Intern Corporate Development & Strategy

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Based in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD. We are committed to improving the health of people worldwide with our fundamental research and our work in the area of development of immunotherapies utilizing the full potential of the immune system to fight cancer, infectious diseases and other serious diseases. We believe in scientific rigor, innovation and passion as driving forces. BioNTech was founded by scientists and physicians to translate science into survival by combining fundamental research and operational excellence.

With decades of deep immunology expertise and experience in developing and optimizing mRNA as part of its broad suite of novel technologies, the company is working with the global community to defeat life-threatening and serious diseases such as cancer, COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. The first ever approved mRNA vaccine was created in the labs of BioNTech in Mainz, Germany. A fully integrated immunotherapy powerhouse. We remain focused on bringing our broad pipeline of next-generation immunotherapies and vaccines to people around the world to address cancer, infectious diseases, as well as a growing list of other medical conditions. To accomplish this, we continue to be deeply rooted in science and academic research while also having built a fully integrated, global immunotherapy company with cGMP and GMP manufacturing facilities anchored around deep expertise in immunology and complemented by an expanding set of capabilities.


Intern Corporate Development & Strategy




The Co-Op for Corporate Development and Strategy team at BioNTech US responsibilities will include:

  • Support global corporate strategy efforts including therapeutic area and technology strategies, identification of new growth opportunities, evaluation of build/buy/partner opportunities and other special projects as needed to advance our business.

  • Our goal during the co-op period is to have one or more substantial projects that can be completed during the period and presented to management.

  • Projects during the co-op period may include (but not be limited to):

    • Support our potential partner’s evaluation processes;

    • Build corporate development business cases based on rigorous scientific insights and evidence-based assumptions;

    • Prepare quantitative and qualitative analyses of certain technology areas of interest, identifying pros/cons and making recommendations on a path forward.

  • Closely collaborate with business development, legal, finance, commercial, and R&D teams to support our platform strategy and corporate development activities. It is our objective that the co-op will have the opportunity to network with individuals in various functions throughout the company and learn about how BioNTech operates.



  • Availability of 10-12 weeks for the co-op period. Some flexibility exists for start and end dates

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work cross-functionally across all levels of the organization, including executive management

  • Experience/Interest in opportunity assessments including, when applicable, asset research, valuation modeling, product forecasting, and competitive analysis

  • Good business acumen, judgment, and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Comfortable operating with a strict level of confidentiality

  • Ability to problem solve in a highly matrixed organization

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Completed biology coursework, with a focus in relevant scientific disciplines

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