The Center for Study of Health and Risk Behaviors – Seeks Social Media Assistant Volunteer

The Center for Study of Health and Risk Behaviors is seeking an undergraduate student for a Social Media Assistant position.

The main responsibility of this position is content creation for Instagram and/or other social media accounts of a research study actively recruiting 21-24 year old participants in the Seattle area. The Social Media Assistant will design Instagram (or other social media) posts that align with the research study brand and aesthetic, using Canva, as well as plan content week by week that appeal to 21-24 year olds. Prior experience with social media design and Canva are preferred, but not required. The Social Media Assistant must have a desire to grow their experience with content creation, use Instagram (or other social media) for themselves, and have a good eye for social media design. This is a volunteer position with the possibility of receiving PSYCH 499 credits or ART 496/DES 495 credits if you arrange art or design faculty sponsorship, up to 3 credits per quarter. Students will work a minimum of 3 hours/week M-F 9AM-5PM. There is flexibility for evening/ weekend hours on a case-by-case basis.

The Center for Study of Health and Risk Behaviors (CSHRB) is a research center at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. CSHRB is focused on understanding the unique and common factors underlying the development and maintenance of addictive and health risk behaviors, their comorbidity with other mental health disorders, and the effective elements of prevention and brief treatment as applied to a wide range of presenting problems and special populations. We also seek to understand healthy developmental transitions and ways to increase positive health behaviors. You can learn more about our center on our website and Twitter.

The D3 study is a multi-phase study that Dr. Brittney Hultgren is the PI for. The primary aim is to develop an intervention aimed at reducing negative events that some young adults experience when drinking. The current phase of the project involves recruitment of young adults 21-24 that will go through an alcohol administration paradigm, complete surveys, and provide verbal interviews on scenarios they read.

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If interested, please contact Ben Zheng ( with your résumé or CV.