Fellowships and Internships at Synterex

Synterex offers the following fellowships and internships. All are remote opportunities. We are proud to help bring forward the next generation of experts in our profession.

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Regulatory Writing and Medical Communications Fellowship

One fellowship is available each year. This is a full-time, paid position with benefits. It is aimed at postgraduates looking to work in pharmaceutical research. The fellowship is fully remote. It runs for the equivalent of 52 weeks of full-time work (40 hours per week). A laptop can be provided to fellows if needed.

Requirements

  • Completed an advanced degree in the life sciences within the previous 2 years at an accredited college or university
  • Interested in a career in pharmaceutical research and development
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment

What will you learn?

You will gain exposure to:

  • Pharmaceutical research in many stages of development. This includes nonclinical and clinical research.
  • A broad variety of document types. These range from formal communications with regulatory authorities to scientific manuscripts.
  • Practicing professional communication with large virtual teams.
  • Managing project meetings.
  • The project management, operations, and business development sides of a business.
  • Software for professional publishing and medical writing.

Mentoring to achieve your goals

We strive to involve our fellows in all aspects of the business. Each fellow is paired with a senior staff mentor. Your mentor will help you navigate the fellowship experience and ensure you have the resources to achieve your learning goals.

If you have questions or would like to apply, please email fellowship@synterex.com.

Department of Defense SkillBridge Fellowship

One fellowship is available each year. This is a full-time, paid position with benefits. This fellowship assists those who are about to leave the military to train for a civilian career in medical and regulatory writing.

The fellowship is fully remote. It runs for the equivalent of 52 weeks of full-time work (40 hours per week). A laptop can be provided to fellows if needed.

Requirements

  • Active-duty service member or other person eligible for the DoD SkillBridge program
  • Completed an advanced degree in the life sciences within the previous 2 years at an accredited college or university
  • Interested in a career in pharmaceutical research and development
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment

What will you learn?

You will gain exposure to:

  • Pharmaceutical research in many stages of development. This includes nonclinical and clinical research.
  • A broad variety of document types. These range from formal communications with regulatory authorities to scientific manuscripts.
  • Practicing professional communication with large virtual teams.
  • Managing project meetings.
  • The project management, operations, and business development sides of a business.
  • Software for professional publishing and medical writing.

Mentoring to achieve your goals

We strive to involve our fellows in all aspects of the business. Each fellow is paired with a senior staff mentor. Your mentor will help you navigate the fellowship experience and ensure you have the resources to achieve your learning goals.

Apply through your Transition Office or Education Office. Please visit the DoD SkillBridge website for more information about the SkillBridge program.

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Synterex Internship

Synterex accepts up to 4 interns per year. We are proud to partner with the Massachusetts Life Science Center's Internship Challenge program.

Internships are available in medical writing, publishing, and information technology services.

Each internship runs for 12 weeks of full-time work (40 hours per week). A part-time, longer-duration internship of the same total time can be negotiated.

Internships are fully remote. A laptop can be provided if needed.

Requirements

  • Massachusetts resident
  • Current student at either an accredited college or university in Massachusetts, or a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) anywhere in the USA
  • Studying for a degree in life sciences or information technology
  • Strong sense of curiosity
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment

What will you learn?

Our medical writing and publishing interns will gain exposure to:

  • Pharmaceutical research in many stages of development.
  • A broad variety of document types. These include formal communications with regulatory authorities, informed consent forms for patients, scientific manuscripts, and blog-style articles for the general public.
  • Practicing professional communication with large virtual teams.
  • Managing meeting time efficiently.
  • Framing medical communications for the appropriate audience.
  • Project management and the operations side of a business.
  • Software for professional publishing and medical writing.

Our information technology interns will gain exposure to:

  • Framing medical communications for the appropriate audience.
  • Project management and the operations side of a business.
  • Software for professional publishing and medical writing.
  • Onboarding and offboarding technologies.
  • Automation and scripting for IT service management orchestration.

Mentoring to achieve your goals

We strive to involve our interns in all aspects of the business. Each intern will be paired with a staff mentor. Your mentor will help you navigate the internship experience and ensure you have the resources to achieve your learning goals.

If you have questions or would like to apply, please email internship@synterex.com.