Health + Tech + Social Entrepreneurship
School-year internship opportunity available for students (undergrad + graduate) interested in the intersection of healthcare, technology and the social sector.
Every year $5 billion worth of unexpired prescription medicine in the U.S. is destroyed. Meanwhile, some 50 million Americans don’t fill their prescriptions because of cost.
SIRUM is a 501(c)(3) founded at Stanford University that uses technology to connect surplus medicine from pharmacies and health facilities with safety-net clinics.
SIRUM has redistributed over $47 million of medicine to safety-net clinics in five states, enough for 500,000 patients. Our work has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Y Combinator. Read more in The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch and OZY.
Student Fellow (Part-time Volunteer or Work-study)
We are hiring part-time interns to commit a minimum of 7 hours per week, 8 weeks per quarter, in our office (415 Cambridge Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306).
The role focuses on operations and special projects, splitting your time between core operations supporting our network of hundreds of medicine donor and clinic recipient organizations, and working on special projects ranging from policy research to fundraising to community outreach.
Specialized roles also available in:
Our Student Fellows will be:
Passionate about our vision to get every pill to a person in need, our belief in technology to correct this inefficiency, and our eagerness to build a national solution.
Project management monsters. You excel at organizing yourself, defining project goals and outlining milestones. Then, you do it.
Detail-oriented. You can implement the rigour needed to work in healthcare where the work you do impacts the lives of others. You can get to 100% when needed.
Problem solver. You enjoy digging into the complexity of problems. You understand the need to “go down the rabbit hole” to learn why something isn’t working so you can find a solution, not a bandaid. Resourceful. You have no problem rolling up your sleeves to do what it takes to make things work.
We are only accepting work-study eligible and volunteer interns at this time.
Apply at sirum.org/internships by 10/13/2019, 11:59 pm.