Intern/Contractor Position with Novartis

in Practicum/Internships
September 18th, 2013

Opportunity for Intern/Contractor Position

Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Cambridge/Massachusetts


  • Manager name: Elvira Ponce
  • Work Location: Cambridge, 350 Mass Ave, 2nd floor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Projected end date: 2014
  • Assignment for 3 months with renewal upon performance
  • Training on site by manager is required
  • Office hours as needed
  •  Possibility for remote collaborative based on performance

Name and Description of the Project:

Name: Medical Copy Clearance Assistant

Description: Assist the Lead Medical Reviewer in fact checking and other technical aspects of promotional and non-promotional materials

USMA Intern/Contract Job Description:

Perform project-based work for functions to support Medical Affairs and Immunization Policy.

Primary role includes but is not limited to:

  • Assist the USMA medical lead in the review process of promotional and non-promotional  materials as follows:
  • Evaluate materials to be reviewed to assess weekly load and report on references and annotations status
  • Complete the fact-check for materials  to be reviewed at USMCC and MMRC weekly meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings if needed (proxy)
  • Ensure that edits suggested at the meeting have been incorporated in materials prior to final signature
  • Help build up literature database to facilitate the review process as time allows
  • Potentially assist other Medical Affairs and Immunization Policy functions

 Ideal candidate skills and availability:

  • Attentive to details
  • Proactive at taking responsibilities
  • Understands priorities
  • Reliable and highly organized
  • Completes assignments in a timely manner
  • Commitment to excel and learn new professionals skills
  • Time availability: 20 to 30 hours per week depending on skills
  • Training: Biology, Pharmacy, Medical or related
  • Knowledge of pediatric infectious diseases would be a plus

If you are interested, please send a brief email stating interest and qualifications to: . If you don’t receive a response within 24 hours call 617-301-0847

Elvira Ponce | Director Medical Affairs | Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics |350 Massachusetts Ave | 2nd floor – 228B