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Public Safety Intern - EPSIP
Job Number: 2022-39972
Category: Interns
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Public Safety - W842510
Job Type: Intern (Full Time)
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 2
Post Date: April 27, 2022


**IMPORTANT: Your application will not be considered without an essay**

Complete the online application and include a short essay either in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document) or uploaded as a cover letter on your profile. Essay topic is listed below (Please include within your essay, examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 200 words.): 

Please write a short essay on ONE of these three topics:

  1. What does it mean to you to be effective in an environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion?
  2. In what ways has diversity, equity and inclusion shown up in your commitment to service at the national, regional, local, and/or institutional levels?
  3. In what ways have you integrated diversity, equity and inclusion as part of your professional and personal development? And how have these engagements informed your approach to being a better scholar and professional?

This internship program will begin Monday June 6th and will end Friday, August 12th. The pay is $16/hour and the position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks. This will be an onsite internship. 

About Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program (EPSIP) at UMass Chan Medical School

The Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program (EPSIP) is a paid internship experience for talented college students.  Individuals historically underrepresented in STEM, health science and medicine are strongly encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to students that identify from one of the following underrepresented groups in STEM, health science and medicine:  Black/African Americans, Hispanic or Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders, individuals with a disability or the first in their family to attend college, are also strongly encourage to apply.

Participants in the EPSIP program benefit from:

  • a 10 week, paid summer business internship at UMMS with an administrative focus
  • a unique opportunity to be guided and mentored for the world of business in academic medicine
  • a professional development series of lectures, networking, mentoring, resume and job search preparation, and more
  • an opportunity to discover their passions and interests and discern which career path is best for you


Position: EPSIP - UMass Chan Police Intern



Under the supervision of the Chief of Police or his designee, the UMass Chan Police Department is looking for a summer intern to assist in various projects, research and other required tasks to support the Department.  The candidate should be able to work within a group dynamic and be able to multi-task.  Most importantly, the candidate will have to maintain appropriate privacy and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of materials maintained within the Agency.   


  • Conduct research
  • Assist with the written organization and updates of current initiatives, policies and community policing programming
  • Establishes, maintains, and ensures proper use of confidential files
  • Performs a wide variety of work database management, proofreading, filing, inventorying and recording information
  • Compiles, develops, and designs special reports from a variety of sources


  • Candidates must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Some lifting and carrying may be required from ten (10) to 30 (30) pounds
  • Some standing and walking may be required; however, most of time will be spent sitting
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)
  • Criminal Background Check Required



  • Perform a variety of administrative work involving use of independent judgment, accuracy, speed, and confidentiality
  • Proficiently operate and maintain office equipment
  • Perform work without continuous supervision and coordinate the work of others
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a team and meet performance deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to interact with all organizational levels; demonstrated ability to work appropriately with confidential information
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilizes independent judgment, assess priorities, and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the department
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Demonstrates proficiency with software applications including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to shoot still photography
  • Understanding of social media and posting applications

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