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Student Job Opportunities



April 1, 2018

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The WELL Center is offering spring job opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

WORK STUDY: GRADUATE PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The WELL Clinic at the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences is seeking applicants for an assistant position under the direction of Evan Forman, PhD. The WELL Clinic offers fee-for-service outpatient treatment programs for obesity, eating disorders and related conditions using empirically based treatments and therapeutic approaches.

The student will be immersed in a dynamic, cutting-edge program staffed by licensed clinical psychologists, post-doctoral fellows, doctoral and masters-level therapists, full-time research coordinators and undergraduate interns. This rich environment will provide training in many aspects of the clinical therapy/private practice process, including patient recruitment, treatment delivery, and project management. Progression to greater responsibility in the lab will be discussed.

Qualifications

Applicants should be enrolled in the PhD or masters psychology program and interested in health-related behavior change, obesity, eating disorders and/or intervention science. Competitive applicants will be detail-oriented, independent and comfortable interacting with patients in a warm, professional manner.

Contact Stephanie Vander Veur at slv47@drexel.edu for more information.

WORK STUDY: UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences is seeking applications for an assistant position under the direction of Meghan Butryn, PhD. The position is related to a research group currently conducting multiple NIH-funded clinical trials in the areas of weight loss maintenance, physical activity promotion and the use of acceptance-based behavioral approaches to obesity.

The student will be immersed in a dynamic, cutting-edge program staffed by post-doctoral fellows, doctoral and masters-level graduate students, full-time research coordinators and undergraduate interns. This rich environment will provide training in many aspects of the clinical research process, including study design, grant writing, participant recruitment, treatment delivery, statistical analysis and project management. Progression to greater responsibility in the lab will be discussed.

Qualifications

Applicants should be interested in psychology, health-related behavior change, obesity, and/or intervention science. Competitive applicants will be detail-oriented, independent, and comfortable interacting with research participants in a warm, professional manner.

Contact Dorian Adams at dma34@drexel.edu for more information.

Please note that work-study students will be paid through the Federal Work Study Program (FWS). In order to qualify for the FWS, students must apply for federal assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FWS program is administered through Drexel’s Work Study Office.