MBA Summer Associate Internship Program - London
Putnam is looking for top performers to join our firm’s MBA Summer Associate Internship Program in our London office. Spend 10 weeks assisting with casework and gaining hands-on experience, while being exposed to the life sciences consulting industry. Joining Putnam as an MBA Summer Associate is an excellent opportunity to gain insight on the strategic issues that face today’s pharmaceutical companies, as well as specific changes affecting the healthcare marketplace. MBA Summer Associates will work in project teams of 4-7 individuals led by a Manager, Principal, or Partner.
Duties as an MBA Summer Associate include:
- Prepare and conduct primary research with healthcare physicians, patients, and payers
- Gather secondary research from clinical literature, internal sources, analyst forecast reports, and financial statements for key biopharma clients
- Analyze client and market level data to help support client recommendations
- Work with project team to develop client presentations and final deliverables
Desired Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate for the MBA Summer Associate program:
- Currently enrolled in a top full-time MBA program
- Educational background demonstrates success in quantitative and qualitative analysis
- Strongly considering biopharma consulting as a future career option
- Prior experience in consulting or healthcare/pharma [2-3 years ideal]
- Prior project and team management experience
Putnam, an Inizio Advisory Company, is a premier strategic consulting partner for pharmaceutical and life science companies serving a range of biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, medtech, and private equity/venture capital clients. For more than 30 years, we have provided high-impact strategic advice and analytical services, helping our clients solve their most complex challenges across the patient journey and franchise lifecycle to bring preventions and treatments to those that need them. We offer an unparalleled depth and breadth of advisory service expertise combined with scientific and technical capabilities across strategic and therapeutic areas. We listen to client needs, help shape hypotheses, analyze data, and advise on the strategy of life-changing therapies, empowering better decisions to create long-term value for patients.
We pride ourselves on a team-based approach that is client focused and impact oriented. We serve many of the industry leaders, including the top 20 global biopharmaceutical companies. Most of our studies combine sophisticated quantitative analytics with significant qualitative fact-finding and synthesis to inform strategic decision-making. Our diverse casework spans portfolio prioritization, development pathway and resource optimization, market assessment, product pricing and launch strategies, market segment growth strategies, sales and marketing strategies, franchise development and patent expiration strategies. Our team members are our greatest asset and significantly contribute to the growth and success of our firm. Consistently ranked as one of the Top Consulting Firms by Vault, Putnam offers a unique opportunity to play a central role in supporting leading life science companies.
We have a true global presence with 550+ talented team members sitting across 3 continents. Our primary office locations are Boston, New York, San Francisco, London, Japan, Tunisia, Delhi, Krakow, and Paris. But for the right role and candidate, remote work is an option.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are tenets of our core values. We strive to create a culture and environment that fosters belonging and authenticity across all levels and values individuals for their skills, experience, diverse backgrounds, and unique perspectives. Collectively, DEI serves as a foundational element of who we are and how we work with our clients and with each other.
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We are proudly part of Inizio Advisory, a trusted advisor for pharmaceutical and life science companies that turns science into strategy, supporting execution at every stage of the product and patient journey from early commercialization to launch and beyond. Offering market research and insights; strategy, people and transformation consulting; and commercial benchmarking delivered through sector specific connected solutions and intelligence, Inizio Advisory helps create long-term value for clients and their patients.
This is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Please note that Putnam Associates is in no way affiliated with Putnam Investments and that this is not a finance opportunity.