POSITION: Research Assistant (Part Time)
ORGANIZATION: CUNY SPH, Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health
Temporary Part-time (up to 19 hours/week) Research Assistant Position
CUNY Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health
HIV Prevention study with Men who Have Sex with Men
Position Description: Seeking a part-time (up to 19 hours per week) Research Assistant position from July 2022 to February 2023.
The Research Assistant will be primarily responsible for activities involving communications with participants in a longitudinal public health research study on HIV risk. Experience with sexual minority populations and HIV is desired. Experience with customer service and clinical populations also a plus. Spanish fluency also
- Ability to handle multiple tasks at a given time
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Friendly demeanor, and ability to communicate with research staff and research participants
Additional desired qualifications:
- Background in HIV/AIDS research, LGBT Health, and alcohol/drug use issues
- Spanish language fluency
- Customer service experience
Salary: Commensurate with experience
To apply: Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter and resume. The cover letter should specifically describe detailed prior experience. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, E-VERIFY EMPLOYER.
POSITION: Policy Intern
ORGANIZATION: NYC Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU)
The City of New York’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU) was created in 2015 to serve New Yorkers in historically underserved neighborhoods and connect them to key City services, using innovative methods of proactive outreach. PEU’s model has proven particularly critical in the midst of the global pandemic, a severe economic crisis, and now a challenging recovery. By combining proactive outreach, long term case management, and an interagency approach, PEU breaks down bureaucratic barriers to better serve those who are struggling with a range of hardships – from landlord harassment, homelessness, housing insecurity and eviction, to lack of health insurance, food insecurity, and much more.
PEU’s programs are delivered by four outreach teams:
- DemocracyNYC: Helps increase participation in elections and strengthen ties to government.
- GetCoveredNYC: Helps enroll New Yorkers in health insurance, including low- and no-cost coverage.
- Home Support Unit: Helps New Yorkers in homeless shelters find and move into permanent, stable housing.
- Tenant Support Unit: Helps keep tenants secure in their homes by connecting them to rent freeze and homeowner tax exemption programs, anti-eviction and repair resources, and access to NYC’s Right to Counsel program.
In addition to helping New Yorkers every day through core programs, PEU has been front and center of vital COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida recovery and relief efforts.
PEU policy interns will work 25 hours per week and receive ongoing training in order to assist PEU’s Policy Director and PEU’s outreach teams, while building professional skills.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Scanning and compiling daily media reports for stories relevant to PEU’s core work
- Researching and tracking relevant pending legislation
- Compiling lists of resources for clients
- Entering, tracking and analyzing data
- Joining team meetings and program planning sessions
- Supporting outreach efforts to New Yorkers through remote outreach tactics, including peer-to-peer texting, phone-banking and relational organizing
- Assisting staff with special projects Qualifications
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
- Willingness to learn, adapt and problem solve
- Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
This internship pays $22/hr and is slated to begin ASAP.
To apply, upload your resume and a cover letter into this application form.
POSITION: CUNY Startups Coordinator (2 Internships – Program & Marketing)
ORGANIZATION: CUNY Baruch College & Blackstone LaunchPad
Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College- Blackstone LaunchPad University Partnership
As a partner university, the Blackstone LaunchPad program adds additional value to the existing entrepreneurial-skill development programs at the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College.
CUNY Startups (http://cunystartups.com) is seeking two interns to assist with its program goals and marketing strategies. The interns will work closely with the executive and associate directors to help coordinate and market CUNY Startups programs.
As a program intern you would:
- Coordinate events and programs with the Executive Director (ED) of CUNY Startups
- Assist with promoting CUNY Startups events and programming
- Coordinate presenters/speakers
- Facilitate programming- workshops, record and edit virtual programming, etc.
- Support programming efforts
- Update Google Sheets that contain participant information
- Coordinate with mentors, judges and investors
- Other duties as assigned
As a marketing intern you would:
- Assist with advertising and promotional efforts with the Associate Director (AD) of CUNY Startups
- Monitor and manage CUNY Startups social media platforms and update main website
- Develop tools and method for collecting data, i.e. surveys, questionnaires
- Facilitate programming- workshops, record and edit virtual programming, etc.
