Positions have been filled as of 5/23/13

  • Did you grow up in, or go to school in, a Latino-majority community in New York City?

  • Are you a college-aged person (18-24) interested in developing your skills as a researcher and technology expert in the 21st century?

  • Are you interested in learning about, and changing, public education and policies that affect diverse communities?

 Join the Education in our Barrios (EoB) study (http://opencuny.org/edinourbarrios) as a youth researcher! This is aresearch study on public education reform in New York City Latino core neighborhoods (neighborhoods that are, or have historically been, majority Latino). The principal investigator for the study is Edwin Mayorga, a doctoral student in Urban Education at the City University of New York- Graduate Center (http://edwinmayorga.net). EoB is a digitally mediated qualitative study that includes archival research; conducting digitally recorded interviews; editing digital video; developing a website for sharing data; and data transcription, coding and analysis work.Researchers will receive training to develop both research and digital technology skills.

Duration of Internship

  • Data collection will last from June 2013 to December 2013.
  • 10-15 hours per week
  • 30 weeks


  • $1500 stipend  ($250 a month)


  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • Either be a resident of East Harlem or a person who attended East Harlem schools.


  • Take human subject research certification;
  • Experience with qualitative research;
  • Spanish-English Bilingual;
  • Experience with WordPress

If interested please contact Edwin Mayorga (emayorga@gc.cuny.edu) or 917-400-6255 and submit either your résumé or CV. Learn more about Edwin at http://edwinmayorga.net or twitter: @chinolatino78

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