21 Sep 2016
The Global Business Club is a student-run organization at the Harvard Business School. We provide services to support students interested in growing their global intelligence, exchanging ideas about global issues and learning from industry leaders about emerging and established markets and what it takes to navigate them successfully. We also promote international career opportunities in these markets. [...]
12 Sep 2016
I was lucky enough to have literally stumbled upon my HBS job after spending the prior part of my career working exclusively in finance roles. Before HBS, I worked in investment banking, asset management and had been the CFO of a private equity-backed company. I also acquired a portfolio of multi-family residential properties, which I continue to own today. When I read the job description of my current HBS role, my thought was simply, “that sounds like fun.” – nearly ten years later that remains the case! [...]
24 Aug 2016
It’s crazy how time flies, so much has happened since my last post and I am less than two weeks away from the end of my internship!
22 Aug 2016
Join HBS Career & Professional Development (CPD) as we follow three students throughout their summer internships, and learn best practices for creating a successful summer program. [...]
16 Aug 2016
Tell us about where you’re working this summer.
I am at Shire, in their Business Development group located in Lexington, MA (soon moving to Kendall Square). Shire is considered “Big Pharma” which basically means it is one of the larger biopharmaceutical companies in the industry, and they focus on multiple therapeutic areas with several pipeline candidates in each of those areas. The Business Development group at Shire is focused on inorganic growth opportunities (acquisitions, licensing, collaborations) that span all therapeutic focus areas at the company, which now has its sights on becoming the world-wide leader in rare diseases. An interesting spin to the summer comes with the closing of the $32B merger with Baxalta the day before I started work, so we are in the midst of integrating them into Shire as we continue day-to-day activities. [...]
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