Internships in Medical Social Sciences:
We are looking for a volunteer interns to join our research team in assisting with research projects at the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University. The research the interns would be assisting with is part of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms and Health Outcomes Program. The research focus is to understand advanced care disparities of Hispanic cancer patients and their informal caregivers through structured interviews which capture cancer care and treatment understanding, cultural beliefs and psychosocial experiences to understand and address disparities.
The intern will assist with various tasks in support of the study, including: reviewing patient records, screening, doing follow-up calls, recruiting, consenting and completing assessments with participants in person or over the phone in English or in Spanish, managing and entering data, and collaborating with other staff members to achieve study goals in timely manner.
We currently have two volunteer intern positions. Interested individuals must commit to coming to our offices for two to three days per week (12 hours weekly) for a period of at least six months, no less. Spoken fluency in Spanish is required for one of the positions; having interest in psychological, social and/or medical research is preferred. If you wish to apply, please specify Spanish language fluency in your e-mail and send your resume/CV to both of the following addresses:
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com