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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
130 Waverly Street ♦ Cambridge, MA
STEM Contact: Alysson Nolan ♦ (617) 444-6259 ♦ alysson_nolan@vrtx.com
http://www.vrtx.com/destination-vertex.html

 

Business Description

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is a global biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of breakthrough small molecule drugs for serious diseases. The Company’s strategy is to commercialize its products both independently and in collaboration with major pharmaceutical companies. Vertex’s product pipeline is focused on viral diseases, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, cancer, pain and bacterial infection.

STEM Partnership Summary

Vertex offers Summer Internship and Co-op opportunities. Vertex employees will participate in classroom presentations for elementary and middle schools. Universities can also request tours. Teacher curriculum support is also available in biotechnology. One of the more unique STEM activities offered through Vertex is their resume workshops for college students.

Types of Educational Outreach Opportunities

Guest Speakers
Representatives for Career Fairs
Internships
Cooperative Education
Tours
Advisory Board Representatives

Target Population

Grades K-12
Postsecondary

Academic Subjects Related to Activities

Biology
Chemistry
Engineering
Technology
Biotechnology
Algebra
Geometry

 

 

 

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