An unpaid research intern position is available to assist recruiting bariatric surgery (i.e., morbidly obese surgical weight loss) patients at Hartford Hospital (HH) for a prospective research study. This position is ideal for students seeking research experience for medical or graduate school or those seeking exposure to working with medical and psychiatric populations. Students may receive UConn credit for this internship.
The primary responsibilities of the successful applicant include recruitment (mailing, emailing, and calling participants; maintaining spreadsheets) and administering informed consent and research surveys to participants on-site at HH’s Institute of Living in East Hartford or the HH Surgical Weight Loss Center in Glastonbury. The position will also entail biweekly teleconferences and working closely with an interdisciplinary team of psychologists and medical personnel.
The successful applicant will:
Commit up to 24 hours/month (i.e., 6 hours/week) to working on the study
Have transportation to Glastonbury and East Hartford, CT minimum three days/month
Commit to working on the study through August 2017
Have a positive work attitude, good time management skills, ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot, good interpersonal skills, the documented ability to work well independently, and be a team player
No research experience is necessary, but some is a plus.
If interested, please email a resume, description of research experience and your interest in the project, and the names and contact information of two references to: email@example.com
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Undergraduate research assistants (RAs) work 8-10 hours a week and receive 3 credits (PSYC 3889). Duties include collecting data, acting as a confederate in studies, entering and cleaning data, conducting literature searches, and writing annotated bibliographies. There may also be opportunities for assisting with designing studies and analyzing data. Completion of PSYC 2100WQ is preferred. Above all we are looking for students who are excited about learning all aspects of research in social psychology. If you are interested in becoming an RA, please fill out this RA Application and email it to Gabe Camacho (firstname.lastname@example.org).