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PCORI Spring 2022 Internships

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is offering Virtual Spring 2022 Internships across the Evaluation & Analysis, Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science, and Data Management departments . This paid internship is a part-time, temporary employment opportunity. PCORI does not provide housing for out of town residents. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US and located in the US. Interested parties may apply for internships in multiple departments; please include a specific cover letter for each position.


Pay Range and Employment Status:

Interns shall be classified as temporary employees who are hired as interim replacements, to temporarily supplement the workforce, or to assist in the completion of a specific project and who are temporarily scheduled to work for a limited duration. Employment beyond any initially stated period does not in any way imply a change in employment status. Temporary workers are not eligible for PCORI benefits. 

Current master's level and above students will be paid $20.00 per hour. Bachelor's level students will be paid $15.00 per hour.

 

Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above.

 

Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.


Application Process:

Applications for the PCORI Spring Internship Program will be accepted up to 8:00pm EST on Wednesday, December 15. Applicants who are chosen will be phone screened by PCORI Human Resources. Virtual interviews with relevant intern supervisors will take place from January 3rd to 14th. 


Key Dates:

Internship Application Submission Deadline - December 15, 2021

 

Spring Internship Start Date - February, 7, 2022

 

Spring Internship End Date - April 15, 2022

 

Application Instructions: 

PCORI will only consider complete applications that include:  

  • A cover letter 
  • An up-to-date resume 


Spring 2022 Virtual Internship - Data Management

The Data Management team is seeking an intern for the Spring 2022 semester who will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in a project to analyze the Salesforce data structure, compare it against current business process and recommend improvements that enhance operational efficiencies.
  • Gain exposure to relational databases and data architecture.
  • Build skills in Business Process Mapping and Business Process Improvement.

Required Skills:

  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • High level of written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with Contract Administration

Required Experience:

  • Ideal candidates will be pursuing their postgraduate education in one of the following areas: Business Administration, Information Science, or related field.


Spring 2022 Virtual Internship - Evaluation & Analysis

The Evaluation and Analysis department is seeking an intern for the spring 2022 semester who will have the opportunity to: 

  • Participate in a project that evaluates PCORI’s research funding application process to inform process improvement
  • Gain exposure to multiple aspects of internal evaluation activities at a research funding organization
  • Gain experience with survey data analysis, communication of survey results, development of key survey documentation and guidance
  • Build skills in qualitative analysis, integration and presentation of quantitative and qualitative survey results, information gathering and synthesis, and effective organization of complex information

Required Skills:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Background in research methods and/or evaluation
  • Ability to understand and interpret descriptive analysis results and charts/graphs
  • Experience with qualitative analysis preferred
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Ability to gather information from multiple sources and synthesize into concise and clean written documents

Required Experience:

  • Ideal candidates must have completed their bachelors and preferably be enrolled in a masters level program in one of the following areas: Health, Science or Research-related field with background/ coursework in evaluation, health services research, sociology, public health, public policy, social anthropology, psychology, or education. 


Spring 2022 Virtual Internship - Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science

The Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science department is seeking an intern for the Spring 2022 semester who will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Participate in a project that addresses a key question in PCORI’s portfolio: how are researchers accounting for missing data in their research projects?
  • Gain exposure to various methodology of handling missing data and drafting methods for addressing a research question.
  • Gain experience in assessment and analysis of completed PCORI-funded research reports.
  • Build skills in testing hypotheses, presenting findings to various stakeholders and audiences.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with the scientific methods and research methodology, specifically quantitative and qualitative data coding and analysis. 
  • Familiarity with a research application or protocols 
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex scientific information
  • Proficient in excel

Required Experience:

  • Ideal candidates will be pursuing their undergraduate or postgraduate education in one of the following areas: Master of Public Health, Quantitative and qualitative research methods, Clinical research methods or methodology or related field 

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is offering Virtual Spring 2022 Internships across the Evaluation & Analysis, Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science, and Data Management departments . This paid…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    February 7, 2022
  • End Date
    April 15, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 15, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Hours Per Week
    20 - 30 hours/week

How to Apply

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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