Career Opportunities

Research Assistant Intern

Location: Chevy Chase, MD | Job Type: Intern | Post Date: 05/11/2017
Job Description: 

The International Development Group is one of three international program divisions at URC/CHS and manages health field programs funded by USAID and CDC in Africa and the Latin America region with key focus areas of improving health systems performance, including management support systems, and quality of care in maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, TB, and nutrition.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor for RMNCH, the intern with assist with developing BEmONC (Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care) materials.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Work with Sr. Technical Advisor RMNCH to research and support BEmONC curriculum review and update
  • Research and support development of job aids and other capacity-building training materials in RMNCH skill areas
  • Support planning of multi-stakeholder meeting to review the training materials
  • Help integrate the review comments and develop clarifications to support finalization of the capacity-building materials
  • Assist in any other activity and tasks pertaining to RMNCH
  • Other appropriate tasks as needs and/or appropriate
Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in supporting research in health-related fields
  • Experience working in a developing country
  • Experience in supporting development of health-related technical materials
  • MPH student and/or individuals with medical career trajectory preferred
  • Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the United States for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position

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About University Research Company (URC):
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. URC is an E-Verify employer and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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