SUMMARY We are looking for a highly productive and reliable intern to join our software development team and contribute in one of three areas:
BACKGROUND Trek Medics International is an early-stage, health tech, non-profit organization (501c3-registered) that builds and improve emergency medical systems through innovative mobile phone technologies in low- and middle-income countries where access to emergency care and transport is unreliable. Working with local communities, Trek Medics leverages available resources to strengthen existing emergency response networks, including both formal and formal emergency responders, vis-à-vis Beacon, a text message-based emergency dispatching platform – “9-1-1 where there is none”. As part of our growing team, the successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to pioneer the implementation and expansion of first-in-kind emergency medicals system, funded through support from international development agencies and reputable technology companies. The Beacon emergency dispatch platform is comprised of:
Trek Medics’ culture values respect, teamwork, collaboration and perseverance in developing innovative global health solutions that are both sustainable and culturally relevant.
WHAT WE OFFER Trek Medics is offering candidates a challenging opportunity to make meaningful contributions in areas of great need. We are offering the chance for candidates to say that their work is being used to save lives; the chance to work with an inspired and dedicated team; and the chance to contribute to pioneering work in global health and emergency preparedness. At the end of a successful internship, the candidate should be equipped to nail any job interview they go into afterwards. Please send your application (résumé and cover letter describing your motivation and experience) using the contact information below.