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ISDH Available Internship Opportunities

Spring 2021 Internships are available!

CLOSED - Cancer Epidemiological Intern  
(2 Interns) Community Clinical Linkages Support - Employers and CBOs 
CLOSED - Trauma and Injury Prevention Intern
CLOSED - Indiana Violent Death Reporting Systemt (INVDRS) Intern
CLOSED - Drug Overdose Prevention Intern
CLOSED - Naloxone Program Intern
Environmental Chemistry Intern
CLOSED - BRFSS Data Analysis Intern
CLOSED - Cancer Communications and Partnerships Intern
Genomics & Newborn Screening Education Specialist
*NEW* Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Intern
CLOSED - Indiana WISEWOMAN Program Intern
*NEW* Farmers Market Nutrition Programs Intern

Due to Covid19 and other considerations, some internships are in-person while others can be done remotely. Please discuss preferences, concerns, and expectations with the hiring manager for each internship.

For the time being, IDOH only offers unpaid internships. Exact start dates for each internship will vary and will be decided upon by the hiring manager and the intern they select. The applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will close at the request of the hiring manager. All applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid missing the window. There are no limits on how many internships an applicant may apply for.

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Indiana WISEWOMAN Program Intern

Office/Program Area: Chronic Disease, Primary Care, and Rural Health

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Indiana WISEWOMAN Program Intern will assist the Indiana WISEWOMAN Program Director in:

  • Developing and launching Health Coaching Modules for WISEWOMAN Health Coach Training
  • Writing a Self-Monitored Blood Pressure protocol and implementing it as a healthy behavior support service
  • Assessing and enhancing team-based care and bi-directional referrals within WISEWOMAN Program providers and partners
  • Updating annual community scan
  • Establishing consistent communication with Program partners

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, including in virtual setting
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Must have strong background in physical activity and/or nutrition
  • Collaboration skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Major or Minor in Kinesiology, Fitness Specialist, Public Health, Exercise Science, Dietetics or related field.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This is an unpaid internship opportunity. Activities may be completed virtually or on site at the Indiana State Department of Health. Intern may work with the Program Director regarding preferred setting. On site attendance may be requested and policies regarding working virtually are subject to change. Activities will begin in January and conclude in early May.

Application Link: CLOSED


Internship Title: Farmers Market Nutrition Programs Intern

Office/Program Area: Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The intern will assist the DNPA by researching and collecting information related to the acceptance of SNAP/EBT, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) at farmers markets and create informational one-pagers for farmers market managers and vendors to use. In addition, one-pagers will be created to address commonly asked questions and assumptions related to the Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. The intern will work under the guidance of the Director, the SNAP-Ed and Nutrition Programs Director, and the Community Food Systems and Farm to School Coordinator and will attend meetings and conferences when appropriate

  • Research and consolidate a variety of information available through USDA, Indiana FSSA, and Indiana WIC for the construction of one-page informational documents.
  • Evaluate current practices around Farmers Market Nutrition Programs across the state's markets.
  • Conduct additional needs assessment for Farmers Market Nutrition Programs understanding and knowledge gaps.
  • Work collaboratively with the SNAP-Ed and Nutrition Programs Director, Community Food Systems and Farm to School Coordinator, and outside partners to effectively consolidate information for farmers market manager and vendor use.
  • Assist in other areas within the DNPA as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete multiple projects.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge in federal nutrition policy and/or public health.
  • Be in an undergraduate or graduate in nutrition, dietetics and/or public health program at a college or university
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with the staff of DNPA and others outside the public health community.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

The intern will work remotely 100% of the time, including DNPA calls and calls with external partners. If intern is local and the state allows in-person work, the intern may be asked to come on site intermittently.

Application Link: https://arcg.is/1Pumyb

 


Internship Title: Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Intern

Office/Program Area: Maternal and Child Health, Adolescent Health

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Indiana Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is part of a nationwide surveying effort led and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor high school students' health risks and behaviors in six categories, including diet, physical activity, injury and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, and sexual behaviors. The YRBS is conducted every two years and administered to 50 randomly selected schools throughout Indiana. Data collected from the sample is anonymous and is intended to represent Hoosier adolescents in grades 9-12 statewide. The YRBS Intern will support all activities related to the biennial survey administration process

Intern will work closely with the State Adolescent Programs Coordinator within the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) division of the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH).

