Graduate Research Assistantship: Training & Mentoring Core

Job Opportunity

Graduate Student Assistant

Spring- Summer Semester

The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods is looking for a graduate student assistant to join our team and serve the role of the Training & Mentoring Coordinator. This position will coordinate the summer internship training program and also provide administrative support to the center related to other training and mentoring activities. 


  • Coordinate, supervise, and publicize the PRCHN internship training program.  
  • Serve as point of contact for all PRCHN training opportunities (internships, capstones, practicums), student inquiries, and hires.
  • Manage the internship application and hiring process and develop training and project schedules 
  • Maintain hours, payroll, and mileage figures for tracking and budgeting. Collect and track relevant training and mentoring program metrics
  • Establish and engage PRCHN Trainee Alumni Network 
  • Conduct intern orientation(s); prepare materials (including printed manuals and PPT presentation) and orient interns to PRCHN, projects, and preceptors.
  • Organize the final intern presentations, work with students to prepare their presentations, communicate with PRCHN staff and faculty of scheduled presentations, advertise and organize the day of the event. 
  • Oversee the evaluation process; conduct exit interviews with each intern with preceptors, develop documentation process for summarizing experiences, and provide feedback to improve the program. 


  • Graduate student enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program at CWRU.
  • Previous experience with coordinating student employment and/or involvement with a training program
  • Demonstrate professional and effective oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills in order to work with various individuals. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, Google Workspace, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to problem-solve, and demonstrate good analytical skills, good judgment and logical decision-making. 
  • Working knowledge of common administrative practices
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through, and the ability to coordinate multiple events concurrently and ensure successful execution. 
  • Willingness to work both independently and participate in team settings.
  • Availability to attend monthly research team meetings. 

Hours and Pay

The graduate assistant will work 20 hours a week between the hours 8AM-5PM. Hourly wage of $16-17 depending on experience.

Directions to Apply

Apply on or Applicants should submit a CV/resume and a brief cover letter explaining interest in the position, expectations, and research experience. Experience can include but is not limited to course work, employment, internships, and other research experiences such as thesis or dissertation fieldwork. Please also provide contact information for two references. All CVs/resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Briana McIntosh (