Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0131
Post Date 5/7/2018
Company Ionis
Title Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Intern
Employment Type Temporary

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located in the North San Diego County city of Carlsbad, was founded in 1989 to create advanced, novel medicines to treat diseases with an unmet medical need. We are the pioneer and leader in the discovery and development of antisense drugs. By exploiting various cutting-edge RNA targeting technologies, we are capable of specifically and efficiently targeting any gene of interest, including ones which are not targetable by small molecules or antibodies. We currently have three approved drugs, and a robust pipeline of over 30 drugs in various stages of clinical trials.

Ionis is a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment designed to foster innovation and scientific excellence. Our success is a direct result of our outstanding employees. We are interested in bringing together individuals with different skill sets into this creative environment to be part of a productive team. Join us and experience our unique culture while you develop and expand your career.

We are committed to encouraging students who have an interest in science to continue to pursue that interest by providing opportunities for exposure in a scientific focused business and culture.

Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Internship


The Corporate Communications and Investor Relations (CC/IR) Intern will complete timely and relevant projects in support of Ionis’ strategic and tactical communications goals. Assist in the development of materials for use by the Corporate Communications and Investor Relations team and management, including PowerPoint presentations, media relations content, summaries of analyst reports and press releases, as assigned. The CC/IR Intern will be involved in team and project meetings to learn and assist in the planning, implementation, and tracking of specific corporate communications and investor relations projects. Work will be thoughtfully designed to address business priorities and to provide challenging growth opportunities, exposure to leadership, and a view of the cross-functional nature of a full-time role in the corporate development department at Ionis, which includes corporate communications and investor relations, business development, alliance management, corporate intelligence and patient advocacy.


• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program and maintaining student status throughout the internship
• Will be willing to live in the San Diego area during time of the internship
• Ability to commit to a minimum 40-hour work week
• Ability to work independently and capable of taking initiative on specific projects
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Organized, self-starter with good problem-solving skills
• Creative and flexible

Approximate dates of employment: January 2018 to September 2018


For more information about Ionis and to apply for this position,

please visit our website, Reference Requisition #17-0131.


Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and all its subsidiaries are proud to be EEO employers.

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