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Nutrition Intern (Paid)

Posted Jul 22, 2019

InsideTracker is seeking a scientist that is currently working towards a nutrition MSc/PhD degree who will serve as a Nutrition intern in our Science team and help us maintain and develop the next version of our web-based personalized nutrition platform. This is an equal opportunity, paid internship position. The successful candidate will work full time during August of 2019 and summer of 2020 at our offices in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. You will be part of a dynamic team of scientists, data scientists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, algorithm experts and software engineers who develop and implement InsideTracker’s products. No previous business/industry experience is required. NO wet lab work is involved in this position.

Requirements

  • Possess at least a BS in biology and enrolled in a graduate program focused on nutrition

  • Available to work-full time during August of 2019, summer of 2020 and part-time (10 hours a week) during school year of 2019-20

  • Experience and interest in search, analysis and curation of scientific publications

  • Basic knowledge of statistics and epidemiology

  • Desire to learn new areas of biology, technology skills and new products

Responsibilities

  • Participate in integrating facts from the scientific literature into personalized recommendations on health, nutrition and lifestyle

  • Improve the quality of an extensive, manually curated knowledgebase of biological relationships and entities

  • Contribute to development and innovation of customer facing product

  • Expected to be working as a part of team, as well as an individual contributor

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Comfortable using computers and new technology

  • Able to explain scientific concepts in easily understandable language scientific writing

  • Communicate clearly in writing and in speaking

  • Possess strong organizational skills

  • Exhibit creative analytical thinking

  • Thrive in a fast paced, deadline-driven team environment

  • Take initiative and work beyond the job description

About InsideTracker

InsideTracker provides personalized nutrition and wellness with a powerful, evidence based digital platform. We are a fast paced, growing company located at the epicenter of the high tech and biotech hub in Kendall Square. At InsideTracker we’re all about driving results and creating experiences that improve the lives of our future and existing customers.

For more information please email jobs@insidetracker.com