Evidence and Strategy Intern

Avalere’s Evidence and Strategy Practice is seeking an Intern.

About the Company

Avalere is a strategic advisory company whose core purpose is to create innovative solutions to complex healthcare problems. Based in Washington, DC, the firm delivers actionable insights, product solutions, and custom analytics for leaders in healthcare business and policy. Avalere’s experts span 230 staff drawn from Fortune 500 healthcare companies, the federal government (e.g., CMS, OMB, CBO and the Congress), top consultancies and nonprofits. The firm offers deep substance on the full range of healthcare business issues affecting the Fortune 500 healthcare companies. Avalere’s focus on strategy is supported by a rigorous, in-house analytic research group that uses public and private data to generate quantitative insight. Through events, publications and interactive programs, Avalere insights are accessible to a broad range of customers.

Avalere is part of a parent company Avalere Health, a purposefully built commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries. Its 1,500+ experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our core disciplines—Consulting; Medical; Policy, Access, Value, and Evidence; Marketing; and Digital Experience and Technology—to create the connections that make better health happen. Visit www.avalere.com and follow Avalere Health on LinkedIn and Instagram.

Evidence and Strategy Intern

Practice: Evidence and Strategy

Compensation: $20.00/hr

About the Role

Avalere’s Evidence and Strategy Practice Intern will work alongside a broad set of subject matter experts in Avalere’s Evidence and Strategy (E&S) Practice, gaining insight into pressing research questions and market dynamics that the practice helps clients understand and navigate. The E&S Intern will also contribute to firm products and client deliverables and work with subject matter experts to demonstrate learning and satisfy requirements of Intern’s college or university internship should this be supporting academic credit within a degree program.

Our Internship Program is a 10-week program commencing in June 2024 that will provide a student the opportunity for professional development by building relationships, gaining exposure to healthcare consulting through experiential learning, and applying academic learning to real-world projects and initiatives.

During the internship program, you will be given the knowledge, support, and training through partnership with many of the members of the E&S Practice. Our Practice is mainly remote, but there may be opportunities to visit our offices in Washington, DC or Boston, and work alongside others in the firm. This is a paid internship with expectation of an 8-hour workday, with Friday’s ending at 3pm during the summer months of June-August.

What You Will Do

  • Work independently and in cross-practice teams to contribute to the development and delivery of projects to clients in life sciences, diagnostics, medical device, and patient advocacy organizations
  • Support project teams with research requests, using the Internet, client websites, publication databases and other sources of information
  • Draft written summaries, white papers, and PowerPoint presentations to provide strategic recommendations to clients.
  • Use content expertise, solid proofreading, and layout skills to build client deliverables
  • Work in partnership with E&S Practice members to develop quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Attend internal training and meetings to expand knowledge of key healthcare issues and grow personal subject matter expertise.

Skills, Experience, and Other Job-Related Requirements

Education Requirements

Must be a rising college junior or senior, or graduate student with relevant coursework or experience

Skill Requirements

  • Possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Have a focused approach to combining analytics with strategic insights
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset, seek feedback often and are seeking an opportunity to stretch and strengthen your learning
  • Show punctuality, professionalism, and a positive attitude when completing assignments

Experience Requirements

  • Interest in the following topic areas: quality measures and quality improvement, health economics outcomes research and real-world evidence, implementation science, evidence-based practices, and health plan strategy and operations
  • Have basic experience working with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

Avalere is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Consistent with our safety protocols, the company will require a vaccination attestation for fully office-based and hybrid (office/remote) positions. Positions designated as fully remote are exempt from the attestation requirement unless and until such time as an in-office presence is required.