Genovate Program: Health Innovation Internship
- Part or Full Time internship opportunity (20-35 hours per week)
- Respected global research organisation
- Help make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (‘TGI’) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
- Find better treatments for the world’s biggest health problems
- Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
- Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. To read more about how we are addressing the world’s biggest health problems, please visit our website.
Due to our continued growth, we are now seeking a proactive and self-motivated Intern to join Genovate, the entrepreneurship and innovation program at one of the best medical research institutes in Australia. Learn more about the internship program from our intern graduates.
This is an exciting opportunity for a postgraduate or undergraduate student to work with our team to expand the program globally. Our team identifies innovative ideas to improve health care, and work to develop and commercialise affordable, evidence-based health solutions that will have a positive impact of global health.
The internship will involve:
- Taking an active part in understanding the entrepreneurship ecosystem
- Working collaboratively with the team to develop plans and strategies
- Taking an active part in specific innovation projects, to develop necessary background evidence for innovation
- Taking ownership of market analysis, consumer analysis and evidence gathering for specific projects, and providing recommendations for future activity
Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
- Currently undertaking or recently completed, a tertiary medical, biomedical, or public health related degree (undergraduate or masters level)
- Interest in health care enterprise, medical devices, or healthcare commercialisation a must
- Experience with cardiovascular disease preferred
- Detail oriented and self-motivated
- Ability to work effectively independently and within a small team environment
- Excellent organisation and time management skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organisation
- Adaptability and flexibility to handle changing priorities
A fixed stipend amount will be provided for a period of 3 months (20-35 hours per week).
The closing date for applications is Monday 25 October 2021. Please note, however, that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.