We are delighted to be a part of Health Data Research UK’s exciting new endeavour –the internship programme for Black health data scientists.  Applications have opened today for students to apply to undertake a paid internships in health data research teams across the country including within our teams at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

The programme, run in partnership with the 10,000 Black Interns initiative has gained support from 200 companies across 15 sectors offering internships to Black students in the United Kingdom.

The aim of the Black Internship programme is to build the next generation of health data scientists, and we at Guy’s and St Thomas’ will be helping to ensure that health data science becomes a more inclusive career prospect.

As part of the programme we will be hosting interns for six weeks paid work experience in summer 2021 within our data science teams and look forward to the interns bringing new perspectives to our work.

Our world leading experts in health data science at Guy’s and St Thomas’ utilise extensive clinical data and associated health data records to make improvements to healthcare through service improvements. They also conduct research aimed at reducing health inequalities, improving treatments, diagnosis, prevention and personalising medicine for patient benefit. Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside data science experts in clinical specialities including cardiovascular disease, anti-microbial resistance, Covid-19, transplantation and stroke.

The programme is aimed at people in their final year or about to commence their final year at university (undergraduate or graduate) at any university across the United Kingdom.

To apply, please visit https://www.hdruk.ac.uk/jobs/black-internship-in-health-data-science/

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 11 January 2021.

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