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Go Ask Alice! Writer
Interested in health-related topics? Love to write? Alice! Health Promotion is now hiring graduate students for part-time writing positions!
Graduate students serve as the writing team responsible for the well-known health question-and-answer Internet resource, Go Ask Alice!. For this part-time (five hours per week) graduate position, writers are required to have excellent conversational and technical writing skills and familiarity with or knowledge of the health, mental health, and/or medical fields. Writers must meet weekly deadlines and be enrolled in a Columbia University or affiliate graduate program. Special consideration will be given to those with both a health and writing background. The position allows for the ability to work remotely and is funded throughout the calendar year (including the summer months).
Expected Start Date: May 2017
For consideration, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples (one conversational and one technical/academic/professional, each about 300 words) to Katie Wilkinson at email@example.com. All electronic documents should be sent as a Word or PDF attachment. Resumes without writing samples will not be considered for this position.
Alice! is now actively recruiting for an Information Specialist to gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for the Go Ask Alice! health Q&A Internet resource. Minimum qualifications include: strong research, along with written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content is preferred. Must be able to work in both independent and team-oriented settings.
The selected student must be available to work 10 hours per week in the Alice! Health Promotion office, primarily between 9am and 5pm M-F. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Alice! via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at 212 854 8949.