Digital Health Data Analytics Internship

  • Internship (Stipend Provided)
  • Portland

Website OTRADIBio Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) & OTRADI

Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) & OTRADI

Employment status: 20 hours/week

Salary range: $20 per hour

 

About the Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI)

 

Established in 2007, OTRADI (Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute) is a non-profit research and economic development organization based in Portland, Oregon. OTRADI’s mission is to fuel economic development of Oregon’s bioscience industry by growing successful companies that translate innovative research into products benefitting health and wellness, and that create and retain high-wage jobs in Oregon.

 

In 2013, OTRADI launched the Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI), Oregon’s leading bioscience-focused startup business incubator. The OBI has helped fill a critical and growing need in Oregon’s expanding bioscience industry by providing top-notch laboratory facilities, and by connecting entrepreneurs with essential training, funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The OBI is currently home to thirty-one startups, developing promising diagnostic, medical device, therapeutic, health IT, digital health, and wearable healthcare technologies. In addition to promoting the growth and success of client companies, the OBI serves as a resource for more than sixty other affiliated startups across Oregon and assists more than three-hundred entrepreneurs a year.

 

The digital health sector in Oregon has more than doubled in the past biennium. OTRADI has determined there are currently 130+ Digital Health companies in the State of Oregon, and this number continues to grow as adoption of connected devices and personalized medicine skyrockets. While there are multiple incubators and accelerators in Oregon, none of them specializes in advancing the success of digital health companies. Current unmet needs include: programs with a digital health focus, accessible community workspace and a united team of mentors, advisors and funders. By compiling and consolidating qualitative and quantitative data from disparate sources, OBI’s goal is to brand space and specific programs with a Digital Health focus so we can bridge these gaps for Digital Health companies in Oregon.

 

The Digital Health Data Analytics Intern will be an integral member of the OBI team and will perform the following duties:

Compile and consolidate qualitative and quantitative data from disparate sources regarding digital health

Research complete digital health eco-system in present-day market globally as well as Oregon state specific initiatives related to digital health

Apply research methods including online research, database/Excel management and analytics

Conduct research and aggregate data to inform business decisions

Create database to manage information including qualitative and quantitative data

Communicate results to project owners, providing advice on action(s) to be taken

Responds to ad-hoc requests

Must be comfortable initiating outreach to partners and community members across all levels

 

Essential Responsibilities for this Role

  • Prior experience and familiarity with basic research methods including online research, database/Excel management and analytics
  • Ability to think analytically, apply analytical techniques and to provide in-depth analysis for potential recommendations to internal customers
  • Prior experience conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with all levels of the work force
  • Excellent analytical problem solving and critical thinking/creative research skills
  • Knowledge of analytical tools including Excel a must
  • Ability to participate in a team atmosphere to achieve goals and objectives consistent with the organization’s strategy
  • Able to work independently when given an assignment and complete a professional deliverable
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple deadlines and shifting priorities in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with survey programming software preferred
  • Ability to transform disparate pieces of information into an understandable framework in graphics form or actionable recommendations
  • Ability to skillfully identify and understand research nuances
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Required Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Digital Health and Technology Health experience desired
  • Marketing and Healthcare Informatics experience desired
  • Detail oriented and efficient
  • Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and effectively perform a variety of assignments
  • Tech savvy and proficient in MS Office (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

Application Process

Please send cover letter and resume/CV to Hazel Valdez, Associate Director, at hvaldez@otradi.org. Please note “OBI Intern Application” as the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.

To apply for this job email your details to hvaldez@otradi.org


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