Responsibilities may include but is not limited to:

  •  Assisting in the clearance and recruitment of public high schools selected for survey
  • Assisting in the mailing of survey materials
  • Reviewing incoming survey materials and documentation forms
  • Administering the YRBS to students in participating schools across the state, following proper data collection procedures
  • Assisting in the coordination of YRBS survey administrators
  • Updating the YRBS tracking form and consistently monitoring participation status of selected schools
  • Preparing completed questionnaire booklets for scanning
  • Attending biweekly staff meetings with the Adolescent Health Team and biweekly staff meetings with the Maternal and Child Health Team
  • Preparing written and oral reports and presentations to communicate necessary information to internal and external partners

Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project team.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Powerpoint; Word; Outlook; and Excel.
  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Well-developed communication skill, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in positions involving special needs or very young children.
  • Knowledge of typical and atypical child development and special needs conditions.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

Position requires the ability to sit for long periods, extensive use of computers and the ability to physically move throughout the IDOH office area. Travel is required. There will be some light lifting required.

The position is housed at IDOH in an office enviroment and will support survey administration in school settings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some work may be expected to be completed virtually.

Application Link: https://arcg.is/HvSmH


CLOSED - Internship Title: Cancer Communications and Partnerships Intern

Office/Program Area: Chronic Disease, Primary Care, and Rural Health

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The main responsibility of this internship is to lead the conversion of current Comprehensive Cancer Communications and Partnerships documents to the latest IDOH branding guidelines while also supporting the Communications and Partnerships Director in implementing the Comp Cancer leadership Plan.  The goal of the internship is to provide interns with demonstrable experience and concrete examples in the development of public health education materials and partnership project management.

Qualifications:

An intern would be fluent in the use of Microsoft office suite with particular focus on Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and have the ability to learn MSTeams.  Also, the intern should have some experience or a willingness to learn CMS and RedDot webpage editing software. Students should be proficient in desktop publishing and document creation.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This intern position will be mostly remote via Microsoft Teams.

Application Link: CLOSED

 


Internship Title: Genomics & Newborn Screening Education Specialist Intern

Office/Program Area: Maternal and Child Health

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The intern will work alongside the Genomics and Newborn Screening Quality Coordinator and other program staff to support educational efforts around newborn screening and birth defects prevention. The primary responsibility of this internship is to educate Indiana’s healthcare providers, birthing facilities, midwives, and the general public about genetics, genetic disorders, newborn screening, birth defects, and other appropriate topics relating to the work of Genomics & Newborn Screening. The intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Compiling and tracking all educational materials available to Genomics & Newborn Screening stakeholders.
  • Developing educational materials for the public about newborn screening and birth defects prevention.
  • Following all Department of Health procedures for approval, creation, and distribution of educational materials.
  • Creating partnerships with stakeholders, birthing facilities, OBGYN offices etc., to which educational materials will be distributed.
  • Providing content to the Genomics & Newborn Screening website.
  • Creating training content for hospital staff, pediatricians, primary care providers, geneticists, and genetic counselors about the importance of newborn screening and birth defect prevention.
  • Updating the Birthing Facility Toolkit for Newborn Screening
  • Completing additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be enrolled in credit hours at a university to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Preferred candidates will be a graduate-level student in a health-related field. Examples include students working toward a master’s degree in public health, nursing, or other related field with an interest in public health education.
  • Knowledge of public health terminology and medical terminology is required.
  • Candidate should possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

Working Environment: The work environment may be a combination of in-office and remote work. A minimum of 15 hours a week is preferable, but hours are flexible within standard business hours.

