Part-time, Volunteer, Research Intern, Weight Management

February 17, 2020

Position Description
Dr. Melanie Jay is seeking students to volunteer as research interns, in the MOTIVATE Research Lab, which is a federally funded lab running studies investigating weight management strategies. The announcement comes from Financial Incentives for Weight Reduction which is a study is testing different models of financial incentives for weight loss in low-income neighborhoods.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting literature searches
  • Recruiting patients in person, by phone and mail
  • Performing study visits
  • Data analysis 
  • Manuscript preparation 

Position Requirements

  • Interest in pursuing a career in healthcare and obesity-related research  
  • Must be bi-lingual and fluent in Spanish  

Time Commitment
Part-time (10 hours per week), with a minimum commitment of one year. 

To apply, please email your CV/resume and cover letter (with two references) to Victoria Sweat