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Intern - Research and Early Development - gRED Portfolio Strategy and Planning

South San Francisco, California


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The Position

Start Date: Fall 2021

Work Hours: 40 hours per week 

Length of Assignment: 6 months  

Education Level: PhD (pursuing, not completed)

Preferred Majors/Disciplines: Science, Engineering and/or Business (including but not limited to: Genetics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science

Given the current uncertainty of the global pandemic and work from home situation for 2021, this internship is currently planned to be virtual with the option for interns to work remotely from within the U.S. Borders. We will keep candidates informed if this changes. 

Due to the ever changing situation concerning the COVID-19 global pandemic, for our summer 2021 internship program we will only consider international candidates who are currently in the US and will remain in the US for the duration of the internship.

The gRED Portfolio Strategy and Planning (PSP) group provides strategic insights, analysis, portfolio expertise and innovation to our partners within Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED) and the Roche Group. The group provides strategic guidance to senior leadership within gRED in support of their collective mission to discover and deliver novel therapeutics to our patients. The team is seeking talented individuals who value collaboration, integrity, and innovation to join us in helping to advance an industry-leading portfolio that will benefit patients. 

Job Description

  • A strong desire to observe and participate in the drug development process as it is practiced by an industry leader.

  • An interest in the intersection of the science and business of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development.

  • A willingness to collaborate and work within teams to achieve organizational goals

  • Openness to work styles, tasks, and responsibilities that may be new and unfamiliar.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • A strong desire to observe and participate in the drug development process as it is practiced by an industry leader.

  • An interest in the intersection of the science and business of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development.

  • A willingness to collaborate and work within teams to achieve organizational goals Openness to work styles, tasks, and responsibilities that may be new and unfamiliar.

Who We Are

Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.

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