Apply as Early-Career Talent

Ontario health science companies are looking to hire educated, enthusiastic, job-ready candidates to help them with market research, marketing & sales, business plan development, financial modelling and investor targeting. Examples of opportunities include internships, short-term (4-6+ months) and permanent positions.

OBIO’s Health to Business Bridge™ Program 

OBIO supports our member organizations to find suitable candidates from graduate and post-graduate business programs and, when hired, provides training and mentorship to the newly hired candidate. Successful placements are achieved through conducting pre-screening interviews, customized workshop training, and matching hires to subject-matter-expert advisors who act as coaches and mentors to the hires. 

OBIO has several hundred member companies and organizations involved in therapeutics, medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics, digital and consumer health. Since its inception in 2017, OBIO has placed 79 interns in 48 health science organizations. Companies who have participated in the H2BB program include: Baylis Medical, Braze Mobility, Elucid Labs, MDDT Inc., Mount Sinai Services, Therapure Biopharma and WinterLight Labs.  

Past Positions Filled Include:

  • Business Analyst: an AI startup hired an intern to work on market research, lead development, competitive analysis as well as financial modeling and a commercialization plan for their company.
  • Business Development: an early stage medical device company hired a business development intern in a dual business and clinical role. The intern developed a sales funnel for various client segments on the business side while also overseeing the operation of a pilot study.
  • Marketing and Communications: a health science industry organization hired an intern to create marketing materials, re-design the company website, create an event planning SOP (standard operating procedure) and aid in the organization of several corporate events.

Qualifications

Candidates should be in, or have recently (within 18 months) completed a graduate or post-graduate business program at an Ontario College or University, with an interest in health sciences and be looking to work in an entrepreneurial environment. Successful candidates should be able to work with limited supervision and manage multiple and varied tasks.

Application Process

OBIO will conduct an initial screening interview with select applicants and then refer candidates to relevant organizations who will conduct a second interview. If you are interested please submit your resume, and cover letter to David Singh, at davidsingh@obio.ca.

For more information on the H2BB program, please visit http://www.obio.ca/obioh2bb/