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Fred Hutch is helping the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) carryout a study of cancer risk among its firefighters. Two student assistants are needed to help with the transcription of baseline medical exam reports for all current and past SFD firefighters
Student assistants will help with the transcription of baseline medical exam reports for all current and past SFD firefighters. The data abstracted from these reports will be critical to the accuracy of risk estimates generated by the study. While the position will be based at Fred Hutch, the students will spend most of their time at SFD headquarters where the medical reports are archived. These positions are full-time (39 hours per week) for approximately 4 months (June-September). The position does not cover tuition nor does it cover transportation costs to and from SFD headquarters.
Bachelor's degree and enrollment in an applicable graduate program required.
Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.