Is it possible to exit to pharma/biotech companies without an MD or PHD? All the alumni I can find on LinkedIn seem to have a science background in the usual corp strategy and biz dev roles. Are there other parts of the org I should target? I am a post-mba consultant.

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Tons of ZSers leave every year for roles at these companies, most without MD/PHD degrees, so I would say maybe you’re just finding the anomalies

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There are definitely opportunities. You could look into finance, analytics, marketing, business unit operations, etc.

Same question - but without even MBA (MS) ;)

Marketing is where the P&L lies in many pharma companies. Probably a “better” role in terms of career progression

Bcg sells ton of PMI work in pharma. Whatever skill u gain. U can join the matching function in pharma

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