Intern - Creative/Account - 2023

Updated: March 14, 2023
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 148089

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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, community service projects, and networking with senior leaders – just to name a few!

This Opportunity

GENICOS is a full-service health care communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences. We develop strategic marketing solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and health-and-wellness clients around the world, and our expertise is focused within oncology & advanced therapeutic markets. We create experiences that involve, inspire, educate, and activate people through ongoing brand journeys.

Our GENICOS team is looking for an intellectually curious problem solver to join our team to help us continuously deliver clinically and scientifically based strategic and data-driven solutions to our business unit partners and clients.

This is a 10-week cross-functional internship. You will spend 70% of your internship with the Creative team and 30% of your internship with the Account team. This will enable a broader, more well-rounded experience of how an advertising agency works; full-time over Summer 2023.


  • Serving as an active member of the agency team, contributing to day-to-day tasks associated with developing creative campaigns, working cross-functionally, collaborating on projects, and capturing and incorporating feedback.
  • Participating in team meetings and, as appropriate, in client presentations
  • Completing various tasks partnering with various agency team members, including concept ideation and the development of strategic design solutions; helping to develop project briefs; helping to facilitate team and client meetings, participating in project reviews, gain an of understanding cross-functional agency workstreams
  • Collaborating with fellow interns to complete a special project and presenting to the executive leadership team
  • Seeking out increased opportunity for learning and exposure to aspects of the agency world that intrigue you most

Job Requirements

  • Students entering their Junior or Senior year Fall 2023
  • Preference for those pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or similar
  • Proficiency in core Adobe Creative Cloud programs (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, MS Teams). Experience with Adobe After Effects, Adobe XD, or Figma is a plus.
  • Above-average attention to detail, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a workload consisting of several concurrent projects or tasks

Within the walls of GENICOS you will find an environment of collaboration. Our culture breaks down barriers and avoids departmental silos. We believe that creative, account, digital, strategy (both brand and medical), and support are not so much departments as they are part of the “essential collective” that have cemented our philosophy that everyone is an idea person. This is an expectation for every associate and our invitation to every client. GENICOS is not siloed according to our talents; we are united by our passion.

GENICOS is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

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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