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Internship - Strategic Finance

About Solugen:

At Solugen, we believe planet-scale change starts with the chemistry we use every day. So we’ve built the world’s first carbon negative molecule factory. Fusing biology with chemistry and technology to make the materials we need to sustain life on Earth.

Solugen, Inc. is a revolutionary product and technology company seeking to use biology to transform the chemicals industry. Solugen was founded in 2016 and is a post-Series C venture-backed biotechnology company supported by renowned venture capital firms including Founders Fund, FiftyYears, Refactor, Y Combinator, Temasek, GIC, and Baillie-Gifford. Located in Houston, Texas, Solugen has recently started-up a first-of-its- kind carbon negative manufacturing facility - The Bioforge TM - that uses a novel chemoenzymatic technology to manufacture bio-based chemistries for a wide range of applications including water treatment, agriculture, personal care, and other applications. Solugen currently has 100+ full time employees.


Solugen’s mission is to decarbonize chemicals manufacturing. As a first step, Solugen is building a 10,000 tpy first commercial plant with the potential to offset up to 37,000 tpy of carbon dioxide equivalents. This role will directly support Solugen's mission by ensuring Solugen's financial strategy is aligned to the mission and growth of the organization and helping to accomplish Solugen’s key strategic initiatives for 2022.

Key Outcomes

  1. Support the execution of Solugen’s key strategic initiatives, through project management and financial modeling
  2. Lead a project gathering competitive intelligence on Solugen’s competitors
  3. Support creation of the quarterly Board Deck

Key Competencies

Job Specific

  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Good communication and project management skills with the desire to further develop these skills
  • Ability to build and construct complex financial models

Company Specific

  • Ask a lot of questions, be curious, and have insights into your work
  • Be nimble, embrace the speed and ambiguity of startup culture
  • A passion for green chemistry and fighting climate change
  • Ability to self-manage and set your own priorities and schedule
  • Be comfortable working in multiple roles
  • Emphasize safety above all else
  • Respect for others
  • Creative problem solving
  • Willingness to learn and research new engineering/science concepts


  • Actively pursuing an MBA at a top program
  • Ability to work 10+ hours per week during the semester
  • Independent, self-motivated individual with a positive, service-focused attitude

Solugen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.