Full-time, Paid, Project/Research Assistant, Breast Care Center

February 1, 2023

Mon., Nov. 21

UCSF Breast Care Center

Position Description
The UCSF Breast Care Center Project is seeking a student to join their Bay Area-based team as a Research Assistant.

The intern will work closely with the Director or a faculty member and other members of the research and clinical care team of the UCSF Breast Care Center to accomplish the research goals of the Center. This will include involvement in such areas as clinical research, basic science research, delivery of care, and/or patient education.

Responsibilities include:

  • Training as a consultation planner
  • Assisting patients in sifting through information and asking questions during consultations with surgeons and oncologists
  • Shadowing oncologists and surgeons in the clinic and the operating room

Position Requirements

  • Prior laboratory experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with computer programming is a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with a minimum one-year commitment. Positions are either 1 or 2 years in length (depending on the assignment). The intern will be required to occasionally work weekends and evenings to finish a project. The position will start on June 12, 2023 and end on June 28, 2024.

Approximately $43,013 plus benefits. Information about health insurance and other benefits available on the UCSF website.

To apply, interested applicants should email the following items to the Internship Program Coordinator no later than 11:59 p.m. PT on February 1st, 2023.​​​​​​

  1. Please include 1-2 pages answering the following questions:
    1. Why are you interested in UCSF and why do you believe you will be a good fit for the program?
    2. What skills do you believe are important for a person to have who wants to pursue professional development in the medical field?
    3. What are your short-term goals for your job next year? Are you interested in a one- or two-year internship with our program? What are your long-term goals for your career?
  2. Resume
  3. Official transcript(s) directly from your institution(s)
  4. 2 academic or professional letters of recommendation (these can be emailed to [email protected] directly from your letter writers, or you can scan and upload hardcopies) Follow up with your letter writers to make sure they meet the February 1st deadline.

Note: We strongly prefer all items to be sent electronically. If you have specific concerns or inquiries regarding mailing items, please email [email protected].