Community Approaches to Reducing  Sexually Transmitted Infections

Eligibility

The Fellowship is for graduate students currently attending an accredited and designated institution of higher education in Buffalo, NY at the graduate or post-graduate level in the fields of sociology, psychology, medicine, social work, cultural competency, African American/Black studies, and public health. In addition, the Fellow:

  • Must be able to commit to up to 12 hours of work/week with the majority of hours after business hours and on weekends
  • Demonstrate a passion for partnering with community members to create solutions and who reside in the City of Buffalo are highly encouraged to apply
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within and build relationships between organizations that serve the Buffalo community and community members
  • Have strong research, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Past work experience in STI programming and/or public health community engagement
  • Have knowledge of STI prevention and available evidence-based interventions preferred, but not required
  • HOPE Buffalo is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women