Internship opportunity in medical social sciences with northwestern university

We are looking for a volunteer intern to join our research team in conducting various research projects at the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University. The studies the intern would be assisting with primarily focus on various psychosocial facets of cancer survivors’ experiences in order to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes, and improve treatment self-management following cancer diagnosis and treatment.

This intern would assist with various tasks in support of multiple studies with cancer patients. Some of the tasks include reviewing patient records, screening, recruiting, consenting and completing assessments with patients, managing and aiding in the analysis of data, translating study materials into Spanish, and aiding in the development and implementation of an eHealth intervention.

Interested students would need to commit to coming into the lab for two to three days per week (12 hours weekly) for a period of at least six consecutive months. Spoken and written fluency in Spanish is required, and students having research experience and psychological, social and/or medical interests will be preferred. Students could also benefit from receiving academic credit from their internship.

If you wish to apply, please send your resume/CV to the following address:

Precilla Fajardo

Research Study Coordinator Sr.

precilla.fajardo@northwestern.edu

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