MBA Intern- Regeneron Genetics Center, Summer 2019

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Dec 04, 2018
Ref
14489BR
Discipline
Science/R&D, Genetics
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Part time
The Regeneron Genetics Center RGC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, whose goals are to apply large scale human genetics to identify new drug targets and to guide the development of therapeutics programs and precision medicine. Building upon Regeneron's strengths in mouse genetics and genetics-driven drug discovery and development, the RGC specializes in ultra-high-throughput exome sequencing, large scale informatics and data analysis encompassing genomics and electronic health records, and translating genetic discoveries into new biology and drug discovery opportunities. The RGC leverages multiple approaches including large population based studies, Mendelian genetics and family based studies, founder population genetics, and large-scale disease focused projects and has developed a network of over 50 collaborations with research organizations around the world. Including some of the largest sequencing studies in the world, such as the DiscovEHR study in collaboration with Geisinger Health System, and an initiative to sequence 500,000 participants with the UK Biobank, the RGC has built one of the largest human genetics databases, including sequence data from over several hundred thousand participants and rapidly growing. Our interests encompass a breadth of different areas across all therapeutic areas and the RGC is highly integrated into all facets of research and development at Regeneron. Program goals include target discovery, indication discovery, and patient-disease stratification. Objectives include advancing basic science around the world through public sharing of discoveries, providing clinically-valuable insights to physicians and providers of collaborating health-care systems, improving patient outcomes, and identifying novel targets for drug development. The RGC MBA Intern role will have primary responsibilities in supporting the Business Operations and Strategic Planning team at the Regeneron Genetics Center with the opportunity to lead strategy projects and assessments over a 10-12 summer internship term. The overall scope of responsibilities would cover business operations, strategic and financial planning, as well as supporting and facilitating business development for the RGC. The ideal candidate will have some experience in operations and business development in the healthcare industry, preferably with biopharma or genome center experience. The student must be organized, process driven, and self-motivated. The role will require effective communication, leadership, and ability to work with cross-functional teams across research, clinical, and finance/administrative functions. There will be regular interactions with senior management, senior project teams/committees, and third party collaborators. Business Operations projects . These will include the opportunity to work with the RGC Business Operations team and Regeneron Business Development and Legal colleagues in sourcing and negotiating collaborations. Strategic Planning projects . These would include opportunities to develop and complete a strategic assessments and competative intelligence for the business unit. Strategy projects of interest would include an assessment of commercial opportunities in diagnostics, funding sources and partnerships for large scale genomics initiatives, competitive landscape analyses of the genomics industry, and new R&D and business opportunities leveraging genetic discoveries from the RGC . Education . Current 1st Year MBA student with concentration in finance or operations . Science background preferred Skills . Prior experience in operations and business development in the healthcare industry, preferably with biopharma or genome center experience . Excellent organizational skills . Must be process driven, and self-motivated . Excellent communication skills . Able to work with cross-functional teams across research, clinical, and finance/administrative functions . Strategic thinker with understanding of the biopharmaceutical discovery and development process, and the strategic issues facing the RGC . Sufficient knowledge of or desire to learn about all stages of RGC activities . Demonstrated ability to think creatively and independently, propose solutions proactively, and exhibit sound judgment. Transportation and Housing . A free shuttle is offered from the North White Plains or Tarrytown train stations to the Tarrytown campus . Get to know other incoming Interns on our closed LinkedIn page when you accept an offer This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business. To all agencies . Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid. Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.