Job Opening: Summer Intern I - Behavioral Health Research

Date: 03/2017

The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) is seeking to hire a part-time or full-time paid summer intern to work on behavioral health research and evaluation projects in its Cambridge, MA offices. Duties include but are not restricted to: maintaining project records and files; scheduling and taking notes at meetings; gathering information through literature reviews and searches; data coding and entry; proofreading and other editorial tasks; and assisting with presentation materials, reports, and briefs. ​

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Minimum requirement is completion of junior year in college; bachelor’s degree or 1 to 2 years of relevant experience is preferred

  • Good communications, organizational, and writing skills

  • Experience conducting literature searches

  • Basic to intermediate experience with productivity software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to learn additional software and applications such as those used for web conferencing, online meetings, and for managing and storing project schedules, information, and materials

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Performs additional duties, as assigned

Conditions of Work

  • The intern will be assigned a mentor whose responsibilities include:

    • Training and supervision

    • Developing a set of learning and career development goals in collaboration with the intern

    • Providing guidance and monitoring progress toward mutually agreed upon goals

  • Pay will be commensurate with skills and experience; hours per week are negotiable

  • We anticipate that the position will run from May 1 through September 29, 2017, but the start and end dates are flexible

HSRI is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the ADA and applicable state laws intended to protect those with disabilities.  Our offices are accessible by public transportation and accessible to people with disabilities.  Please email your cover letter and resume/CV to, with Summer Internship I in the subject line. Or send your materials to:

Human Services Research Institute

2336 Massachusetts Ave.

Cambridge, MA 02140

No phone calls please; email contact only.

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