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MedImmune Overview

Gaithersburg, MD
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
MedImmune works to boost the immune systems of babies and grown-ups. Its flagship biotech product, Synagis, prevents respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a major cause of pneumonia and other respiratory disease in infants and children. Also on the market are FluMist, its nasal ... Read more

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MedImmune – Why Work For Us?

Leading global biologics R&D

With one of the largest, most robust pipelines in the industry — including more than 120 research projects and product candidates — we comprise nearly half of AstraZeneca’s overall R&D portfolio. We are focused on three core therapeutic areas: Oncology; Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmune; and Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease. But, we also are opportunity-driven in Infectious Disease.

About MedImmune

  • >120 biologics in R&D
  • ~2,200 global employees
  • 50% of AstraZeneca's pipeline


Passion meets science

At MedImmune, relentless pursuit is matched with exceptional capabilities to break new ground in science. We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients. We’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science and we thrive on collaboration. We offer our employees a diverse and modern workspace and we value work/life balance. Learn more about Life at MedImmune.

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At MedImmune, we believe in rewarding talent and performance. We do so by providing a competitive total compensation package to our employees including competitive salaries, opportunities to participate in our annual bonus and stock (LTI) programs, retirement savings and a long list of benefits. In addition, providing opportunity for development and advancement are part of our culture. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work.

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A sustainable vision

We lead in the development of first-in-class medicines. But we’re also setting an industry example through our sustainability program —including environmental and community outreach, such as STEM education and volunteering. The impact is local, national and, ultimately, global.

STEM education

We’ve made it our business for years to support STEM education—talking to students, their teachers and their parents. Our goal is to share what we know about how these fields are crucial—and even transformative—to all of our futures.

Environmental sustainability

We go beyond basic green measures. We are frontrunners in energy management and efficiency improvement, making us part of an innovative leadership movement focused on long-term energy conservation and a sustainable—yet competitive—future.

Sustainability isn’t just about the environment anymore. It’s also about performance and social responsibility. Our commitment to our business, our industry and our employees is to make all of these elements a strategic priority.

Matt Bell
Chief Operating Officer

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    Best of both worlds: small enough to be entrepreneurial and nimble, yet part of a large, well established organization (Astra Zeneca). Focused on transforming patients' lives. All scientists I worked with there believed in this mission.


    If you are not a scientist, it may take some time to feel you are a good fit for the company. It happens but it takes time.

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    Continue focusing on improving your talent development processes. They are good but they can be great.

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MedImmune Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at MedImmune (Gaithersburg, MD) in May 2017.


    I applied online and recieved a call back within a little over ten days. The phone interview was simple. The recruiter worked directly for AstraZeneca's human resources. She asked for my work/ experience background. About one week after my phone interview, I recieved an in-person interview with several potential co-workers and different shift supervisors.

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MedImmune Awards & Accolades

  • Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010

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