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  • Everyone should feel empowered to bring their whole self to work. Last Saturday, at London Pride 2018, we proudly marched with the proud science alliance, a partnership between Wellcome, The Francis Crick Institute, GlaxoSmithKline/ViiV Healthcare, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Simmons & Simmons and ourselves – connecting LGBTQ+ Employees and Allies across the Life Sciences Sector.

  • Last year, our employees volunteered more than 29,000 hours on projects in countries around the world. Wherever we work, we aim to make a positive impact on our local communities. On International Volunteer Day, we would like to thank all of our employees who have volunteered in their local community. Find out more about our community investment work:

    Community Investment

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  • Congratulations to our Near East team on their first-ever Women Empowerment Summit! For two days, 130 AstraZeneca female employees from nine countries came together for presentations and discussions on leadership skills, work-life balance and more. Women make up 42% of the AstraZeneca Near East family. Find out more:

    AstraZeneca Near East Hosts the Near East's First Empowerment Summit for Women in STEM

    130 women make up 42% of the AstraZeneca Near East family More than two thirds of speakers were female leaders Topics ranged from work-life balance to unconscious bias and beyond BEIRUT, LEBANON - 23 October 2018. In an effort to empower more women in the Near East working in STEM fields, AstraZeneca organized the first edition of Women Empowerment Summit.

  • Our Chairman, Leif Johansson, has joined 50 business leaders in a pan-European pledge to promote inclusion and diversity. At AstraZeneca, we’re proud to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected because of their difference. By creating a place where every employee can be themselves, we believe that we can unleash the power of our collective potential to help us to achieve our bold ambition. Learn more about the pledge:

    Home - Embrace Difference

    Because diversity is not just about gender, race, sexual orientation or disability. It's about welcoming a full range of talents from across the entire spectrum of society.

  • A Huge Congratulations to Joseph Jackson on winning joint 'Apprentice of the Year,' at the North East Cheshire Business Awards on Friday evening.

    Tracey Cosgrave from Macclesfield College, the sponsors of the award, said that the judges "were amazed at the standard of the entries that were received. The three finalists are all great ambassadors for apprenticeships and are a credit to themselves and their employers’. We couldn’t split the final decision, so we have joint winners of the Apprentice of the Year award.”

  • A Huge thank you to all of those who participated in Manchester Pride. Great to see so many employees living our values.

  • We have been proud to support the Cambridge e-Luminate festival. It was uplifting to see Cambridge bathed in colour, in a celebration of the infinite possibilities created by light at the intersection of art and science:

  • Our PT & D graduates always come prepared! We are looking for the next round of forward thinkers to join our UK programme. Apply now, applications close 18th December!

    Pharma & Technology Programme | AstraZeneca Careers

    Back to top Locations: Macclesfield, UK; or Gothenburg, Sweden Salary: Competitive Apply for UK programme Applications for the Swedish programme will be opening from the 2nd January 2018. As a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business, we employ around 50,000 people worldwide. Our goal is to make a real impact on some of the greatest medical challenges facing humanity.

  • Our entrepreneurial spirit, strong sense of scientific curiosity and collaboration are some of the reasons why Science Magazine named AstraZeneca as a Top Employer! Learn more:

    It's official: AstraZeneca and MedImmune ranked a top place for scientists to work by Science

    Mene Pangalos, Head of AstraZeneca's Innovative Medicines and Early Development (IMED) Biotech Unit says: "Any time you walk into our labs, you can see, hear and feel the infectious enthusiasm for scientific innovation. We provide the cutting-edge technology and facilities but it's our fantastic scientists who bring their intellectual curiosity and exceptional skills, drive and dedication to deliver life-changing new medicines."

  • Graduates, want to work with some of the savviest minds in the tech industry? We are now accepting applications in the UK for our IT Leadership Programme! Click to apply:

    IT Leadership Programme

    Jump to navigation Back to top Science led. IT driven. Operating in over 100 countries and employing around 50,000 people, AstraZeneca invested over $5.6 billion in research and development in 2015. Innovation is our focus, and IT is at the heart of every project.

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