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Health Innovation Intern

 

We are seeking an Intern for an eight-month term to support and work closely with members of the Health Innovation group and other corporate groups at Alberta Innovates on a variety of projects to drive impactful results for Alberta.  The successful candidate will conduct literature searches, conduct data analyses, synthesize project summaries, support public facing workshops and events, have opportunities to participate in stakeholder engagements, and contribute to increasing the awareness of health investment impacts to Alberta.

 

We are game changers

Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. We do this by building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in the core sectors of health, environment, energy, food and fibre, and platforms such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and omics-related science.  We are working with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance and enhance the well-being of Albertans through research and innovation.

 

Our subsidiary, InnoTech Alberta, offers a diverse range of scientific engineering and technological research and testing capabilities, and facilities to support technology scale-up across all major sectors, from energy to health to food and fibre. InnoTech Alberta offers access to research talent, technical expertise, and unique facilities that serves both the private and public sector.

 

Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:

 

Job Details

 

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Write content for various purposes (including reports, stories, and presentations) to convey the importance of the work being done by our investees. 
  • Assist the Health Innovation team members with the review of reports from investees and provide input on any issues that may arise.  Draft new program material for various investment projects and assist at various events.
  • Work with colleagues across the corporation to conduct research and analyze portfolio data.
  • Conduct environmental / jurisdictional scans related to cutting edge trends in health innovation and ecosystem supports.

 

Qualifications and skills we are looking for:

  • Current enrolment in or a recent graduate of a degree or diploma program in a related field such as life sciences, public health, or business
  • Knowledge of health / life sciences, innovation, technology, and marketing
  • Working knowledge of data visualization techniques and software preferred
  • Strong experience in science writing for lay audiences
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Literature / data research and analysis skills
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Disciplined, coachable, and resilient
  • Ability to work independently
  • Innovative and energetic
  • Ability to present ideas effectively
  • Confident, solutions-driven, adaptable
  • Communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to travel

 

Why Alberta Innovates?

We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned.

 

The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

ALBERTA INNOVATES IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUITY IN EMPLOYMENT AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. WE WISH TO THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST. HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.