Posted On: June 24, 2019
Media Organization:NYU Langone Health Center for Cognitive Neurology
The Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC), part of the Center for Cognitive Neurology, at NYU Langone Health is one of the oldest and largest ADC in the country. As part of 31 U.S. Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the center’s mission is to advance the current knowledge and under-standing of brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease; to expand the number of scientists working in the fields of aging and Alzheimer’s disease research; and to work toward better treatment options and care for those living with memory impairment.
Our ultimate goal is to share these findings with healthcare providers, researchers, and the general public to enhance the care of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
The student intern will support communications and marketing efforts for all components of the Center for Cognitive Neurology, including the Alzheimer’s Disease Center and New York State Center of Excellence on Alzheimer’s Disease. The position is ten hours per week.
The student intern must be a full time student, or, if working in the Summer months (i.e. mid May to mid September), must be planning to return to full time status in September.
1 Under the supervision of the CCN Clinical Research Program Manager, the intern will assist with compiling and organizing materials for quarterly newsletters, brochures and social media outlets.
2 Proofread and edit documents to ensure content quality.
3 Research photographs from online databases for use in CCN publications.
4 Transcribe interviews for publications and website.
5 Other job related duties as assigned.
Students pursuing a BA or MA in journalism or communications are preferred. Undergraduate, graduate or field experience in journalism or nonprofit communications preferred. Must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities. Proficiency in writing and Internet research. Applicants will be asked to provide writing samples and/or multimedia projects.