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FOR NYC UNDERGRADS WITH PELL GRANTS-Paid Summer Business Dev role at Biotech Startup

K36 Therapeutics, Inc. 

Founded in February 2021, K36 is a privately held biotech company. Our mission is to translate epigenetic modulation of oncogenic pathways into first-in-class small molecule therapeutics for the benefit of cancer patients worldwide. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Do you have K36’s DRIVE? Our core values propel us every day:

  • Discovery and development of breakthrough therapeutics.
  • Respect for our colleagues and their invaluable contributions.
  • Integrity and accountability in the thought, action, and conduct of scientific research.
  • Vision to realize our mission.
  • Execution with unwavering focus and discipline.

Business Development Intern

We're seeking a visionary individual with an interest in biotech/pharma, adept at forecasting and financial analysis. As our Business Development Intern, you'll be at the forefront of hematology and solid tumour competitive analysis, market segment scrutiny, and navigating M&A trends in the biotech industry. Dive into the pulse of M&A, industry news, and conduct thorough competitor analysis for synergies. Analyze investor presentations, extracting valuable competitor insights.   Perform comprehensive background research on potential partners, leveraging both public and proprietary databases.



Preferred majors: Business, Finance, Mathematics, or Life Sciences, such as Biology, Biochemistry

Rising seniors or juniors preferred, MUST HAVE PELL GRANT

  • Knowledge of biotech and pharma M&A activities, financial modelling, and market segmentations preferred.
  • Proven ability to conduct background research using public and proprietary databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of competitive analysis methodologies; be able to assess investor presentations and extract key information that can be leveraged; ability to digest complex information into trend analysis
  • Ability to work both independently, motivated self-learner and collaboratively. 



Upload your resume with 2 references (put them at the bottom of your resume) by or before Friday, 12PM EST, February 23, 2024.   We are small – so you may end up meeting with all of us over Zoom. 

PAY RATE$30/hr commensurate with experience


K36 is virtual, yet occasionally we like to meet F2F in NYC or Boston (travel will be reimbursed).


Computer with access to Wi-Fi, Proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel and basic knowledge of financial modelling tools

CANDIDATE PREFERENCES In our pursuit of exceptional interns, we seek individuals driven by a commitment to continuous learning. We value honesty, a willingness to follow instructions, and openness to feedback. If you are someone eager to absorb knowledge and grow, we encourage you to apply.