Part-time, Volunteer, Environmental Pediatrics

February 27, 2020

Position Description
NYU Children’s Health and Environment Study (NYU CHES) is a pregnancy cohort supported by NYU School of Medicine (NYUSoM).The study is based upon a decade-long history of successful observational and interventional studies that recruit pregnant women at NYUSoM affiliates. Beginning in the first trimester of pregnancy, NYU CHES has recruited and enrolled over 2000 women from diverse populations served by NYU Tisch, Bellevue, and NYU Brooklyn. NYU CHES postnatal is the pediatric follow up phase. The organization is seeking an intern to assist in the recruitment and follow up process. This internship opportunity may fulfill a practicum requirement.

Responsibilities include

  • Attending orientation and other necessary training 
  • Conducting outreach and assisting in the recruitment process
  • Screen parents/participants for eligibility and schedule initial visits 
  • Administering questionnaires to study participants, including those with limited English proficiency 
  • Assisting in the collection, processing, and shipping of biospecimens 
  • Assisting staff during study visits with enrolled parents and their babies 
  • Performing data entry and assisting in data analysis 

Position requirements

  • Must be able to travel to various locations throughout New York City 
  • Must have a BA, MA, MPH, or MD
  • Spanish or Chinese language, a plus

Time Commitment
Part-time, 3 months up to a year, with approximately 10-15 hours per week 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. For more information, please contact Rifat Iqbal at 646-501-0027.