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Psychology Outreach and Administrative Research Intern

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is seeking a Psychology Outreach and Administrative Research Intern at its headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Positions are ongoing and interns are accepted for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The internship is unpaid and may be taken part-time (15 hours minimum) or full-time (30 hours minimum) with flexible hours between 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday, with some required nights and/or weekends. Psychology Outreach and Administrative Research Interns are required to participate in Alliance events and weekly supervision with our Postdoctoral fellows, as well as complete an independent project. The Intern will report to the Operations Manager.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day administrative duties as assigned by staff
  • Prepare packets and materials for meetings and events
  • Data entry
  • Making phone calls following a script
  • Community advocacy
  • Clinician and donor research
  • Opportunities to attend Alliance-hosted mental health information sessions and trainings
  • Attend weekly supervision with The Alliance’s Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Observe a minimum number of Alliance-hosted support groups
  • All interns are required to produce a research project in which they will present to The Alliance’s staff. Topics may be chosen according to the intern’s interests or may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in psychology, mental health, social work, or public health with an interest in non-profit organizations
  • Academic credit hours offered (optional)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Technical computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Comfortable working alone on assignments and in collaboration with others
  • Previous experience working with the public a plus

 

Applications are accepted until filled. Positions are generally filled by the end of July, November, and March for the respective school semesters of Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter via email to Jamie Steffens, Operations Manager, at jsteffens@allianceforeatingdisorders.com. Please add “Outreach Internship Application” in the subject line

The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Behavioral Help Database Research Intern

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is seeking a Behavioral Help Database Research Intern for the 2020 Fall School Semester. This is a part-time unpaid internship with flexible hours. The Intern will report to the Operations Manager.

The Intern will research and compile contact information for behavioral help services across the county. The intern will contact each organization via phone or email to provide information about The Alliance as well as assist in setting up a training on Eating Disorders if applicable. This opportunity allows the intern to be involved in the entire process from start to finish of this project so they can observe the outcome of their work.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Researching and compiling data
  • Making phone calls following a script and/or sending emails
  • Providing information on Eating Disorders to the researched organizations
  • Submitting weekly update reports
  • Other administrative duties as assigned
  • Opportunities to attend virtual Alliance-hosted mental health information sessions and trainings
  • (Optional) Observation of Alliance-hosted support groups and supervision with The Alliance’s Postdoctoral Fellows

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in psychology, mental health, public health, or sociology with an interest in non-profit organizations
    • Academic credit hours offered (optional)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Technical computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Comfortable working alone in a remote environment

 

Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter via email to Jamie Steffens, Operations Manager, at jsteffens@allianceforeatingdisorders.com. Please add “Behavioral Help Database Internship Application” in the subject line

The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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