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Would you like to gain consulting experinece? Deadline Friday 6th April!

Would you like to gain consulting experience? 

Oxbridge Roundtable Solutions (ORS) is the consulting arm of Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable (, a professional organisation based on student initiative whose goal it is to foster interaction between academia and industry in biotechnology and related fields. ORS provides opportunities for students to gain first hand consulting experience with companies in the biotechnology sector. Students typically work in teams of 4-6 on a set project for 8 weeks, where they perform real consulting work for a biotechnology firm, and gain first hand business experience. Students will learn from a professional mentor and a client contact. The standard work requirement is 8-10 hours a week. The projects are recognised by the Graduate School of Life Sciences and grant its participants 5 transferable skills credits. 

We currently have openings for Cambridge students and postdocs from a variety of backgrounds to work on the following project for a company specialising in biotechnological products and services: 

Design of an Optimal Sales Strategy for a Biotech Product

Research areas will include: ·

  • Market analysis of therapeutic area
  • Competitor and SWOT analysis
  • Identification of suitable market entry strategy
  • Customer profiling 
  • Investigation into licensing opportunities  

The project will be conducted in Cambridge from 16th April – 10th June 2012

Applicant requirements: You need to be a post-graduate student (PhD, Masters, etc.) or post-doc in one of the following fields in Cambridge: Molecular Biology or related, Medicine, Business & Management, Engineering, Law or any field related to these areas. Applications from recent graduates are also welcome. Previous consulting experience is not a requirement but desirable.  In order to apply, you will need to be a member of OBR, please sign up here for free: 

Application process: Pleas apply via our online form:

The application deadline is on April 6th 2012 

Interviews will be held on 11th April 2012, please be sure you can attend.

Posted on 04/04/2012

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