Posting: Recruiting A Student Assistant

October 20, 2021

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The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute (MI-DDI) on Wayne State University’s midtown campus, is a federally mandated program which provides education, community support, research, and information dissemination on developmental disabilities. MI-DDI’s mission is to contribute to the development of inclusive communities, self-determination, self-advocacy, and enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. This mission is delivered through the Institute’s many local and statewide projects to address life span issues in disability. MI-DDI is seeking a graduate student in human services (social work, psychology, etc.), education, public policy, or allied health professions who is an energetic self-starter to assist on a project directed at improving health outcomes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a 20 hour per week student assistant position.

This position will require:

  • Good organization and communication skills
  • Data collection and analysis, experience in Qualtrics not essential but preferred
  • Supporting people with disabilities participation in project meetings
  • Ability to work well with teams 

Please email a current resume, a two-page writing sample, and a list of three professional references to:

Elizabeth Janks


Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute

Wayne State University

Phone: 313-577-2654   Toll free: 888-978-4334


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