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Graduate Internship – Patient Insights Researcher

Website IQVIA

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA are offering the opportunity for an internship as a Patient Insights Researcher in our global Medical and Patient Communications team. You will have the opportunity to gain experience in the growing field of patient insight development and see firsthand how those insights inform the development of patient support programs. You will also gain exposure to a busy communications agency environment.



Patient support programs (PSPs) provide health information, tools, and services to assist patients on their disease and treatment journey. PSPs are most effective when they are designed and implemented with consideration for the specific needs of the patients they serve. These needs include not only the physical signs and symptoms, but also the psychological, behavioral, economic, and social factors associated with their condition. IQVIA is seeking an intern to help create a database of patient insights and supporting information across a number of conditions. This task will involve review of information from various sources including published literature, patient advocacy group websites, social media, and other industry sources.  Insights gathered from this review will be synthesized into various formats, including PowerPoint slides, Word documents and databases that will be used by the health communications team to develop various patient, HCP, and client-facing materials.


The student will gain experience and exposure to patient support programs and the growing field of patient insight development, in addition to experience of a busy communications agency environment.  Student will have the opportunity to contribute to the design of important programs to improve the care of patients with various conditions.

Co-design patient insights project with senior oversight, agreeing deliverables and timelines
Perform literature and web searches to identify relevant evidence-based patient insights
Populate slides and other materials with insights for particular patient groups and types
Support the project proposals for assigned project/initiatives
Prepare presentation materials and  meeting minutes and address meeting follow-ups as needed
Provide support on patient based projects
Assist team members with requests, related to assigned project/initiatives
Complete required corporate training courses and department administration items on schedule with high quality


Demonstration of proficiency in literature and web searches and use of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Strong writing skills and ability to work independently and with a team.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.iqvia.com.