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PTC Therapeutics Launches New "Talent Pipeline Program" to Help Students who Graduated During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) today announced the launch of the Talent Pipeline Program (TPP), a one-year global internship program aimed at providing recent graduates real-world experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and related professions, including research, finance, commercial, compliance, quality, legal, information technology, and communications. Throughout the immersive internship program, participants will be provided mentorship, job coaching, career counseling, and leadership training.

"Amid this global pandemic, many talented and hardworking recent graduates are rightfully worried about being able to enter the workforce. While this is an unfortunate reality, at PTC we want to help and be part of the solution," said Stuart W. Peltz, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of PTC Therapeutics. "While there is a significant amount of uncertainty right now, the biopharmaceutical industry is in one of its most innovative periods, bringing novel new therapies to patients that previously had no treatment options. To continue to produce these important products, we need to ensure that we have the next generation of intelligent and highly motivated leaders. We are excited to launch the 2020 Talent Pipeline Program to help create opportunities for new graduates who want to become scientists, future business leaders, regulatory scientists, lawyers and patent attorneys, marketers, communications and IT specialists, and much, much more. All talented and hardworking graduates are welcome to apply."

The Talent Pipeline Program will provide approximately 30 interns a one-year program of real-world training experience and will provided a stipend. Certain roles will require participants to live near PTC's research, technical operations, or manufacturing sites in New Jersey and California. Participants working in other roles will be virtually based and can be living anywhere. Successful participants will be provided a Certificate of Completion, a letter of reference, and consideration for future positions at PTC Therapeutics. To apply or learn more about the program, please visit https://ptcbio.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PTC_Careers/.

About PTC Therapeutics
PTC is a science-driven, global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated medicines that provide benefits to patients with rare disorders. PTC's ability to globally commercialize products is the foundation that drives investment in a robust and diversified pipeline of transformative medicines and our mission to provide access to best-in-class treatments for patients who have an unmet medical need. To learn more about PTC, please visit us at www.ptcbio.com and follow us on Facebook, on Twitter at @PTCBio, and on LinkedIn.

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SOURCE PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

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