Medical Products Price Guide Intern
Arlington, VA 
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Job/Internship Description

Background:

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global nonprofit organization, partners with governments, civil society, the private sector, and health care workers to build resilient and sustainable health systems. Our mission is saving lives and improving the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

MSH has published the International Medical Products Price Guide since 1986, with the most recent data update in 2015. The Guide contains a spectrum of prices from pharmaceutical suppliers, international development organizations, and government agencies. It aims to make price information more widely available in order to improve procurement of medical products of assured quality for the lowest possible price. MSH currently seeks to understand demand for the Price Guide and similar resources in the market.

Responsibilities:

The student will support an MSH team in conducting a desktop landscape assessment of the medical product pricing space, demand for the Price Guide in its current format, and opportunities for sustaining the resource moving forward.

Expected activities include:

  • Identify and research similar resources/online platforms;
  • Assist in exploring the demand for the Price Guide in its current format and need for reconfiguration and additional content and capabilities
  • Examine and summarize utilization metrics from the Price Guide site;
  • Identify and document other potential sources of data inputs to the Price Guide (especially online, real time databases); and
  • Support the development of sustainability plan options.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student in Public Health, Public Policy, or similar degree program
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft applications to include: MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with Google analytics preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, coordination and team building skills.


Expected student takeaways:

Student will better understand the global health and international development landscape, specifically regarding pharmaceutical and medical product landscape and pricing.


Please note:
- Internship candidates must be full or part-time students earning university credit for their internship.
- This is an unpaid internship.
- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this internship will be entirely remote.

MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status. In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan.

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Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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