Research Assistant-Columbia University-GPEG

Global Psychiatric Epidemiology GroupNew York, NY
Unpaid Internship

9 months ago


Job Title

GPEG Research Internship

Job Location

New York, NY 10032

Job Overview

We are currently seeking volunteer interns to perform both in-person and remote tasks as needed. Proof of COVID vaccination is required for in-person work and documentation is requested during onboarding/credentialing. This unpaid/volunteer internship can be used for college credit where applicable. General Description: Located at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), GPEG is a multidisciplinary research group that utilizes various methods to understand child psychopathology and substance use.


Unpaid/Volunteer internship


  • Recruit study participants
  • Conduct field-based, structured clinical interviews
  • Assist with other aspects of study support in ongoing projects


  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and sensitive information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct structured interviews in person
  • Initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness in working on multiple projects
  • Proficiency in general computer skills
  • Bilingual Spanish students strongly encouraged to apply
  • Licensed drivers encouraged

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Economics6%

  • Biology4%

  • Psychology4%

  • Political Science And Government4%

  • Management Science3%

  • 385 other majors76%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Deloitte
  • US Congress
  • US Department Of State
  • Microsoft
  • PwC
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For New York, NY | $5,639/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,481

  • Miscellaneous$1,007

  • Food$505

  • Utilities$328

  • Transportation$318


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