Friday, February 6, 2015

Health Policy Internship for Dual Degree Candidate

Optimal Solutions Group has an opening for an intern in its Health Policy Research Center. The intern would assist senior researchers in a variety of research and analysis tasks including: collection and preparation of data from surveys and administrative information systems, performing basic analysis and coding of survey instruments, conducting literature searches, contributing to written reports and proposals, and providing general administrative project support. Must be able to work independently but also function effectively as a member of the project team.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Strong analytical and quantitative ability required. Must have demonstrated problem solving skills, and demonstrated experience using large datasets. Facility with statistics and programming experience with statistical packages (such as SAS or STATA) is required. Must be able to effectively communicate problems and results, orally and in writing. Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team. Must be self-motivated and interested in data-driven public policy analysis.
Education and Experience:
Currently enrolled in a Masters or Ph.D. level program in Public Health, Health Policy, Public Policy, Economics, Statistics, or related discipline. Statistics coursework required.
TO APPLY:  Please send your resume with a cover letter to jobs@optimalsolutionsgroup.com. Include in the subject line “Internship - Health Policy Research Center”