VC Internship @ Roche Venture Fund in San Francisco, CA

The Roche Venture Fund (RVF) is the Roche corporate venture fund, with CHF750M available for investment. It invests in early stage biotech, diagnostics, and digital-health companies to develop commercially successful, innovative life-science companies. RVF is part of Group Finance and interacts with the Diagnostics and Pharma organizations of Roche and Genentech. Co-located in Basel and South San Francisco, the RVF invests globally with a portfolio of over 35 companies in 10 countries ( ).

Description of position:

The Roche Venture Fund Summer Internship position provides an opportunity to work within a fast-paced and challenging environment as part of a global investment team combining the science and business of biotech.

The Summer Intern will support the Investment Managers and Investment Directors in assessing potential venture investments. He/she is a junior professional who can perform scientific and business diligence of investment opportunities.

This opportunity is based in the South San Francisco office.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Undertaking focused research to assess and prioritize new investment opportunities;
  • Supporting the Investment Managers and Directors in aspects of due diligence and in modelling valuation and deal scenarios;

Skills and qualifications needed:

You have a solid scientific education (PhD, MSc, MD) ideally combined with minimum 2 years of work experience in a life-science environment. Further, you have the following skills and/or qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial thinking with strong quantitative and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to interact with senior members of the biotech and life-science community of entrepreneurs, investors, and academics;
  • Strong team spirit and excellent communication skills

If interested, please apply here.

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