Two internship opportunities in NYC

Community Health Resources Needs Assessment (CHRNA) Project Interns

The mission of the New York University Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH) is to reduce health disparities in the Asian American community through research, training and partnership. We are looking for bright, motivated individuals to help with activities related to a large-scale needs assessment in diverse Asian American communities in New York City. Interns will be involved in community outreach, survey collection, data cleaning and analysis, and creating and disseminating reports.

Intern and Volunteer Responsibilities:
•Participate in a training
•Attend outreach events (may include some weekends and evening hours)
•Build and maintain partnerships with community groups serving the Asian American community
•Recruit participants
•Administer surveys
•Perform data collection, entry, analysis and dissemination

Intern and Volunteer Qualifications:
•Availability on weekends and evenings
•Familiarity with minority and immigrant communities in NYC
•A background in public health or community-based participatory research
•Commitment to working in underserved communities
•Familiarity of and language proficiency in the following communities: Arab, Burmese, Bhutanese, Indian, Indonesian, Indo Caribbean, Nepali, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Thai, Tibetan, Malaysian.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit the following items:
1.Completed application (available at
3.Cover letter

Items can be sent by email to:
Lynna Zhong

Part-Time Intern Consultant Needed
Program: Center for Health Equity
Timeframe: Through July 2016
Rate: Competitive

The Volunteer Blood Pressure Monitoring Program is seeking a part-time intern to provide programmatic support, training and technical assistance to community-based organizations running blood pressure monitoring sessions and lifestyle counseling. Training will be based on the “Keep on Track” Volunteer Blood Pressure Monitoring protocol (VBPM) through which volunteers are trained on:
• How to measure blood pressure and identify high readings
• Privacy and security of blood pressure monitoring
• How to deliver simple health education messages around hypertension
• How to keep track of blood pressure readings using either a paper or web-based tracking system

The program currently operates primarily in East and Central Brooklyn, the South Bronx, East/Central Harlem, and Queens. Programs in faith-based organizations operate in the evenings or on weekends and require trainings and site visit during non-business hours. The candidate must be available during business hours.
Responsibilities of part-time intern include: 1) performing quality assurance and providing technical assistance to participating sites, 2) providing ongoing and as-needed booster trainings to sites, 3) program tracking, 4) assisting in delivery of grant deliverables. In addition, the intern will attend a training on how to implement the Keep on Track protocol.

An ideal candidate is:
• Familiar with cardiovascular health
• Comfortable leading trainings or workshops
• Comfortable working with community or faith-based organizations
• Able to work independently.
• Detailed oriented
• Microsoft Office savvy

The intern must be organized, detail-oriented and highly reliable.
Strong computer skills are preferred, familiarity with Excel preferred but not required. Flexibility and willingness to work evenings and weekends are a must.
This is a paid internship opportunity.
All interested candidates should submit cover letters and resumes to Shilpa Patel at


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