Intern, Project Management

San Diego, CA
May 20, 2022
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type

Job Description

Position: Intern, Project Management


Reporting To: Associate Director, Project Management


Position Objective

Nitto BioPharma, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA-based therapeutics for intractable diseases.


Project management is a key function to support Nitto’s pipeline programs and alliances.

This position will support the project management team to ensure smooth progression of internal programs and external collaborations in addition to supporting inter-company activities with corporate partners. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about drug discovery and development in a fast-paced biotech environment.



Major Job Functions

· Support integrated project planning processes including scheduling, risk management, communication plans and reporting

· Provide active meeting management by distributing meeting agendas, capturing minutes and decisions, and tracking action items

· Organize completion of project team deliverables and contribute to content development as appropriate

· Assist in the reporting of projects and portfolio updates to management

· Assist in the preparation and review of project management procedure and SOPs as needed

· Update and utilize project management tools and templates; Support initiatives for Project Management process improvements



Education, Licensure and/or Experience


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or other related discipline.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in project management tools (e.g., Project, Visio) is a plus.
  • Must be extremely organized, able to multi-task and work well with others across different disciplines and levels in a professional setting.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and have effective time management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in collaborative fast-paced team environment.



Physical Job Requirements:


Office/Lab environment. Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy in place. Lifting up to 20 pounds may be required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keypad or to write, as well as talk and hear. They are required to stand, walk or sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.





Disclaimer: This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job duties; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Company Description

Nitto BioPharma, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company located in San Diego focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA-based therapeutics for intractable diseases. Nitto BioPharma offers unique RNA drug and its delivery solutions by designing novel biodegradable drug delivery systems with the ability to target specific cells and efficiently deliver the cargo into the cells. Clinical assets include two Phase 2 clinical programs, a first-in-class drug for the treatment of liver fibrosis (with Bristol-Myers Squibb), and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as a Phase 1 oncology program to treat non-small cell lung cancer.

Nitto BioPharma's mission is to develop and deliver innovative life-transforming therapies for patients with unmet medical needs. Leveraging the long-standing success and track record of Nitto Denko Corporation (Nitto), Nitto BioPharma has created a new and efficient business unit that allows pharmaceutical products to be brought to market at a fast pace. Our long-term vision and unparalleled, multi-disciplinary team of researchers from all over the globe make Nitto BioPharma a vibrant and exciting work environment.

Nitto BioPharma is a key asset of Nitto. Since its establishment in 1918, Nitto has created over 13,500 products based on its core technologies and has contributed to customers' value creation with innovative ideas. The core of Nitto's life science business consists of contract manufacturing and drug discovery.