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Current Opportunity 

Volunteer Research Assistant

Posting date: 21 March, 2022

We are hiring a few volunteer (unpaid) research assistants for ongoing projects of CRIDA.  See below for details.


  • Title: Research Assistant

  • Time Commitment: ​6 hrs/week

  • Term:​ 6 months (May 1, 2022 – October 1, 2022)

  • Volunteer (unpaid) position



  • Conduct environmental scan of contemporary issues (health/public health/social media/misc.) to identify best practices and succinctly synthesize the findings.

  • Conduct literature review of recent articles (scientific/non-scientific) to identify evidence-based best practices.

  • Prepare knowledge translation materials (videos, infographics, presentation, fact sheets, etc.) to raise awareness on important health and social issues, and disseminate them on social media. 


  • Opportunity to work for a Canadian non-profit organization while staying in Bangladesh.

  • Learn/improve public health and project management skills that can be applied in career settings.

  • Learn how to develop communication materials, reports, policy briefs and other documents to enhance public health skills.

  • Opportunity to receive mentorship from public health professionals and graduate students living in Canada.

  • Letter of appointment and certificate of completion will be issued.

Recruitment Phases:

  • Phase-1: Submit your cover letter and resume to

  • Phase-2: Complete an assignment (one question in Bangla, another question in English) 

  • Phase-3: Participate in a group interview

  • Phase-4: Participate in an individual interview

If you are interested, please send your three-page resume and a cover letter answering the following questions to

  • Describe your experience and how it relates to the posted volunteer position.

  • Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years?

  • Tell us how working for CRIDA aligns with your career goal.

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