Megan Thomason, 23, on why the diversity at AstraZeneca diversity makes every role exciting
How long have you worked for AstraZeneca and what do you enjoy about your role?
I’ve been at the company for four years and just started my permanent role as a delivery coordinator within the ServiceNow team in end user services. I’m really enjoying my new role as I’m gaining valuable project management experience and learning about a platform used across AstraZeneca in several business areas.
Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship at AstraZeneca?
The opportunity to work in a professional environment and develop practical skills alongside academic studies is a mutually beneficial situation as you can take learning and knowledge from either side and apply them to the other.
How would you describe the culture at AstraZeneca?
With people from all over the world, the company has a very diverse culture. Many groups and business areas have different ways of working, which makes every role exciting. The support network as an apprentice has been outstanding and the environment at the company is friendly, professional and a great place to work.
What has been the most rewarding/interesting project you have been involved in and why?
As part of the user experience team, I got to work on lots of patient-facing products and applications where I could see that the work we were doing was really going to have an impact on patients’ lives, which is always the end goal of what we do.
To find out more about apprenticeships at AstraZeneca, visit careers.astrazeneca.com/early-talent