate further down the line. What probably excites graduates more at this stage is the opportunity to develop their skills within a truly global business that’s setting the standards in an industry rich in challenges and rewards.