Internship and research assistant positions in NYC

Part Time Research Assistant – Positive Minds Strong Bodies Project
The goal of the Positive Minds – Strong Bodies research project is to improve the ability of community-based organizations to address physical disability and mental health among minority elders. The project will evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavior and physical activity intervention to reduce the risk of depression among minority elders. The Research Assistant will be required to assist Hamilton Madison House to recruit, screen and interview participants at the senior center, conduct outreach, participate in weekly support calls and bi-weekly site meetings, and coordinate and implement screening and assessment interviews. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese, highly preferable. For full job description, click here. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to

CHRNA Internship
We are looking for bright, motivated individuals to help us conduct community health assessments to better understand the health needs of and resources available to diverse Asian American communities in New York City. Interns will also be involved in analyzing findings, and creating and disseminating reports. Interns should be available on weekends and evenings and be familiar with minority and immigrant communities. Looking for familiarity of and language in the following communities: Arab, Burmese, Bhutanese, Indian, Indonesian, Indo Caribbean, Nepali, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Thai, Tibetan, Malaysian. For full job description, click here. Interested candidates should submit a completed application and resume to

Stroke Pilot Project Internship
The NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health-Section for Health Equity and the Rusk Institute, NYU Langone Medical Center are partnering on a pilot research project, Community-based strategy to enhance functional recovery and reduce disparity post-stroke. The goal of the project is to use mixed methods research to test the efficacy of a post-stroke, multi-modal intervention that integrates music therapy with upper limb therapy in a community setting. We are looking for a bright, motivated individual to help in transcribing qualitative interviews and assisting in analysis of the qualitative and quantitative assessment data. The intern should have excellent organizational, presentation, and writing skills and a commitment to working in underserved communities. Experience working on qualitative data collection and analysis preferred but not necessary. For more details, click here. Interested candidates should send a completed application and resume to

DREAM Internship
The Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities (DREAM Project) is looking for bright, motivated individuals who are interested in working on community-based health issues, particularly diabetes prevention in the South Asian community. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct outreach and education in their communities, and learn about health issues affecting Asian American communities through our various seminars and lecture programs. Interns will be meeting and interacting with health professionals and public health researchers at the forefront of Asian American health issues. Previous internship projects have included creating focus group moderators guides, surveys, creating a Community Health Worker Resource guide and much more. Speaking fluency in one or more of the following languages: Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi (preferred but not essential). For more details, click here. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, cover letter and resume to

Research Assistants (2)
We are developing a New York region cohort focused on the microbiome. The Research Assistant will be responsible for daily study operations, working under research coordinators. The individual will participate with other team members in the follow-up activities, including: Send, receive, and manage questionnaires for about 15,000 study participants, work with data manager on special projects and quality control procedures, and more. The candidate should have a Bachelors degree and Bilingual Skills in English/Spanish or English/Chinese or English/Korean. See full job description here. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Jiyoung Ahn (


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