The Center on Better Health & Life focuses on developing and testing model higher education and community-based programs to address health disparities in underserved populations. Internship positions are available through a competitive application process. Once selected, students can enroll in a three-credit participation course to learn get an overview on research and to develop a project of focus. Students may also enroll in a community-based research course where they learn the research process and complete a project under the guidance of faculty and staff in the Center. The academic products for this course include a research manuscript and an oral presentation. All students will have the opportunity to receive performance feedback during their Center experience. Based on performance, selected students can become involved as paid staff. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Research Internship Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Responsibilities: Assist with interactions in the community, including communicating the Center’s mission, making presentations to individuals and groups, and implementing health-related community programs. Assist with research activities including conducting literature searches and writing grant proposals.

Qualifications: Ability to work independently and to multi-task, strong writing skills, proficiency in technology (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and access to reliable transportation. Health-related major preferred.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references to:

Iris Young-Clark
Assistant Director
FSU Center on Better Health and Life for Underserved Populations 
C2200 University Center
P.O. Box 3062641
Tallahassee, FL 32309-2641
850.645.8109 fax


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