University of California Irvine (UCI)

UCGHI Center for Gender and Health Justice Associate Director, Dr. Sean Arayasirikul, will host two (2) internship placements for currently enrolled MPH students in any concentration to gain training and education in sexual and gender minoritized population health and HIV prevention science. The MPH interns will attend weekly lectures and seminars and work with Dr. Arayasirikul to analyze data and disseminate findings. They will also provide feedback on the summer experience to inform future training, education, and mentorship opportunities.

Category: Academic

Organization needs: Research and program planning

Tasks interns will work on: The two research interns will work on data analysis, visualization of findings, dissemination of findings, presentations, and contribute to manuscript writing.

Interests and skills of focus (not all are required): Quantitative data analysis; qualitative data analysis; program planning and evaluation; identifying and synthesizing scientific literature; scientific writing; community-engaged research; community organizing for public health; social justice; strong interest in sexual and gender minoritized population health and HIV prevention science.

This opportunity is available to all UC MPH students, but preference will be given to past or current UCGHI Student Ambassadors. Sexual and gender minoritized people, BIPOC people, and other diverse lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Learn more about Dr. Arayasirikul's research.

Location: Remote (based at UCI)

Internship time frame: Summer 2024, 12 weeks (approximately mid-June to end of August 2024)

Hours per week: 20 hours per week

Language competency: N/A

Financial support: Each MPH intern will receive $5,000 total for their participation

Organization Contact: Sean Arayasirikul, PhD

The deadline for applications is January 21, 2024 at 11:59 PM.

Apply here!