atai Life Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for mental health disorders so that everyone, everywhere can live a more fulfilled life. We operate a decentralized model whereby atai incubates, acquires, and supports individual platform companies by providing them strategic and operational functions centrally. This allows our platform companies to stay lean and agile in their clinical pursuits, whilst also being able to leverage the expertise of a multibillion-dollar global biotechnology company. Atai is pursuing a world-first strategy by deploying our clinical compounds together with our ecosystem of Digital Therapeutics, utilizing cutting-edge technology, clinical protocol, human-interaction psychology, and data science in order to enhance the safety and efficacy of our compounds.  

atai Life Sciences is looking for an Intern, Investments & Venture Management for a 3+ month time period. 

Opportunity

  • A fast-paced environment where you’ll work on a wide range of topics 
  • An entry point to a successful career in life sciences or venture capital
  • Be a major contributor to the success of a well-positioned, well-financed, rapidly growing biotech company 
  • Work on improving the lives of millions of people with a real unmet need
  • Work on some of the most exciting and transformative transactions in the mental health space

Responsibilities

  • Assist in evaluating and developing new investment opportunities from our acquisitions pipeline together with a multidisciplinary team of scientific PhDs, MDs, lawyers, and entrepreneurs
  • Produce ad-hoc financial, industry, and competitive analyses for atai and subsidiary venture management
  • Prepare presentations and communicate findings to the leadership team and the whole atai team
  • Support to set up processes and business functions at our subsidiary ventures
  • Directly support the atai team in operational and administrative matters
  • Take-over own projects which add value to atai and our ventures

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled or completed a Bachelor's Degree in the Life Sciences, Chemistry, Business Administration, Finance, or any MINT/STEM or related field
  • Strong interest in the intersection of biotech and finance/business
  • Proficient command of English in a professional context
  • Comfortable in fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and limited structures 
  • Highly analytical mindset 
  • Excellent project management and MS Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail

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