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Welcome to the Bio / Pharma / Healthcare Community

This is a community for Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare careers and brings together news, resources, and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.

  • Overview
  • Sample Companies
  • Sample Job Roles
  • Healthcare


    The healthcare industry provides a variety of products and services for the maintenance of human health – including hospitals, medical equipment, health records, pharmaceuticals, consulting, and health insurance.

    Biotech


    The biotechnology industry develops products derived from living organisms. Two of the major areas of biotechnology research and development are for agricultural products and pharmaceuticals.

  • Abbvie • Amgen • Boston Scientific • Foundation Medicine • FRED Education Group • Genentech • Iterative Scopes • Johnson & Johnson • Pillpak • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals • Sanofi Genzyme • Shire Pharmaceuticals • Syneos Health • Nimbus Therapeutics • Thermo Fisher Scientific • Vertex PharmaceuticalsHospitals: Mass General • Boston Medical
  • Business Development Manager • Manager – Leadership Development • Program Manager • Operations Manager • Operations Strategy • Process Engineer • Senior Manager • Senior Operations Manager • VP, Business Development

Fortune 500s or Start-Ups; what are the opportunities and challenges for top school business graduates to consider for the Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech vertical? An MIT Sloan Career Development Office Q&A with Jay Galeota, President and CEO of Kallyope

Q. After consulting (33.7%), technology (24.1%) and finance (19.9%), your vertical secured the next highest percentage of MIT Sloan’s class of 2023 graduates (5.8%)[1]. As you have worked across various sized firms, including your role as President of Merck’s …

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Why Sales Can and Should Be Part of Every Top School MBA’s Career Journey: A MIT Sloan Career Development Office Q&A with Frank Cespedes, Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School  

Q.  Consulting, finance and tech sectors continue to attract the most elite MBA students. What is the reality for employers seeking to hire students interested in business development and sales-related roles at their firms?

A. (Cespedes) At first glance, it …

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Q&A with Jim Swanson, Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Johnson & Johnson

With companies across industries using generative AI to overcome enterprise-level business challenges, what training is necessary to ensure employee readiness? In the latest installment of the MIT Career Development Office Q&A, we discussed this topic and more with Johnson & …

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