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Begin your career journey at Parexel

We hire emerging talent and current students into a variety of positions across all regions and business units. You will be at the heart of getting medicines to those who need them most.

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Gain insight into one of the leading global Clinical Research Organizations, and work to develop your own scientific profile. Start as an Intern or Graduate to expand your expertise and skills to set the foundation for future success in your professional life.

You will be part of a team dedicated to accomplishing great things together; you will learn how we take personal responsibility for making success happen, and how individual skills add value in a collaborative culture.

Our Emerging Talent Programs

APEX Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Program

The Accelerated Program of Education, Exposure, and Experience for CRAs (APEX CRA) provides foundational clinical research training - including project and system experience - to new CRA hires who are recent college graduates and have less than a year of monitoring experience.

Our APEX Program hiring cycles, for both AMER and EMEA, are on a regular cadence which align with our business needs.  At various times we might not be actively recruiting as we are in-between hiring cycles for the next class. Please check this site for regular updates as all open and available APEX CRA position locations are posted here.

Path to Project Leader Program

The Path to Project Leader Program provides the opportunity for highly talented, motivated, and quickly progressing candidates to join the clinical research industry in a Senior Project Specialist role to acquire deep clinical research and project management knowledge and progress to an Associate Project Leader role within eight months.

Our Placements / Internships / Apprenticeship 


The Finance Department is hiring Summer 2024 Interns! This will be a 12-week program based out of Durham, North Carolina. Please see the postings below for additional information.


You will support an experienced Biostatistician. Key responsibilities include producing data listings using efficient programming techniques, conducting statistical analyses under supervision, and creating statistical reports.

Statistical Programmer

You will work with an assigned mentor to help with your training and development. Duties would include producing datasets, working on statistical outputs such as statistical tables and graphs, and data listings, and utilizing SAS® Software.

Clinical Data Engineer 

You work with close supervision to support various activities including managing data aggregation from various external sources and producing listings, reports and insights utilizing SAS® Software or the Data Management Workbench platform.

Clinical Database Programmer

You work with close supervision to support various programming activities related to clinical systems, and/or the application of computer and communication technologies.

Why Parexel Is a Great Place to Work

At Parexel, we define ourselves by the difference we make and by the compassion we share while making it. We advance science by keeping the patients at the heart of everything we do. We believe in each other, and that allows us to accomplish great things ourselves.

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Our Emerging Talent Events

During long-standing connections with universities around the world, we recruit top talent at several events throughout the year. You can meet us at University Recruitment Fairs, Diversity Hiring Events, and at the Boston Career Forum.

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