California Breast Cancer Research Program Intern (4920)
University of California Office of the President
Requisition Number: 20190113
Appointment Type: Staff - Casual Restricted
Personnel Program: PSS-Uncovered
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Percentage of Time: 100%
Organizational Area: Academic Affairs: Research & Graduate Studies - Research Grants Program Office (RGPO)
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: $20 - $25 an hour commensurate with experience
Position Summary: The California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP) in the Research Grants Program Office (RGPO) at the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is seeking to hire an intern for the summer.
CBCRP is committed to providing an internship that tailors projects to intern interests and goals, encourages personal and professional development, builds important skill sets, and promotes learning through shared knowledge and mentorships. Interns have access to UCOP and RGPO seminars and intern-focused brown bag meetings.
The intern will focus their primary responsibilities on supporting an NIH funded community based participatory research training program (QuickStart), CBCRP related social media dissemination, and additional duties, as appropriate. CBCRP intern will make contributions to evaluation and analysis efforts, communication and outreach efforts, and capacity-building for community-partnered participatory research applicants. The intern will have the opportunity to create data visualization presentations and summaries from QuickStart program and CBCRP grant portfolio data. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to assist in online and social media dissemination of program news and activities, work collaboratively with CBCRP Program Officers, and gain valuable insight into the funding process from the perspective of the funder.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this position.
Job Close Date:
Duty 1: The intern working on the QuickStart program will support CBCRP by contributing to:
- evaluation of the 2019 training program - development and implementation of technical assistance webinars - targeted literature reviews for specific topics in breast cancer disparities, and environment & breast cancer - preparation for a winter 2019 mock review of grant applications - outreach to potential 2020 QuickStart applicants
To support communication to stakeholders and potential external funders on topics such as the impact of CBCRP funding, and program's funding patterns in relation to the larger breast cancer funding landscape, the intern will have the opportunity to create data visualization presentations and summaries from CBCRP grant portfolio data. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to assist in online and social media dissemination of program news and activities. Function:Internship duties Percent: 100
Job Requirements This position may be filled at an Intern 3 or an Intern 4 level, depending on qualifications and experience. See specific requirements for each level below.
Intern 3 ($20/hour): Candidate must either hold a bachelor's degree or must be enrolled in a 4-year bachelor's degree program with at least one year of college level work completed. Some prior work experience, particularly in areas relevant to this internship (community engagement, program evaluation, communications and dissemination, data management and analysis) preferred.
Intern 4 ($25/hour) Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree from a 4-year degree program and be currently enrolled in an advanced degree program in any field relevant to the UC internship opportunity. Training or prior experience at least one of the desired areas (community engagement, program evaluation, communications and dissemination, data management and analysis) preferred.
Interns hold a bachelor's degree and are currently working toward an advanced degree.
Will preferably have, but are not required to have, expertise in community based participatory research, disparities, the environment and breast cancer.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a part of a team.
Demonstrated organizational skills including the ability to coordinate and prioritize a diverse workload and meet competing deadlines despite frequent interruptions.
Excellent attention to detail as demonstrated by regularly verifying all work thoroughly to ensure accuracy.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and diplomacy to interact positively and effectively with team members and other individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives including community members, academic, public, and private sector professionals.
Problem solving skills to identify existing or potential issues, recommend solutions, determine and implement procedures to accomplish effective resolution, and evaluation results or progress.
Demonstrated experience with both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Including, but not limited to, use of focus group, structured and semi-structured interview methodologies.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to articulate ideas, thoughts, and information in a logical manner and sequence. Active listening skills to ensure that important points are noted and clearly communicated.
Demonstrated analytical skills to think through situations, gather information, synthesize information from diverse sources, and reach logical conclusions. Required
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