Intern - Research & Insights Gathering - 2023

Updated: January 31, 2023
Location: Somerset, NJ, United States
Job ID: 147370

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You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.
You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Our Summer Internship Program

An internship with us gives you the opportunity to work side by side with passionate problem solvers on powerful and fulfilling work. Our collaborative culture inspires you to learn from the expertise surrounding you and to share your own knowledge and experience with colleagues. You’ll be asked to speak up and challenge the status quo – you have a voice and will be encouraged to use it.

Additionally, over the summer, there will be opportunities to participate in events just for our interns: social events with other interns, career development workshops and networking with senior leaders – just to name a few!

Learning Solutions - Research & Insights Gathering Intern

The Insights Gathering department is a global team responsible for designing and conducting research that seeks to improve the patient experience in clinical product development. We are seeking a summer intern to join us and provide support to the Insight Gatherings team. You will be a member of a positive, results orientated work environment while building partnerships through teamwork and communicating in an open, balanced, and objective manner. In additional to the responsibilities that you will be given, you will have the opportunity to learn real world qualitative and quantitative research methodology, patient engagement strategies and fundamentals of the clinical development process from industry and subject matter experts.


We are seeking a summer intern who has an interest in learning and development and the life sciences, to join us and provide support to the Learning Strategy team. You will be a member of a positive, results-orientated work environment while building partnerships through teamwork and communicating in an open, balanced, and objective manner.  Candidates should enjoy problem solving, creating innovative solutions and be a fast learner.

  • Build quantitative surveys used for patient and stakeholder engagement activities in Qualtrics (an online based survey an engagement platform)
  • Assist in the project management of Insights Gathering projects
  • Coordinate the scheduling of patient and stakeholder interviews, surveys, or similar engagements
  • Generate reports regarding participant compliance, attendance, and satisfaction
  • Assist in the design and development of mixed method studies
  • Interview Transcript Reconciliation
  • Assists research team with IRB and regulatory documentation and submissions.
  • Coordinate Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Information (RFIs) presentations & revisions
  • Attends internal & customer study team meetings, and other research related training and meetings.

This is a 12-week internship; full-time over Summer 2023.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.


Job Requirements

  • Current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in biology, psychology, medicine, or life science
  • Past internship experience or project work in research is optional
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email, and voicemail 
  • Above-average attention to detail, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a workload consisting of several concurrent projects or tasks
  • Knowledge or understanding of the CRO or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Knowledge of assessment platforms like Qualtrics is optional but a plus

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re essential in solving and executing against today’s toughest commercialization challenges facing the world’s leading healthcare companies. From the very beginning, you’ll be supported by team members who, like you, aren’t afraid to try something new. You'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients.

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job.

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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)


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