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• Starts Jun 23

Life Research and Forecasting Team Intern (Summer Internship 2024)

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Research & Development, DataLondon


  • In times of growing volatility and uncertainty, the ability to identify future trends has never been more important. Are you eager to learn and understand more about the medical, healthcare, societal and lifestyle factors that drive long-term changes in the global insurance industry? A highly motivated and curious person, you would help us as we investigate a wide range of topics from the individual outcomes of health forecasting to mortality research, cancer & heart attack rates and the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • You must hold or be in the process of completing PhD or be a highly experienced MSc, MPH, or equivalent degree holder or student.
  • Your studies will likely be in the life/medical sciences, biomedical research, epidemiology or medical statistics.
  • You have excellent qualitative & quantitative analytical skills, including Excel (Python, R etc are a plus)
  • You are confident communicator with excellent oral & written English & presentation skills. Substantial written communications experience is a plus – both academic publications and/or commercial science.
  • You have already gained some experience or understanding of the medical, societal and lifestyle drivers that impact morbidity/mortality, which would be highly preferable.
  • You are comfortable working in a team and independently, with experience in managing, prioritising and time management of multiple tasks.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • This position would suit a person who is looking to bring their knowledge of life and/or data science, analysis and current trends into a fast-paced business with a real-world impact. This job will involve extensive R&D. You will apply your quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to the latest research trends impacting medical science. After analysing results, you would help us to communicate this to a wide range of audiences, both internally and externally. You would be expected to draft substantial amounts of text for publications or presentations, alongside producing graphics/graphs/visualisations.
  • You will be expected to work independently but will of course have support and mentorship from the project coach and project sponsor and learn from others in the team as well.


Work type

Full time

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Start date

Jun 23, 2024