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Intern – Legal, Finance, Business Development

San Diego, CA

Erasca is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing medicines for the benefit of patients with cancer. Our programs take novel approaches to shutting down one of cancer’s most commonly mutated signaling cascades, the RAS/MAPK pathway, which affects approximately 5.5 million lives each year worldwide. The name “Erasca” has an important embedded meaning: it is a contraction of our audacious hope to “erase cancer” that drives our mission and everything that we do on behalf of patients with cancer.

Intern – Legal, Finance, Business Development

Position Summary: 

Erasca’s 2024 Summer Internship Program is a paid 6-8 week internship for undergraduate and graduate students looking for meaningful work experience in the biotechnology industry. We have designed the program to give interns hands-on project experience and the opportunity to develop professional skills and establish career networks and mentors. 

Under the mentorship of: (i) the General Counsel; (ii) the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer; (iii) SVP, Finance; and (iii) VP, Business Development, the Intern will participate in activities in Erasca’s Legal, Finance, and Business Development departments. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare market overviews to analyze the competitive landscape for Erasca’s product candidates  
  • Take part in Erasca’s quarterly reporting process  
  • Prepare a strategic alliance summary document that summarizes Erasca’s acquisition and license agreements  
  • Support the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders  
  • Work will be performed in a hybrid manner with the Intern expected to be onsite at least several days a week, with frequent telecommunication during remote workdays 
  • Perform all duties in keeping with the Company’s core values, policies and all applicable regulations. 

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in business, economics, or related area 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong learning orientation, curiosity, and commitment to science and patients 


  • Must be 18 years of age prior to scheduled start date. 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  
  • Must be able to commit to the full 8-10 week time frame. 
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. 


The anticipated salary for this position is $25.00 per hour. 

Along with our casual, collaborative, and fun work and the chance to make your mark in our mission to erase cancer, Erasca offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off, Holiday, and Sick Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Voluntary Life/AD&D Coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA, HSA, and Commute), Critical Illness and Accident Coverage, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k) Plan with Erasca contribution, and the opportunity to participate in an Employee Stock Purchase Program. 

Erasca, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of sex , race, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.