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Research Project Manager Student Intern, NEU

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

This position is available to Northeastern University students who are currently enrolled and eligible for Co-op.

As a member of the Computational Sciences Department at The Jackson Laboratory, you will have the opportunity to participate in one of the largest data science groups in US academia. You will participate in the planning and leadership of large-scale analytical and technical projects and programs, and contribute to the ongoing development of data science educational and training activities.

Responsibilities
The assignment will be customized to the skills and interests of the student, and can include multiple of the following:
Project management - utilize agile methods to help plan and drive work
Program management - support the assignment, tracking, and reporting on staffing resources across dozens of projects; develop management dashboard
Educational coordination - work with staff across departments to plan and deliver training activities and materials
Data science support - manage and coordinate requests for analytical and technical support provided by department staff
Strategic planning - coordinate the activities supporting multi-year planning for the department

Qualifications
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Undergraduate or graduate students in Project Management, Higher Education and Administration, Learning and Instruction, Learning Experience Design and Technology, or Organizational Leadership programs
Project management training
Program management training
Educational design and delivery training
Business administration training
Data/computer science training

Please include a resume and cover letter to be considered for this role.

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 753627

Posted On: May 18, 2022

Updated On: Jun 04, 2022