Paid research intern (15-20 hrs/wk) position at northwestern University

We are looking for a part time research intern to join the Dr. Yanez lab in conducting research at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medical Social Sciences. 

Mainly, this research intern would assist with a study funded by the National Cancer Institute, in collaboration with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Miami, called My Wellbeing Guide. My Wellbeing Guide links system-wide electronic health records-based screening of depressive symptoms to an evidence-based intervention for patients with cancer. 

This research intern would assist with various tasks in support of this study, including reviewing patient records, recruiting, consenting and completing assessments with patients both in English and Spanish, managing and aiding in the analysis of data, translating study materials into Spanish, and aiding in the implementation of an eHealth intervention.

Interested applicants would need to commit to coming into the lab for three to four days per week (15-20 hours weekly) during regular business hours. Preferred hours are late afternoon/early evening (2pm-6pm). Spoken and written fluency in Spanish is required. Having research experience and psychological, social and/or medical interests, and a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study is strongly preferred. If you wish to apply, or have any questions about this position, please send your resume/CV via email to the following contact:

Ambrosine M. Mercer, BS

Research Study Assistant

Northwestern University

Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medical Social Sciences

625 N. Michigan Ave. 

Chicago, IL 60611

[email protected]