Monday, April 29, 2013

CESAR is Looking For Interns! Apply Now!

UMD's Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) is looking for interns. Apply Now!

Position: Undergraduate Internship (unpaid, for credit) – SUMMER AND/OR FALL SEMESTER 2013

Title: Research Assistant

Duties: The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website ( Specific duties include:
  • Verify the accuracy of program listings in the database using online sources and telephone surveys 
  • Data entry (using Excel) for responses from provider surveys 
  • Assist in augmenting the comprehensiveness of the existing database through database comparisons, resource inventories, etc. 
  • Outreach to community providers to promote awareness of the MDCSL in Maryland 
  • Field work with community providers to promote awareness and use of the website 
  • Assist with dissemination of materials to providers 
  • Other duties as assigned 
Qualifications: This candidate must have advanced organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, he/she should be comfortable making telephone and in-person contacts with community providers. Preferred skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Experience working with community organizations and/or social service/health/criminal justice providers.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only and may be used to earn BSOS, HLTH, or CRIM internship credit (3-6 credits).

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Amy Billing
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
University of Maryland, College Park
4321 Hartwick Rd, Ste 501
College Park, MD 20740
301-403-8342 (fax)

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.