- Collect and analyze data to identify consumer trends
- Update Google Sheets that contain participant information
- Collaborate with CUNY students, faculty, and staff
- Excellent organizational skills
- Proficient in Microsoft office suite
- Computer proficiency
- Technology proficiency
- Excellent writing skills
- Excellent professionalism
- Ability to work on MULTIPLE projects simultaneously
- Superior interpersonal skills for communications with colleagues, students, staff, faculty, and vendors
- Ability to work independently and proactively
- Willingness to learn new skills and technology to integrate into work
Hourly Pay: $20
Hours per week: 15
POSITION: Sexual and Reproductive Health Intern
ORGANIZATION: The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC)
The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is committed to helping create a world where all New Yorkers can safely express their sexuality and gender identity with dignity, possessing the knowledge, skills, and resources to support healthy and fulfilling lives. The Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health (BMIRH) is dedicated to eliminating inequities in maternal, infant, and reproductive health outcomes. This mission is achieved through programs, policy advocacy, and research initiatives. BMIRH strives to apply a sexual and reproductive justice and racial justice framework to our work and to fully engage community partners to move this work forward. One component of this work is to ensure that all New Yorkers of reproductive age, particularly young people, have the necessary information and resources to make informed decisions around sexual and reproductive health and to act on those decisions.
To further this goal, BMIRH’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRH Unit) uses the sexual and reproductive justice framework that prioritizes access to services and education, as well as bodily autonomy, within the context of historical events, lived experiences, sexualities, and social conditions. The SRH unit uses a multi-faceted approach to sexual and reproductive health and justice, which includes community engagement, public awareness, development and dissemination of best clinical practices, data collection on health indicators, and quality improvement learning collaboratives.
The Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Unit is seeking a part-time project intern on a portfolio of sexual and reproductive health work. Specifically, this position will assist in data transcription, coding, and analysis of research surrounding patient-centered reproductive healthcare. This role will also involve liaising with clinical staff in order to recruit participants in a qualitative research study.
The project intern will:
- Assist in recruitment and qualitative data analysis of a research study on patient-centered contraceptive counseling
- Liaise with clinic partners to recruit study participants
- Provide technical assistance for focus groups conducted via online platforms
- Transcribe and code data
- Draft reports and communications for both internal and external use
- Assist with other duties, tasks, and special projects as needed
The preferred candidate will possess the following:
- Applicants must be enrolled in or have completed a Master’s program in science (MS), public health (MPH), public affairs (MPA), social work (MSW), or similar.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, health sciences, or relevant field
- Experience analyzing qualitative research data, using software such as NVivo
- An understanding of sexual and reproductive health issues, including contraceptive access, sex education, and abortion care
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work within tight deadlines
- Excellent communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
SALARY AND BENEFITS
FPHNYC offers benefits for selected employees. Salary range is $20-22 an hour, with a 20-hour a week schedule.
This position is budgeted until June 30, 2022, with a possibility of renewal in July 2022.
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.
To view the official job posting: Sexual and Reproductive Health Intern
Founded in 2000, CREA is a feminist human rights organization based in New Delhi, India. It is one of the few international women’s rights organizations based in the global South, led by Southern feminists, which works at the grassroots, national, regional, and international levels. Together with partners from a diverse range of human rights movements and networks, CREA works to advance the rights of women and girls and the sexual and reproductive freedoms of all people.
CREA advocates for positive social change through national and international fora, and provides training and learning opportunities to global activists and leaders through its Institutes.
Key areas of work for the Internship Program:
- Desk Research on statistics, data and quantitative findings available from secondary resources (research studies, reports, journals, papers, etc) on status of adolescent girls and young women in India – Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh – related to early and child marriage, violence, gender-based discrimination, education, nutrition, health, access to technology, participation in sports, livelihood, skills building and career opportunities.
- Content Development for the SELF Academy communication products (website, social media, brochures, booklet, etc). These will highlight the quantitative research along with qualitative data and information available from CREA on the SELF Academy with the objective of producing relevant, evidence-based, attractive and targeted branding and messaging for fundraising for the SELF Academy.
- Content printing and production for all content developed for the SELF Academy. The intern will be responsible for ensuring all communication outputs are finalized, developed and disseminated with a specific focus to reach and influence individual donors and high net worth individuals in the USA.
- Coordinating targeted meetups and events with individual donors and high net worth individuals in the USA to raise funds and resources for the SELF Academy. The first meet up is scheduled for October 2017. The intern will be responsible for ensuring this is organized, managed and executed as per the desired objectives.
- Documentation and Reporting of all assigned tasks and activities to ensure detailed notes are available to all CREA team members.
- Past experience of research, content development, and fundraising
- Technical skills ( website development, social media)
- Sex positive, rights-based understanding of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
- Team player who can also work independently
- Highly skilled at social media management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
- Analytical skills to support creative communications ideas
- Fundraising and resource development
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work flexibly on changing priorities
- Capacity to meet targets and deadlines
- Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
- Interest in issues of gender, sexuality, feminism, and leadership
Research, Writing, Communications, Branding, Content Development, Social Media Skills
To view the official job posting: Intern
POSITION: 2022 Fall/Winter Benefit Concert Internship
ORGANIZATION: The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)
Terms of Employment: Internship (15-20 hours per week, flexible), Commitment: September 12, 2022 – November 18, 2022
Location: 125 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004 (mostly remote but some in-person work may be required)
Salary: $15 per hour, 15-20 hours per week
Application Deadline: Application will be accepted until July 22, 2022, or until the position is filled
The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation’s leading advocates on behalf of constitutional rights and liberties. Founded in 1951, as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the NYCLU is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with more than 180,000 members and supporters, and eight offices statewide. We work in the courts, in the legislatures and on the streets to advocate for racial and economic justice, free speech, freedom of religion, privacy and equality before the law for all New Yorkers. For more information, please visit our website: www.nyclu.org.
