Research Intern

Sep 01, 2021
Oct 06, 2021
Analyst, Research
Full Time
The Research Intern is an entry level clinical research position. The Intern will perform a variety of research, database and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature to support clinical trials and assist investigators to organize, gather and compile clinical research data. The Intern will primarily be responsible for the collection, aggregation, and analysis of data. The Research Intern will also form other duties such as data entry, and administrative duties such as filing, record keeping, photocopying, and creating flyers/posters. The Research Intern will be supervised by a senior research staff member or principal investigator.


Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED (Required) Or
Bachelor's Degree May require a Bachelor's degree based on the specific internship program. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
0-2 years related experience. 2 years experience working in a medical or scientific research setting, preferred (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Demonstrates adherence with the standards for the responsible conduct of research.
Work requires organizational skills, knowledge of basic mathematical, data collection and analysis, and research principles.
Knowledge of human subjects research.
Excellent computer skills in a Windows and/or Mac environment.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofing skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications
CITI Certification (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Research Projects
  • Maintain confidentiality of data, as required.

  • Plan, conduct, and manage research projects.
  • Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.

Project Administration
  • Ensure compliance with program guidelines and requirements of funding and regulatory agencies.

  • Stay informed of and adhere to human research protection guidelines, relevant best practices, and changes to any research protocol.
  • Accurately complete IRB submissions on time.
  • Anticipate study needs and work to accomplish them in a timely manner.
  • Seek assistance, when needed.

Data Collection
  • Collect data in order to facilitate operational and clinical research activities.

  • Enter clinical and research data and information into database, include electronic CRFs and sample tracking databases.
  • Follow established guidelines in the collection of clinical data and/or administration of clinical studies.
  • Support aggregation and analysis of study data, as directed by senior research staff.

Professional Development
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings, including working to set and achieve project timelines and deliverables.

  • Obtain training and certification as required by study protocol (e.g., CITI training).
  • Complete all study requirements such as CHEX and Human Subjects training as required.
  • Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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