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The Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare Internship

The Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare Internship

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United States-NY-New York

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The Economist Intelligence Unit - Healthcare, offers healthcare-focused market and business intelligence services complimented by strategic advisory to help medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare service firms understand their current and potential markets, and implement pragmatic and innovative strategies to ultimately tap into new growth opportunities. Clearstate aims to further augment its dynamic team by seeking high calibre and talented individuals keen to grow their career in healthcare business advisory.


We are currently seeking a Healthcare Intern to support our project teams on execution of strategic commercial research consulting projects for our healthcare clients. This position would be based in New York City, New York and has the potential to convert to a full time analyst position based on the successful completion of the internship and meeting key performance indicators.




In the role you would be expected to:

  • Work as part of a cross functional and geographically diverse team to deliver on large scale, global healthcare projects
  • Conduct detailed secondary and primary research for analysis on each project
  • Systematically organize and present the information to best extract strategic insights and conclusions
  • Support fieldwork, vendor selection and management
  • Support business development initiatives through the drafting of white papers and supporting documents for pitches, as well as in the organization of business development road shows or meetings
  • Successfully interact and deliver projects to clients under tutelage of project team members

Experience, skills and professional attributes

To succeed in the role you must have: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from top tier universities, preferably Science major with evidence of outstanding academic achievement
  • Working towards Master’s degree a plus
  • Strong Microsoft office skills in powerpoint and excel
  • Exceptional command of written and spoken English, with additional language skills a plus
  • Previous evidence of interest or experience in healthcare including a basic understanding of health systems and stakeholder matters
  • Commercial business acumen and understanding of basic business frameworks
  • Familiarity or experience with qualitative or quantitative market research techniques
  • Highly analytical, organized and meticulous

 You will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Strong team player and self-starter attributes
  • Aptitude for logical problem solving
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to work well with people across all levels in the organization
  • Ability to work independently and among teams, in a fast paced team structure
  • A proactive attitude and have shown resourcefulness in conducting research of hard to gather facts
  • High business acumen with versatility to think inside and outside of the box