Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Second CESAR Internship Position...Apply Now!

The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) has another open internship position...check it out and apply soon! These are fantastic opportunities for capable student researchers.

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

Title: Research Assistant

Duties: The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist with conducting local substance abuse prevention needs assessments and program evaluations. Specific duties include:
  • Assist with develop of local data collection instruments 
  • Data entry (using Excel or SPSS) for responses from community surveys 
  • Review local data and develop tables/spreadsheets 
  • Assist with preparation of needs assessment reports and logic models 
  • Assist with preparation of community strategic planning documents 
  • Assist with preparation of evaluation reports 
  • 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 local agency staff and analyzing and writing up local data. Preferred skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with a statistical program such as SPSS is a plus. 

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students to gain academic experience and/or 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:

Erin Artigiani
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.