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TEDMED is a global brand dedicated to unlocking imagination in service of health and medicine. Created by the founder of TED, we bring together inspiring leaders, powerful thinkers and doers and innovative start-ups to help shape the future.

A Passionate Team

We pride ourselves on the incredible talent and dedication that our spirited staff brings to TEDMED. Our group comprises a multitude of backgrounds and a variety of skill sets, and we seek workmates ready to tackle a wide range of new programs and efforts as we continue to grow.

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At TEDMED, you'll be part of an entrepreneurial team working in a fast-paced and exciting work environment. You'll have the opportunity to work in a collaborative atmosphere and to tackle a variety of interesting projects. Are you ready to join us?

TEDMED 2018 Internship Program


TEDMED is the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world. TEDMED is a non-profit that is wholly owned by The TEDMED Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

TEDMED bridges the gap between science and the public by finding and sharing stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community both inside and outside of health and medicine. TEDMED values inclusiveness, multi-disciplinary collaboration and diversity in its mission to catalyze a healthier world.

Our annual event brings the world together to focus on what’s new and important in health and medicine. We forge partnerships with industry leaders, medical research institutions, think tanks, government agencies and foundations, to ensure that cutting-edge biomedical thinking, innovation in healthcare and large scale global public health opportunities are shared across disciplines and made accessible to the public at large.

Internship Description
TEDMED is seeking a candidates to join the TEDMED team as Fall Intern (late August/September 2018 - November 2018). 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Help sharing talks from TEDMED 2017, brainstorming talk titles and preparing assets to support their release.
  • Assist in creating the TEDMED 2018 printed program guide by collecting and preparing content, editing images and writing copy.
  • Assist in finding and reviewing videos for the TEDMED 2018 stage program.
  • Search for authentic images of Speakers and Hive organizations to be used on social media and marketing outreach.
  • Assist in monitoring TEDMED social media channel analytics and help gather social media platforms for speakers, partners, hive organizations, and social influencers.
  • Contribute to ongoing analysis across TEDMED’s various initiatives
  • Contribute to various research related projects in support of the topics and themes that will be explored at TEDMED’s annual event. 


  • Strong administration skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to cross check and edit large amounts of information
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Currently in a relevant undergraduate or graduate course of study such as public health, medicine, or scientific research


Potential Opportunity for Onsite Support at TEDMED 2018
Throughout internship and as this year’s event gets closer, we’ll explore the opportunity for the intern to support the event in person at TEDMED 2018, which is taking place November 14-16 at La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, CA.  


Location (TEDMED’s HQ)
2 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

TEDMED provides a monthly stipend to support our internship. 

To Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter to by July 18, 2018. Please indicate in the body of your email the dates you are available to work.