General Company Info

Biogen Idec uses cutting edge science to discover, develop, manufacture and market biological medicine for the treatment of serious diseases with high unmet need. Biogen Idec is the world's oldest independent biotechnology company and a Fortune 500 company with more than $4 billion in revenues and offices located worldwide.  

Biogen Idec is a trusted source of vital therapies for multiple sclerosis, such as AVONEX® and TYSABRI®. The organization also discovered RITUXAN®, the world's most prescribed treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Patients worldwide benefit from Biogen Idec's products, and count on them not only for their medication, but also for a variety of support programs.  

In addition to global leadership in the treatment of MS, Biogen Idec has leveraged its R&D and commercial expertise to pursue life-saving and life-changing therapies for other neurodegerative diseases, including ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Biogen Idec is continuing to advance high potential programs in hemophilia and build on scientific strength in immunobiology.  

Biogen Idec’s culture of excellence empowers employees to challenge conventional wisdom and propose better ways of doing things; bringing additional value to all stakeholders, starting with the people Biogen Idec employees come to work for everyday–patients, their own families, and themselves.
Did you know?

Biogen Idec’s HQ has the largest solar photovoltaic array in Massachusetts.


Corporate Headquarters:
133 Boston Post Road
Weston, MA 02493

Ticker symbol: BIIB

Employees: 4,300

2010 revenue: $4,700 million

1 yr. growth rate: 8 percent

We have a large summer internship program focused on undergraduate students in science, engineering, IT and other corporate functions. With locations in North Carolina and Massachusetts, we offer students with excellent opportunities to gain valuable work experience in the biotechnology industry. Through hands-on work experience we offer a supportive, collaborative teaching environment aimed at assisting students in developing their skills and identifying career goals. We seek students who are interested in building a long-term relationship with Biogen Idec.  

For summer 2012, our recruitment window for undergraduate students will be from November 2011 – April 2012.  Undergraduate intern applicants must be full-time students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher enrolled in accredited degree programs; applicants must have completed either their freshman, sophomore or junior years.
Find open positions and apply at Biogen Idec's career website.