Application Link: https://arcg.is/inHrG

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Indiana Violent Death Reporting System (INVDRS) 

Office/Program Area: Trauma and Injury Prevention

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Division’s mission is to develop, implement and provide oversight of a statewide comprehensive trauma care system that prevents injuries, saves lives, and improves the care and outcomes of trauma patients. While the Division was formed in 2011, foundational program work started in the early 2000’s and has grown to include the Indiana Trauma Registry, Indiana Violent Death Reporting System (INVDRS), Prescription Drug Overdose (PDO) Team, and numerous other trauma and injury prevention outreach efforts. This intern will be housed in INVDRS within the division.  Below is a list of possible responsibilities:

  • Attending staff meetings, including weekly Trauma and Injury Prevention meetings, monthly meetings with federal grant overseers, various stakeholder meetings, and more.
  • Assisting with outreach events, including traveling statewide with our suicide/homicide prevention materials.
  • Creating infographics and presentations.
  • Developing material for division newsletters and communication messages such as the bi-weekly updates to stakeholders.
  • Assisting with website and mobile application upkeep and creation of new website material. 
  • Assisting the INVDRS Epidemiologist with maintenance of the Indiana Coroner Case Management System.
  • Assisting with grant writing.  
  • Supporting any other division efforts as necessary.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled at a university or in an accredited program to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Candidates must possess the ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands.
  • Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be detail-oriented.
  • Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking (giving presentations).
  • Candidates should possess the ability to engage with members of different communities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and in the use of scientific search engines such as PubMed and Scopus.
  • Hours are flexible, however a commitment of approximately 15-20 hours/week is preferred.  
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0 (preferred, but not required) 
  • Knowledge of public health terminology is preferred.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work will take place indoors in a routine office environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the intern is regularly required to: stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work
  • Light to moderate lifting is required
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers)
  • Ability to work in a confined area (cubicle)
  • Ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time

Application Link:CLOSED

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Naloxone Program Intern

Office/Program Area: Trauma and Injury Prevention

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Division’s mission is to develop, implement and provide oversight of a statewide comprehensive trauma care system that prevents injuries, saves lives, and improves the care and outcomes of trauma patients. While the Division was formed in 2011, foundational program work started in the early 2000’s and has grown to include the Indiana Trauma Registry, Indiana Violent Death Reporting System (INVDRS), Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) Team, and numerous other trauma and injury prevention outreach efforts. This intern will be housed in the DOP Team within the division.

  • Attending weekly Trauma and Injury Prevention staff meetings
  • Attending weekly Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) staff meetings
  • Helping to facilitate naloxone administration trainings throughout the state
  • Assisting with outreach events, such as our DOP booth
  • Packaging of naloxone kits for shipment
  • Inputting naloxone data reports
  • Creating quarterly naloxone data summary reports
  • Creating opioid epidemic related infographics and presentations
  • Assist with grant writing
  • Any other day-to-day DOP tasks

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled at a university or in an accredited program to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Priority will be given to students earning college credit, upperclassmen and graduate students
  • Candidates must possess the ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands.
  • Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be detail-oriented.
  • Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking (giving presentations).
  • Candidates should possess the ability to engage with members of different communities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and in the use of scientific search engines such as PubMed and Scopus.
  • Hours are flexible, however a commitment of approximately 15-20 hours/week is preferred.
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0 (preferred, but not required)
  • Knowledge of public health terminology is preferred

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This Intern will work remotely but depending on the conditions may also work in an office setting.

CLOSED

 


Internship Title: Environmental Chemistry Intern

Office/Program Area: Laboratory Services

Job Description/Responsibilities:

This position will work in the Chemistry laboratory on various projects in environmental chemistry. The intern will take on projects relating to organic or inorganic contaminants in the environment such as pesticides, arsenic, lead, and other metals, cyanide, fluoride, phosphates, chloride, and suspended solids. Intern will be exposed to a wide variety of EPA methods by assisting in sample preparation and extraction. The IDOH Laboratory serves the IDOH Environmental Health section, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, and the Department of Natural Resources through routine and special monitoring of ground, surface and drinking water throughout the state. One position will be assigned to the inorganics lab and one position will be assigned to the organics lab. The position provides an overview of all areas of chemistry including sample receiving, sample preparation, sample analysis, data review, and data interpretation.   An informatics project for laboratory systems integration also is possible for interns with both chemistry and computer skills. Below is a summary of responsibilities:

  • Helping to prepare samples for various analyses
  • Helping in laboratory operations
  • Providing assistance in data collection, analysis and review

Qualifications:

  • Some college chemistry laboratory experience including at least one year of chemistry 
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands 
  • Ability to communicate effectively 

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This is a hands-on position in a laboratory setting.

