Tag: healthcare

Employer Spotlight: Optum

This summer, the CCD was lucky enough to visit Optum as part of its employer site visit program. Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 115,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to ...

Internship Series: Pfizer

Brian Chirn SAR/CAS ’18 | Health Science & Biology Summer Intern/Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Brian: I worked in the drug discovery and internal medicine department on a team of several scientists. During my time at this internship, I optimized a functional assay which tested cell surface expression ...

Internship Series: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jasmine Nouravi CAS’18 | Psychology Research Trainee CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Jasmine: I processed, inventoried, aliquoted, and organized samples of blood, urine, and saliva from patients with and without endometriosis for endometriosis research and repositories at the Boston Center for Endometriosis. I also helped organize and store samples for ...

Internship Series: GE Healthcare

Jenna Schroeder  ENG’17 | Biomedical Engineering Engineering Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Jenna: I worked as an intern in the Operations Management Leadership Program with GE Healthcare, and specifically was in the High Technology and Electronics Sourcing Department. My responsibilities including talking to external electronics companies regarding components ...

Internship Series: Boston Healthcare for the Homeless

Aarushi Talwar Sargent’18 | Human Physiology General Health Service Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Aarushi: My responsibilities were divided into three parts. The first one was at Boston Medical Center, an administrative position where I worked at the walk-in clinic and helped the staff sign patients in and direct them to ...

Internship Series: National Institutes of Health

Michelle Rose ENG’17 | Biomedical Engineering Research Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Michelle: At the NIH, I worked on a longstanding research project about growing cancer cells in 3D using a bioreactor and microfabricated vessels. For the time I was there, there were no post-baccalaureates or postdocs working on the ...

Internship Series: Boston Medical Center

Camilla Kemppainen CGS/SAR ‘18 | Human Physiology Research Assistant During the summer of 2015, Camilla Kemppainen was a Research Assistant at Boston Medical Center (BMC), which she found through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Project (UROP). After emailing the doctor overseeing the internship, Camilla secured an interview and was offered the position. CCD: What did you ...