April 19, 2012

Summer Volunteer Opportunity with NYU Langone Medical Center

The Manager of patient and family education at NYU Langone Medical Center is seeking  2-3 student volunteers or interns to assist with health literacy initiatives. 

Volunteers will support the development and revision of patient education materials in accordance to the Health Literacy and Plain Language Revision process. If there is time and interest, volunteers may assist with: the creation of a Patient & Family Education intranet page and Facebook page; rollout of an interactive TV system that includes patient education; and creation of interactive patient education modules.

This position is appropriate for students with an interest in health education or communications and with strong written and communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred. Please note interested volunteers will have to complete a number of forms before starting, including an online application and medical clearance. Interns are asked to bring their own laptops to the office. There is no patient interaction in this position.

Visit this link and click on "Macaulay Maintained Internships" on the upper right to learn more.

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