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Bristol Myers Squibb

Intern, Business Development - Enterprise Strategy & Operational Excellence

Business Development

Strategic Planning

No

Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

The intern will support the M&A team in the ongoing review and analysis of key public company targets as well as broader target screening activities. The ideal candidate should have an interest in developing an understanding of key trends within Biotech and the ability to development a preliminary assessment of a target including (a) fit with BMS enterprise strategy (b) clinical data and (c) relative valuation.

As a defined project, the intern will develop a next-generation electronic interface for portfolio governance information that will support better visualizations, more dynamic interactions and formatting for mobile devices. This project will give the intern the opportunity to learn more about the drug development process, to hone project management skills, and to engage with key cross-functional stakeholders. The intern also will have the opportunity to support the management of high-level drug portfolio governance, become involved with the coordination of enterprise operational initiatives, gain knowledge of corporate strategy functions and get some senior leadership exposure as an important member of the Enterprise Strategy & Operational Excellence team.

This Strategy & Business Development internship program helps to identify potential future leaders for Bristol-Myers Squibb. Each intern will focus on a specific project and will receive exposure to one of our many functional groups. The program ensures associates gain valuable industry and functional experience, contribute meaningfully to teams through challenging assignments, learning opportunities, and networking with executives and other employees across the company.  Interns gain experience in strategy and business development which they will use to make recommendations with real business impact. 

Program Benefits

Our internship program offers accelerated career development opportunities, exposure to various business units and senior leaders, and hands-on experience and skill development which will prepare the intern for a career in strategy and pharmaceutical business development. Students participating in this program will be expected to lead or take ownership over one or more individual projects and provide deliverables at the end of the program.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be highly motivated and have a strong passion for healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • Must be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in a scientific field, engineering, business, public health, finance, supply chain, STEM, human resources or a doctorate degree in Pharmacy
  • Must be available to work full-time for up to (10) consecutive weeks beginning in June of 2023
  • The ability to draw conclusions from complex situations, then recommend and execute a course of action in both a timely and decisive manner
  • Demonstrated leadership experience either through professional work or in a student, community, or professional organization
  • Demonstrate an ability to organize and present ideas in a convincing and compelling manner to a small or large audience
  • The ability to work autonomously in small or large teams, many of which are matrixed teams requiring strong partnership skills
  • Diverse thinking with innovative ideas and new approaches to maximize opportunities
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS office suite, including SharePoint

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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