Active Garden Intervention Research Intern Opportunity

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Company Name: 
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Edson College of Nursing & Health Innovation
Company Location: 
Health South Building (3rd Floor) 550 N. 3rd ST. Phoenix, AZ 85004

Internship Description: 

Seeking talented undergraduate, graduate, and PhD candidate students for an exciting learning opportunity in a research laboratory. Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) tests a garden based physical activity and nutrition intervention for preschool aged children in Hispanic or Latino neighborhoods to increase physical activity, discourage sedentary behavior, and improve healthy eating habits. Students will gain valuable, mentored, research experience as part of ongoing laboratory activities. This experience will include training in planning and conducting community based research and experience in active data collection, processing, analysis and interpretation, as well as participation in a group intern project. This opportunity offers a great first step for advanced classes, other research experiences, or honors theses.

Desired Qualifications: 

Students who are bilingual English/Spanish or with Spanish skills or training are especially encouraged to apply.

Preferred Majors: 
Biology, kinesiology, exercise and science, nutrition, nursing, public health, psychology, sociology, education, Spanish and all other health or science majors.
Hours Per Week: 
12-25 hours/week
Closing Date: 
January 31, 2020

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

To apply students are asked to provide a CV/Resume, unofficial transcripts, and a statement of interest by August 31st, 2019. Interested students should contact Hector Valdez at or (602) 496-2011.


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