Intern: Biostatistician

Biogen, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date Posted January 11, 2021
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Job Description

This is for an internship position from June – August 2020

Implementation & Timeline (10-week internship):

  • Statistical analysis plan. (1.5 week)
    o Feasibility assessment based on data in Truven MarketScan®.
    o Candidate treatments, covariates and outcomes definitions.
    o Code lists preparation for building cohorts of MS patients in Truven MarketScan®.
    o Simplified description of the methods in Yadlowsky et al.
    o Introduction of proposed tools for enhanced clinical interpretability.
  • Creation of a cohort in IHD. (1 week)
  • Data analysis and report. (4 weeks)
  • Incorporate proposed tools in a R package. (2 weeks)
  • Report summarizing the proposed tools and findings. (1.5 week)


To participate in the Biogen Internship Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Grade point average of 3.2 or higher preferred
  • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university


PhD student in Statistics/Biostatistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Economics or related field


Cambridge, MA

Additional Information

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