Title:  Student Helper- Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $20 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18343


Dr. Maya Balakrishnan is a clinical researcher in the Section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology in the Department of Medicine. She is looking to temporarily hire a student helper to support our research mission. We are seeking a motivated 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student or graduate student, who is genuinely interested in clinical research, medical sociology, medical anthropology, and/or behavioral science to join an active research team as a part-time student intern.

Job Duties

  • Recruits and enrolls patients into observational studies
  • Manages data collection, entry, and storage.
  • Manages IRB submissions.
  • Co-facilitates focus group discussions.
  • Conducts and contributes to qualitative interviews
  • Helps develop patient educational materials

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of the first two year undergraduate studies.
  • Fluency in Spanish (both spoken and written).
  • Organized, prompt, self-motivated, teamwork, works well under pressure, multitasking.
  • Experience conducting qualitative research (interviews, focus group discussions) is a plus but not required.
  • Proficient at Microsoft word and Powerpoint.


Speak, read and write in Spanish

Undergrad students, master's student preferred, interviewing exp.

Psychology, public health preferred.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.