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. For research-based departments, the Undergraduate Intern will be responsible for semi-complex laboratory tasks. Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information gathering data entry, writing, editing and/or laboratory work. This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.

This position is minimal 20 hours a week of on-site wet lab work.




  • 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
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Perform more advanced experiments according to written protocols
  • Perform normal laboratory maintenance tasks
  • Prepare laboratory media and solutions.
  • Operate research equipment (i.e. scintillation counters, microscopes, centrifuges, balances) and record results
  • Perform more 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
  • Related experience preferred
  • 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-Office)
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours at least 20 hours per week

Additional Information


  • Mice husbandry
  • Molecular biology or neuroscience-related research experience
  • Minimal 20 hours/week of on-site wet lab work

UMass Chan Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Chan Medical School as their employer of choice.

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