Intern with the IMPACT Program
Program Description: The mission of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University is to conduct translational research that improves the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and to increase understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity. Directed by Dr. Brian Mustanski, IMPACT has multiple NIH- and foundation-funded studies and actively collaborates with community-based organizations to conduct research and translate findings into interventions. Extensive community ties have been a hallmark of the IMPACT Program since its inception, and it is now a resident partner with the Center on Halsted.
We recruit new interns and volunteers three times each year:
- Summer: Applications accepted from April 15 – May 1. (Internships begin approximately in June.)
- Fall: Applications accepted in August. (Internships begin approximately in October.)
- Spring: Applications accepted from December 15 – January 1. (Internships begin approximately in February.)
Applications for internships are no longer being accepted, with the exception of Video Internship applications, which are accepted on a rolling basis. Interns who can commit to approximately 10 hours a week over six months are preferred. Internships are unpaid but may be completed for school credit.
Application Instructions: To apply, please download, complete, and return the application, along with your resume or CV, to Julia Dudek (email@example.com). Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the USA.
IMPACT Diversity Statement: Northwestern University and IMPACT’s commitment to diversity is critical to our mission of advancing access to excellence in academic programs, world-class research, and health programs. Engagement in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military service, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression will not be tolerated.Through its work, the IMPACT Program advances the health and wellbeing of LGBT individuals. Staff and trainees should expect to find a diversity of sexual orientations and gender identities among IMPACT staff, trainees, research participants, and in outreach experiences. We highlight the importance of respecting and valuing this aspect of diversity among staff and trainees.