University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Unpaid Undergraduate Intern

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 1 month ago(9/10/2018 3:57 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31648
    # 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 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.

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Administrative:

    • 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

    Research:

    • 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

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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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