CHPIR is currently looking for Summer 2019 Interns for several exciting projects! Please see below for more detailed info about each position:
Time Frame: 8-10 weeks (40 hours/week) during the summer of 2019, with flexible starting and ending dates
Compensation: $2,000 stipend plus good learning experience with the CHPIR team
Health Policy & Inequalities Research Data Management
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Gray
Description: Seeking a Public Policy undergraduate student proficient in data management to work with Dr. Christine Gray and others in CHPIR for the summer on international research studies, including a longitudinal cohort of orphaned children in low- and middle-income countries. The student should have experience managing data in Stata and be able to work independently. Depending on the student’s motivation and experience, there may also be opportunities for data analysis in preparation for publication. The internship will include participation in broader team meetings, and opportunities to engage activities on other international sector projects as needs arise.
How to apply: Please email your resume and a letter that outlines your interest in the position and how your skills match the job requirements to Chris Gray, [email protected]. Put “CHPIR Intern” in the Subject Line.
Health Policy & Inequalities Research Storytelling
Supervisor: Dr. Hy Huynh
Description: Seeking a Public Policy undergraduate student interested in Social Impact Communications and Outreach to work with a community psychologist and humanitarian photographer, Dr. Hy Huynh. The student will develop meaningful materials for CHPIR’s social media and website and work on a variety of communications and outreach related tasks for a number of local and international projects, including health disparities research related to homeless and housing insecure youth, sexual and gender minorities, and orphaned and separated children. The student is encouraged to think creatively about ways to disseminate important research findings to a variety of stakeholders and will interact with numerous faculty and staff, providing an opportunity to engage with a variety of content areas, types of research, populations, etc. The intern will also be invited to participate in both broader center meetings and international sector research meetings.
How to apply: Please email your resume and a letter that outlines your interest in the position and how your skills match the job requirements to Hy Huynh, [email protected]. Please include “CHPIR Intern” in the subject line.
STYLE 2.0 (Strength Through Youth Livin’ Empowered)
Supervisors: Heather Parnell & Dr. Sara Legrand
Description: Seeking one undergraduate student to work with Dr. Sara Legrand and Heather Parnell on the STYLE 2.0 (Strength Through Youth Livin’ Empowered) project, an HRSA funded Special Project of National Significance (SPNS) focusing on improving the HIV care continuum outcomes among HIV-positive young Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) in the Triangle region.
STYLE 2.0 is currently in the project startup phase with enrollment beginning in the next few months. This summer opportunity will provide broad research exposure through various tasks including but not limited to exposure to:
- Survey development and programming
- Intervention tracking and fidelity monitoring
- Protocol development
- Project expansion
- Cross-site evaluation activities
- Manual development
- Social marketing campaign
- Application content development
How to apply: Please email your resume and a letter that outlines your interest in the position and how your skills match the job requirements to: Heather Parnell, [email protected]. Put “CHPIR Intern” in the Subject Line.
Program Evaluation, Mixed Methods Data Collection, and Dissemination
Supervisors: Dr. Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and Project Staff Logan Tice, Kelly Keefe, and Nneka Molokwu
Description: Seeking two self-motivated undergraduate students to work with Dr. Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and her team. This summer opportunity will provide broad research and exposure through the following tasks:
- Conduct qualitative, in-depth interviews with participants enrolled in two different studies
- Participate in data collection of heart rate variability
- Assist with bringing together diverse kinds of data (survey, in-depth interviews, participation records) to develop program improvement recommendations
- Draft brief reports for a variety of stakeholders
How to apply: Please email your resume and a letter that outlines your interest in the position and how your skills match the job requirements to: Logan Tice, [email protected] Put “CHPIR Intern” in the Subject Line.