University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Work Without Limits Graduate Intern

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
    Job Location 1 month ago(4/18/2018 11:33 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-30614
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Under the direction of the assigned manager, the Graduate Intern is responsible for project-based tasks to support UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits initiative and the Campus to Careers pilot project in collaboration with the National Organization on Disability (NOD). Campus to Career partners with select MA colleges to identify and connect college students and graduates with disabilities to intern and job opportunities with hiring employers. Assigned tasks may be administrative, research or service delivery oriented and will require advanced analytical, communications and interpersonal skills. Primary communications will be in a team environment within the assigned department (Work Without Limits); secondary communications will be with external project partners including NOD staff, college personnel and students, and employers and will be focused on collecting the appropriate input for the assigned projects.  Specific job responsibilities will vary but may include developing and implementing an outreach strategy to students inclusive of social media, information gathering, and analysis, connecting students to employers, writing and editing, and project and event planning. This is a temporary, non-benefitted role expected to last up to one year.

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (Administrative):

    • Perform complex and varied executive/administrative tasks  which require a high degree of independent action and the setting of priorities and procedures
    • Conduct advanced research to assist other team members
    • Create reports and perform in-depth data analysis
    • Implement and manage tasks in accordance with departmental objectives
    • Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes
    • Perform other duties as required

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Graduate school candidate
    • Related experience preferred
    • Advanced analytical and communication skills
    • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources 
    • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)
    • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    Under the direction of the assigned manager

     

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    None

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Usual office environment or laboratory environment

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