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SPRINT internships offer a wide variety of opportunities in both emerging and established companies across the life-science industry in Connecticut. Internships available will span across scientific, commercial, finance, and administrative functions and all applicants will be eligible to participate in skill workshops. 

2024 SPRINT Internship Postings

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 Undergraduate and Graduate

All Functional Areas

Biology Intern

Mechanical Engineering Intern

 

Graduate

Venture Capital Intern

Undergraduate Student Postings

Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities

All Functional Areas

Boehringer Ingelheim – Ridgefield, CT & Multiple Locations

Internships are currently being accepted at Boehringer Ingelheim across all functional areas.

Boehringer Ingelheim internships are paid full-time roles within functional areas such as Research, Development, Medical, Engineering, Commercial, Finance, HR, Legal and Operations. Internships typically are over the summer months for 10-12 weeks. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply based on skills and requirements.

All Functional Areas

Yale Ventures – New Haven, CT & Remote

Yale Ventures has several opportunities for college students interested in working as Summer Associates with Yale Ventures. These paid full-time roles are assigned to one of our teams working in functional areas ranging from corporate prospecting, data analysis, communications and writing, market strategy, technology assessment, and project management. Our Summer Associates can also participate in monthly learning opportunities with Yale innovators to help deepen their understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship at Yale Ventures, in New Haven, and across the University.

Qualifications: Strong analytical skills and business acumen. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Passion for commercialization and entrepreneurship. Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.

Benefits: Access to mentorship from industry experts. Exposure to cutting-edge innovations and technologies. Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the university’s entrepreneurship activities.

Commitment: Each opportunity is full-time (35 hours per week, unless otherwise noted), with work starting early June through mid-August.

Biology Intern

Halda TherapeuticsNew Haven, CT

Halda Therapeutics is seeking an industrious individual to join our growing Biology Department. The role of this individual will be to assess the activity of compounds using various cellular and biochemical assays. This position requires a willingness to learn new techniques in a fast-paced environment and requires cross-disciplinary interactions with fellow biologists, medicinal chemists, and structural biologists.

Key Responsibilities

• Participate in lab management responsibilities: maintain inventory, place orders, organize/maintain lab space, dispose of biohazardous materials etc.

• Cell culture maintenance

• Execute cell-based and biochemical assays to assess compound activity

• Analyze and interpret assay data and communicate data to team members • Document experimental work in electronic lab notebook

• Troubleshoot assays when necessary

Qualifications

• Able to thrive in a multifunctional role at a nimble, fast-growing biotech

• Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work within a team

• Strong work ethic, responsibility, and positive work habits with the ability to prioritize work

• Close attention to detail and time management skills within a fast-paced environment

• Able to explain experiment design and results to a team in a clear and concise manner

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Enrich Biosystems Inc. Branford, CT

This is a 6-12 months internship position to support machine assembly and improvement. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the design, assembly, and enhancement of machinery within our organization. This internship is designed to provide you with valuable insights into the practical application of mechanical engineering principles in a real-world manufacturing setting.

The selected candidate must be currently enrolled at a higher education institution as an undergraduate or graduate in mechanical engineering or a related major and must be eligible for full-time hire within two years of the internship’s conclusion.

The company is located in a modern business park in Branford, CT.

Graduate Student Postings

Venture Capital Intern

Connecticut Innovations – New Haven, CT

We are seeking MBA/PhD/MS/MPH students with a strong interest in venture capital with a desire to match her/his academic work with professional work experience. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating research and/or practical experience, particularly in life sciences and/or healthcare, alignment with our mission and enrolled in a Connecticut college or university or a resident of Connecticut. Responsibilities may include:

  • Data collection and analysis of portfolio activity
  • Data collection on Life Science and Healthcare industries, markets, and product/company competitive landscapes etc.
  • Research and document preparation for internal and external stakeholder meetings
  • Assistance with investment monitoring activities such as financial analysis, market research, etc.
  • Participation in lead generation, business development activities
  • Sourcing potential investments though online research and in person visits
  • Assistance with initial assessments of business plans in relation to Connecticut Innovations (CI) investment criteria
  • Assistance with “due diligence” activities to obtain and analyze pertinent information relative to the management, market, technology, products, competitors, financial history and projections, and business strategy and plan
  • Cash flow modeling for individual projects, programs, or investments
  • Assistance in preparing analyses and presentations to the CI Investment Committee

Skills & Competencies

  • High personal passion for a fast-developing innovation ecosystem
  • Detailed, action-oriented person who takes initiative to follow-up on items
  • Project management and organization skills to solicit and follow up on meetings
  • Communicate comfortably with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to synthesize data into a compelling story
  • A seeker and learner mentality and someone that likes to laugh

This is a paid full-time internship located at the CI office in New Haven, CT.

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