Research internship opportunity: Campus violence prevention

November 29, 2018

About the opportunity

The UC San Diego (UCSD) Center on Gender Equity and Health (GEH) is seeking interns for a three-campus study to assess knowledge, attitudes and factors surrounding the prevention of sexual assault, harassment and dating violence at UC Los Angeles (UCLA), UCSD, and UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). In collaboration with the UC Global Health Institute Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise, this project will explore how students, faculty, staff and administrators perceive the climate regarding sexual violence at these three campuses.

Eligibility criteria

  • Undergraduate or graduate student, enrolled for full 2018-2019 year at:
    • UCLA
    • UCSD
    • UCSB
  • Enrolled as a full-time student through the entire 2018-19 year

Applicants must be able to

  • Travel to UCSD for 3 day training workshop December 17-19, 2018
  • Dedicate 10+ hours/week to this project on your campus, December 2018 – end of May 2019

Develop your research skills

During this six-month research internship you will receive:

  • Research Ethics and Compliance Training
    • Through in-class and online training, you will learn the principles of bioethics and how they should be applied to the ethical conduct of human subject research.
  • Guidance on Trauma Informed Research
    • You will learn about approaches grounded in an understanding of the causes and consequences of trauma, promote resilience and healing, and support trauma-survivors.
  • Qualitative Research Training
    • During a 3-day training at UCSD and practical experience on your campus you will learn about data collection, description, analysis and interpretation in qualitative research.
  • Practical Qualitative Research Experience on your UC Campus
    • Through the collection of in-depth interview and focus group discussion data.
  • $2,500 Stipend


To apply, send cover letter, resume and statement of availability for training at UCSD from December 17-19, 2018 to Apply by December 7, 2018.