Training & Workforce Development Intern-EPSIP
Shrewsbury, MA 
Posted 19 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Training & Workforce Development Intern-EPSIP
Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
Job Location 4 weeks ago(3/4/2024 10:54 AM)
Requisition Number 2024-45434 # of Openings 1 Posted Date Day Shift Non Exempt Exempt/Non-Exempt Status Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited

**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:

    What does it mean to you to be effective in an environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion?
  1. In what ways has diversity, equity and inclusion shown up in your commitment to service at the national, regional, local, and/or institutional levels?
  2. 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 3rd and will end Friday, August 9th. The pay is $16-$17 an hour and the position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks. This will be a hybrid internship with mandatory in person sessions that are part of the program once a week.

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 UMass Chan with an administrative focus
  • a unique opportunity to be guided and mentored for the world of business in academic medicine
  • 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

General Summary of Position

Under the direct supervision of the assigned manager, the Undergraduate 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 basic analytical and communications skills. Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information market research, gathering data, writing, and/or editing. This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.

  • Assist assigned manager in day-to-day administrative responsibilities.
  • Coordinate and perform advanced administrative tasks.
  • Conduct more complex research to assist team members.
  • Assist with the preparation of data for projects and studies; compile statistics as required or requested.
  • File, retrieve, collect, organize, manage, and distribute information from diverse internal and external sources.
  • Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes.
  • Conducting basic marketing functions.
  • Coordinate social media efforts across multiple platforms.
  • Interface with web development to maintain web presence for department.
  • Interface with instructional design staff in maintenance and updates to instructional design materials and courses.
  • Work with Learning Management System (LMS) staff in management/maintenance of training course shells, departments, etc.
  • Perform complex library searches, reading and copying relevant materials.
  • Perform statistical analysis of data, genetic analysis and/or clinical studies.
  • Perform data entry.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Bachelor's degree candidate

Basic 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
Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours

Must be a college student currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year program or recent college graduate within 2 years.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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