Clinical Research Finance and Grants Management Intern

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Sponsored Program
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Administrative
  • Req #: 17026
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Position Summary
The Clinical Research Finance and Grants Management Intern will spend 26 weeks learning the facets of Clinical Research Finance, Grants Management, and Research Management. This internship will provide the opportunity to see the full life cycle of grants management and clinical research administration within an academic medical center.    

Essential Duties

  1. Assists with budget preparation, financial tracking and reporting for research studies.  May assist with evaluation and analysis of research study operations and financial success.
  2. Helps with researching and preparing grant proposals.
  3. Assists and supports the financial planning, implementation and evaluation of grant applications.
  4. Assists with both external and internal compliance to ensure that regulatory reviews and approvals are in place.
  5. Supports clinical study coordination and operations.


  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health. 
  2. Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  3. Professional Development or Continuous Learning and Development: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance their contribution to the organization.
  4. Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility


Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or relevant field required. 
  2. Work Experience: Previous recent and related experience preferred. 
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Analytical skills and the ability to apply processes and methodologies. A guided self-starter and able to work independently with support; passionate about learning.  Advance Excel skills preferred.

Salary Range: $17.29 - $19.00


At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan

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