Life Sciences Practice Consulting Summer Intern- Charles River Associates

Closing Date
23 Feb 2020
London or Cambridge, UK
8-10 weeks starting in early June 2020.

About Charles River Associates

CRA’s Life Sciences practice helps pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices companies achieve optimum performance across key aspects of their business including commercial strategy, pricing and access, innovation, organisation structure, policy analysis, stakeholder management, and reputation, all for the long-term benefit of patients, clinicians, employees, and shareholders.


Joining the Life Sciences Practice at CRA over the summer will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop your knowledge of healthcare globally. 

As an integral member of the team you will help us deliver high-impact solutions to our clients that are implementable and make a difference.

We will give you access to our global practice where you can get exposure to colleagues from across our offices and gain experience across a wide range of geographies, therapy areas, aspects of the industry and projects.

You will be a part of an integrated team with responsabilities such as: 

  • Working closely with senior colleagues to deliver strategy and/or policy and economic consulting projects that address specific client needs
  • Conducting independent research to identify, collect, manage and analyse data
  • Conducting telephone or face-to-face interviews with clients or external stakeholders.
  • Assuming responsibility to generating sections of client reports, presentations and other client deliverables (e.g. excel Workbooks) whilst under close supervision.
  • Proactively developing your knowledge of the life sciences industry as well as consulting methodologies

Job Qualifications

We are seeking penultimate year undergraduate degree or Masters and PhD students who have studied a life science subject or economics from a top-tier academic institute

Criteria applicant should have the ability to meet include: 

  • A demonstrated interest in strategy or policy consulting
  • Interest in the life sciences industry
  • Core analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid presentation, communication and influencing skills
  • Understanding of how to use Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel plus an understanding of how to conduct research on the Internet
  • Excellent written and oral conversational and business English – additional languages may be an advantage but are not essential

For more information and to apply, please click here.