MBA Summer Intern, Business Development & Strategy - Remote

  • Job Reference: 871066268-2
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2023
  • Recruiter: ReCode Therapeutics
  • Location: Menlo Park, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Who We Are:

We are an integrated genetic medicines and lipid nanoparticle delivery company developing targeted, disease-modifying medicines for patients with life-limiting genetic diseases. Our treatments address the underlying genetic cause in underserved populations and have the potential to tremendously impact the quality and length of patients' lives.

At ReCode, we bring a unique blend of rigor, creativity, and curiosity to our high-hurdle mission: powering the next wave of genetic medicine through superior delivery. Our team is uniquely positioned to tackle this challenge, given our extensive experience in lipid nanoparticle delivery, mRNA design and optimization, mRNA manufacturing, gene editing, and rare disease drug development. Our selective organ targeting (SORT) LNP platform is uniquely differentiated to enable the delivery of diverse genetic payloads to tissues beyond the liver.

Summary of Position:

ReCode Therapeutics is looking to hire a summer intern for its Business Development team to contribute to business and corporate development activities. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with the integrity, dedication, and passion needed to thrive in a small, fast-paced, innovative company. The individual will support and/or drive execution of key activities, including:

  • Drive implementation of a business development database to track partnering opportunities.
  • Identify new business development opportunities and prioritize existing relationships with companies of interest
  • Perform targeted search and evaluation across industry and academic to find impactful partnerships to support the acceleration and expansion of ReCode's therapeutic programs.
  • Contribute to the continual development of the corporate development strategy for ReCode's platform expansion efforts.
  • Coordinate and contribute to diligence efforts including scientific reviews and commercial assessments.
  • In conjunction with Business Development and Legal teams, prepare and help with negotiation of term sheets and contracts.


  • All summer intern candidates must be enrolled in a fully accredited MBA program.
  • An advanced degree in life sciences or related field (M.S., Ph.D., or M.D.) is desirable; prior experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, or in relevant venture capital, investment banking, or consulting roles focused on the biopharma industry is also desirable.
  • General comprehension of drug discovery and development in order to effectively communicate with both internal and external scientists.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively across internal teams including business development, R&D, Clinical, CMC, Legal, and Finance.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to actively listen and frame discussions.

Salary Range:

$30-35/hour- Please note that for remote positions, salary may be adjusted for cost of living

Benefits Offered:

  • No premium cost for employees - 100% subsidized by ReCode for full-time employees
  • Company 401k contribution
  • 15 days of company paid holidays, including a holiday shutdown (usually the last week of the year)
  • Mental health support for employees & their families
  • FSA available, including a lifestyle spending account subsidized by company
  • Employee discounts at hotspots

ReCode Therapeutics () offers a competitive compensation/benefits package with a friendly, collaborative culture that values employee engagement and ongoing career development.

ReCode Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.