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Graduate Intern
Job Number: 2018-32099
Category: Information Technology
Location: Lincoln, RI
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Radiation Oncology - W827500
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Jan. 17, 2019


This internship works within the information services division at the UMass Radiation Oncology Off-site Research Center, QARC -  in Lincoln, RI.  This center provides radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging services to the National Cancer Institute and Industry sponsored cancer clinical trials.  The intern will perform programming and other Information technology assignments. 


Under the direction of the assigned manager, the Graduate Intern is responsible for project-based tasks to support a designated department.  These tasks may be administrative or research oriented, depending on the department. Assigned projects will require advanced analytical and communications skills. For research-based departments, the Graduate Intern will be responsible for complex laboratory tasks. Primary communications will be in a team environment within assigned department and will be focused on collecting the appropriate input for the assigned projects.  Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information gathering, analysis, writing, editing and/or laboratory work.  This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.



  • Perform complex and varied executive/administrative tasks  which require a high degree of independent action and the setting of priorities and procedures
  • Conduct advanced research to assist other team members
  • Create reports and perform in-depth data analysis
  • Implement and manage tasks in accordance with departmental objectives
  • Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Perform complex experiments according to written protocols
  • Perform advanced statistical analysis of data, genetic analysis and/or clinical studies
  • Perform advanced library searches, reading and copying relevant materials
  • Perform complex laboratory maintenance tasks
  • Operate  research equipment (i.e. scintillation counters, microscopes, centrifuges, balances) and record results
  • Prepare laboratory media and solutions
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Graduate school candidate
  • Related experience preferred
  • Advanced analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources 
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours


Under the direction of the assigned manager





Usual office environment or laboratory environment

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