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Lifelong Learning

Helping you to continuously learn, grow and evolve throughout your career with us, empowering you to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

We’re committed to fostering a culture of lifelong learning, where our people are proactive about their personal development and learn every day. This means you have the chance to constantly grow your abilities, skills and knowledge. We know just how important it is to be able to adapt, innovate and respond to new and unprecedented challenges in today’s fast-changing world. That’s how we continue to deliver life-changing medicines to patients.

We want you to be energised and inspired by your learning experiences here. That’s why we take a modern, empowering and purposeful approach to lifelong learning, through our innovative and accessible experiences.

Watch the videos below to hear some of our colleagues share their learning journeys at AstraZeneca.

Unlocking your potential

Across all job roles, from early in career to leadership, our portfolio of resources and bespoke learning experiences are designed to support you throughout your career at AstraZeneca. Our people can learn in a multitude of ways, whether that’s on the job or using our selection of learning resources and interactive learning experiences. It’s all about helping you take ownership of your personal development to learn, grow and perform at your full potential.

For us, it’s about tapping into our natural curiosity to embrace a ‘learning mindset’ – thinking differently about learning, spotting those moments in real-time and being proactive in applying it. Underpinning this is our forward-thinking approach to performance development. One where we focus on looking forward – not back – and how we build your strengths to develop you over the long-term through coaching and feedforward. Our 3Es framework (Experience, Exposure and Education) supports you to find formal and informal learning moments every day, accelerating your development.  

With a diverse portfolio of learning programmes and resources, we offer something for everyone – from new joiners and aspiring managers to senior leaders and high performing teams.

Preparing you for the future

Our culture of lifelong learning strengthens our collective capability to learn new skills and build on our existing skills. Being ready and equipped to embrace challenges and seize the opportunities that lie ahead isn’t just important for our people and teams – it’s critical to every one of us in this fast-changing world. No matter where we work or what we do. In the spirit of learning, we endeavour to share our tools and resources with the global network. We proudly share our professional skills development offering with the Young Health Impact Fellows, designed with the aim of nurturing the next generation of health leaders. 

Our learner experience 

As part of our ambition to build a culture of lifelong learning, we set ourselves a mission to transform the learner experience. We have made significant investment in world-class technology and tools to make learning easy, accessible and tailored to your needs.

Our digital learning platform, Degreed, places a personalised learning experience at your fingertips. Anywhere, anytime and on any device. It uses data, artificial intelligence and machine learning to suggest the most relevant content for you to sharpen your skills.

Our commitment to your development is reflected in the wide spectrum of programmes and resources accessible to all AstraZeneca employees, irrespective of location. From professional skills enhancement to fostering learning agility and mastering digital and data-driven techniques, our portfolio is comprehensive and current.

At AstraZeneca, we're not just preparing you for the challenges of today but equipping you with the skills to navigate the opportunities of tomorrow.

Curious minds, creative ideas and a thirst for knowledge are what we look for in our people. Sound like you? Join us and start your own lifelong learning journey today. Find out about our open opportunities here.

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We believe that wherever you are, whatever you're doing, there is always an opportunity to learn and develop.

– Marc Howells, Vice President, Talent and Development

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