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Breakthrough Fellowship Program with Pfizer

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In 2021 Pfizer launched the Breakthrough Fellowship Program – a nine-year commitment designed to enhance our pipeline of diverse leaders. The Breakthrough Fellowship Program, first-of-its-kind, works to advance students with demonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion for Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic, and Native Americans at Pfizer, in particular growing the pipeline of Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic and Native Americans at Pfizer. The program has a goal of developing 100 fellows by 2025.

Students will be eligible to apply during their Junior year of college. Successful Fellows will participate in all five components of the program:

  • An initial 10-week summer internship for rising undergraduate college seniors
  • 2 years of full-time employment after Undergraduate graduation
  • After 2 years, a fully paid scholarship to complete a full-time, 2-year MBA, MPH or MS Statistics program
  • Summer internship between the first and second years of the MBA / MPH or MS Statistics program
  • Return to Pfizer for employment post-program graduation

Applications for the 2024 Breakthrough Fellowship Program will open January 25th through February 15th.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be an undergraduate student enrolled in a full-time university program (an accredited college / university degree program at the time of award) and graduate Winter 2024 or Spring 2025
  • Min GPA 3.0 
  • Committed interest & intent to pursue an MBA, MPH or MS Statistics graduate degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity, equity and inclusion for Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic and Native Americans at Pfizer, in particular growing the pipeline of Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic and Native Americans at Pfizer
  • Submit a brief written statement (no more than 500 words) explaining how you have worked to advance diversity, equity and inclusion for Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic and Native Americans, and how you will use your background or experiences to help Pfizer grow the pipeline for Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic and Native Americans at Pfizer. This statement must be the applicant’s original work and does not rely on, nor based on any work product that uses any form of AI.
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership potential.

Apply Here!