Marketing Integrated Communications Intern

Internship Remote, United States

Position at Medidata Solutions

Our Company

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,700 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in the US, Europe and Asia with more than 3000 employees.

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation.

Medidata’s solutions have powered more than 23,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

The Program:

At Medidata, interns will have the opportunity to accelerate their careers by working closely with experienced professionals and gain valuable, hands-on, full-time work experience. By being a part of our global organization, interns have the opportunity to work alongside our talented and committed professionals helping them to build a strong foundation for achieving their career goals.  

For 12 weeks, beginning May 24, 2021, interns will have an opportunity to gain a deep understanding of what it means to be a Medidatian, united around a single goal of empowering smarter treatments and healthier people. Medidatians work in a culture of curiosity, innovation and fun. You will be contributing to the line of business with sustainable and meaningful work. 

Our Summer Internship program also includes instructor led training, guided mentorship, exposure to senior leadership and community service. In addition to individual and specific related responsibilities, each intern will participate in our Intern Innovation Lab. Assigned to cross-functional teams, interns will work closely to develop an innovative solution to a business problem currently facing Medidata. As they work diligently to present their final solutions to a panel of top Medidata leaders, we are confident that our interns will make a significant impact on our business. 

The Position:

Learn how a corporate affairs strategy can help drive an organization's corporate goals and priorities. Learn about the convergence of high tech and health, and help brainstorm corporate and thought leadership concepts; develop themes and story lines, and write and produce compelling content that will tell the Medidata story.

As a Corporate Affairs intern, you’ll pair with a mentor on projects including:

  • Help identify opportunities for Medidata stories that position the company and its products as leading the digital transformation of life sciences; write compelling content that positions our thought leaders in a dynamic, growing field

  • Gain familiarity with outlets and reporters relevant to Medidata; work with Medidata PR agency on media pitching and follow up

  • Help develop backgrounders, Qs & As and other materials 

  • Assist with research and preparation for the Clinical Minds podcast, focusing on diversity in clinical trials

  • Assist with monitoring and evaluation of key policy and legislative initiatives with potential impact on Medidata and the life sciences sector

Qualifications / Competencies:

  • Rising or graduating senior. Excellent written and verbal skills; a talented writer

  • Familiarity with life sciences and/or tech preferred

  • Understanding of news media, journalism, storytelling 

  • Blogging, podcasting experience a plus

  • Familiarity with health policy/legislative issues and processes a plus

  • Evaluation of a writing test

EEO Statement


Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.