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Go Ask Alice! Writer

Department: 
Alice! Health Promotion
Graduate

Interested in health-related topics? Love to write? Alice! Health Promotion is now hiring graduate students for part-time writing positions!

Graduate students serve as the writing team responsible for the well-known health question-and-answer Internet resource, Go Ask Alice!. For this part-time (five hours per week) graduate position, writers are required to have excellent conversational and technical writing skills and familiarity with or knowledge of the health, mental health, and/or medical fields. Writers must meet weekly deadlines and be enrolled in a Columbia University or affiliate graduate program. Special consideration will be given to those with both a health and writing background. The position allows for the ability to work remotely and is funded throughout the calendar year (including the summer months).

Expected Start Date: May 2017

For consideration, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples (one conversational and one technical/academic/professional, each about 300 words) to Katie Wilkinson at kcw2140@cumc.columbia.edu. All electronic documents should be sent as a Word or PDF attachment. Resumes without writing samples will not be considered for this position.

 

Contact Information

Katie
Wilkinson

Information Specialist

Department: 
Alice! Health Promotion
Undergraduate
Work Study

Alice! is now actively recruiting for an Information Specialist to gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for the Go Ask Alice! health Q&A Internet resource. Minimum qualifications include: strong research, along with written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content is preferred. Must be able to work in both independent and team-oriented settings.

The selected student must be available to work 10 hours per week in the Alice! Health Promotion office, primarily between 9am and 5pm M-F.  To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Alice! via email at alice@columbia.edu or fax at 212 854 8949.

Contact Information

Katie
Wilkinson
Last updated October 09, 2014