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Looking to grow professionally and personally, gain hands-on experience and make a positive impact around the world? You’ve come to the right place. Our leadership development programs (LDPs) help university students get practical, real-world business experience. At the same time, you’ll develop leadership and communication skills, and broaden your understanding of concepts related to your function.

Our LDPs empower you to demonstrate your passion and potential in areas like:

Whether you’re an undergraduate, master’s or MBA student, when you apply for the overall LDP program in your area of interest, you’ll become eligible for one of the many slots available in that field. And when you join our team, you won’t just be working on major assignments—you’ll also have the support you need in order to succeed. All of our programs include training and mentorship as a core part of the experience.

Bachelor’s degree opportunities

Master’s degree and MBA opportunities

Ph.D. student LDPs

Ph.D. students who want to gain hands-on experience and grow as leaders in the pharmaceutical industry and academia, should apply to the Janssen Postdoctoral Program. In addition to being mentored by our outstanding senior scientists, you’ll have the opportunity to work on research projects in one of five therapeutic areas:
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolism
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases & Vaccines
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

What our leadership development program participants are saying

  • Johnson & Johnson prioritizes work/life balance. The culture encourages us to spend time outside of work doing what we love and taking care of our families.
    Madiha Irfan
    Information Technology Leadership Development Program (ITLDP) - Enterprise Architecture at Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson & Johnson provides products and services I’m proud of. That’s why I came here. From day one on the job, even at the most junior level, I knew my voice was being heard and that I could make a significant impact on the business.
    Stephanie Takach
    Marketing Leadership Development Program graduate and Brand Manager LE PETIT MARSEILLAIS™
  • My manager truly empowered me to have autonomy while giving me guidance each step of the way. As an intern, it was humbling having a manager let me run with this.
    Anthony Kang
    Human Resources Leadership Development Program participant and HR Leader, Vogue International
  • I’ve had great mentors—great people who have taken an interest in my career and given me some great opportunities and advice.
    Parag Dalsania
    Global Operations Leadership Development Program graduate and Director, Strategic Support Lead

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