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Behavioral Science Fellow – Mental Health & Anti-Racism Focus

Deadline to apply: Ongoing until the position is filled, with priority given to those who apply by September 8, 2023
Location: Hybrid (317 Maynard, Ann Arbor, MI 48104)
Pay Rate: Undergraduate $17/hr, Master’s $20/hr, Doctoral $23/hr
Job Duration: 10-20 hours/week for the fall term, 9/22/23 – 12/15/23
Hiring Manager: Caroline Carter (

Who we’re looking for:

The Behavioral Science team is looking for an analytical, open-minded, detail-oriented, and collaborative student to help us review and analyze existing content for ECoach and Tandem with a focus on mental health and anti-racism topics.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Conduct a thorough content audit: Review all existing Tandem & ECoach content, including articles and surveys.
  • Identify gaps in content: Identify areas where there is a lack of coverage or representation of diverse perspectives and mental health topics. Recognize any biases or imbalances in the content and propose solutions to address them.
  • Develop an audit checklist: Create a comprehensive checklist that outlines the criteria used to evaluate content during the audit process. The resource should include guidelines, best practices, and actionable recommendations for anyone seeking to evaluate their content. 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders: Work closely with the content creators and other team members to implement the recommendations from the audit. Provide guidance and support, as able, in developing new content that aligns with our goals of mental health sensitivity and DEIJ focus.

Student Qualifications:

  • Graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Michigan
  • Strong communication and reading skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative environment
  • Ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing requirements and priorities
  • Ability to track and complete multiple tasks simultaneously, quickly, and on-time

Desired Student Qualifications (not required to apply):

  • Experience in social work, psychology, education, journalism, communication, or another relevant field
  • Strong understanding of and familiarity with mental health topics, diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and cultural sensitivity.
  • Trainings, coursework, or professional experiences with allyship and bias mitigation
  • A passion for expanding online learning tools or helping other students

How to apply

To apply must complete the Student Fellowship Application and upload the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter