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Student Volunteer Research Opportunities


A full-time research assistant job and volunteer openings at UMass Medical Center in Worcester

A robust clinical and research program at UMass Medical Center in Worcester is looking for a full-time research assistant as well as a volunteer who are interested in gaining clinical and research experience in patients with mental illness. The applicants should also expect to be intimately involved in a global collaborative research project with China. The research assistants and the volunteer will be involved in multiple ongoing pharmacological and psychosocial clinical trials. The goal of these research studies is to develop innovative intervention strategies to treat mental symptoms, comorbid cardiometabolic problems and co-occurring substance use, and ultimately to improve the quality of life in this patient population.


  • Fluent in English
  • Conversation level Mandarin
  • Highly disciplined, organized, and motivated individual
  • Candidates interested to pursue a medical degree or health related graduate degree preferred

For more information check out our website:

If you are interested in the position please email Domenico Lombardi at