• Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Horsham, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: 4585170312-en-us

Janssen Scientific Affairs (JSA), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for two Summer Interns to work in the Real World Evidence (RWE) Department with locations in Horsham, PA and Titusville, NJ.


At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.


Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC is committed to transforming patient and population health through scientific evidence across the Janssen pharmaceutical companies.


We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.


The RWE Department is focused on meeting the needs of our value-driven healthcare system by using high-quality research activities to assess the value of Janssen’s products and services through real world evidence generation and external partnering.  This team of tenured researchers is responsible for building industry-leading RWE capabilities across the organization working closely with colleagues in Medical Affairs, HECOR, other evidence-generating functions and external thought leaders.  The RWE team is focused on the generation of real world evidence utilizing novel methodologies and innovative study designs to better understand the effectiveness of medicines, including randomized pragmatic trials (RPTs), prospective electronic health records (EHR)-based studies and patient-centric approaches to research. The RWE Summer intern will work in the RWE area with a focus on Patient Experience and Patient Engagement.  In addition the intern will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Understand the pharmaceutical industry
  • Collaborate with integrated evidence teams and work on integrated evidence generation plans
  • Recognize the value and role of real world evidence generation in modern healthcare
  • Demonstrate competence in review and analysis of scientific literature
  • Develop medical writing skills
  • Verbally communicate scientific and outcomes research information
  • Prepare and conduct presentations
  • Appreciate the benefits and importance of patient-centricity in research
  • Support the development of processes associated with engaging patients
  • Participate in other RWE-related research projects

Expected hours  Position involves approximately 8 hours of work per day, Monday through Friday (a 40-hour workweek) in Horsham.  


Qualified candidates should:

  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college/institution pursuing a graduate degree in the life sciences, public health, population health, health policy, health services research, or a medical/pharmacy degree. 
  • Exceptional written/communication skills and a strong interest in both applied and qualitative research are required.
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program or medical school. 
  • Available for at least 10 weeks over the 2015 summer.
  • Demonstrates computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without limitations and require no sponsorship for visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status).
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred.
  • Position will be based in Horsham, PA and involves approximately 8 hours of work per day, Monday through Friday (a 40-hour workweek). 
  • Candidates must be able to provide their own transportation to the work location.
  • There will be no reimbursement for interview-related expenses.

Majors Targeted: Graduate students in the life sciences, public health, population health, health policy, or health services research field.  Medical/Pharmacy Students

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (6120)
Job Function
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