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Clinical Research Intern - Mental Health



United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About the Role:

Brightline brings virtual behavioral and mental health care to families, when and where you need it. We are seeking a Research Intern to join our Clinical Research Group, led by our Chief Clinical Officer. You will work closely with our Clinical Data Scientist, Theoren Loo, to design studies, conduct analyses, and write peer-reviewed papers demonstrating clinical effectiveness and ROI of digital behavioral health interventions. Our pediatric mental health medical spending analysis in JAMA Network Open and our digital behavioral health evaluation in JMIR Formative Research are examples of the types of projects you will work on. This is a fully remote part-time internship and requires a commitment of 10-15 hrs/week (flexible based on course load) for approximately six months. The hourly pay range for this internship is $15.00 - $20.00.

Why You Are Excited About Us:

  • Project Ownership: You will have access to a high-quality clinical dataset which you will use to both lead and support across several analytical projects.

  • Collaboration: Be a part of our multidisciplinary research team of clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and data scientists.

  • Industry Experience: Get exposure to industry research and build relationships with stakeholders.

Why We Are Excited About You:

  • Current MS/MPH/PhD candidate in epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical psychology, data science, computer science (or related quantitative social/behavioral science program).

  • Proficient in at least one statistical software (R, Python, Stata, etc.).

  • Previous experience with mental health research and survey data.

  • Previous experience with study design, clinical outcome evaluation, and exploratory data analysis (nice-to-have: implementation of ML techniques).

  • Familiar with the peer-review process and manuscript writing.

  • Proactive communicator with a meticulous attention to detail.

  • Independent learner.

Our Commitment to Building a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Workforce

At Brightline, we believe that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential to the foundation that we build our mission upon. We are compelled to build a future where all families can access inclusive, high-quality care. We are committed to creating an environment that encourages our employees to show up authentically, reach their highest potential, and have an equal opportunity to thrive. We are committed to systematically evaluating and improving our inherent beliefs, observed behaviors, structures, and systems. We are committed to ensuring that every employee, candidate, client, and family we serve is valued and respected.

About Brightline

Brightline is on a mission to build a bright future for every child. We’re convening a team of leading clinicians, technologists, business leaders, and creative thinkers to completely transform what behavioral health care looks like. Together, we’re building exceptional technology and real-world care to bring families a warm, supportive, and goal-oriented experience of care that will help them thrive.

Founded in 2019, Brightline is the leading comprehensive behavioral health platform for families, backed by $215M in funding from leading investors, including Oak HC/FT and Threshold Ventures. As we grow quickly across the country, we’re looking for exceptional team members who, like us, are eager to transform behavioral health in this country and change lives.