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Project Coordinator, PARCS Study

CUNY Graduate school of Public Health and Health Policy, in partnership with NYC Parks, is undertaking an ambitious, NIH-funded project to examine the association of community design with physical activity, mental health and community wellbeing in a large sample of New Yorker across all five boroughs. Data collection occurs once a year (mid-May through mid-December) for five years (2016-20). The study is currently recruiting project coordinators to assist with study recruitment and data collection in underserved and diverse communities. 

 This is a seasonal position:

  • Anticipated start date of January 2019

  • Flexible work schedule: 10-25 hours/week.

  • Ideal candidate would possess skills and experience in marketing, sales, grassroots canvassing, communications, customer relations, and/or community engagement.

  • Undergraduate and graduate students in business, marketing, advertising, journalism, public relations, and related fields are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.

  • Students enrolled at CUNY SPH interested in completing the practicum fieldwork and/or capstone requirements are given placement preference.

If interested, please submit a resume and brief cover e-mail to:

Terry Huang, PhD, MPH, CPH

Professor and Principal Investigator

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy




We welcome students and professionals who wish to pursue fieldwork placements, volunteer and internship opportunities, capstone projects, Masters essays, or dissertation projects in systems and community design and engagement. 

If you would like to learn more about conducting research with us, write to us at terry.huang@sph.cuny.edu