Intern - Account - 2023

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Updated: April 13, 2023
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 148234

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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.

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Cadent specializes in high science, high touch peer to peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Cadent builds relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.

An internship with Cadent will give you the opportunity to experience what it is like to work at a healthcare communications agency. During your time with Cadent, you will gain valuable skills for both client services and project management that will prepare you for a future in the medical communications industry.

To culminate the experience, you will be given the opportunity to present to the medical communications team at Cadent on a topic relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. During this presentation, you will pull from the 12-week experience to demonstrate your understanding of scientific and medical communications.

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


  • Serving as an active member of the account team, learning the fundamentals of account management, understanding what “good” account management looks like, and how to confidently provide client service support
  • Contributing to roles that bring projects to completion effectively & efficiently cross-functionally, under the supervision of an account team member
  • Completing day-to-day tasks associated with running projects, including capturing internal and client feedback, assisting with collateral updates, writing meeting recaps, creating project briefs, updating status sheets, overseeing project budgets and timelines, organizing files on the agency server, daily administrative tasks, etc.
  • Collaborating successfully with all agency departments, including ensuring teams are prepared for internal and external meetings, coordinating meetings, and follow-ups on outstanding items
  • Participating in team meetings and, as appropriate, in client presentations
  • Performing market analysis and research on competition and shares findings with the team
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Students entering their Senior year Fall 2023
  • Current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or similar
  • Past internship experience or project work in Communications, Advertising
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams), and email
  • Above-average attention to detail, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a workload consisting of several concurrent projects or tasks
  • Ability to stay organized, multi-task, and be proactive
  • Can collaborate well with internal team members
  • Strong problem-solving skills

At Cadent, our workplace is flexible, family-oriented and places high importance on work-life balance. The engaging and rewarding nature of the work that we do is evident in the enthusiasm employees bring to the office every day. Overall, Cadent has a commitment to integrity, a commitment to client satisfaction and a commitment to employee satisfaction and development.

Cadent 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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