Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Consulting Opportunities

The Jefferson Business and Biotechnology group (BizBio) created a position within its board specifically dedicated to providing opportunities/internships, information sessions, and programs for students interested in consulting. This year, Lebaron Agostini, a 3rd year PhD student in the GGCB program, is the Chair of Consulting for BizBio. Below are consulting info sessions and internships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Please review them and follow up with Lebaron for further information.  

There are numerous consulting competitions throughout the year, and BizBio is interested in training a team to compete in these competitions. If you are interested, please contact us via email with the subject “Consulting Team”.  Opportunities are open to Jefferson students and from both Center City and East Falls Campuses, and postdoctoral fellows when applicable.


IQVIA (formerly Quintiles and IMS Health) is a leading global information and technology services company that provides data, technology, and services to health care clients that include pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device manufacturers and distributors, providers, payers, government agencies, policymakers, researchers, and the financial community. More information found on IQVIA website.

The IQVIA Academy is a unique leadership program where members are provided with an intense 3 to 6-month foundational training program, as well as significant support and investment from IQVIA senior leadership. Academy members are ultimately placed onsite at an IQVIA client, providing direct data analytics and support on consulting engagements at the forefront of IQVIA’s top strategic initiatives and new business offerings. These engagements may be in the areas of real-world insights, market research, forecasting, product launch, business intelligence, sales operations, sales force effectiveness, multi-channel marketing, marketing operations, incentive compensation, oncology, payer/provider services, thought leadership, primary market research, and technology & applications.

The IQVIA Academy is now hiring for full time Analyst/Associate Consultant/Consultant positions starting in January or June 2019. Details about the job description and application process will be shared in this info session.

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Opportunities with the D.E. Shaw Group

D.E. Shaw recruiting team is now accepting applications for internship and full-time roles. 
If you’re not familiar with the D. E. Shaw group, they are a global investment and technology development firm with a culture that combines some of the best aspects of finance, technology, and academia.

Osage University Partners Life Science Investment Fellowship Position

Osage University Partners (OUP) is a Philadelphia based venture capital (VC) firm that invests in startups that are commercializing university research. OUP has partnered with over 90 academic institutions to invest in pioneering technologies and visionary entrepreneurs targeting large market opportunities. OUP accesses investment opportunities by exercising the contractual investment rights of our partner institutions. The firm invests across a range of life science and technology sectors, and typically co-invests with other leading venture funds. OUP has $315M in assets under management.
They are searching for late-stage PhD candidates (4th or 5th+ year in the writing phase), PhD/MD students (with PhD completed or late-stage), or current post-docs in life sciences (e.g., cell biology, pharmacology, chemical biology) to join their life science investment team on a part-time basis for a 10-week period or longer. The full opportunity description including responsibilities and requirements is attached. 

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Aptagen, LLC Seeking Interns

Deadline: Year Round
Location: Jacobus, PA - a suburb of York

Aptagen, LLC is a biotechnology company offering aptamer (synthetic antibody) products and services as research reagents, diagnostic and biomarker discovery tools, as well as for use in drug discovery and targeted delivery for therapeutics, and bioindustrial applications.

They are seeking qualified students or college graduates who are highly motivated and seek internship training and experience in biotechnology. Applications are accepted year around.




Professional Development Resources

Management Consulted

Management Consulted offers consulting case prep, resume edits, case study examples, practice cases, and more. They offer a holistic approach to consulting prep – from networking to resumes, from the fit interview to the case interview, to help you land your dream consulting offer.


Out Of Bandwidth - The Podcast Guide for Future Consultants

Jay Alexander is an analyst at a major consulting firm who shares candid advice and stories about the consulting industry on his podcast - Out of Bandwidth. On the podcast he interviews colleagues, discusses life in consulting, and offers tips for future consultants like you and your team members to help prepare you for a career in the industry.