Digital, data and technology are critical in todays academic healthcare industry for reaching new populations, standardizing data, and reducing healthcare costs. The DigITs team works on everything from implementing the latest technologies like AI/machine learning to partnering with our clinicians and researchers to use data for improving patient care.
This 10-week virtual summer internship program will partner you with technology, informatics and data leaders to explore MSKs constantly evolving digital enterprise through interesting project work, while providing you with new learning opportunities and foundational knowledge in how technology in academic medicine creates a foundation for research, learning and patient care.
Dates : Summer Semester, June 7 August 13, 2021
Project Focus Areas (subject to availability) :
Design Thinking /New Products
In addition to project work, students will participate in workshops and learning events geared to orient students to life at MSK and help prepare them for the next steps in their professional careers.
Learning Opportunities (subject to availability) :
Overview of Academic Medicine with Hospital Leadership
The New Wave of Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Diversity in Leadership
Professional core / soft skill development
At the end of the internship, students will have the opportunity to work as a team to complete a Hackathon challenge and present their contributions to DigITs Executive Leadership.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency
Professional, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Bonus: Enthusiastic about Digital Transformation and have a strong sense of curiosity to explore and implement new digital solutions!
Enrolled as a Student in a program for 2021-2022 calendar year
Preferably Bachelors degree program, entering your Junior or Senior year
Select projects may require technical skill proficiency; please note in your CV
Internal Number: 2021-46637
About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.