Back Bay is looking for bright, curious, and ambitious Interns who will bring their deep knowledge and experience to supporting life science companies’ strategic decision-making. Role – Summer Intern Who we are Back Bay is a life sciences-focused strategic and financial advisory firm providing strategic consulting, business development and strategic transaction advisory services to an international clientele of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies. Back Bay’s strategic consulting team provides commercial and R&D support and business development planning and execution services. The firm’s transaction advisory practice focuses on structuring, negotiating and executing mergers & acquisitions, partnership and other corporate transactions. Securities-related services are provided through our wholly-owned broker/dealer subsidiary. Why we hire smart people At Back Bay, we are committed to delivering actionable recommendations to clients based fundamentally on rigorous scientific, clinical and commercial analyses and critical thinking. As a result, we actively recruit candidates with prior consulting or relevant industry experience. Back Bay offers a supportive environment for interns to utilize their deep knowledge and prior experience. We value your potential and believe a broad exposure to the strategic, commercial, and business development activities of the full range of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies will facilitate your continued professional growth and development. We are looking for interns who want to explore a potential career in the life sciences and have the skills necessary to succeed, including:· Problem solving – the ability to construct hypotheses, generate and analyze data, and draw meaningful conclusions· Intellectual curiosity – going beyond the obvious to identify connections and trends· Life sciences expertise – ability to review the scientific/clinical literature and carry out in-depth discussions with academic or industry opinion leaders· Quick study – ability to learn rapidly and assimilate knowledge· Communication – experience in transmitting complex ideas in written and oral form· Strong team player – fosters a collegial culture and enjoys working on teams to solve challenging problems collaborativelyRole within Back Bay – Consulting We are looking for interns to join our strategy consulting team to function as full-time Analysts would. As part of a project team, interns gather data from a range of sources (e.g. literature, databases), conduct interviews with key stakeholders, and analyze data required to address the issues across all stages of projects. Interns also play an essential role in preparation of client reports and client interactions. Candidate qualifications:· Undergraduate degree in life sciences, finance coursework a plus· Preference for Junior applicants (Class of 2022) but exceptional Sophomores will be considered · Experience with Excel and PowerPoint· Excellent writing and presentation skills· Candidates should possess the ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment· Must be legally authorized to work in the United StatesRole within Back Bay – M&A We are looking for interns to join our transaction advisory team. This person will be a member of a growing M&A advisory practice and will be involved in conducting and coordinating primary research, financial modeling and valuation analytics, creating internal and external descriptive materials, building detailed target lists, interacting with prospective clients and transactional counterparties, assisting the group’s new business efforts, and general support of all aspects of transactional client projects. Candidate qualifications:· Prior experience in or knowledge of the life sciences field strongly preferred· Preference for Junior applicants (Class of 2022) but exceptional Sophomores will be considered · Highly motivated with excellent analytical and oral/written communication skills· Understanding of key concepts underlying commercial forecasting, corporate finance and transactional analysis· Candidates should possess the ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment· Must be legally authorized to work in the United StatesWhy join Back Bay We offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and continued opportunities for career advancement. As a growing and entrepreneurial firm, we believe in direct contact with senior members of the team at all stages of development. To applyForward your CV, cover letter, and transcript to us for consideration. In the cover letter, please clearly state your preference for the team you are applying to. Please address correspondence to Brendan Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org.