Intern - Patient-Centered Solutions - London/Amsterdam

Posted on July 3, 2023 by InternPlug

  • London,
  • No Salary information.
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics, and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA’s Medical Evidence Practice (MEP) and Patient Centered Solutions (PCS)

Our MEP team’s mission statement is to support the expansion of patients’ access to innovative medicines by planning, generating, and disseminating high quality medical evidence. Our Patient Centered Solutions team, within this practice, delivers on strategic research that amplifies the patient’s voice in this evidence generation process.

The PCS team leads the industry in the science of measuring the patient experience. We help our clients by applying our consulting expertise and technical scientific knowledge to design and execute scientifically rigorous research that incorporates the patient voice into the development and commercialization of new medicines. This research includes qualitative (e.g., patient interviews, focus groups), quantitative (e.g., clinical outcome assessments (COAs)/patient-reported outcomes (PROS), preference research) and passive (e.g., digital health technology tools) approaches to understand patient, caregiver and physician experiences and expectations of disease and treatment.


As an Intern within the PCS team at IQVIA, you’ll be actively participating in the design, development, and delivery of scientific consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects and:

  • Leveraging business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions

  • Conducting primary and secondary COA research, and analyze research to identify key findings and learnings

  • Support the development of intellectual property for use on future engagements

  • Creating sections of reports, presentations, workshops and other client deliverables, under general guidance from experienced team leaders

  • Assisting with business development and proposals

  • Working independently or as part of a team

  • Developing broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and the pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities

  • Working on and participating in delivering client projects

Experience and other requirements

  • Student or graduate status in social sciences in public health, epidemiology, psychology, sociology, medical anthropology, health economics or another, life-sciences-related field

  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills

  • Interest in consulting within the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry

  • Knowledge of consulting and/or scientific methodologies, tools, and techniques is a plus

  • Prior experience or avid interest in the healthcare and life science industries

  • Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals

  • Adaptability and ability to learn quickly and to apply new knowledge

  • Strong IT literacy e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent English (written and oral); additional language is an advantage

  • Right to work in the recruiting country (UK/Netherlands)

  • Full time availability during at least 3 months, as of September 2023

Important information

  • Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, the 10th of July at 9:00 am GMT/10:00 am CEST

  • The internship will last at least 3 months. There is a possibility to prolong it, if the person in the Intern role would be interested in such an option

  • Upon completing the internship there will be a possibility to join the team for a permanent position

  • The role is available as of September 2023

  • Full time availability is mandatory

  • Right to work full time in the UK or in the Netherlands is mandatory

  • Please submit your CV in English

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

Advertised until:
Aug. 2, 2023

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