Research Intern
Company: Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Part Time, Customer Service, Administrative / Clerical, Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 4/12/2019

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For over 100 years, PPGC has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible health care decisions.

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is in search of a Research Intern. Interns in the PPGC Research Department will develop a broad understanding of Clinical Research by collaborating within the Research Department. Interns may collaborate with Research staff on required that does not require IRB approval. 


Research Essential Function:

  • Will obtain basic training in Clinical Research via CITI online training
  • Will obtain IATA training/certificate via online training
  • Will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Research activities at PPGC including:
  • Distinguish between drug studies, device studies, and in-vitro diagnostic device studies
  • Differentiate between Phases I-IV in the investigational product development process
  • Reconciles and counts incoming=PPGC Stipend Forms against ClinCard reports, documents errors, missed payments and other irregularities per instruction.
  • Organizes PPGC Stipend Forms for archive based on HC, date.
  • Contribute to efficiency in operations via participation in streamlining our processes such as mass production of ICFS and study documents, bar coding study documents, color coding study specimen containers, pre-completion of CRFs pages as indicated, transcription of source to CRF as indicated
  • Organize, sort, and file research paperwork into appropriate study charts
  • Performs surveillance of ClinCard data entered by HCs to confirm compliance with study registration instructions.
  • Will assist Research staff in reconciling and shipping biologic specimens according to IATA regulations
  • Ensures complete confidentiality of research subjects
  • Communicates scheduling and hours of availability with Research Director
  • Communicates status of assigned projects and learning objectives with Research Director





  • Strong interpersonal skills that will enable the candidate to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in multi-functional team environment.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Recent college graduate seeking an internship in PPGC Research, or college student enrolled in courses requiring an internship.




Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.


Houston, TX 77081
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