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Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention Internship Opportunity

GPA requirements: 3.0 (preferred, but not required)

Student Skill requirements: Candidates will have completed: Fundamentals of Epidemiology, Biostatistics for Public Health I, Advanced Epidemiology and Fundamentals of Injury Epidemiology.  We are looking for epidemiologist candidates that have a desire to work in chronic disease/injury prevention.  Candidate should have strong writing, Statistical Analysis Software (SAS), and Microsoft Excel skills. 

Timeline: Fall Semester 2014

Job Description: The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention has the statutory responsibility to report firework-related injuries to the general assembly on an annual basis.  The intern will work alongside the injury prevention epidemiologist to compile fireworks report data, review and update SAS code that will be used to analyze the data, and assist with assembling the fireworks report that will go to the general assembly. 

Interested applicants please send an updated resume and a brief note explaining why you are interested to the Office of Public Health Performance Management at OPHPM@ISDH.in.gov Deadline to apply is August 29.

 

Local Health Department Outreach Division Internship Opportunity

Timeline: Fall Semester 2014

Job Description: This student will work with the Local Health Department Outreach Division to compile data from surveys and grant-related annual reports. Once the data is compiled, based on the deductions made from the data, an overall report will be created and distributed. The student will be considered one of the authors of this report. The student will be responsible for data entry, discovering trends in data, finding outliers in data, composing a draft report, and presenting data to the Local Health Department Outreach Division Team.  The student will be working with the Local Health Department Outreach Division staff, which will benefit them in furthering their professional development skillset. The student will learn how to develop a report from data collected, what tasks local health departments accomplish, and how to interact with different types of local health departments.

Student Skill Requirements:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an MPH program, approaching degree completion.
  • Skilled in Excel, data analysis, interpretation, and evaluation.
  • Interested in learning more about the local health departments.
  • Strong analytical, oral, and writing skills.
  • Interested applicants must submit a resume, copy of transcript(s), cover letter, and list of three references to the Local Health Department Outreach Division at LHDinfo@isdh.IN.gov. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.

     

     

    Information Security Internship Opportunity

    Responsibilities:

  • Perform security audits, risk analysis, and manage the corrective action implementation and tracking of corrective actions or remediation strategy
  • Assist in developing security awareness materials, security presentations, and information security training sessions
  • Monitor and track security incidents to remediation
  • Perform security reviews on projects and applications
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant work toward graduate degree in computer science or related field; recent graduates with Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field will be considered. 
  • Familiarity with regulatory and legal requirements, specifically HIPAA, PCI and SOX.
  • Familiarity with common Web Application Security risks (e.g., Cross Site Scripting, SQL Injection, Authentication and Session Management)
  • Microsoft Office skills (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and Outlook)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with IT and business units
  • Ability to administer information security programs including risk assessments, audits, and forensic research, developing policies, gathering metrics, and reporting status
  • Technical security resource as it pertains to reviewing and recommending vulnerabilities
    assessments
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 
  • Excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task 
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision (i.e. self-motivated and willing to stretch to meet important deadlines) 
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be detail-oriented
  • Strong team player in a dynamic environment
  • Interested applicants please send an updated resume and a brief note explaining why you are interested to the Office of Public Health Performance Management at OPHPM@ISDH.in.gov. This is a year round internship opportunity. We will be accepting 1-2 interns for each of the fall, spring, and summer semesters.