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Corporate & Public Affairs Intern - Bogota

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

At Boston Scientific, we want you to bring your unique strengths to our team. We are committed to empowering women, supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities. We believe that your diversity is our strength, and we are committed to fostering an environment where you can not only thrive but also bring your authentic self to work. As an equal opportunity employer, we wholeheartedly welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of who you are or where you come from.


About the Role

Are you ready to make an impact on the future of healthcare and public policy while contributing to an ESG-based sustainability strategy? Join the Boston Scientific team as a Corporate and Public Affairs Intern and play a vital role in shaping the company's regional positioning and stakeholder engagement. We're seeking dynamic and forward-thinking individuals who are passionate about public health, government affairs, sustainability and health economics.

At Boston Scientific, we're committed to improving the healthcare ecosystem for the benefit of our stakeholders and the communities we serve. As an intern, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on a wide range of sector engagement, public policy, and health economics issues. Your contributions will directly influence our strategies, ensuring we always strive for what's best for our stakeholders, the system in which we operate and our commitment to sustainable practices.


Your responsibilities will include


As a Corporate and Public Affairs Intern, you'll be at the forefront of critical initiatives, gaining hands-on experience in:

  • Research Excellence: Dive deep into diverse topics related to public health, health economics and sustainability, providing insights that drive informed decisions.
  • Policy Analysis: Evaluate and analyze public policy documents, helping us navigate the complex landscape of healthcare regulations.
  • Content Development: Play a key role in crafting impactful documents for both internal and external use, ensuring clarity and accuracy.
  • Policy Advocacy: Draft policy memos, news alerts, and letters that communicate our positions effectively.
  • Engagement and Networking: Attend meetings with external stakeholders, project leaders, and policy makers to contribute your perspectives and build valuable connections.


Required qualifications

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in: Public Health, Political Science, Communications, Economics, International Relations, Business Administration, Sociology, Policy Studies, Government and Public Administration.
  • Passion for Public Health: A genuine interest in public health, government affairs, and the evolving healthcare industry.
  • Research Skills: Strong research and analytical abilities, with the capacity to synthesize complex information.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Collaborative Spirit: The ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams and with external partners.

Preferred qualifications

  • English Level desired: B1-B2

The Corporate and Public Affairs Internship at Boston Scientific is open to a wide range of majors, as the role encompasses various aspects of public health, public policy, sustainability and communications. While there isn't a specific major requirement, applicants from the following fields or majors may find their background particularly relevant and advantageous for this internship:


This internship offers more than just a glimpse into the corporate and public affairs world. It's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the intricacies of healthcare policy, make meaningful contributions, and develop valuable skills that will serve you well in your future career. You'll gain exposure to both legislative and executive environments and have the chance to interact with congressional and government stakeholders.


Requisition ID: 583168


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

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