Student Training (YEDI)


i4Y trains and mentors undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students to be the next generation of leaders in addressing adolescent inequities by providing cross-disciplinary, community partnered training in key health and well-being issues facing youth today. Click here to see a roster of current and past students involved with i4Y.

If you are interested in a specific i4Y professor's research, we encourage you to submit a cover letter and resume/CV to Your cover letter should include specific faculty that you are interested in working with and your specific area of interest. For current open positions (research assistants, graduate student researchers and/or post doctoral positions, please see our Opportunities page.

YEDI Students

Youth Equity Discovery Initiative (YEDI)

YEDI, our Youth Equity Discovery Initiative, is an initiative of the Berkeley Discovery Initiative, that seeks to expand the discovery experience for undergraduates interested in issues of youth equity. Our YEDI scholars program (formerly known as YES - Youth Equity Scholars) is a year-long research mentorship and apprenticeship program that scaffolds students working on research projects through cascading mentorship, skill-building workshops, and professional development. 

Overview and Shared Experiences of i4Y Student Training Opportunities

Student Video