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Interested in joining our team? Open positions for the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are listed below. Please contact us at 602.496.2283 with any questions! 

Research Interns Needed: The Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) research project is looking for students to participate as interns (12-20 hours/week) or can enroll in an independent study course and receive course credit (12 hours/wk). Hours are flexible and some evening shift may also be available. 


Research Assistant NeededThe Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) research project is looking for a talented graduate student at ASU for the NIH-funded Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) project (20 hours/week). Graduate students will work 20 hours/week. Hours are flexible and can be completed anytime between 8am-5pm on Monday through Friday. Some evenings may also be possible.  For more information about our project, check out sageasu.weebly.com


Research Interns Needed: Every Little Step Counts (ELSC) is a community-based, culturally grounded lifestyle intervention that focuses on increasing nutrition and physical activity behaviors in pre-diabetic Latino teens, ages 12-16. The program takes place at the YMCA Lincoln/Sun Devil Fitness Center in Downtown Phoenix on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. ELSC is part of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention within the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. We have open internship opportunities for students of all majors who have an interest in health promotion and disease prevention among vulnerable populations. Spanish speaking students are strongly encouraged to apply.


Research Technician NeededThe Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is seeking a research technician to participate in community-based diabetes prevention research that is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The research technician will work with a diverse group including study participants, academic researchers, physicians, research staff, students and community partners to prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Latino youth and families. Job duties will include recruitment, screening, enrollment, data collection in a clinical research lab and in the community, and retention efforts. The candidate will be highly organized, efficient, and demonstrate a high degree of initiative and judgment based on knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. They will have experience working with Latino youth and families and a background in health sciences, community health, or public health.