Intern - D&E Strategy - 2023

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Updated: May 8, 2023
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 148269

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Cadent is a healthcare communications agency that specializes in medical communications that educate health care providers effectively, but also challenges the status quo to motivate behavior change. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling stories that deliver value and action. Throughout the process, a key objective is to build relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.

Join us for an exciting summer internship opportunity to work alongside passionate experts in digital and engagement strategy. As an intern, you will shadow and support identified team members with project work, including website development support, research and data analytics for KOL Identification, and supporting the development of internal materials for new products and services, working with the directors of the team. In addition, you will support our research of AI tools, and how these can enhance our processes. This includes illustration-based genAI tools (e.g. Midjourney), and copy-based GenAI (e.g. GPT), as well as automation and project management (e.g. MS co-pilot).

The Opportunity:

Our team is looking for a highly motivated and tech-savvy intern to support our Digital and Engagement Strategy team, specifically related to researching use of AI tools and defining new ways to use them to enhance our services.

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


  • Support the team in the planning and execution of digital engagement initiatives: websites, apps, products, social media etc
  • Conduct research and analytics to identify key opinion leaders (KOLs) and support our KOL ID efforts.
  • Support website development project management, including creation of supporting documents, timeline updates, tracking analytics, and supporting timely delivery.
  • Help to manage the development of new product and service sheets for internal use, including creating and updating content, tracking revisions, and ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute ideas and suggestions that help to enhance our communication strategies, with a focus on utilizing AI to bring these ideas to life.

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.  

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Digital Marketing, or Communications.
  • Interest (and ideally experience) working with AI platforms, including creating AI-generated illustrations and copy.
  • An interest in website development project management, research and analytics, and content creation is preferred.
  • Excellent research, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work independently or as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and concepts is a plus.

This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain experience in implementing AI processes and digital engagement strategy while working with a highly skilled team. If you have a passion for technology, communication, and want to contribute to improving healthcare outcomes, we encourage you to apply.

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) 

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy.  We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated.  Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.  These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements. 


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