Internship Opportunity in Medical Social Sciences
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 Hispanic breast cancer patients’ cultural and psychosocial experiences in order to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes, and improve treatment self-management following active breast cancer treatment.
This intern would assist with various tasks in support of multiple studies with Hispanic breast 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 months. Spoken and written fluency in Spanish is required; having research, psychological, social and/or medical interests is preferred. Students could also benefit from receiving academic credit from their internship. If you wish to apply, please specify Spanish language fluency in your e-mail and send your resume/CV to both of the following address:
Research Study Coordinator Sr.
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Social Sciences
633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611