YCCI Clinical Research Communications Intern

Connecticut, United States
31 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Focus:

Yale School of Medicine has established a Clinical and Translational Research Internship program that offers unique and exciting opportunities to gain experience in research at a renowned academic institution. Yale Center for Clinical Investigation is sponsoring clinical and translational research internships in departments and programs across the School of Medicine. Internship that provides an opportunity to develop professional skills in a wide variety of fields and to support various University initiatives.

For an entire year, interns will work closely with our terrific team of experienced translational and clinical research faculty, administrators, and staff and will have the opportunity to participate in managing all stages of research. This internship will have a specialization in the areas of research communications.

Essential Duties

  1. Supports and coordinates a range of academic programs.
  2. Works on various programs throughout the year; including researching and writing of highly confidential material and working with other departments within the University.
  3. Interacts with faculty, students and staff within and outside of the University.
  4. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Ability to develop new skills with minimal structured training, have excellent organizational abilities, be attentive to detail, and strive for professionalism in all aspects of work and be eager.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Versatile communication skills, ability to produce creative and compelling prose suitable for web and print, possess a critical visual communications aesthetic, and be comfortable speaking in public.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Demonstrated passion for clinical, translational, or biomedical research, stay current with developments in the field, and be interested in pursuing a long-term career in the area.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Strong computer skills.

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.