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PAID Research Internships at the Tulane Prevention Research Center
The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is seeking to hire student research assistants to assist with data collection in New Orleans’ neighborhoods. We specifically need students with cars willing to drive these neighborhoods, as well as other students to conduct observations. All routes are specified and students will be reimbursed for mileage.
Work will start ASAP.
Any interested students should email Revonda Darensbourg at


Internships with the Tulane Prevention Research Center Summer/Fall

Tulane PRC seeks Work-Study Students for Office Assistants

Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is recruiting students with federal work-study eligibility for office-based positions to assist with administrative and center activities at the Tulane PRC office downtown (Tidewater building, 1440 Canal Street) accessible via the Tulane Green Line Bus Shuttle.

Ideal students will have the following:

  • Be available to work 10 hours per week (Mon. through Fri.)
  • Work-study required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Work responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in the preparation, promotion, implementation, and evaluation of seminars, workshops, and other Tulane PRC-sponsored events
  • Engaging on behalf of the Tulane PRC on social media
  • Supporting the Tulane PRC’s research projects and health promotion activities
  • Manning the Tulane PRC’s reception area desks

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Monday, September 10. We are looking to fill these positions as soon as possible. To apply, email your resume and a copy of your Fall 2018 class schedule to:
Keelia O’Malley, MPH, Assistant Director
Tulane Prevention Research Center
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
1440 Canal St., Ste. 1829 #8319, New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: 504.988.3286 fax: 504.988.3540


Up2Us Sports is in need of two students to learn and work as research assistants on their Monitoring & Evaluation team for the summer and fall.

Students will work closely on tasks including:

  • Assisting with recruitment of comparison sites,
  • Training of data collection assistants and of coaches in data collection practices,
  • Coordinating of data collection with intervention and comparison sites,
  • Supporting quantitative and qualitative data collection processes,
  • Managing data entry and coding,
  • Assisting with report writing for intervention sites, and
  • Supporting other Up2Us Sports evaluation activities of the New Orleans Regional Office

Students will gain exposure to:

  • Research and data collection tools specific to sports-based youth development,
  • Data management,
  • Up2Us Sports sports-based youth development and trauma-sensitive coaching training,
  • Up2Us Sports research on High Impact Attributes (HIAs) in youth as indicators for future health,
  • Collaborating with an external evaluator and community partners,
  • Quasi-experimental mixed methods research design, and
  • The New Orleans school and after school program landscape

Access/use of a car is preferred, but not required. Reliable transportation to and from the office is required. Please note that Up2Us Sports cannot reimburse for gas or mileage. This is an unpaid internship opportunity.

Apply by Friday, June 1, 2018. Send your one-page cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to:
Up2Us City Director New Orleans, Nate LeJeune


The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is in need of one student to work for the National Medical Fellowships (NMF) on the Recruitment Strategy Development for Minority Students in Health Professions project for the summer.

Students will assist with the following activities:

  • Identify and communicate with key demographic groups eligible for funding from NMF,
  • Generate print and digital marketing materials for student recruitment,
  • Communicate with administrative faculty in healthcare education (i.e. Dean of Admissions, Academics, Diversity, etc.) about student availability and interest, and
  • Work with NMF Programs and Development to establish best practices for recruitment and young alumni support

Students will gain skills in:

  • Scholarship outreach,
  • Healthcare student support, and
  • Community health center (CHC) leadership

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about equity in healthcare and interested in pipeline development programs for healthcare professions.

A car is not needed. Most work will be performed at the NMF New Orleans office in Art Egg Studios, 1001 S. Broad Street, Suite 112, New Orleans, LA 70125. The supervisor for this position is Colleen McLellan, Program Coordinator at NMF. Please note a small stipend is available from NMF.

Apply by 5pm on Friday, June 1. Send your one-page cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to:
Keelia O’Malley, PRC Assistant Director


The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is in need of one student to work as a Data Evaluation Intern for Sankofa this summer.

Students will contribute the evaluation of the Healthy Heartbeats program by:

  • Assisting in analyzing voucher redemption rates to determine if voucher distribution should be altered,
  • Assisting in community facilitators in creating focus group questions and conducting focus groups with Healthy Heartbeats participants,
  • Compiling, categorizing, and reporting qualitative data gathered through the focus groups,
  • Analyzing monthly blood pressure data to determine trends over the program,
  • Compiling evaluation recommendations into a report, and
  • Assisting staff in creating a program toolkit of best practices.

Students will also assist staff in creation of monitoring and evaluation plans for a new Teaching Kitchen program for kids ages 6-12 by:

  • Assisting staff in development of age appropriate pre and post surveys to test participants and
  • Work with staff to develop a monitoring and evaluation plan for the program.

A car is not required but is recommended. The student will be working at 5200 Dauphine St. New Orleans, LA 70117. The supervisor for this position is Anna Hamilton, MPH, Programs Associate at Sankofa.

Apply by 5pm on Friday, June 8. Send your one-page cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to:
Keelia O’Malley, PRC Assistant Director ***********************************************************************************************************************


There are no staff or faculty job opportunities with the Tulane PRC at this time. Please check back again, as this site is frequently updated.


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