Research Internship Opportunity / Stories Of Us – Community based, participatory research

OUR PROJECT | Stories of Us is a student community health research project through the University of Washington. The project is about the connection of Vietnamese Americans to the Vietnamese communities in Washington State.

OUR TEAM | We hope that as a part of this team, each volunteer will gain:

• Understanding of community based, participatory research through experience with the project
• Knowledge of community-public health, specifically social determinants of health
• Deeper knowledge about the Vietnamese community
• A connection with and appreciation for the Vietnamese community

• Assist in planning team meetings & attend all necessary meetings
• Writing reports & papers for publications; grant writing
• Data gathering & analysis
• Plan & participate in related community outreach

• Desire to learn & grow personally as a team
• Commitment to contribute to a positive learning environment
• Takes initiative in tasks & problem-solving issues
• Responsive & attentive to details
• Vietnamese language skills is a plus, but not required
• Ability to work with people from different backgrounds & situations
• Have had taken a research or statistics course, but not required

• Ability to attend team meetings & community outreach events
• Be 18 years of age or older
• IRB Certification (will be part of training)
• June – December 2014

 

POSITION Research Interns & Volunteers | Unpaid but available for course credit (or

LOCATION UW Campus Libraries, Other TBD

JOB DESCRIPTION Research interns will actively participate in a community research project by engaging community members to collect stories through various methods.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Carry out community research through phone & in-person surveys

QUALITIES • A positive, “Can-Do” mindset & ability to work well within a team

REQUIREMENTS • Actively check & participate in email conversations & web-based work

TIME COMMITTMENT • 5 – 10 hours a week (hours may be more or less)

CONTACT Please email resume & cover letter to StoriesOfUs.WA@gmail.com.

other possible options)

Contact us if you have any questions regarding: the position, the research, our team, or your application.

Please reference this job posting with “Apply / Research Intern / Your Full Name” in subject line of email.

APPLICATION DEADLINE May 18, 2014

Vietnamese Community Health Research
School of Nursing | University of Washington

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