|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS |
• Current enrollment as a graduate level student in an accredited college or university with a graduate study focus on public health, public policy, or related field. Undergraduate applicants will be considered based on experience, but a preference will be given to graduate students. • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grade point scale or "Pass" on a Pass/Fail system; • Demonstrated knowledge of, or interest in, public health practice or policy preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs) Knowledge • Interest in governmental public health and/or innovations happening at the city level • Interest in learning about how a non-profit organization organizes and implements advocacy/policy activities to further the organization’s mission • Preferred, not required: Familiarity with public health practice and policy and/or knowledge of the social determinants of health, health equity, or similar topics. • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment
Skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Strong organizational skills • Strong written and oral communication skills • Medium-level computer skills with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word and strong Excel
Abilities • Ability to synthesize information for written and oral reporting • Ability to communicate well on the phone and in person • Ability to multitask • Ability to organize work projects and complete tasks within assigned time frames • Ability to work effectively within teams • Ability to work independently as necessary to achieve high performance • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in all aspects of work
WORK DURATION & CONDITIONS • Negotiable and flexible between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm; approximately 20 hours per week. • Funding is not currently available for a stipend, but NACCHO will work to facilitate academic credit where appropriate/possible. • Duration and schedule to be mutually determined by supervisor and intern; • Must conform to NACCHO dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures.
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS • A copy of an unofficial college transcript(s) must be submitted in order to be considered. If selected, candidates will be required to provide an official transcript for review. • A cover letter, resume, and three professional references/recommendations should also be attached to the application. • Applicants must also provide a brief writing sample on a research project, professional or academic. The sample should be no more than six pages for review. Please apply to the following link for consideration: https://naccho.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/5ee37c0c-40f9-9119-135a-d47e6dfbfb4c/apply?source=515988-CS-2909