University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Unpaid Undergraduate Intern

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 1 month ago(9/10/2018 3:57 PM)
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    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
  • Overview


    Under the direct supervision of the assigned manager, the Undergraduate Intern is responsible for project-based tasks to support a designated department.  These tasks may be administrative or research oriented, depending on the department. Assigned projects will require basic analytical and communications skills. For research-based departments, the Undergraduate Intern will be responsible for semi-complex laboratory tasks.  Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information gathering data entry, writing, editing and/or laboratory work.  This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.


    This is an Unpaid Internship opportunity as Website Assistant for Forster Care Evaluation Clinic (FaCES)


    Duties/Responsibilities:   UPDATING AND MAINTAINING A CURRENT WEBSITE.  Work will include layout and graphics. Work with team members on changes to the current site.  Evaluate platform and recommend changes if necessary. Flexible with days and hours.




    • Coordinate and perform advanced administrative tasks
    • Conduct more complex research to assist team members
    • Assist with the preparation of data for projects and studies; compile statistics as required or requested
    • File, retrieve, collect, organize, manage, and distribute information from diverse internal and external sources
    • Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes
    • Perform other duties as required


    • Perform more advanced experiments according to written protocols
    • Perform normal laboratory maintenance tasks
    • Prepare laboratory media and solutions.
    • Operate research equipment (i.e. scintillation counters, microscopes, centrifuges, balances) and record results
    • Perform more complex library searches, reading and copying relevant materials.
    • Perform statistical analysis of data, genetic analysis and/or clinical studies.
    • Perform data entry
    • Perform other duties as required



    • Bachelor’s degree candidate
    • Related experience preferred
    • Basic 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

    Qualifications:  Familiarity with web design and systems.  Excellent organizational and communication skills; working knowledge of WordPress and Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop); highly detail oriented; ability to follow instructions and translate them into web pages; good team player. 


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