OVERVIEW: Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), an educational nonprofit organization based in Boston and dedicated to advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, social science, and behavioral research, seeks an intern for itsConference Team. Founded in 1974, PRIM&R accomplishes its mission through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building, and has a diverse membership of 4000+ individuals representing all 50 states and 40 countries. PRIM&R is conveniently located in Boston's historic Back Bay, within walking distance to several transportation options, the Public Garden, and a variety of restaurants. PRIM&R offers a competitive salary, full benefits package, and flexible work schedule. PRIM&R seeks to promote diversity and ensure equal opportunity for all persons within its staff, membership, leadership, and programs. Visit primr.org for more information.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Conference and Events Manager, the Conference Team Intern supports the planning of PRIM&R’s conferences. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Drafting conference documents, correspondence, and webpages
Assisting with projects for conference speakers
Assembling information related to audiovisual, food and beverage, supporters and exhibitors, meeting venues, etc.
Conducting research and preparing reports on competition, venues, vendors, conference charities, etc.
Inventorying and packing conference materials
Serving as a member of the customer service and registration team (e.g., respond to general inquires, process conference registrations and changes, etc.)
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have the initiative to follow direction and complete projects independently with minimal supervision; be flexible, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic; have very strong writing and proof-reading skills; and proficiency with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Prior knowledge of research ethics is not required. Interest in working on large-scale events is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY & BENEFITS: This part-time, paid internship (starting at $12 per hour) is available now. Applicants who can work through the summer and into the next school year are preferred. Candidates can expect to work 10 hours per week–set days will be determined by applicant and supervisor based on applicant schedule.
Internal Number: 002
About Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a nonprofit organization in Boston, MA, advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical and social science/behavioral research. We accomplish this mission through education, membership services, professional certification, and public policy initiatives. PRIM&R’s core values include: Excellence, Community, Diversity, Integrity, Knowledge, Respect, Social Responsibility, and Creativity. Visit www.primr.org for more information.