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Medical Communications Intern

Apply Share Job ID 769 Category Biostatistics / Data Management, Corporate Functions, Internship, Research & Development Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 03/20/2018


Genomic Health is seeking a Medical Communications intern. Responsibilities will include supporting the creation of abstracts, posters and presentations, monitoring and managing medical information databases, supporting medical writing, publications and surveillance of published literature. In this cross-functional role, the intern would be expected to interact with many groups including Translational Sciences, Biostatistics, Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Marketing and Research. This position reports into the Director of Medical Communications and Medical Communications Scientists.

The ideal candidate will have strong writing, communication and project management skills and ability to effectively collaborate in a fast-paced environment across multiple department's and groups.

Supports and coordinates the development and review of scientific abstracts, posters, and presentations.
Regularly monitors primary, secondary, and tertiary medical literature and is capable of critically evaluating and summarizing data from multiple sources.
Develop and maintain an in-depth clinical and business knowledge of marketed products and regularly communicates relevant data and related business information to project teams companywide.
Independently and efficiently creates and maintain department documents, materials, and databases.
Active participation in publication planning and manuscript coordination and or development.

BA or Master degree and/or training in relevant healthcare field.
Advanced writing and editing skills
Computer fluency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Endnote
Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers, and customers
Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Medical Information/Medical Affairs experience within the pharmaceutical or diagnostics industries.
Medical writing degree and/or certification
Clinical Oncology background/training
Local Bay Area candidates


Be part of the future of personalized medicine by contributing as a Medical Communications Summer Intern with Genomic Health. In this real-work experience role, you’ll support the creation of abstracts, posters, and presentations, be the gatekeeper of medical information databases, leave a mark within medical writing, publications and literature materials. You won’t be kept in a bubble - you’ll interact with many groups across the company to help formulate scientific information.
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If you want to be part of a team that prides itself in teamwork and developing cutting-edge technology at Genomic Health, apply today!