MIT CBI Opportunities
CBI UROP Student
What: This is a project focused on using big data to develop a risk management framework for detecting non-traditional adulteration of food and drug products emanating from the global supply chain. Further details here.
Responsibilities: The project will involve searching for and collecting data from a wide array of online sources and electronic databases, performing content analysis, converting unstructured text data into a structured database, and performing basic analysis on the data.
Prerequisites: Reader of Chinese language with an interest in big data. Intermediate programming skills for web crawling and databases are desired.
When: ASAP for Fall & Spring
How: Send cover letter and resume to Professor Karen Zheng.
edX Course Development
CBI has an available position to aid us in the creation of a new online Principles of Biomanufacturing course to be offered on edX. This position is well suited for an undergraduate with interest in the biotech industry, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and/or edX. The position will aid in all aspects of course development from collecting and evaluating existing biopharmaceutical manufacturing educational resources, helping to draft and evaluate potential homework questions to be used for the online course, to aiding in scripting lecture material and initial testing of the online course. The course is expected to go live on edX by October of 2014.
Key qualifications: This role will require superior attention to detail, the ability to summarize data using secondary resources, and a familiarity with the edX platform. Familiarity with the biopharmaceutical industry and experience with coding languages (such as Java Script, html, Malab, Python, etc.) is a plus, but not required.
Hours: 10-20 (flexible) Rate: $10 per hour
Contact: Please email your CV or resume, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Website & Data Entry
CBI is seeking a student to assist with website maintenance and data entry. This individual would be responsible for content updates and additions to CBI’s current website and helping to ensure FileMaker Pro and Constant Contact directories are current. We’re looking for dependable students with extensive knowledge of WordPress, familiarity with FileMaker Pro, superior attention to details and the ability to complete updates in a timely manner.
Hours: 5 (flexible) Rate: $12 per hour
Contact: Please email your CV or resume, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.