Application Link: https://arcg.is/18yPfL

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Trauma and Injury Prevention Intern

Office/Program Area: Trauma and Injury Prevention

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Division’s mission is to develop, implement and provide oversight of a statewide comprehensive trauma care system that prevents injuries, saves lives, and improves the care and outcomes of trauma patients. While the Division was formed in 2011, foundational program work started in the early 2000’s and has grown to include the Indiana Trauma Registry, Indiana Violent Death Reporting System (INVDRS), Prescription Drug Overdose (PDO) Team, and numerous other trauma and injury prevention outreach efforts. This intern will be housed with the Trauma Team.

Here is a list of possible responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly staff meetings/bi-weekly trauma team meetings
  • Attend public health conferences and district trauma meetings 
  • Assist with creating and updating trauma and injury prevention documentation
  • Assist with data cleaning, analyzing, and visualization as needed
  • Carry out small-scale research project (if preferred)

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in credit hours at a university or in an accredited program or recent graduated student to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Candidates should possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must feel comfortable with public speaking.
  • Knowledge of public health terminology is preferred (but not required).
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands.
  • Ability to engage with members of different communities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be detail-oriented.
  • Experience using datasets, whether data cleaning or visualization, is preferred. 
  • Hours are flexible, however a commitment of approximately 15-20 hours/week is preferred.  
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0 (preferred, but not required) 

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This intern will work remotely

Application Link: CLOSED

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Drug Overdose Prevention Intern

Office/Program Area: Trauma and Injury Prevention

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention focuses on data collection, surveillance, and the promotion of evidence-based prevention strategies and promising practices; coalition building and offering technical assistance to community members working on injury prevention education and policy; and collaboration with other state agencies to reduce intentional and unintentional injuries and violence. While the Division was formed in 2011, foundational program work started in the early 2000’s and has grown to include the Indiana Trauma Registry, Indiana Violent Death Reporting System, Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) team, and numerous other trauma and injury prevention outreach efforts. The intern will be housed in the DOP team within the division, and will work to support the DOP team members in implementing grant activities and deliverables. The intern will report directly to the DOP Program Director.

  • Assisting with grant writing and reporting, including evaluation efforts.
  • Assisting with providing oversight of grant subrecipients.
  • Carrying out drug overdose-related small scale research projects.
  • Developing material for division newsletters and communication messages.
  • Creating drug overdose-focused infographics and presentations.
  • Assisting with website and mobile application upkeep and creation of new website material. 
  • Attending drug overdose-focused conferences and events.
  • Assisting with outreach events, including traveling statewide with our DOP mobile exhibit booth.
  • Attending staff meetings, including weekly Trauma and Injury Prevention meetings, weekly DOP meetings, monthly meetings with federal grant overseers, various stakeholder meetings, and more.
  • Supporting any other division efforts as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in credit hours at a university or in an accredited program to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). A writing sample is required.
  • Knowledge of public health terminology is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be detail-oriented. 
  • Hours are flexible, though a commitment of approximately 15-20 hours/week is preferred.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work will take place indoors in a routine office environment. The internship can also be completed remotely if the applicant desires that option.
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers)
  • Ability to work in a confined area (cubicle)
  • Ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time.

CLOSED

 


Internship Title: Community-Clinical Linkages Support Interns (2 Interns) - Cancer Early Detection

Office/Program Area: Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control - Cancer Early Detection Section

Job Description/Responsibilities:

These internships will support the regional coordinators and state staff for the Indiana Breast and Cervical Cancer Program in increasing and recording efforts in improving community recruitment efforts for breast and cervical cancer screening.  One intern will focus on Indiana Employers (state level) and the other on Community Based Organizations (regional and local level). It may include mapping of community resources, designing recruitment materials for community partners, exploring opportunities to provide community-based screening efforts, and the coordination of efforts across worksite, clinic and regional providers for these efforts.  Intern may provide technical assistance for partners and suggest evaluation of said efforts.  Intern will participate in IN-BCCP state staff training and meetings as well as larger comprehensive cancer prevention, screening, treatment and survivorship efforts and meetings.  Intern will represent IN-BCCP at Chronic Disease and breast cancer related events.

