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The MITRE Corporation Healthcare Analyst Intern_Clinical Quality & Informatics 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.

Through the Health federally funded R&D center (FFRDC), MITRE exclusively serves in the public interest and helps to bring world-class expertise to bear on key challenges facing the nation. MITRE operates the Health FFRDC on behalf of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

MITRE serves as an objective, independent, not for profit advisor supporting many of the complex analysis and critical thinking requirements that encompass business, policy, technology, and operational interests across HHS.

Key Description: Join MITRE's Clinical Quality & Informatics Team as our Healthcare Analyst Intern where you will have the opportunity to apply your analytics skills to support our evaluation project of previously-proven effective adolescent pregnancy prevention programs that were replicated in hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.

Summer 2021 Work Period/Period of Availability: The internship would start in Spring 2021 (April/May) until the end of Summer 2021 (July/August), working an average of 10 weeks.

Key Responsibilities: As a Healthcare Analytics Intern, you will be a member of an interdisciplinary team where responsibilities can include but are not limited to:

  • Qualitatively code audio-recorded and transcribed data

  • Contribute to mixed-methods analyses and presentation of self-report survey and observational data

  • Contribute to writing final reports and preparing publications/presentations

  • Review and compare evaluation findings to previously published data and curricula

  • Collaborate cooperatively with colleagues across disciplines by attending and actively participating in subtask and larger team meetings

  • Contribute to other administrative tasks (e.g. data auditing) as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience applying qualitative coding schemes to audio/visual data using Excel or Nvivo

  • Experience conducting and presenting mixed methods data

  • Professional communication and organization skills, and willingness to learn and work cooperatively with multidisciplinary teams

  • Pursuing BS/BA in psychology, public health, education, or other social science discipline, and have applied experience in community-based research or evaluation

  • Sustained excellence in academic performance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed BS/BA and currently pursuing Masters in psychology, public health, education, or other social science discipline and have applied experience in community-based research or evaluation.

  • Experience working with youth in school - or community-based programs

  • Knowledge of best practices in observational coding

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