Communities Count Intern [Work Study] - Undergraduates - Public Health - Seattle & King County


Part-time position, 20 hours per week

CLOSING DATE: December 21, 2020


Paid Position

JOB #: 16335

POSTED: September 21, 2020



The student chosen for this work study internship will provide programmatic support for the Assessment, Policy Development & Evaluation (APDE) unit of Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC) and Communities Count (CC), a public-private partnership that provides reliable, timely, and relevant data, workshops and technical assistance supports to further equity work in King County communities.  APDE and CC produce a variety of reports, maps, infographics, and interpretive narrative, plus data visualizations on more than 150 indicators of health and well-being, posted on the Community Health Indicators ( and Communities Count (  Students applying for this position must be work study eligible, it is easy to determine if you are eligible by visiting the webpage here: 


This work study intern will have the opportunity to develop and refine skills in public health data visualization, website management, design, writing, and editing – as well as administrative support.

Work Location:

Remote work through at least January 2021.  Physical location (Chinook Building, 401 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104) as King County policies and guidelines permit.

Work Schedule:

The estimated start date for this position is Fall 2020 with the possibility to extend into the 2021 academic year.  This is a part-time position, up to 10-20 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

Additional Details:

Opportunity Start-End Dates: 9/21/2020 - 12/31/2020
Number of Students Accepted: 1
Hours per week (approx.): 20
Compensation: Pay


Job Qualifications:

  • Organized and self-directed with a strong work ethic
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Desire to work creatively with presenting data for varied audiences
  • Familiarity with data and an interest in generating basic graphs, charts, infographics, maps, etc. to communicate findings
  • Experience with Tableau (desired, not required)
  • Experience with website design & content management, such as SquareSpace (desired, not required)
  • Strong written communication skills (desired, not required)
  • Willingness to learn Public Health principles and concepts
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about equity and social justice principles/practices, as well as the effects of place-, race-, policy, and systems-based inequities on communities of color

Examples of Duties:

  • Assist with data visualizations, infographics, and presentations, using Tableau and other applications
  • Assist staff with the interpretation and presentation of social and health indicators
  • Assist with updating and developing content for the website and other communication channels
  • Other administrative support duties as needed or assigned
How to Apply:

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to both:

Tamara Babasinian & Joie McCracken &