Volunteer Opportunity for Undergraduate Students

We are inviting applications from undergraduate students in your department to participate in a scoping review. The scoping review is looking at the infant feeding experiences of Indigenous caregivers living in Canada, the US, New Zealand and Australia. The detailed protocol can be found here: https://osf.io/4su79/

This is an opportunity for students to gain experience working with a review team at the graduate studies level, screening and reviewing database results and the grey literature, with the possibility of authorship on a subsequent publication of the scoping review results.

Position Description:

– A minimum of 5 hours/week (on average) time commitment until April 2021

– As one of four reviewers, complete initial screening and full text review of database search results using Covidence Software

– Provide support for the grey literature search and review

– Participate as a team member in making decisions about the scoping review process and analysis

– Provide feedback on results analysis and the final publication

The following skills/experience are of interest for this volunteer position:

– Strong work ethic, team player, and time management

– Experience and/or interest in Indigenous health research

– Experience and/or interest in Scoping and Systematic reviews

– Completion of NFS301 (Nutrition Literacy) is an asset

– Experience using Covidence Software is an asset, but not required

We ask that any interested students please submit their CV and transcript (copy) to Hiliary at hiliary.monteith@mail.utoronto.ca by January 29th.

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