Student Research Intern

NYU School of Medicine Department of Population Health

Department:     Population Health

Position Title:   Per Diem Student Research Intern

Reports to:       Stella Yi

Start Date:        March 2024 (anticipated)


Position Summary

The Section for Health Equity at NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health is looking to hire a per diem student research intern. This position includes finding resources and reviewing literature to help with current and future health equity research initiatives focused on nutrition and food systems. This position is contingent upon continued availability of grant funds.


Job Responsibilities

1.     Literature reviews – Conduct literature reviews on farmer/farmworker health and medical student food insecurity, develop one page summary on each.

2.     Scoping review – Lead a scoping review on women’s nutrition over the life course: develop search term strategies with medical school librarian; screen title, abstracts, and full text articles; data extraction; manuscript writing.

3.     Qualitative interviewing, coding and analysis.

4.     Other research-related activities as needed (e.g., reviewing surveys, pulling references)


Minimum Qualifications

1.     Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program.

2.     Strong written skills for public health, nutrition peer-reviewed products.

3.     Experience with qualitative research and all steps.

4.     Background and/or coursework in public health or related research.

5.     Effective communication and time management skills, ability to work well on multiple projects.

6.     Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.

7.     Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications and reference manager software.


Preferred Qualifications

1.     Experience in manuscript writing and history of publications.

2.     Commitment to health disparities in immigrant and minority communities.


In-person and remote work are both possible.

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