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Strategize business and pipeline opportunities for topical drug delivery platform

by | May 26, 2023

What you will do:

You will be working with a company that is seeking to identify the best indications for their drug delivery platform, focusing on the dermatology space. You will further construct a comprehensive landscape of dermatology therapeutics and identify potential business development opportunities and pipeline strategies to launch their technology.

Project timeline:

June 5th – August 21st (10-12 weeks total)

Who you are:

  • A graduate/professional student (i.e. PhD, MS, MBA, MD, PharmD), postdoc, or recent graduate
  • Enthusiastic about gaining life-science business experience and helping a company identify indications and partnership opportunities for their new technology
  • Eager to build communication skills through conducting interviews and presenting findings to the consulting team and client
  • Interest or research experience in some of the following categories: drug delivery, drug development, translational research, dermatology, business development, market landscaping
  • Able to commit 10-15 hours/week as a volunteer

What you will get:

  • Experience conducting consulting-style research including market sizing, competitive landscaping, interviewing key opinion leaders, and case study analysis
  • 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

Who we are:

BCBA connects academic science trainees and recent graduates to the Bay Area’s biotech industry through hands-on consulting and due diligence projects. We are a volunteer organization composed of PhD students, post-docs, medical trainees, and young professionals looking to gain professional development for jobs in biotech companies, consulting, and venture capital. Over 450 scientists from across the country have participated in BCBA projects and have gone on to internships and full-time positions with leading biotech companies, consulting firms, and venture capitals firms.

To Apply:

Submit this Google form by Friday, May 26th
More information about BCBA can be found here. Please reach out to if you have any questions