Friday, August 17, 2012

Internship Opportunity: CESAR Research Assistant

Undergraduate Internship (unpaid, for credit)

Title: Research Assistant
Duties: The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and
maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website ( Specific duties include:

Verify the accuracy of program listings in the database using online sources and telephone surveys
Data entry (using Excel) for responses from provider surveys
Assist in augmenting the comprehensiveness of the existing database through database
comparisons, resource inventories, etc.
Outreach to community providers to promote awareness of the MDCSL in Maryland
Field work with community providers to promote awareness and use of the website
Assist with dissemination of materials to providers
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Advanced organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable making telephone and in-person contacts with community providers.

Preferred skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Experience working with community organizations and/or social
service/health/criminal justice providers.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only and may be used to earn BSOS or CRIM internship credit (3-6 credits).

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
Amy Billing
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
University of Maryland, College Park
4321 Hartwick Rd, Ste 501
College Park, MD 20740
301-403-8342 (fax)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 501
College Park, Maryland 20740
301.405.9796 TEL 301.403.8342 FAX