Company Overview

At Synlogic: We are Putting LIFE Into Medicines
We are pioneers in the development of Synthetic BioticTM medicines, a novel class of LIVING medicines intended to transform the lives of patients with a broad range of diseases ranging from genetic and acquired metabolic diseases to inflammation and cancer.

Every day our teams work tirelessly to drive to deliver on 4 aspirations:

  • People: LIVING each day with passion for building up and building out our Synlogic team
  • Platform: Expanding and enhancing the technology to generate and protect novel LIVING medicines with new and versatile mechanisms of action
  • Products: Rapidly developing and commercializing Synthetic Biotics that transform the LIVES of patients and their families
  • Promise: Building our company to launch multiple novel LIVING medicines – mastering a new frontier in medicine

We combine Human Logic and Science Logic to drive meaningful work, careers, and LIFE at Synlogic. We foster a people-focused environment grounded in: Compassion, Transparency, Collaboration & Fun, while adopting a patient-focused mindset to inspire: Innovation, Integrity, High Performance, and LIFE Changing Results.

We continue to build and enhance our organization. If you want a settled environment, pursuing a well-walked path then this environment is probably not for you. If you want to join a growing company, work hard, and challenge yourself to find solutions at a new frontier of medicines then we would love to hear from you.

Job Description

The Synlogic Corporate Development Intern will gain corporate strategy and business development experience within Synlogic’s Corporate Development team. This intern will have responsibility for evaluating strategic directions and opportunities for Synlogic. Emphasis will be placed on finding candidates with an entrepreneurial, yet analytical, spirit that can bring high energy to assessing new product and platform opportunities. The intern will gain experience building business cases, including developing capabilities such as identifying and evaluating technologies and products, identifying key industry trends, building an understanding of commercial return, and recommending priorities to decision-makers. This work also involves cross functional exposure to Synlogic team members within and beyond corporate development that could help inform the interns consideration of long-term career goals. It is expected that the internship will culminate in a recommendation to be presented to members of Synlogic’s management team. This internship will report to the VP of Corporate Development.

Job Requirements

Synlogic is looking for a PhD in biology, biochemistry or related field, MD or MBA candidate looking to develop their:

  • Entrepreneurial skillset, building business cases and unlocking new opportunities in biotech
  • Experience in leading and synthesizing market research and business analytics to inform opportunity assessment and strategy development
  • Cross function leadership based on integrating perspectives of different disciplines to inform recommendations (e.g., R&D, Business Development, Strategy, Portfolio Management, Commercial)

Values & Behaviors

We believe that we are at our best when we combine Human Logic and Science Logic to build great teams and deliver outstanding results. Our 6 values of Compassion, Fun, Trust & Respect, Innovation, Integrity and Results are central to our organization.

Our compassion for patients is the engine that drives our innovation and motivates our sense of urgency; always remembering that patients are waiting. Our compassion for each other creates a safe environment for continuous risk taking and personal development. We connect with our colleagues by having fun together.

We take our work seriously and value integrity in producing the highest quality work. We trust each other, respecting all ideas and driving accountability to generate the best results for our patients and team. We encourage openness, direct feedback and transparency in decision-making to enable trust and maintain the nimbleness of the group

We seek individuals who exemplify these behaviors and who encourage others to do the same.


To apply for this position please send your resume to:

Synlogic, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity. All applicants must have authorization to work in the U.S.