Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Assistant Intern to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) located in Bethesda (Rockledge), MD. This is a temporary position for the summer months. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CSTS.
The Center’s work addresses a wide scope of trauma exposure from the consequences of combat, operations other than war, terrorism, natural and human-made disasters, and public health threats. CSTS is a part of our nation’s federal medical school, the Uniformed Services University (USU), and its Department of Psychiatry, as well as a partnering center of the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. These affiliations represent the Center’s history, mission and future directions as a major contributor to our country’s understanding of the impact of trauma and the advancement of trauma-informed care.
The incumbent will be responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others for projects. Will provide laboratory and technical support to senior technical and professional staff.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of basic computer programs; ability to follow detailed instructions; good written and verbal communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Coursework towards Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science discipline.
Minimum Experience: 0-2 years’ experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting.
Work Environment: Office environment.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.