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Medical Researcher Internship

Product | Sunnyvale, CA | Internship

Job Description

Medical Researcher Internship

Syllable is a venture funded startup company in Sunnyvale, California.


We develop artificial intelligence solutions for healthcare communication, through text and voice using natural language. We work with hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare organizations.


The company was founded in 2016.


Position Summary


Sunnyvale, CA | Syllable Corporation 

Duration: 10-12 weeks, start date is flexible


Your goal

  • Develop a knowledge base on medical terms and content

  • Develop a knowledge base of hospital procedures and technology

  • Help train an artificial intelligence in healthcare on topics such as primary care, diabetes, fertility, hypertension and Parkinson's disease




You will:   

Conduct research through both public knowledge and private knowledge bases

Extract relevant content  

Translate these knowledge into product design and marketing materials




This will be an ideal internship for someone who has some prior medical knowledge (Pre-med, currently attending medical school), has a deep interest in developing knowledge in healthcare and is also interested in technology.   




  • Minimum: have completed a bachelor's degree (Pre-med, biology, biotech preferred)

  • Preferred: current student at a medical school 


Industry experience:

  • Experience in the healthcare (e.g., hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical company, medical devices, healthcare IT)



  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Detail oriented

  • Analytically inclined

  • Comfortable with technology tools and concepts



  • Scrappy and proactive

  • Open minded and adaptable

  • Passionate about startups and able to thrive in fast-paced environments


Work Environment


Our work environment focuses on the following core values


We value diversity of thought and believe diverse backgrounds and different approaches to problem-solving can contribute to our mission


We are a learning organization and we strive, with empathy, to study the respective industries we serve as we build better human-computer interfaces


We are collaborative and transparent and respect our customers. We believe transparency is critical to serving our industries


We work diligently to create a workplace that supports work/life balance. As a team we want our work ethic to include serving the needs of our families at home


Thank you for your consideration.