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Summer Intern, Commercial IT Solutions

Syneos Health

United States-North America - USA-NC-Morrisville-1030-SyncSt


Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We’re a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you’ll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you’ve dreamed of. 

As a part of the Syneos Health team, you’ll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason – we improve patients’ lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn’t just a number, they’re our family, friends, and neighbors.

Why Syneos Health

  • #SyneosHealthLife means we’re committed to our Total Self culture – where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference. 
  • We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it – you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental, and financial. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for, and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong. 

Our Summer Internship Program

An internship with us gives you the opportunity to work side by side with passionate problem solvers on powerful and fulfilling work. Our collaborative culture inspires you to learn from the expertise surrounding you and to share your own knowledge and experience with colleagues. You’ll be asked to speak up and challenge the status quo – you have a voice and will be encouraged to use it.

Additionally, over the summer, there will be opportunities to participate in events just for our interns:  social events with other interns, career development workshops, community service projects, and networking with senior leaders – just to name a few!

This Opportunity

The Patient Education team within Commercial IT Solutions is seeking a summer intern to join us to work on commercial life sciences, technology-enabled initiatives. In this role, you will gain invaluable industry and organizational knowledge through daily interactions and assignments, in addition to engaging in projects that directly affect our business and help improve patient outcomes. 

What You’ll Do

·Learn about software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and related processes

·Learn about the portfolio project management process

·Participate in planning, discovery, designing and delivering technical and functional solution designs that meet client needs and align with Syneos Health’s technology vision and initiatives

·Collaboratively work with subject matter experts representing different client projects providing research, analysis and recommendations of technical approaches for solving development and integration projects

·Assist with the creation of project requirements documentation, test plans / scripts and participate in user acceptance testing (in Salesforce Service Cloud and other platforms), as necessary

·Gain exposure to the development process by opening JIRA tickets, attending development SCRUM calls and assist in managing development work

·Gain exposure to how technology connects to business analytics and data driven insights drive strategy

·Learn current application technology and business capabilities across different Commercial lines of business

Your Skills & Expertise

Current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, or related

Past technology internship experience or project work preferred

Microsoft software skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.) preferred

Knowledge or understanding of the Pharmaceutical Industry is a plus

The hourly rate for this position ranges from $20 to $23.  The range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position.  Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

Get to know Syneos HealthWe are the only full-service biopharmaceutical solutions company in the world. That means we bring together the best clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get medicines into the hands of patients who need it most. Learn more about Syneos Health.


Disclaimer Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Job posted: 2024-03-28