Communities Count Intern [Work Study] - Undergraduates - Public Health - Seattle & King County
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 (www.kingcounty.gov/chi) and Communities Count (www.communitiescount.org). Students applying for this position must be work study eligible, it is easy to determine if you are eligible by visiting the webpage here: https://www.washington.edu/workstudy/.
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.
Remote work through at least January 2021. Physical location (Chinook Building, 401 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104) as King County policies and guidelines permit.
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
- 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
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to both:
Tamara Babasinian & Joie McCracken