DEI VISION STATEMENT
The NYCLU affirmatively values the humanity and contributions of those we work with, inside and outside of the organization; and will take action to build and sustain an equitable, anti-racist culture that centers the voices and experiences of marginalized and directly impacted people and communities, and an organizational environment where all people feel valued, trusted, and respected. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the population that we serve and actively recruit people of color, women, people with disabilities, formerly incarcerated people, and LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people.
The 20th annual Sing Out for Freedom (previously Broadway Stands Up for Freedom) benefit concert will be held on October 24th, 2022. Every year, the concert highlights a theme important to the work of the ACLU/NYCLU. The concert includes performers and speakers from Broadway and beyond that inspire supporters and remind all that the ACLU and NYCLU’s work to defend civil liberties in New York and across the country is more vital than ever. For more information visit www.singoutforfreedom.com.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Benefit Concert Intern will assist the Development Officer, Events & Artist Engagement, in all aspects of event planning, fundraising, digital marketing, and donor cultivation, especially as it relates to our annual Sing Out for Freedom benefit concert. This individual will also support the Development team as needed with other activities, including individual giving, foundation relations and internal/office projects.
Event-related duties may include but are not limited to: social media posting and strategy, setting up digital platforms, sending event invitations and gathering RSVP’s, prospect research, vendor research and communications, sponsorship outreach and tracking, calls to potential attendees or supporters, collaborating with key staff to develop program content, compiling materials for event presentations and day-of event logistics.
The intern must be willing to work some in-person evenings and weekends leading up to Sing Out for Freedom and be available the day and night of the concert on October 24th 2022 in NYC.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in fundraising and event planning. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 1-2 references via https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/629242/New-York-Civil-Liberties-Union-Foundation/2021-FallWinter-Benefit-Concert-Internship. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
To view the official job posting: 2022 Fall/Winter Benefit Concert Internship
POSITION: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genomic Science and Health Equity
ORGANIZATION: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE)
Elevating equity of voices for diverse patients with hereditary rare diseases
A postdoctoral fellowship in genomic science and health equity, cosponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE), is currently available.
The fellowship program is designed to prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity and train them in the research methodology and medical product development processes that facilitate the delivery of drugs, biologics and devices from bench to bedside.
The fellow will gain unique experiences by working closely with mentors at both FDA and NIH, including the opportunity to advance their knowledge of health disparity and regulatory sciences.
More than 30 million Americans — nearly 1 in 10 — have a rare disease. And there is a disproportionate burden for racial and ethnic minority patients who have a hereditary rare disease. Fellows who are interested in mixed methods studies at the intersection of health equity and rare disease research are encouraged to apply.
The fellow selected for this position will pursue research broadly related to:
- Leveraging qualitative and quantitative methodology to understand and elevate the voices of diverse patients living with hereditary rare diseases.
- Incorporating the diverse family, caregiver and patient perspective to increase comprehensive understanding of the patient’s journey.
- Increasing the understanding of barriers to clinical trials, including economic factors, for diverse patients who have a hereditary rare disease.
- Integrating diverse family, patient and caregiver voices, perspectives and unmet needs into regulatory decision making.
Laura Koehly, Ph.D. (NHGRI), and Kathleen Miller, Ph.D. (FDA), will co-mentor the fellow selected for this position.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Have or obtain a Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D. or D.V.M. in medicine, human genetics, genomics, computational biology, cell or molecular biology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, social and behavioral science, or closely related areas.
- Have fewer than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of most recent doctoral degree.
- Have some knowledge of statistics and qualitative research methods, excellent communication skills and fluency in both spoken and written English.
- Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
Applications are currently being accepted and will be screened on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The fellow is expected to start in summer or fall 2022. For questions about the fellowship program please contact Jamil B. Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H., at NHGRIFDAFellowship@nih.gov or Christine Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D., at ChristineS.Lee@fda.hhs.gov.
Interested candidates should submit the following to Jamil B. Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H., at NHGRIFDAFellowship@nih.gov:
- Curriculum vitae
- Brief statement of research interests
- Names and contact information for two professional references
To view the official job posting: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genomic Science and Health Equity