Intern - Learning Strategy - 2023

Mis à jour: January 31, 2023
Emplacement: Somerset, NJ, United States
Identification d’emploi: 147369


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 you 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!

This Opportunity

The Learning Solutions team is a group of global learning and development professionals responsible for creating training materials for our pharma and biotech clients.  Our commercial writers and learning strategists are responsible for a wide variety of deliverables including MS PowerPoint (PPT) presentations, eModule transcripts, video and podcast transcripts and copy for various training job aids.  Our primary learning audience are pharma field teams (e.g., sales reps, MSLs, managers.) However, we also create training for various other personnel (e.g., marketers, clinical investigators, clinicians) within the pharma and biotech industries. 


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.

  • Work under the direct supervision of a Learning Strategist on assigned projects and conduct the following potential tasks:
    • Listen to client needs discussions
    • Discuss and review recommended learning solutions
    • Create PPT slides to communicate our recommendations
    • Participate in internal and client kickoff meetings
    • Create strawmen or outlines for proposed deliverables
    • Create draft deliverables (e.g. workshop presentations, facilitator guides, participant guides, eModule transcripts, job aids, etc.) to support pharmaceutical Product Launch Meetings, National Sales Meetings, curriculum development for sales reps, Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) or sales leadership
    • Participate in internal and client project update meetings
  • Gather, compile, and report daily workload summary to the department

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

  • Candidates should currently be in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Life Sciences, Journalism, Creative Writing, or other applicable discipline with transferrable skills.
  • A demonstrated interest in the life sciences is helpful if your degree program is outside of the sciences (e.g. participation in science clubs), however a love of learning, writing and problem solving is the most important requirement.
  • Current knowledge or understanding of pharmaceutical industry is helpful, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and high level of MS PowerPoint skills
  • Above-average attention to detail
  • Effective and clear oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a workload consisting of several concurrent projects or tasks

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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