Students

GSK’s Industry Based Learning (IBL) program is developed for undergraduate University students in their penultimate and final year of study. The program offers students an opportunity to work within a company that help people do more, feel better and live longer.

This twelve-month, full time IBL program is the perfect opportunity for students to launch their career, offering invaluable hands-on work experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Upon completion, IBL’s will have built on their university learning and gained a competitive edge for all future career prospects.

Our program includes opportunities across our diverse business including:

  • Pharmaceutical Commercial – Abbotsford & Auckland
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Boronia
  • Consumer Healthcare – Ermington & Auckland
  • Consumer Healthcare Manufacturing - Ermington
  • Shared Services Teams – Abbotsford, Boronia & Ermington

2018 IBL Applications are now Open!

We are excited to announce that GSK's 2018 Industry Based Learning applications are now open!

This year, 69 internships are being offered in the following areas:

Melbourne

Pharmaceutical Commercial – Abbotsford, Victoria

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – Boronia, Victoria

Sydney

Consumer Healthcare – Ermington, Sydney

 Consumer Healthcare Manufacturing – Ermington, Sydney

New Zealand

You must be able to commit to full-time employment during this 12-month program.

Pharmaceutical Commercial – Auckland, New Zealand

Consumer Healthcare Commercial – Auckland, New Zealand

What does the program offer me?

Our IBL program suits students who want a career with real purpose. Participants benefit from a rich variety of structured training and individual mentoring while gaining genuine experience in your chosen field. We have designed our program to ensure that you will work closely with your manager and professionals who are passionate about their work and are willing to pass on their learning and knowledge. This way, you will get to develop great skills crucial for your future success in the workplace.

You will be a part of a structured and robust program to give you the optimum opportunity for appropriate learning and development. You will benefit from the following:

  • Being involved in hands on real and interesting work
  • Opportunity to work on key projects to build all the core technical and business skills
  • Be actively involved in career networking forums
  • Access to various internal and external training opportunities
  • Report directly to a line manager
  • A corporate induction to GSK
  • Be involved in GSK’s staff volunteering program to help the community

What do I need to succeed?

Our interns need ambition, commercial awareness and a self-motivated, proactive approach. We’re looking for clear, effective communicators who can quickly build a rapport with a wide range of people. It’s also important that you can adapt to change and keep focused. While you have the drive and confidence to trust your own judgment, you’re a real team player who actively collaborates with others.

How do I apply?

During the applications open period, submit your application through the “Search Jobs and Apply” tab on this website or through the links above. To view the vacancies, search using the keyword “IBL” in the relevant location. You will then be requested to log in and enter your personal information.

Essential Program Criteria

Before submitting your application, please ensure that you meet the essential criteria for the program that you are applying to and that you provide this information accurately. Please note that if you do not meet the essential requirements of the program, you may receive an automatic response, declining your application.

Timeline & Assessment Process

Our robust recruitment process includes online application, video interview and assessment centre. This takes place over the course of around 8 weeks.

Sound exciting? We think this could be the best career move you ever make.