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Research Intern - Center for Research Injury & Policy Job in Columbus, Ohio US

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
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Research Intern - Center for Research Injury & Policy

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Research Intern - Center for Research Injury & Policy

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Research Intern- Center for Research Injury & Policy

The Center for Injury Research and Policy, located in The Research Institute of Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking a summer internship position in injury research. The person in this position will under the supervision of the principal investigator, Dr. Ginger Yang and will assist in sports injury research conducted by Dr. Yang?s research team.
Dr. Yang's research is highly collaborative and includes collaborations with the researchers both inside and outside of The Ohio State University.
The Center for Injury Research and Policy is one of 11 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers and focuses on the prevention of injury among children and adolescents. Its faculty members are active in injury research and prevention at local to global levels. Center faculty members teach and mentor students at The Ohio State University and from across the nation. Its global injury research program includes ongoing projects with its affiliate faculty in low- and middle-income countries and a visiting scholars program. Through multiple partnerships, the Center has established collaborative networks of injury professionals regionally, nationally and globally. A translational research team helps faculty members disseminate their research findings.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


What Will You Be Doing?

 Assists in reviewing and summarizing the current literature in related topics.
 Assists in developing study protocols and conducting policy content analysis.
 Assists in preparation and writing manuscripts for publication in peer peer-reviewed journals.
Assists in preparing applications and study amendments for the Institutional Review Board.
 Maintains and organizes study files, protocols, and documents.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as required.


What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience

 Currently working towards a Masters of Public Health or Administration, or equivalent degree, with at least 6 months of research experience; or Bachelor of Science degree in public health, social and behavioral sciences, or related fields required, with one to two years of research experience, preferred. Background in public health, social and behavioral sciences, injury and violence prevention, and/or related fields desirable.
 Use research methods in setting up study components, and conducting content analysis.
Demonstrate initiative, motivation, attention to detail, and creativity.
 Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
 Excellent verbal and written communication.
 Goal-oriented, self-directive, and collaborative.
 Able to actively participate as a team player.
 Able to work individually on various research tasks as assigned.
 Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with statistical packages, such as SAS, SPSS or STATA desirable.

1. Ability to help in preparation of scientific publications.
2. Excellent communication and writing skills.
3. Experience or interest in public health policy, injury prevention, and violence research.
4. Ability to collaborate with professionals from various disciplines.
Please submit a cover letter with your application expressing your interest in injury research and future career goals.
Minimum Physical Requirements:

 Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit. *Sitting – Constantly Manual dexterity, typing - Constantly Talking on the phone or in person - Frequently Bending, stooping - Occasionally Walking - Occasionally Lifting items > l5lbs - Rarely The Pressure in this position will vary depending on the workload. The workload will be heavy but manageable most of the time. Pressure may arise in the face of deadlines associated with grants, etc.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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