Academic Outreach Programs

In today’s competitive job market, it is important for students to have solid work experience. PPD offers a variety of opportunities for internships, fellowships and drug information residencies at various locations where academic programs complement PPD business objectives.


PPD offers internship programs for qualified students in several different departments within the company including, but not limited to, finance, purchasing, clinical and legal. Through the programs, students gain hands-on experience and an opportunity to network with top-quality industry professionals at a leading global contract research organization (CRO).

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UNC/PPD Fellowship Program

PPD offers a two-year drug development fellowship program in partnership with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Regulatory Affairs Residency Program

Learn and apply diverse drug information skills and principles through PPD's unique one-year specialty residency program.

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