Presenter Information

Lorrain Annette Alvarado

Date

5-3-2021

Faculty Sponsor

Amy Everitt

Abstract / Description

I have spent my internship at Salem State University Grants Department, as a research assistant to the department working from home remotely. The Grants Department at Salem State University provides assistance finding grants/funds to help support faculty and staff. Salem State University provides a high quality student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the social, cultural, social, and economic development. The grants department also provides faculty with the necessary resources by providing assistance researching grants and fundundings in numerous websites. Where I learned to master grant research database and reviewed grant funding's on a excel. I also learned the importance identifying keywords to search for grant proposals and I was able narrow funding possibilities. Overall, during my internship I developed a better understanding of federal and state funding. Although they experience of utilizing websites to search databases for a grant funding, I was able to expand my knowledge of how to find a grant and determine if it is right one out of many grants offered. I learned how to better utilize certain key words of terms that directed me to a specific grant possibilities or potentials. In addition, I was able to improve my abilities my abilities in Excel and databases. I gained valuable insight and knowledge into the working knowledge into the working process of a grants department and gained appreciation for the time and effort required to locate, develop, an application and submit it for consideration. of the challenges posed by state and federal funding, working remotely from home and maintaining and generated data base to track targeted grants.

Academic Department

Healthcare Studies

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Salem State University Grant Department Research Assistant

I have spent my internship at Salem State University Grants Department, as a research assistant to the department working from home remotely. The Grants Department at Salem State University provides assistance finding grants/funds to help support faculty and staff. Salem State University provides a high quality student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the social, cultural, social, and economic development. The grants department also provides faculty with the necessary resources by providing assistance researching grants and fundundings in numerous websites. Where I learned to master grant research database and reviewed grant funding's on a excel. I also learned the importance identifying keywords to search for grant proposals and I was able narrow funding possibilities. Overall, during my internship I developed a better understanding of federal and state funding. Although they experience of utilizing websites to search databases for a grant funding, I was able to expand my knowledge of how to find a grant and determine if it is right one out of many grants offered. I learned how to better utilize certain key words of terms that directed me to a specific grant possibilities or potentials. In addition, I was able to improve my abilities my abilities in Excel and databases. I gained valuable insight and knowledge into the working knowledge into the working process of a grants department and gained appreciation for the time and effort required to locate, develop, an application and submit it for consideration. of the challenges posed by state and federal funding, working remotely from home and maintaining and generated data base to track targeted grants.

 

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