Alkermes plc is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The company has a diversified commercial product portfolio and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates for chronic diseases that include schizophrenia, depression, addiction and multiple sclerosis. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio.

Applications are invited for our graduate opportunities. The objective of these positions is to give the holder the diversity of opportunity in a dynamic pharmaceutical organisation.  It provides for rotations across a variety of different disciplines.  It aims to provide the candidates with a multi-disciplinary appreciation of careers within the pharmaceutical sector.

The opportunities will be temporary (21 months) in duration and will consist of rotations between a number of operational departments including Quality Control and Regulatory, Validation, Engineering, Manufacturing and External Operations.


  • Degree level in Engineering or Science or related discipline to Honours level (if completing degree May/June2021 results to date should reflect working towards honours grade).
  • Demonstrated self-directed work habits including ability to objectively review, and make judgments in context of quality & compliance and effective problem solving.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Proven competency and reliability and flexibility.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.

For further details and to upload a CV log onto and click all available roles and Athlone Graduate Opportunities

Closing Date is Friday 5th March

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