What is Covance's Compelling Offer?
Our Compelling Offer is Covance's vision of a work environment that offers opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects alongside bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We believe that with these three career elements, Covance is a great place to work that will continue to attract top talent to our company. Our Compelling Offer is built upon our mission to help make the miracles of medicine a reality.
Does Covance offer and support continuing education?
We offer an annual reimbursement plan, whether you have an interest in taking classes toward a formal degree or just an interest in continuous learning. Please contact a local Covance Human Resource professional for details.
What skills do you look for in recent college graduates?
As a global company with a strong presence in more than 20 countries, we look for a wide variety of skill-sets in our new graduates. Regardless of their individual talents and skills, each of our Covance employees shares a dedication to the following "skill-set for success":
- Quality orientation
- Team player
- Strong customer/client service orientation
- Talented individuals with proven academic performance
What will the interview be like?
We conduct behavioral-based interviewing
. This interview style uses past behavior as a predictor of future behavior. As part of the interview process, you will have the opportunity to meet with hiring managers as well as a recruiter. This is your time to make a good first impression, so be prepared to answer questions around the "skill-set for success."
How long does the interview process take?
The interview process usually takes one to two weeks. The timeframe may vary based on business need. You will be notified via telephone if you are selected for additional interviews. If you have questions during the interview process, feel free to contact your recruiter via telephone or e-mail. He or she will provide you with an update.
I am about to graduate. What full-time opportunities does Covance have?
Covance career opportunities are posted on Covance's job search page
. Submit your resume online to be considered for a position. Don't hesitate to apply early! Many students apply two to three months prior to graduation and are pleased to know that they have a job waiting for them upon graduation.
I don't see a specific position online that matches my skill set. Can I still apply?
Yes. You can submit a resume at any time. You can also create a "Search Agent" if you don't see an open position that interests you. The Search Agent allows you to create, edit and run saved searches. You can also save a search to run automatically and have the newest search results emailed to you on a regular basis! You may edit your search at any time and can have multiple saved searches.
How to set up a Search Agent
To set up a search agent, click here. On the Search Openings page, indicate your position preferences such as location, job category and keywords. (You will be prompted to create an account if you have not already done so.) When you find a search that closely matches your preferences, you are ready to save it as an automated Search Agent.
On the search results page, you will see a "Create Search Agent" button. Name your search, and then indicate the frequency of notification and click "Save." The system will do the rest and send you an email when opportunities become available that fit your search criteria.
Does Covance offer internship opportunities?
Do I need a Master's/Graduate degree?
No. Covance has career opportunities for all levels of education: high school, college graduate, Master's degree, Ph.D. or DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine). Visit our job search page
to view all open positions and to review educational requirements for each position. You'll find many career opportunities that do not require an advanced degree.