Graduate Intern

Updated: about 10 hours ago
Location: Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This graduate intern will work with the information services team at the UMass Radiation Oncology off-site quality assurance data center in Lincoln, RI.  The intern will be assigned projects assisting with software development and managing/maintaining the Center's large diagnostic imaging archive.

 

Under the direction of the assigned manager, the Graduate 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 advanced analytical and communications skills. For research-based departments, the Graduate Intern will be responsible for complex laboratory tasks. Primary communications will be in a team environment within assigned department and will be focused on collecting the appropriate input for the assigned projects.  Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information gathering, analysis, writing, editing and/or laboratory work.  This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.

 

 



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

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBLITIES (Research):

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

 

 



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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