We are looking for a volunteer intern to join our research team in conducting various research projects at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medical Social Sciences. The studies the intern would be assisting with primarily focus on various psychosocial facets of cancer survivors’ experiences from a diverse array of backgrounds, 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, and aiding in the development and implementation of an eHealth intervention.


Interested students would need to commit to working remotely for the lab for two to three days per week (12 hours weekly) for a year. Having research experience and psychological, social and/or medical interests is strongly preferred. Students could also benefit from receiving academic credit from their internship. If you wish to apply, please send your resume/CV via email to the following contact:


Ro Mercer

Research Intern
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Social Sciences
625 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
[email protected]