15,000 2 Thousand Oaks, California

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At Amgen, we believe in a “biology first” approach. We use cutting-edge science and technology to study the subtlest biological mechanisms in search of therapies that will improve the lives of those who suffer from serious diseases. Amgen believes the cure for disease can be found inside each and every one of us.

A call to serve, a mission to help others, a dedication to making a positive difference, and pride in what we do: These qualities unite military veterans and the professionals of Amgen. When you become part of our team, you can expect full support in your transition and opportunities to develop the leadership skills you bring to the table. You also can continue to optimize your experience by participating in our Veterans Resource Group, a network of fellow military service colleagues.

military culture

Our dedicated resource provides training and presentations onsite and virtually to hiring managers, talent acquisition, HR and other staff several times a year.

military spouse recruitment and hiring

Amgen supports the Hiring Our Heroes Spouse Fellowship Program. Our Veteran Employment Program Manager also works with spouses on an individual basis. Military Spouse recruiting is covered in our training about the Veteran Employment Program as well. In addition, we invite spouses to attend our on-site veteran networking events held throughout the year.

orientation training and onboarding

  • New Employee Orientation
  • New Employee Training
  • On-boarding program
  • Mentorship program
  • Other

civilian credential support

We offer tuition assistance or other financial support toward the preparation, attainment, and/or maintaining of an academic or professional certificate, degree, or another civilian credentialAmgen provides tuition assistance and reimbursement towards obtaining credentials and certifications. Military equivalents are also recognized within the company.

senior leadership

Two of Amgen's previous CEO's served in the U.S. Navy. This is one of many reasons why Amgen is so passionate and dedicated to hiring veterans. We currently have three vice presidents who served in either the U.S. military or in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. One of whom is a former Surgeon General of the United States. We also have several Executive Directors and Directors who served in the U.S. military.

Transitioning out of the military and looking for a job? The Military Times Job Board has listings from companies looking to hire vets.