Thursday, May 1, 2014

Summer Internship in CESAR!

Position:              Summer Undergraduate Internship (unpaid) 

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 (www.mdcsl.org). 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.

Hours: 16 hours/week minimum.

This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only and may be used to earn BSOS, HLTH, or CRIM internship credit (3 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
301-405-9796
301-403-8342 (fax)
billing@umd.edu


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