Intern - Global Supply Chain & Technical Operations

Job Posted 2/6/2024
South San Francisco, CA
United States
Job Description

Cytokinetics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators and next-in-class muscle inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. As a leader in muscle biology and the mechanics of muscle performance, the company is developing small molecule drug candidates specifically engineered to impact muscle function and contractility.

At Cytokinetics we are dedicated to supporting the next generation of biotech professionals through our annual Cytokinetics Internship Program. We believe that investing in enthusiastic students and recent graduates brings fresh perspectives and insights to our teams and we take pride in providing opportunities to contribute to meaningful projects. Through our Internship Program we aim to provide a challenging and rewarding experience to build a strong foundation for a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.

This is a paid internship at our South San Francisco headquarters. The program is for approximately 10-12 weeks beginning in late May/early June.

The Global Supply Chain & Technical Operations summer intern will be exposed to a broad spectrum of activities across our enterprise function, including New Product Introductions, Demand & Supply Planning, Inventory Management, Third-Party Contract Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Digital Tools and Business Process Management. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are passionate about serving patients through an Operations career or want to explore this as a potential career path. You will experience and learn a lot as a key team member in our fast paced and dynamic global team.

Job Description:

  • Learn and expand knowledge of Global Supply Chain design, strategy and integration of critical activities with product Development and Technical Operations.

  • Engage in supply chain design, inventory management, supply planning and business process design; this is a hands-on role supporting the launch preparations for Aficamten in 2025.

  • Analyze global supply chain design and establish clear launch plan activities for global product.



  • We are looking for candidates who are pursuing a career in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or any of the following key sciences: Biology, Chemistry, or Engineering.

  • Previous Supply Chain intern or work experience is a plus, but not required.


Hourly pay range: $22-45/hour. Actual pay at the time of hire may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant qualifications, skills, and experience, as well as the service line and location where this position may be filled.  Please review our General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy PRIOR to applying.  

Our passion is anchored in rigorous and diligent scientific and clinical approaches to the discovery and development of novel mechanism therapeutics. With gratitude for the commitments and convictions of our employees who are inspired by the courage of patients we aim to serve, we believe Cytokinetics will continue to be a pioneering, values-driven, sustainable, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company.


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Cytokinetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer