Summer Associate, Business Development & Operations

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BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas, including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aims to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

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Who You Are

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and independent thinker to support the development of a small molecule therapeutic for a rare skeletal dysplasia. A successful candidate will possess strong scientific acumen, excellent communication skills, a highly analytical mindset, and an eagerness to learn. This individual will join a small team working to progress an early-stage pre-clinical program toward the clinic and serve as an integral member of our Business Development & Operations function. We are looking for a self-motivated and determined individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is adept at balancing multiple concurrent responsibilities, and is comfortable providing structure to ambiguity.


  • Support strategic and operational decision-making for the program with research and analytics, including Excel-based modeling
  • Participate in team brainstorming to problem-solve real-time, both within the BD&Ops function and beyond, by identifying opportunities to coordinate and collaborate across functions
  • Assist with analyzing, interpreting, and communicating essential data readouts within the team as well as to Senior Management at BridgeBio
  • Support overall program management, including oversight of how planned activities support the achievement of larger organizational goals, integration and ongoing management of functional-specific plans, and budget management and forecasting
  • Help to facilitate engagement with Key Opinion Leaders and key external research collaborators

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Strong alignment with all BridgeBio values: Put patients first; Let science speak; Every minute counts; Think independently; Be radically transparent
  • Educational background in a life science discipline (Ph.D. or MD preferred)
  • Prior management consulting or biopharma industry experience (preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems using a structured, analytical approach
  • Exceptional written communication and presentation skillset
  • Excellent organizational skillset, including time management
  • Track record of collaboration and ability to drive success within a team environment
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Intrinsic motivation and “self-starter” attitude

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

Summer Associate, Business Development & Operations

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