Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Menlo Park


Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI), a part of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for an intern for its South San Francisco location.  Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the pharmaceutical, consumer health, and medical device markets.  The more than 230 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ over 125,000 people worldwide.  
JJI focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and J&J’s global healthcare businesses.  JJI provides scientists, entrepreneurs, and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of J&J.  JJI is comprised of a family of complementary teams: JJI, Innovation Centers; JJI, JLABS and JJI, J&J Development Corporation.  Through the work of these teams, JJI connects with innovators to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet healthcare needs. For more information, visit or follow @JNJInnovation.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Innovation Centers (ICs), consists of four regional hubs—in California (South San Francisco), Boston (Cambridge), London, and Shanghai.  The JJI Intern will be an integral part of the California Innovation Center.  She or he will work largely on landscaping projects and innovation opportunity sourcing, but may also work on other strategic initiatives.
Working both with scientific experts and independently, develop and deliver landscaping analyses, competitive assessments, market assessments, SWOT and strategic overviews of particular areas of healthcare innovation (including in pharma, medical devices, consumer healthcare, health tech, and across sectors).  Focus will be on early-stage innovation, with strong emphasis on drug discovery and development.
Based on above analyses, develop coherent point of view on recommendations for the most attractive innovations, companies, and academic programs to pursue.
Create both slide decks and written summaries of the innovations identified, and present findings to the JJI team, JJI leadership, and others  
Support Therapeutics Area Leads and New Ventures team in conducting due diligence as needed

Currently a PhD candidate enrolled in a top tier graduate program in the field of life sciences/medical technologies
Availability to work full-time on site for at least 2 months
Legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future. 
Physically based in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, for the duration of the internship
Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences
Demonstrated history of exceptional achievement, academically and otherwise
Experienced creating visual and written content for executive-level audience
Proven analytical skills with the ability to use data to frame, dissect and solve problems – quantitative strength and an ability to see patterns in data
Highly proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong verbal and written communication skills; detail-oriented and thorough
Preferred Qualifications
Ability to meet deadlines with changing priorities
Exceptional problem solving and organizational capabilities
Strong interpersonal skills (team player)
High degree of flexibility and initiative; able to perform with limited direction

Primary Location
United States-California-Menlo Park-
J&J Innovation LLC (6205)
Job Function
Requisition ID

About the company

If you’re thinking about taking your career to a place where you can be seen for the talent you bring to your work, where you’ll have a chance to be the driver of your own career, and where others share your passion for caring and success, then we invite you to explore Johnson & Johnson. BE VITAL in your career and make a unique mark. Join the approximately 129,000 men and women who work within our companies and touch the lives of more than a billion people around the world every day.

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