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At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns and co-ops who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Learn more about our 2022 program here. 

 

Intern, Corporate Strategy & Portfolio Planning (MBA)

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Intern, Corporate Strategy & Portfolio Planning (CSPP), supports the CSPP team in working across the organization to answer important questions relevant to our short- and long-term objectives. This internship opportunity includes work on new or ongoing team strategies and evaluation of growth opportunities that support FMI's Corporate Strategy. The Intern also supports CSPP to embed and align corporate strategy across all organizational levels to ensure every employee can see their work reflected in the company's ambition and objectives.

The FMI Internship Program is offered to students currently registered in a degree program. It is a 10-12 week summer commitment, Full Time, 40 hours/week. Interns will gain a greater understanding of FMI through challenging project-based work, Spotlight Speaker Series with company executives, and the chance to connect with all employees by attending many company-wide events.

Foundation Medicine is unable to consider candidates that will require visa sponsorship now, or in the future, for this specific role.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage and perform detailed qualitative and quantitative analyses to support the company with strategic business thinking (e.g., prioritization, scenario analysis, business case creation).

• Support the preparation of management presentations to be presented to executives.

• Help establish a clear link between FMI’s strategic priorities and resource allocation for various project opportunities across the company.

• Support partnerships across functional areas to deliver strategies aligned with high-level corporate strategy and facilitate cross-functional alignment on strategic initiatives.

• Help provide strategic thought partnership for the Executive Team on decisions with broad or long-term business ramifications.

• Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

• Currently a first-year student pursuing an MBA

• 2+ years of prior work experience in an analytical, problem-solving strategic function

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in biochemical science and technology, biotechnology, or in an equivalent scientific or business/analytical field

• 1+ years of prior life science/pharmaceutical industry experience

• Strong familiarity with healthcare language and terminology

• Excellent quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills

• History of successfully leading cross-functional teams through strategic analyses and competitive analyses

• Excellent interpersonal skills including collaboration skills and communication skills for a variety of audiences (levels, functions, backgrounds)

• Demonstrated self-sufficiency, creative problem solving, and ability to execute in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment

• Business acumen and comfort dealing with ambiguity

• Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive company matters

• Commitment to reflect FMI’s values: Patients, Passion, Innovation and Collaboration

 

Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.

 

About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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Our 2022 Internship Program


At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Not only will each intern have the opportunity to learn and grow, but we will also learn from our interns as we pursue our passion together. We offer opportunities in departments across the company including: Lab Operations, Cancer Genomics, Data Strategy & Product Development, Technology, and Business Support Services. 

Learn more about our 2022 program here. 

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Foundation Medicine is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin. Further, qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also FMI’s EEO Statement and EEO is the Law and Supplement. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.  (EOE/AAP Employer)

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