Business Development Intern

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Department: Business Development

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Second Genome is seeking a current or recent PhD or MD to join the Business Development team as an intern. The position will report to the Senior Director of Corporate Development and will focus on data analytics and financial modeling.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess market needs and develop market insights on emerging industry trends that inform development and analysis of opportunities
  • Drive analysis of therapeutic area pipelines in relation to company’s interests
  • Identify and rapidly evaluate relevant transactions across multiple therapeutic areas
  • Drive research to extract data from transactions with direct application to company interests
  • Develop and utilize analytic tools and research methods to validate key assumptions and pressure test business outcomes
  • Develop financial models based on different analyses and present findings to company leadership


  • Dynamic, team-oriented individual with a technical background in life sciences who is looking to establish and enhance critical business analytics skills
  • Strong life science expertise and training in biological sciences is required (e.g., M.D. and/or Ph.D.)
  • Prior experience in pharma/biotech market research and financial modeling is preferred (e.g., through prior internships or business coursework)
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