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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, Office of the CEO (Graduate)

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

About the Job

The Intern (MBA), Office of the CEO, partners with the Chief Executive Officer’s office in establishing, triaging, and implementing FMI’s enterprise strategy and business operations. The Intern works collaboratively and cross-functionally both within the Executive and Leadership Teams and throughout the business to guide the company through priority strategic projects and planning, communications, and business process improvement opportunities. Leveraging collaboration skills, and qualitative and quantitative analysis, the Intern problem solves and progresses key strategic initiatives in support of the company’s mission to transform cancer care.

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, including but not limited to:

  • Prioritization;
  • Scenario analysis;
  • Business case creation;
  • Market research; and

• Objectives and Key Results tracking.

• Provide competitive assessments, strategic and gap analyses to support initiatives of the Office of the CEO.

• Support the preparation of management presentations and business recommendations to be presented to senior staff and executives.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Currently a first year student pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration degree, MPH or relevant Master’s degree

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

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in a life science, technology, mathematics, biotechnology, healthcare, business or closely related field of study

• 1+ years of prior work experience in the life science, healthcare or biopharmaceutical industry

• Strong familiarity with healthcare terminology

• History of working with cross-functional teams through strategic and competitive analyses

• Excellent quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills, including experience working with project management software

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal collaboration and communication skills, appropriately tailored 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

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion on company matters

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

 

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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