The Bixby Center offers UC Berkeley undergraduates to participate in research and internship programs under the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP).
Currently, we are recruiting undergraduate interns for the HIV in Key Populations in West Africa project.
The Bixby Center seeks an undergraduate, preferably through the undergraduate student apprentice (URAP)) to join the campus-based HIV team during the spring semester and assist in the next phases of the project focused on HIV in most-at-risk populations (MARPs). Upcoming activities during Project Year 2 include preparations for stakeholders meetings, capacity building workshop, OR training and initial OR implementation in the field, and remote mentoring by investigators who UCB faculty and subject matter experts.
The student intern would ideally have English & French language skills & will assist in:
- Researching and reviewing the literature (or consulting recently completed desk review)
- Preparation of stakeholder meeting, workshop and training materials
- Preparing graphics and PowerPoint presentations
- Preparation of data collection instruments, database set up and other OR materials and tools
- Populating and formatting tables
- Contributing to manuscript preparation, including using bibliographic software
- Translation depending on language skills (English/French but knowledge of local languages a plus)
- Other aspects of OR planning, logistics and organization as assigned
Day-to-Day Supervisor: Ashley Fraser, MPH
- Effective written and oral communication skills required
- Fluency/adequate proficiency in English/French preferred (specify spoken, written, translation)
- Major public health/social sciences/political sciences/ economics/international/development studies/pre-med or related fields
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office required, particularly Word, Excel & PPT
- Experience with EndNote, STATA, and Adobe preferred
- Available approximately +/-12 hours per week (mix of on- and off-site)
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Patience and flexibility to meet changing in priorities and needs of the team
- Can be autonomous and knows how to take initiatives
- Open to working with a small team
- Passionate about issues of global health and comfortable with sensitive topics (including stigmatized behaviors and diseases) required
Weekly Hours: 10-15 hrs.
Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability, 17 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
Apply via the URAP website (http://research.berkeley.edu/urap/index.php) during the extended application period Thurs 1/28- Fri 2/5.
Applications will be review on a rolling basis so apply ASAP during that period.
For the main URAP website, click here.