Office of Research

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GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general supervision of the Office of Research’s IT Liaison and Product Owner, the Office of Research seeks an individual who can assist with our grant administration and compliance systems development projects. This individual should have an IT background and/or interest in programming/database design and system implementations.

This internship opportunity will allow the individual the opportunity to get real world exposure to good programming processes and what is called 'Agile' development and to demo existing grant software products.

The intern should also have strong communication and documentation skills as it is likely that they would work on testing and documenting our developed systems. This testing and documenting will be a vital part of our development work.

The intern will be working with both the Office of Sponsored Programs and IT on our projects.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in IT system development efforts for the Office of Research
  • Test existing systems
  • Document grant system processes
  • Assist in review/evaluation of existing grant software programs/systems

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Perform a variety of administrative work involving use of independent judgment, accuracy, speed, and confidentiality.
  • Proficiently operate and maintain office equipment.
  • Perform work without continuous supervision and coordinate the work of others.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to work in a team and meet performance deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to interact with all organizational levels; demonstrated ability to work appropriately with confidential information.
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilizes independent judgment, assess priorities, and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the department.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Collaborate with business users, systems analysts and or development teams in defining, analyzing and interpreting business and technical requirements
  • Develop technical expertise in programming languages including but not limited to Microsoft.NET (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)
  • Participate in code and documentation or design reviews according to standards or new specifications

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the supervision of the Director or designee

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Usual office environment

 

Applications Closed for 2016. Thank you for your interest!

How To Apply:

  • Go directly to the job you are interested in by clicking one of the links listed below.
  • Review the descriptions and follow the prompts to fill out our online internship applications. This is the same as the HR employment application portal, but don’t worry your internship application will be directed to us.
  • Important: Complete the online application that includes uploading a resume and include a short essay in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document). Please respond to the essay question below:
    • Essay questionHow does diversity drive individual, group/team, or institutional excellence?  (“Institutional” includes, but is not limited to educational, health, community or business contexts. Please include examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 300 words.)

Internship Job Descriptions and Application Process on the HR Career Site

To start the process, go to our “Search Career Opportunities” toolbox located in top right side of this page.

  • Click the drop down menu for the “Type” field and select “Intern" (part-time or full-time) and a list of available internships will show.
  • Go to "Keyword" and write in "EPSIP".
  • Review the descriptions and follow the prompts to fill out our online internship applications.
  • Important: Complete the online application that includes uploading a resume and include a short essay in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document). Please respond to the essay question below:
    • Essay questionHow does diversity drive individual, group/team, or institutional excellence?  (“Institutional” includes, but is not limited to educational, health, community or business contexts. Please include examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succulent and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 300 words.)

2016 (closed) accepted applications for the following positions:

  • Business Development Intern - EPSIP
  • Communications - Video/Multimedia Intern - EPSIP
  • CMW Website/Graphics/Marketing Intern - EPSIP
  • Development Intern - EPSIP
  • Educational Affairs Intern - EPSIP
  • Grant Administration & Finance Intern - EPSIP
  • HR - Communications Intern-EPSIP
  • IT - Quality Assurance Intern - EPSIP
  • IT - Social Media Intern - EPSIP
  • IT - Software Developer Intern - EPSIP
  • Office of Research Intern - EPSIP
  • Program Assistant Intern - EPSIP
  • UMMHC Educational Assistant Intern - EPSIP (Clinical Informatics)
  • UMMHC RN Educational Assistant Intern - EPSIP (Graduate RN Orientation)

Note: ALL positions require you to have reliable transportation as well as provide your own housing accommodations.

Thank you for your interest in the EPSIP program! We hope you keep us in mind as you consider your options this summer. Applications CLOSED APRIL 25, 2016.

All applications will be processed through our Human Resources Application Portal. You will need to create a profile, then apply for you preferred position (s). A link will appear here when the applications go live. Your application will be processed as soon as it is submitted. We will interview on a rolling basis until the position is filled. This means there are no application deadlines. If you have any trouble with the online submission of your application or essay, you may contact summerinternship@umassmed.edu

 

 

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