Sponsored Projects Administration Internship

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Sponsored Projects Administration Internship

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Healthcare Support Services

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 240001UW

Position Summary:

Research Administration Interns will spend one year (9/1 - 8/31) learning and developing the knowledge and skills needed to be

a research administrator. The program comprises classroom, self-guided, and hands-on training to gain foundational knowledge

and experience across all areas of research administration, including operations, pre and post-award proposal and grant

management, contracting and sub-awards, regulatory, clinical trials, systems, intellectual property, and laboratory safety. The

program offers the opportunity to apply for any open research administration position and, upon acceptance of a position, a one-year mentorship with an expert research administrator in the area of the accepted position.

Essential Functions

• Attends all training sessions, webinars, tours, and other activities as scheduled.

• Completes all self-guided modules and assignments on time

• Completes all university research administration work assigned and reviews with hands-on trainers.

• Actively participate in all discussions and ask questions.

• Complete all trainer and program evaluations.

• Meets with a career coach and program director regularly.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's Degree if the intern is from one of the universities participating in the grant program required

• Master's Degree or PhD required

Work Experience

• None required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Superior communication skills, both oral and written, including excellent presentation and public speaking

skills and the ability to communicate complex subject matter.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Critical thinking and problem-solving.

• Adaptability to complete a high volume of varied responsibilities and thrive while working independently and


Physical Requirements

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount

constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.