  • Research community clinical linkage activities for the IN-BCCP program
  • Operationalize terms and outcomes to define and record community clinical linkages
  • Suggest activities to record efforts and linkages at the community and state level
  • Map available community clinical linkages at the regional and state levels
  • Record, report and evaluate community clinical linkages
  • Recommend community clinical linkages for disparate populations in Indiana who are ineffectively or under represented in IN-BCCP services
  • Create strategies and work flows to facilitate growth in community clincial linkage efforts at state and local levels
  • Present efforts, results and recommendations to grow relationships and partnerships to increase the efficacy of future community clinical linkage activities

Qualifications:

Position is ideally suited for a graduate level or upperclassman student studying public health or a related field.

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

This is an unpaid internship opportunity.  Work will be done on site at the Indiana State Department of Health (IDOH) although occasional offsite work and meeting attendance is likely.  Activities will begin in January and conclude in early May. Work is performed in a standard office environment.  After training, intern may complete some activities and work off site with approval of supervisor.

Application Link: https://arcg.is/0T9vuW

 


CLOSED - Internship Title: Cancer Epidemiological Intern– MPH Student

Office/Program Area/Division: Office of Chronic Disease, Primary Care, and Rural Health/ Cancer Surveillance Section

Project Description:

For this internship, the applicant will assist the IDOH Cancer Section Epidemiologist with expansion of data infrastructure, BRFSS data analysis specifically surrounding Cancer Survivorship and Treatment, and development and enhancement of cancer inquiry data storage and usage. Objectives of the internship include:

  • Assess current process supporting Indiana Cancer Facts and Figures to determine methods to build out better data infrastructure;
  • Assess and complete data analysis of the BRFSS specifically with treatment and survivorship data;
  • Assess current data storage and usage of cancer inquiry data to develop more efficient method for usage.
  • Complete write-up of observations and present to IDOH staff with recommendations.

Qualifications for Cancer Epidemiological Internships:

Be in an undergraduate or graduate public health or related program at a college or university interested in Cancer data and surveillance;

  • Applicants should have experience in analysis software, SAS is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to summarize large amounts of information and identify key ideas.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Working Conditions for Cancer Epidemiological Internships

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work will take place indoors in a routine office environment or virtually
  • While performing the duties of this job, the intern is regularly required to: stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers)
  • Ability to work in a confined area (cubicle)
  • Ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time

Application Link: Application Closed


Internship Title: BRFSS Data Analysis Intern

Office/Program Area: Epidemiology Resources Center - Data Analysis Team

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The intern functions as part of the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) Epidemiology Resource Center’s Data Analysis Team, which provides training and analysis of public health data to the agency and public. The intern will analyze and report on risk behaviors and health outcomes of Indiana residents using BRFSS data while learning about various public health data sources and the role of data analysis in agency efforts.

The intern will complete all tasks necessary to research, analyze data, write, and publish a topic-specific report using the Indiana BRFSS data. If approved by OPA and the DAT Director, the finished report will be published on the IN BRFSS webpage and be shared with internal and external BRFSS data users.

Based on professional interest and availability, the intern may also have opportunities to contribute to other data cleaning and analysis projects using SAS, R, or other data analysis software.

Specific duties include:

  • Complete a literature review and develop (a) research question(s) based on list of topics provided by the Indiana BRFSS program
  • Analyze Indiana BRFSS data using SAS or R, with support from the Indiana BRFSS Coordinator and Data Analyst/Trainer, to address research question(s)
  • Write and edit a special report to communicate research findings with BRFSS data users and the general public
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Be in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Some experience working with SAS, R, or other data analysis software preferred

Essential Functions/Working Environment:

Fully remote with a partially remote option if our group has returned to the office and the intern feels comfortable with it.

Application Link: CLOSED

 


 

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IDOH accepts internship applications during 3 windows. Students can find the available internships and application information on this webpage during the following 3 windows of time. Due to the varied nature of the program areas hosting interns and the internship opportunities themselves, there are no set due dates for each application. IDOH  closes applications upon the request of the hiring manager. Please submit your applications as soon as possible to be considered.

Fall Internships - (Students at IDOH approximately August-December) :
Interns may apply – Late summer

Spring Internships – (Students at IDOH approximately January-May):
Interns may apply – Late Fall

Summer Internships – (Students at IDOH approximately June-August)
Interns may apply - Late February - Early March