VC Fellowship @ General Catalyst in San Francisco, CA

General Catalyst

We are hiring an Associate for a six month fellowship. The associate will act as a full member of the investment team at General Catalyst, engaging in all stages of the investment process. The role will focus on life sciences due diligence and leverage the candidate’s strong research background.


•Assess novel scientific breakthroughs, innovative technologies, conduct diligence and communicate insights to senior stakeholders

•Independently evaluate opportunities across therapeutics, diagnostics & research tools, with >80% of time spent on therapeutics

•Lead end-to-end analytical sector thesis work by quickly understanding the landscape and developing structured analysis


•Completed or in the final year of pursuing a PhD or Post-Doctoral fellowship. Additional work experience is a plus

•Deep analytical, research and technical skills

•Demonstrated interest in life sciences and relevant research background

•Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence and tolerance for ambiguity and change

•Exceptional strategic, analytical, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills


•The role reports to a partner based in San Francisco

•Working on West Coast time is required, location is flexible

General Catalyst embraces our responsibility to create a sense of belonging for all races, identities, genders, and backgrounds across our industry. We are committed to diversifying our industry in terms of both investors and the founders we back


•$4k – $25k / month, commensurate with experience


General Catalyst is a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in powerful, positive change that endures—for our entrepreneurs, our investors, our people, and society. We support founders with a long-term view who challenge the status quo, partnering with them from seed to growth stage and beyond to build companies that withstand the test of time. The firm has helped support the growth of category defining businesses such as: Airbnb, Cazoo, Cityblock, Deliveroo, Guild, Gusto, Hubspot, Livongo, Melio, Oscar, Rapyd, Samsara, Snap, Stripe, and Warby Parker.

Select life sciences investments include Dewpoint Therapeutics, Enable Medicines, Eikon, Maze Therapeutics, Odyssey, Variant Bio and Vevo Therapeutics. For more: