Graduate Research Internship-The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

March 28, 2018

Graduate Research Internship Job Description

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is seeking a graduate research intern for the Diversity Policy and Programs department’s Organizational Capacity Portfolio. The Organizational Capacity Building portfolio through research, services, reports and educational aides that provide climate assessments and training, strengths equity and inclusion, and address diversity issues at the institutional level.

Job responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Conducting scholarly literature searches and summarizing findings,
  • Performing data analysis,
  • Managing and updating databases,
  • Creating charts and summaries associated with data,
  • Assisting with program evaluation and research projects,
  • Conducting internet research,
  • Assisting with report writing,
  • Content development for PowerPoint presentations,
  • Assisting with the development of leadership curriculum and training materials,
  • Updating website content
  • As well as occasional administrative work.


Individuals should be detailed oriented, highly organized, and able to complete multiple large tasks with limited supervision. Individuals must have strong computer skills with experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent writing, communication, and critical thinking skills required. Strong preference for applicants with intermediate-level quantitative and/or qualitative research experience.


Ideal candidates have a strong interest in diversity, inclusion, and equity with prior experience in higher education, medical education, health professions education, education policy, or management/organizational psychology.


Interns will be assigned to projects that complement the needs of the department at the discretion of their supervisor. An effort will be made to assign interns to projects that match their specific interests and areas of study.


Please contact Diversity Policy & Programs, Lead Research Analyst Jennifer Eliason to schedule an interview.