Child Stunting Review Intern

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Category: 
Healthcare
Internships
Science
Status: 
Internship
Post Date:  
4/20/2017
Description: 

Position Summary:

We are seeking a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) student to primarily support Abbott Nutrition’s Clinical Research team on a key project that aims to conduct a literature review on stunting status in children <10y in Asia and impact of nutritional intervention on improving stunting using micronutrient supplementation (single, multiple nutrients) and oral nutritional supplementation (energy, macro- and micronutrients)

The Student Will Be Responsible For:

·         Reviewing and synthesizing insights from scientific literature

·         Communicating findings and progress to applicable project leader on a regular basis

·         Preparing the final report summarizing the scientific literature and presenting the data to internal/external audiences

What We Offer To Our Student Employees:

·         Part-time employment with Abbott at the UIUC Research Park during the academic year

·         Minimum of 8-10 hr/week and maximum of 19 hr per week

·         Competitive hourly wage commensurate with year in school

·         Flexible work schedule Monday to Saturday with 24/7 keycard office access

·         Personally-assigned workstation in a modern style office space

·         Valuable experience in the global healthcare industry

Qualifications:

·         Must be enrolled as a student at UIUC

·         Pursuing a MS or PhD degree in Human Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences or health-related discipline

·         Experience with systematic literature reviews, scientific writing, and qualitative/quantitative data analysis

·         Experience using MS Office applications

·         Attention to detail, effective communicator, and excellent verbal/written English language skills

·         Self-motivated problem solver that can lead a project from beginning to end

Start Date/Duration: Early June 2017 through early Spring 2018

Interested in Applying?

Candidates should complete an online application at www.abbott.com/careers.html, and under “Search Jobs” use the keywords, “Abbott Research Park – Part-Time Student Researcher.”  Additionally, candidates should send a copy of their resume or CV to abbottresearchpark@abbott.com, attention to Kati Daniel and Dustin Starkey, including a subject line, with the Title and Job ID: “Child Stunting R&D Intern 200024”.