Lead Corporate Development Intern

Thermo Fisher Scientific Waltham, MA

About the Job

Position Summary:

The Corporate Development Intern will work as part of a high profile team responsible for the development and execution of inorganic growth strategies for all Thermo Fisher business units worldwide. Additionally, the Corporate Development Intern supports the corporate strategic planning process and provides related competitive intelligence for senior management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support M&A strategy objectives including the development and tracking of acquisition opportunities and all phases of transaction execution
  • Participate on teams evaluating M&A opportunities and managing divestitures
    • Assist in the development and communication of the strategic business case to obtain corporate leadership support for M&A initiatives
    • Perform acquisition valuation
    • Manage the due diligence processes
    • Facilitate the integration planning process as required
  • Perform industry and competitive research to support senior leaders
    • Analyze industry dynamics and the competitive landscape
    • Analyze company SEC filings, Wall Street research, and market reports
  • Support special projects as assigned in connection with Thermo Fisher Scientific and in connection with the Corporate Development team’s goals and strategy


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a MBA degree from an accredited higher learning program and has a prior undergraduate degree in n Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Science or a technical field
  • Impeccable, exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and written / verbal communication skills including excellent, differentiated facility in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong teamwork and project management skills
  • Excellent attitude and capacity for learning quickly in a very dynamic, intensive environment
  • Experience and demonstrated aptitude managing and prioritizing multiple projects
  • Ability to interact with senior executives and handle high pressure settings with confidence
  • Domestic and international travel with minimal notice required up to 10% per year


Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude with capacity for learning quickly in an intensive and fast-paced environment
  • Strong general business acumen
  • Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills - including a solid understanding of valuation principles and fundamentals of financial statement analysis
  • Demonstrated record of professional and academic achievement