Intern (AIDS Malignancy Consortium)

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Mar 11, 2019
Closes
Mar 29, 2019
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time

The Emmes Corporation, established in 1977, is a women-owned private Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation.

Primary Purpose

The EMMES Corporation is seeking a Summer Intern currently enrolled in a degreed program, preferably as a rising senior with an interest in securing a regular full-time staff position upon graduation. The Summer Intern will be provided applied learning opportunities with meaningful real-life, hands-on work experience in support of improving public health. This is a full-time paid internship at up to 40 hours per week; the internship commences on May 28, 2019 and will be completed on August 16, 2019.

Interns at Emmes perform a variety of research, database and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature to support project staff in compiling clinical research data. Interns at Emmes are primarily responsible for the collection, aggregation, and analysis of data. Interns may carry out other duties such as data entry along with administrative duties including filing and photocopying. Interns at Emmes are provided with informal and formal mentorship opportunities with a strong focus on building work skills, with a goal of future placement as a full-time regular staff upon graduation.

This position will provide support for studies on the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC) research team. The AMC group focuses on innovative Phase I through III clinical trials for AIDS-related cancers. The AMC’s mission is to investigate new treatment and prevention interventions for malignancies in people living with HIV. The AMC group provides support for more than 20 clinical research studies both domestically and internationally. The AMC is a full-service project that provides multi-faceted support such as data management, protocol monitoring, adverse event review and reporting, protocol development, and regulatory document tracking and submission.

Responsibilities

    Responsibilities may include assisting with the generation and review of technical reports and documents including work with data tables, figures and listings Participate in inputting and managing data for clinical trials Perform data audits and quality control review of databases, web sites and spreadsheets Provide administrative and coordination support including copying, filing and other related tasks Attend and contribute to team meetings, including working to set and achieve project timelines and deliverables Apply and/or learn relevant work skills towards assignments to prepare for potential future hire within a relevant research area of Emmes Perform other duties as assigned
Experience

    Current enrollment in an accredited degree program; rising senior status with an interest in returning to Emmes as a future full-time regular staff member strongly preferred Ability to apply problem solving, organizational and analytical skills both within group and individual settings Demonstrated high attention to detail along with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 products and basic office equipment including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, Copying, and Scanning Strong oral and written communication skills including writing, proofing, and editing Previous Clinical Research and/or Public Health experience within an academic or professional work environment desired

Application Deadline: All applications must be received no later than March 31, 2019 to be considered for the Summer Internship Program.

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The EMMES Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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