Research Administration Intern

The Research Division of Essential Access Health offers reproductive health internships in research administration designed for graduates seeking a career in clinical trial management, data management, regulation and/or monitoring of clinical trials, or human subjects oversight. Internships may be flexible to accommodate individual coursework schedule and/or hour requirements

We specialize in FDA regulated clinical trials of contraceptive products such as IUDs, hormonal rings, pills, and patches, and male and female condoms. Our sponsors include the National Institutes of Health, nonprofit organizations such as PATH and the Gates Foundation, and major pharmaceutical companies.

The Research Administration Intern will be exposed to many aspects of clinical research. Individual assignment will depend on intern’s interests, experience and education. This is an unpaid internship that can be located in either our Los Angeles or Berkeley office.

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to

  1. Research or medical experience
  2. College degree related to research and/or medicine

Learning Objectives for Internship includes some or all of the following:

  • Grant preparation
  • Protocol development
  • Preparation of documents for IRB
  • Preparation of records to meet FDA regulatory requirements
  • Maintenance of study records and documents
  • Recruitment and screening of study participants 
  • Reviewing study data submitted by participants for clarity and completeness
  • Entering study data on Electronic Data Capture systems
  • Use of electronic system to manage study follow-up
  • Report preparation
  • Familiarity with multiple study sponsors and clinical research organizations
Minimum Hours per Week
20 hours per week
Maximum Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Minimum Total Hours
400 total hours
Maximum Total Hours
1040 total hours
Type of Internship
Quarters Available
Los Angeles

How to Apply

Submit a current resume and a cover letter addressing why you are interested in pursuing an internship in sexual and reproductive health care to the email address on the listing.