Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-20673 [#20673, 699]
Position Title: Margolis Summer Intern (Ugrad Student only) - Biomedical Innovation
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2022/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2021/12/01, updated 2021/11/30, listed until 2022/01/31)
Position Description:    

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Thank you for your interest in the Margolis Internship Program. Before you continue, please be aware that you will need the following items in order to complete this application:

1. Resume/CV
2. Unofficial Transcript(s)
3. Academic Writing Sample

Location: Durham, NC or Washington, DC

Margolis Summer Experience Program Overview

Effectively improving health and the value of health care requires multidisciplinary teams and capabilities. To meet this aim, Duke-Margolis uniquely brings together teams of health care and policy experts and organizations to assess key policy and practice challenges and identify and implement impactful solutions. As future policy-leaders and professionals, students are integral team members. The Center offers students (undergraduate and graduate) opportunities to contribute to a variety of projects aimed at improving health and the value of health care through research and the development of innovative, practical, and evidence-based policy solutions through a collaborative and mentored 10-week summer internship experience.

Project Description

Focus Topic: Biomedical Innovation

Duke-Margolis, in partnership with FDA and a wide array of other stakeholder groups, is focused on improving the process of medical product development and regulatory review to increase the treatment options available to patients and the value that these products can introduce into the health care system.

Our works centers on the following areas:

Regulatory Science

Medical Product Pricing and Payment

Real-World Evidence

Artificial Intelligence and Clinical-Decision Making Software

Project deliverables could include:

  • Assisting with primary qualitative and quantitative research conduct, such as identifying expert interview candidates, developing interview guides, and participating in and analyzing research interviews; or performing descriptive analyses on health policy program data.
  • Helping write impactful, practical publications for policy-focused audiences, such as issue briefs, white papers, or health policy journal blog posts
  • Performing a variety of project team tasks, such as designing slides for policy audiences, assisting with dissemination of work, planning policy convenings, and more

Qualifications and experience that would be most useful:

  • Experience working with teams or group projects
  • Willing to take initiative learn and work in new topics
  • Experience in literature reviews, conducting qualitative or quantitative research
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in project specific topics:
    • Policy work and how it connects to real life issues
    • Artificial Intelligence/Digital Health

Education level requirement: Any interested undergraduate student of any major (with interest as well as coursework and/or experiences in health policy)

Compensation: $15/hour for Undergraduate students

Hours per week: approximate 40 hours

Length of Internship: 10 weeks, Program date for 2022: May 18-July 29

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
100 Fuqua Drive, Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708