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Battery technology development plan

by | August 12, 2022

Project timeline: Sept 6th – Nov 11th 2022 (10-12 weeks), virtual

Who you are:

  • A graduate/professional student (i.e. PhD, MS, MBA, MD, PharmD), postdoc, or recent graduate
  • Enthusiastic about gaining business experience and helping a client identify how to bring their technology to market
  • Eager to build communication skills by researching cutting-edge battery technology applications and speaking with leaders in the field
  • Interest or experience in some of the following categories: electrochemistry, materials science, electrical engineering, technology development, informational interviewing
  • Able to commit 10-15 hours/week as a volunteer

What you will do:

  • Work with a seed-stage battery technology company developing a novel electrode material to
    replace Lithium ion
  • Collaborate with the company’s founding team, which includes three leading experts from Caltech, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Boston Consulting Group, and the CTO of a publicly traded battery company
  • Analyze high-end, specialty applications markets for the client’s novel battery technology
  • Speak with key-opinion leaders (KOLs) from different industries to understand their needs
  • Synthesize your analysis into an actionable fundraising plan for potential investors

What you will get:

  • Experience conducting market analysis, identifying market opportunities for a new technology,
    strategizing the adoption of that new technology
  • Development of your professional network and communication skills through interactions with the client, interviewed stakeholders, your teammates, and BCBA leadership
  • Skills that will make you highly competitive for entrepreneurial, consulting, venture capital, and business development careers
  • Reimbursement for meals during team meetings

To Apply: Submit this Google form by Friday, August 26th, 2022