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Moderna Intern – Respiratory Vaccines (Summer 2022), Apply Online

Moderna Intern Respiratory Vaccines (Summer 2022), Apply Online

Moderna Intern Respiratory Vaccines (Summer 2022), Apply Online. Moderna Intern Respiratory Vaccines 2022. At Moderna we are pioneering the development of a new class of drugs made of messenger RNA (mRNA). This novel drug platform builds on the discovery that modified mRNA can direct the body’s cellular machinery to produce nearly any protein of interest, from native proteins to antibodies and other entirely novel protein constructs that can have therapeutic activity inside and outside of cells.

Intern, Medical Affairs, Respiratory Vaccines (Summer 2022)

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Req ID: R7691

Division: Medical Affairs

The Role:

Moderna’s Medical Affairs Department is seeking a summer intern within Respiratory Vaccines. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-driven and ambitious candidate to work with a group of professionals engaged in medical affairs strategy development for respiratory vaccines. The respiratory vaccines program includes both licensed and pipeline vaccines, providing an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of scientific strategy development for vaccine programs.

If you are bold, relentless, collaborative, and obsess over learning, an internship at Moderna can help augment your research experience and accelerate your career.

Our program offers two start dates: Monday, May 16 and Monday, June 6. All applicants must be available for a minimum of 10 weeks to participate in the program.

During the internship period, the candidate will play a key role in the following activities: scientific literature search and review, development and review of medical education materials, participation in key scientific input meetings with subject area scientific leaders, congress planning and participation; participation in cross functional team activities relevant to respiratory vaccines. Under the guidance of the medical affairs team, the candidate will also develop and complete a project over the course of the internship chosen by the intern, such as a literature review on a topic of interest, that aligns with our medical affairs strategy

Self-study materials will be provided for understanding of the therapeutic area during orientation. Knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required. This position would best suit someone with a background and interest in biomedical sciences, vaccinology, microbiology, biology, epidemiology, public health, and/or immunology.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Scientific literature search and review with development of document summarizing information gathered and implications to Moderna’s overall medical affairs strategy
  • Organization of literature repository into a user-friendly format, relaying regular updates to regional teams
  • Work closely with integrated evidence team lead to understand data generation, integration, and dissemination, providing regular updates to regional teams
  • Development and review of medical education materials used at congresses and in association with vendors to relay the science to healthcare professionals
  • Participation in key scientific input meetings with subject matter experts and provide executive summary of insights that impact Moderna’s medical affairs strategy with next steps needed to act on those insights
  • Congress planning and participation, providing summary on key sessions assigned to intern for participation
  • Participation in cross functional team activities relevant to respiratory vaccines
  • Develop and complete a project, such as a literature review, over the course of the internship that aligns with medical affairs strategy and is of interest to intern
  • Multiple opportunities to meet 1:1 with internal stakeholders to learn about industry and its role in overall global health.

Competencies and benefits of this internship:

  • Gain real life experience in an active and growing medical affairs division
  • Work closely with medical affairs experts who will provide excellent mentorship opportunities through a variety of lenses and experiences
  • Receive training and gain firsthand experience on various aspects of medical affairs
  • Learn to analyze, understand, and report on scientific publications and implications to medical affairs and the company
  • Collaborate with team members to integrate and share information
  • Engage with cross functional teams across the organization to get exposure to not only medical affairs but other parts of the organization

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related field
  • Experience publishing professional or educational documentation on the web, using a content-management platform such as SharePoint
  • Experience searching and interpreting peer-reviewed scientific literature in support of research projects, the ability to categorize information resources according to therapeutic area and phases of research
  • Basic understanding of the biomedical sciences, biology, epidemiology, and immunology
  • Must possess excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
  • Ability to work independently and in collaborative team environments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • Ability to prioritize based on shifting demands
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, multitask, know when to ask for help

Here’s What We’ll Bring to the Table:

  • On-site subsidized cafeteria or catered lunches
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Free annual corporate membership to Bluebikes
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses




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