InsideTracker: Exercise Physiologist Intern (Paid Internship)

InsideTracker is seeking a scientist working towards a BS degree who will serve as a part-time Exercise Physiology Intern on 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:

Working towards a BS degree with a focus in exercise science/ physiology:

  • Available to work-full time during August of 2019, summer of 2020 and part-time (10 hours a week) during the school year of 2019-20
  • Experience and interest in searching, analyzing and curating scientific publications
  • Familiarity with official databases and guidelines for exercise and overall health
  • 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, exercise and lifestyle
  • Improve the quality of an extensive, manually curated knowledgebase of biological relationships and entities
  • Contribute to help with the development and innovation of customer facing product
  • Expected to be working as a part of a 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
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses strong organizational skills
  • Exhibits creative analytical thinking
  • Thrives in a fast paced, deadline-driven team environment
  • Takes initiative and works beyond the job description
Full-time