Are you passionate about making a real difference in saving lives? Are you looking for the opportunity to gain valuable work experience to help bolster your CV? Are you hardworking and enthusiastic?
We are offering unpaid internship opportunities for recent graduates or students currently studying in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine or related disciplines for a period of 1-6 months.
Interested? Well, as our intern you will be working under the guidance of Dr Qian Xu, who is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, and get a wide-range of hands on experiences that will include data analysis and research on Kawasaki Disease, day-to-day liaising and integrating with the core team to complete key priorities and a chance to help develop awareness of Kawasaki Disease and to make a real difference! You will have communication and correspondence with world renowned specialists from Imperial College and the Kawasaki Fund in Australia, and Dr. Kawasaki himself. The Kawasaki Fund internship is an excellent opportunity for ambitious graduates to contribute to developing awareness and statistical data regarding this obscure condition and the impact it has on lives.
We are looking for team players and people who want to work in a vibrant energetic environment. We are looking for individuals who are highly organised, self-starters with a proactive and professional attitude and outstanding interpersonal skills. Those who complete the internship successfully and impress will gain the opportunity for a permanent, paid job.
Very strong written and spoken English: additional language is a plus. Ability to work in the UK is required.
Poised decision making skills and the capability to prioritise workload effectively
Competency in Word, PowerPoint and other Office programs essential
A genuine interest and passion for Charitable work
Available immediately for a minimum of 3 months (ideally 6 months)
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis
Kawasaki Fund is a charity with the mission to save lives by promoting prompt diagnosis and raising awareness of the classic symptoms of an infection that triggers the heart disease, the leading cause of paediatric heart condition. The Kawasaki Fund internship is an excellent opportunity for ambitious students to learn about charity work and to gain some valuable work experience to bolster your CV.
- Recent graduate (no more than 1-2 years post graduate work experience) or current student at a leading school with discipline in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine or any related disciplines.
- Excellent academic record and a high level of medical understanding and statistical familiarity.