Who We Are?
Medindia is a leading provider of online health information and services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals and corporations globally through its websites, applications, product and service offerings.
Medindia attracts millions of visitors each month from over 230 countries around the world. Today, Medindia ranks among the top sites globally and in India/South Asia.
Medindia headquartered in Chennai, India, was originally conceived in 1997 as social initiative to improve the quality of healthcare. The organization, today, has international offices in the U.S.A and U.K.
Medindia is supported by a highly qualified and experienced team of doctors, healthcare professionals, content researchers, writers, editors, designers, developers and analysts.
What We Do?
Medindia covers a broad spectrum of health topics from A to Z and is updated on a daily basis in a variety of formats including - health articles, news, in-depth special reports, interactive health calculators, polls, quizzes, animations, slides and videos. Other topics cover areas such as lifestyle and wellness, diet and nutrition, as well as yoga and alternative medicine .
In addition, Medindia has one of the most comprehensive databases of information on Indian drugs and pricing including data on both brand names and generic equivalents.
Medindia offers a range of health applications for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
Some of them are:
My Health Page
Biometric Health Risk Assessment Tools
Electronic Health Record (eHR)
Calorie & Diet Tracker
Doctors’ Homepage & Applications
Useful Mobile Apps
Why is Internship Important ?
In our job market, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree is usually the first step to a prospering career. This being said, internships make it easy for trainees to check whether or not a job corresponds to their interests. The levels of competition in the marketplace are very high and aggressive, an education that includes some sort of internship gives trainees an edge to become a much more eligible candidate for employment.
Who Are We Looking For?
Interns - Programming, Web-Designing, Content Writing
Internships are offered to outstanding graduate-level students with an opportunity to acquire exposure to Medindia's work culture and ethics. They are designed to provide a candidate practical experience either with content writing, programming or web-designing.
Internships take place at Medinda's Chennai office. Attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization.
Projects and assignments are also available for interns on a part-time and full-time basis throughout the year.
Interns are expected to submit their application form and these are screened by a panel of experts to match the requirement of the organization with the requirement of the candidate.
Written and spoken proficiency in English.
Medindia pays interns a stipend during the period of internship, which begins at the 2nd month of internship. On completion of the internship period, if the candidate chooses to continue working with Medindia, the candidate’s performance is evaluated and a permanent employment salary structure will be offered.
The candidates from other locations out of Chennai, should find their own accommodation. Fairly decent accommodation is available in and around Annanagar, where Medindia is located. Some candidates have been absorbed after performing satisfactorily by Medindia.
The time duration for internship is generally from 3 to 6 months and only in exceptional circumstances this may be extended.
Content Writing interns should have either a B.Sc, B.Sc (Physician Assistant), B.E (Bio-Medical, Bio-Engineering), B.A, English Literature/Journalism with a passion and enthusiasm for writing
Programming and web-designing interns should have either a MCA, BE or MSc. (Computer Science).
How to Apply?
All you need to do is fill in the application form and submit your details. At any given time Medindia has a vacancy for two interns. These posts are usually in high demand, hence we suggest that you apply in advance and send in your application form.
If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks, please send a reminder mail or you may call Medindia office and speak to our administrator on 91-44-46212200.
"My internship at Medindia was fruitful. The organization provided me an opportunity to start working on content development, helping me to improve on my writing skills. Coming from a literature background, it was quite interesting to learn the nuances of writing medical and health based reports. The experience at Medindia was a unique one, and more over a learning experience for me."
"I consider this internship at Medindia from December 2016 - March 2017 to be a valuable experience for me because I got to gain more knowledge and experience on calculator development. The working environment at the company was one of encouragement and warmth. The amount of dedication and professionalism I saw in the employees at the company motivated me. Overall it was a much beneficial and valuable experience."
"I learned a lot from my internship at Medindia from December 2016 -March 2017. It was a great platform for me to gain deeper insights into content writing and calculator development. I love the way of the staff treated interns, like full time workers. We were assigned actual and meaningful tasks which were very beneficial to us. The seniors in the company were always ready and willing to guide me throughout my tasks. I found the whole experience interesting and exciting."
"My Internship at Medindia from December 2016 to March 2017 was a remarkable experience in my life, where I was treated in a professional manner. The areas which I worked on, like hypertension e-module and calculators were very useful and interesting. I had gained skills and knowledge that will be helpful in the future. The company is great & everyone I worked with was amazing. I feel better prepared to enter the work world as a result of my internship."