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Remote Research Intern - Partners in Prevention

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Partners in Prevention is Missouri's higher education substance misuse consortium dedicated to creating healthy and safe college campuses.The coalition is comprised of 24 public and private college and university campuses across the state. We have focused on preventing high-risk and underage drinking among Missouri's college students and addressing other problematic health behaviors such as high risk driving behaviors and problem gambling. In addition, we also provide support and services to campuses across the state to prevent suicide on campus and support positive mental health among college students.

The Research Intern will provide crucial evaluation and research reporting services to Missouri Partners in Prevention campuses and the general community. Primary roles will include data entry and analysis,  visual reporting and creation of campus-level presentations, communication with campus and community partners, and general evaluation services for various statewide programs. This position is virtual, with the possibility to connect with staff/campus partners in-person if the individual lives in Missouri.

As the Research Intern, the selected candidate will be responsible for a variety of duties, including:

  1. Creating written and visual evaluation reports in Microsoft Office on the Missouri Assessment of Collegiate Health Behaviors Survey, as well as PIP’s other research initiatives (the Engage program, the College Behavior Profile, etc.)
  2. Conducting data analysis of survey results using SPSS (Use of R also accepted)
  3. Serving as a member of the Partners in Prevention research team and the Partners in Prevention staff overall. Projects that the intern works on may bridge between the research and prevention & implementation/planning team, and it is crucial that the intern be able to cross-collaborate and communicate clearly with all staff members
  4. Communicate with campus partners and external researchers on PIP research practices, data analysis, and overall PIP functions