Medidata Institute Intern

Internship New York, New York

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 1,000 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 over 2000 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. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 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 Position:

This remote role is an opportunity for a current Masters or PhD student to spend several months part-time working on a scientific research project sponsored by the Medidata Institute, Acorn AI and Medidata’s thought leadership forum. This is a paid, virtual internship that will aim to take place Summer-Fall 2021. The intern will:

  • Work with a mentor(s) to identify and plan a project

  • Conduct scientific analyses on data using Medidata tools and technologies

  • Potentially draft abstract(s) for publication or submission to scientific conferences

  • Present regular updates to the Medidata Institute leadership and supporters

  • Work on a full-time vs. part-time basis contingent on discussion with their mentor(s)

  • Discuss length of the internship contingent on discussions with their mentor(s) 

Qualifications / Competencies:

  • Understanding of how data and analytics can help improve how patients are diagnosed, treated, selected for clinical trials. Familiarity with personalized medicine concepts.

  • Comfortable doing data analytics. Understanding of statistical methods and experience analyzing data and using visualization tools.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Current Masters Program or PhD Program

  • Focuses in public health, statistics, epidemiology, study design of real-world studies, health economics and outcomes research, natural language processing, Bayesian inference, and similar fields are preferred 

  • Minimum two years work experience preferably in healthcare / life sciences role

  • Ability to handle data independently and/or strong writing skills depending on scope of project

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