Internship opportunity at NYU School of Medicine – City University of New York School of Public Health Prevention Research Center (NYU-CUNY PRC)

The New York University – City University of New York School of Public Health Prevention Research Center (NYU-CUNY PRC) is an innovative public-private partnership between the NYU School of Medicine Department of Population Health and the CUNY School of Public Health (SPH) Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program. The goal of the Understanding the Barriers and Facilitators to Colorectal Cancer Screening among South Asian Immigrants in NYC is to use mixed methods research to explore barriers and facilitators to screening among South Asians, and the principles of social marketing to develop culturally tailored messaging to promote screening.

We are looking for bright, motivated individuals to help us conduct community-based surveys and focus groups in diverse South Asian communities in New York City.

Intern Responsibilities:

*       Participate in intern/ volunteer  training and complete 180 hours during the semester
*       Keep a timesheet and report to site supervisor
*       Assist in qualitative data management
*       Assist in transcription of interviews
*       Assist in analysis of qualitative and quantitative data

Intern Qualifications:

*       Excellent organizational, presentation, and writing skills
*       A background in public health or community-based participatory research
*       Commitment to working in underserved communities
*       Experience working with South Asian communities preferred but not necessary
*       Experience working on qualitative data collection and analysis preferred but not necessary

To apply for an internship with the NYU-CUNY PRC, please submit the following items:

1.       Completed application (available at http://asian-health.med.nyu.edu/education-training/csaah-student-internships <http://asian-health.med.nyu.edu/education-training/csaah-student-internships> )

2.       Resume

3.       Cover letter

Items can be sent by email to:

Lynna Zhong, Research Data Associate

Email: lynna.zhong@nyumc.org

Phone: (646) 501-2745

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