Poly Internship Sep 2024 to Feb 2025 - Supporting Medical Research through TRUSTplatform.sg

Date: 14 Feb 2024

Location: SG

Company: Synapxe

Synapxe is the national HealthTech agency inspiring tomorrow’s health. The nexus of HealthTech, we connect people and systems to power a healthier Singapore. Together with partners, we create intelligent technological solutions to improve the health of millions of people every day, everywhere.
Are you someone who enjoys problem solving, has a creative and curious mind, and strives to create a better and healthier tomorrow? If you say yes to all, do check out our website and find out more about Internship@Synapxe.

Join Synapxe as an intern and see how you can contribute in powering a healthier Singapore. We aim to deliver the best experience for all interns, to create exponential growth and paving your future in the tech industry.


Are you passionate about making a real impact in healthcare innovation? Join us at TRUST (trustplatform.sg), a cutting-edge national platform that's revolutionizing health-related research and data utilization. TRUST brings together anonymized real-world health data in a secure and efficient manner, fostering collaboration between public institutions and the public-private sectors to drive groundbreaking health outcomes.


At TRUST, our research enablement team plays a pivotal role in empowering researchers through hands-on proof of concept (POC) projects and comprehensive platform training. We're excited to offer internship opportunities for dynamic individuals to join our research enablement team. As an intern, you'll have the chance to collaborate closely with researchers, subject matter experts and policy makers, contributing to impactful projects that shape the future of healthcare innovation.


Interns are given the opportunity to take part in the following depending on their domain expertise and interests:

  • POC machine learning projects to analyze unstructured data free text (e.g. clinical notes), images (e.g. retina images, X-ray films), and audio-visual recordings.
  • Explore open source AI / ML solutions for Identification and deidentification of Patient Health Information in unstructured data.
  • Explore and Deploy open source AI / ML solutions for Exploratory Data Analysis insights for data clean-up, pre-processing
  • Automation for creating User Training Videos and User Documentation. Interns can create instructional videos and presentation slides to guide users through the functionalities of TRUST
  • Other duties might include assisting with organizing user facing events or building a user community forum to drive engagement and increase utilization.


Through hands-on projects, interns are expected to gain practical experience and gain valuable skills in communication, project management, and community engagement.


About you:

  • Be pursuing a Diploma in Applied AI and Analytics, Big Data & Analytics or related discipline
  • Graduating in May 2025
  • To demonstrate understanding of machine learning in image analysis.
  • Have a working knowledge of Python and/or R
  • Having hands-on experience with medical images or worked in medical research projects is a bonus
  • Experienced in applying Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning techniques to image analysis using Python or R
  • Familiarity with Amazon Workspaces or AWS services is a bonus
  • Individual must have an enquiring mind and open mindset to be able to support users who are at the cutting edge
  • Be expected to deliver a final presentation on project and explain the value add to stakeholders
  • Exhibit leadership qualities with effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Passionate and keen to make a difference to re-imagine the future of HealthTech