Center-affiliated mentors are interested in working with an intern. Earn academic credit and gain valuable experience!
We currently offer internships to DePaul students that enroll in SOC398/SOC498 Internship. Other internship placements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The following mentors have expressed an interest in working with an intern. Students, if you are interested in applying, please reach out directly to the relevant faculty mentor.
David Ansell, MD MPH
Senior VP Community Health Equity, Rush
Looking for a student interested in issues of community health inequity to do literature review, possibly GIS mapping and participating with Rush’s community health work or doing some developmental research on health disparities.
Jessica Bishop-Royse, PhD
Social Science Research Center, DePaul
I am looking to start a project on cause specific mortality and average life expectancy in the US. The project is still in the beginning phase- so I am seeking assistance with general project tasks (like literature reviews) and data entry. The aim is to incorporate some geographic modeling, so GIS skills are a plus!!
Fernando De Maio, PhD
Department of Sociology, DePaul
I am looking for 1 or 2 students interested in working on a statistical analysis of public health data – including the Healthy Chicago Survey and comparable datasets from New York and Los Angeles. Students need to have taken an introduction to statistics course and have an interest in learning more about data analysis and social epidemiology.
Crystal Glover, PhD
Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
I am interested in working with students for literature reviews and qualitative research tasks such as conducting interviews, transcribing interviews, and analyzing data. My interests include health equity regarding aging and brain donation, social cognitive processes, and perceived stress.
Daniel Schober, PhD
Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University
I am interested in community-based violence prevention and community health promotion. I am also interested in the use of mixed methods research (qualitative and quantitative) to understand and improve population health.
Raj Shah, MD
Family Medicine and Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
I am interested in working with students interested in writing idea/policy briefs or manuscripts, conducting background literature searches, analyzing the community organization infrastructure in neighborhoods Rush serves, conducting qualitative and quantitative interviews with community leaders, developing evaluation plans, outlining service-learning curriculum, and/or other scholarly work in order to build community capacity to address health equity and healthy aging.
Susan Swider, PhD, RN
Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing
College of Nursing, Rush University
I am interested in working with students for literature reviews and qualitative research tasks such as conducting interviews, transcribing interviews, and analyzing data. My interests include community health worker roles and effectiveness; and grass roots community engagement in health and development initiatives. (Note: this is for Spring 2017)