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The MITRE Corporation Health Economics and Policy Analyst Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

Do you want to join over 600 MITRE interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun? Do you want to help analyze data and do the analysis needed to contribute to solving our nation's most critical problems? Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields?

Key Description:

Join MITRE as a summer intern supporting Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal agency clients across a broad array of initiatives; the requirement is for junior analytic and deliverable support for various projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Working with MITRE team members and project leaders to support the delivery of strategic advice and counsel to HHS, VA and other healthcare entities for the advancement of economic and health outcomes via improving data-driven analyses health information technology systems and business process improvements. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Participating in highly functional and creative teams while building knowledge and working relationships across the Corporation.

  • Providing document analysis, information preparation, project management support (status reports, staffing, spreadsheets, etc.); deliverable preparation (document and presentation), deliverable editing, healthcare, or health IT research.

Required Qualifications:

Ideal candidates are either: For Undergrad Intern: Currently pursuing their BA/BS or for Graduate Intern: Have already completed BA/BS (graduate intern) and currently pursuing a graduate degree in program related to healthcare (in public policy or health sciences field) and should have the following experience:

  • Work in the healthcare sector, administrative, clinical or information systems.

  • Subject matter expertise in health economics, health or public policy, epidemiology, outcomes research, health analytics, public health, health information technology and other health-related government initiatives.

  • Ability to work with data and / or data science experience in an open source programming and statistical analysis language (e.g. Python or R).

  • Sustained excellence in academic performance.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Excellent data science and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information:

*Students need to be currently enrolled and will continue to be enrolled the following semester in a full-time degree-seeking accredited university program.

*Clearance: Hiring requisitions for some roles may require a U.S. Government Security clearance.

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

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