As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

What if you could apply your Scientific knowledge and organizational skills to expanding the frontiers of medicine?

Launch a global career with Fortrea's Internship Program.

Exciting opportunity to be part of the Fortrea 2024 Global Internship Program as a Costing Intern!

About the role

As a Fortrea intern, you will have the opportunity to support meaningful assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Business and Healthcare disciplines and are inspiring and valuable in our mission to improve health and improve lives across the globe. In addition to department work, we support your professional development and career exploration through program workshops, leadership speakers, employee resource group introductions, new hire panel discussions and small group ‘coffee chats’.

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations and take pride in delivering solutions that bring life changing medicines to patients faster and create lasting value for all our stake holders.

About the team

The Clinical Costing Team is part of the Enterprise Client Solutions function and is responsible for developing the clinical, monitoring and resourcing strategy for all late-stage request for proposals from our clients. This team is responsible for ensuring that the budget solutions we provide to our clients are not only competitive but also operationally sound and feasible.

Internship assignment summary

  • Attend training sessions to learn the drug development process and how clinical research is planned, conducted, and reported.
  • Familiarize yourself with the various tools and processes that the clinical costing team utilizes to develop the budgets for clinical studies.
  • Support the team with special projects and analytics which get an opportunity to present to senior management for more informed decision making.
  • Engage and learn with the senior team members by shadowing them in their daily activities and learn the strategy behind the operations of clinical research to enhance your knowledge and skills into this exciting domain.


  • Working towards bachelor’s or master’s degree in life sciences, bio-medical, pharmacy, nursing, medicine, STEM or equivalent.
  • Has experience delivering projects in an academic setting.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well with various stakeholders and internal/external colleagues.
  • Embraces diverse and innovative ways of thinking through various forms of collaboration and partnership.
  • Good analytical and informatics technology/ computing skills

Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit

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