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Student Clin Asst I-Research - 64002

Date: Feb 12, 2018

Location: US

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Job Summary

PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking an undergraduate intern to work with its communications team. PolicyLab is research center within Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia dedicated to achieving optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. The communications team is responsible for translating PolicyLab research and policy recommendations to internal and external audiences through a variety of online and public relations tactics.


Job Responsibilities

  • Drafting and scheduling tweets
  • Drafting content for the PolicyLab website
  • Writing bios of outside speakers and for other events
  • Researching and recording media clips
  • Contributing to strategic communications plans for translating and disseminating research
  • Video editing and graphic design (experience not required but a plus)


Candidates should be rising sophomores or upper classmen who are currently studying communications, public health or related fields. An interest or background in health communications is required. Strong candidates must have good writing skills, social media experience and comfort with copyediting for research and lay audiences. The paid internship formally begins in May, with the option of beginning sooner, and continues through the summer and academic year. Interns can expect to work 15-20 hours per week.


To apply, please apply below with a resume, cover letter and writing sample. For more information, please contact PolicyLab Strategist and Communications Associate Bardia Nabet (

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate
  • 1-2 prior internships or paid experiences on clinical research studies
  • Enrolled in undergraduate program at a 2 or 4 year college or university
  • Must be at least 16 years of age in order to work in a laboratory environment

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in an organized fashion, work well with others
  • Good attention to detail
  • General knowledge and understanding of good clinical practice (GCP)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications desirable
  • Demonstrates the knowledge & ability to render age appropriate care & services based on the patient and/or their developmental needs

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