The AccuVein PIV Education Scholarship is an exciting 10-week program with an emphasis on providing a unique and immersive experience within the Medical Affairs division of an innovative medical device company. The program offers undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to explore clinical and translational research opportunities, while providing students with practical, industry-specific scientific and analytical experience.
The primary objective for the program is to provide students insight into medical device industry career opportunities. Students will work closely with the AccuVein Medical Affairs team, who are active clinicians, educators, researchers, and innovators inside both physician and nursing fields.
Students will have the opportunity to lead a medical affairs project and are expected to develop an academic deliverable (e.g., poster, manuscript) by the end of the summer. Students will also be tasked with identifying a plan for publication and dissemination of their work.
Duration and Location
The program is 10 weeks long starting on Monday June 13, 2022. Applicants must be available for the duration of the program.
The AccuVein PIV Education Scholarship is a remote program and provides an opportunity for on-site and in-person meetings with the AccuVein Medical Affairs team and other key clinical stakeholders within the United States and Europe.
The Summer Scholar will receive a stipend up to the maximum value of $2,500 (before taxes). Payments will be made monthly.
Benefits / Experience
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, cross functional, multidisciplinary, and technologically advanced corporate environment, all within a program focused on developing medical affairs professionals capable of pursuing careers in medical device businesses and related fields.
Students will gain experience in medical writing, publication, research design, scientific communication, and publication. The AccuVein PIV Education Scholarship will include seminars that are tailored to the student’s need (e.g., scientific writing, ethics in research, or medical affairs career seminar) and will provide the opportunity to participate in virtual and in-person meetings with clinical leaders using medical device technology to solve problems at the point of care.
Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing or graduate study in nursing (e.g., PhD, DNP, MSN).
For undergraduate students, those who have completed 2 or more years of college coursework will be considered. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1-B status) now or in the future.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, analytical, highly organized, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Candidates must have the ability to work individually (independently) as well as on a team.
Candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel (including a high proficiency with generating tables and graphs), and Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
Additional technical competencies in SharePoint and other information technology systems are highly desirable, as is experience with PubMed databases and other literature databases.
AccuVein is a global leader in medical imaging solutions. Vein illumination with our breakthrough device, allows health care professionals to see a map of peripheral veins on the skin’s surface with the goal of improving venipuncture, the most commonly performed invasive medical procedure, and other vascular access procedures.
AccuVein’s vein viewing system is the world’s first handheld, non-contact vein illumination solution. It is built on AccuVein’s proprietary technology as embodied in its patent portfolio which includes dozens of patents covering a broad range of imaging and medical diagnostic technologies.
Vein illumination with AccuVein is in use at more than 5,000 facilities and available in over 130 countries.
- Work collaboratively with Medical Affairs team supporting ongoing projects
- Assist with activities and projects within Medical Affairs
- Participate in relevant team meetings
- Be exposed to various other functions and teams within the company
- Develop academic deliverable in field of interest
How to Apply
Applications can be submitted via the form below.
Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, May 25, 2022. All materials MUST be submitted by the application deadline. Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered for acceptance to the program.
Applicants will need to be available to attend a virtual interview between 30 May – 3 June.
Required Application Materials:
- CV or resume
- A personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) that describes: 1) how the scholarship is relevant to the applicant’s studies, and/or personal interests; 2) how the scholarship will develop the applicant’s research and/or career goals; and 3) how the applicant is poised to contribute to the learning exchange during the scholarship.
- Evidence of completion of 2 or more years of college coursework (e.g., unofficial, or official transcripts, confirmation letter from university faculty).
Applications will be reviewed after the closing date Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Applications received will be screened and shortlisted based on eligibility and relevant experience. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a 30-minute virtual interview.
An offer of acceptance will be issued by email to the selected candidate. After the review and acceptance process is complete, the remaining applicants will be notified by email.