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Research Assistant

Position Responsibilities:
The purpose of this internship is to work on a research projects led by a Principal Investigator. Each student will be evaluated based on their skills and interest and placed with an open research project. All applicants should have basic research skills, be able to show technical skills, as well as skills in teamwork, leadership and initiative, communication, and problem solving.

About the Organization
The core mission of the Centre is to improve the performance of health systems, both internationally and within the Irish context, through high quality research, teaching and policy impact. The equity, efficiency, and sustainability of the funding, management and delivery of health systems is our primary focus and we aim to inform policy and public debate through our portfolio of activities

On-site Supervision and Support
Our internships include 24/7 on-site staff to support students working and living abroad. All students will also report to a supervisor at their internship site. Supervisors provide and oversee daily tasks, introduce the intern to team members, and mentor the intern in organizational agility, skill acquisition, and career readiness. Interns complete a midpoint and final evaluation, and supervisors complete a final evaluation of their interns. All work responsibilities and projects are approved in advance.

Academic Credit
Students on an internship have the opportunity to enroll in their home university for credit, or enroll in a course through API to transfer back to their university for credit. Email for more information and a syllabus.

Housing and Excursions
Housing and excursions are included in your internship and will be selectable during the application process.