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International Recruitment and Development Program

Want to use your unique combination of expertise, dedication and drive to spark bold innovation while tackling some of the world's most pressing health challenges? With the power of the world's largest broadly-based healthcare company behind you, you'll amplify your impact—and find that you can touch the lives of people everywhere.

The Program
As a truly international operation, we’re seeking the best graduates from around the world to drive positive change across Johnson & Johnson. The International Recruitment and Development Program (IRDP) is designed to transform high-potential MBA and master’s students into the leaders of tomorrow. This program is a career differentiator, providing the training, expertise, experience, and mentorship to take on a leadership role at Johnson & Johnson.

The Opportunity

  • Customized leadership development program
  • Opportunities are available in our consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices business segments across business development, finance, health economics, information technology, marketing, market access, operations, product management, project management, sales, and supply chain

Are You Ready to Make a Difference?
IRDP participants get comprehensive career tracking, customized professional development planning and chances to connect with our global alumni network. In addition to opportunities to serve the community, you'll gain access to formal leadership training and executive coaching, as well as our mentorship and buddy program.

Who We're Looking For


Our ideal candidates have a passion for healthcare. They have a strategic mindset and possess exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. They should also have the ability to thrive in a highly complex, global work environment, and take the initiative to set priorities and exceed goals.

  • Full-time MBA or master’s degree required
  • Minimum of three years of experience
  • Permanent work authorization and language fluency for countries of interest
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Ability to develop solutions using data-driven insights
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