Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fall Paid Internship with the Advisory Board Company

This part-time paid internship is based in Washington D.C. within the Corporate Strategy division across fall of 2016. Specifically within the New Product Development team, the position is the perfect fit for motivated, entrepreneurial, and analytically minded people. This innovative group is responsible for defining the firm’s growth strategy and developing new products and services – organically or via partnerships and acquisitions. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with a group focused on developing a new product offering for the US health care market. You will be exposed to all aspects of the product development process including issue identification, market sizing, product design, assessing competitive pressures and developing pitch and marketing materials. This internship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to systemic change in the health care industry. 

Specific Responsibilities:
-    Conduct primary research on a specific health care topic area
-    Research business and technology trends
-    Identify and size market opportunities
-    Assess competitive pressures
-    Conduct rigorous market testing 
-    Collateral creation in PowerPoint for internal presentations and marketing material
-    Contribute to evaluation of new business opportunities/ideas/potential partner companies
-    Support readying a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal 

Basic Qualifications: 
-    Bachelor’s Degree OR in the process of earning a Bachelor’s Degree
-    Willingness to work a minimum of 15 hours a week 
-    Ability to work in a team environment or independently
-    High comfort level with primary research and ability to convert findings into relevant insights
-    Strong problem solving skills
-    Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
-    Strong academic record
-    Any experience working on research or contributing to peer-reviewed publications preferred 

About The Advisory Board Company:
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a global technologyresearch and consulting firm partnering with 238,000 leaders in 4,200+ organizations across health care and higher education. We combine the expertise of our 3,000+ employees around the world to find solutions to the most pressing challenges in health care. Our performance technology products offer user-friendly, Web-enabled dashboard platforms with tremendous analytic capabilities that generate more than $700 million in realized value annually for our members. These solutions focus on strategically important areas, including physician alignment, revenue cycle, accountable care, and surgical profitability. We thrive on innovation and the knowledge that we are creating real change in an industry that matters to everyone

Apply here.