Intern, Vaccine Innovation & Global Immunization
Reports to: Manager, Research & Analysis
Location: Remote Work (only in CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MD, MA, NE, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, VA, WA, DC)
Our mission is to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe. We seek a future free from vaccine-preventable diseases. We are an innovative, collaborative, and engaged team that values accountability, teamwork, partnership and driving impact. We are vaccine champions improving lives through immunization. Sabin staff, management and Board of Trustees are committed to developing a diverse, equitable and inclusive team.
The Intern, Vaccine Innovation & Global Immunization will support a range of activities that span across the Vaccine Innovation team and Vaccine Acceptance & Demand team at Sabin.
- Conduct comprehensive searches of life science and policy databases
- Review literature related to global health security, global health workforce development, as well as vaccine equity, investment and policy, and related areas.
- Extract and summarize key relevant information to support development of a literature review white paper
- Support backgrounding of stakeholders and key informants for interviews, panels, and other engagements
- Assist in developing materials for stakeholder outreach
- Assist in the planning and execution of a working group of experts and support the development of readouts from the engagement
- Assist in landscaping opportunities and contacts for strategic communications, including virtual outreach, events and multimedia content
- Participate in webinars related to vaccine equity for low- and middle-income countries, global health security, and global health workforce development; develop readouts to share with Sabin staff
- Other administrative duties, as assigned
- Current master’s level student in public health, health policy, international development, the life sciences or a related discipline
- Interest in vaccine equity, global health security, and/or international development preferred
- Strong analytical, research and literature review skills
- Proficient in core Microsoft 365 applications, video conferencing platforms, Adobe Acrobat and conducting internet searches
- Proficiency in reference management software, such as Mendeley, a plus
- Close attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks, highly organized, flexible, and able to prioritize in order to meet deadlines
- Excellent communications skills (listening, writing, speaking)
- Available for 22-29 hours per week during the Spring 2023 semester.