Public Health Intern - Undergraduates or Graduates - Seattle Indian Health Board


CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2022


JOB #: 18557

POSTED: March 23, 2022



Job responsibilities will be dependent on the available UIHI projects and the Public Health Intern’s interest and experience, but may include any of the following:

  • Helping with the development of UIHI communication materials to share with urban Indian health and social service organizations for distribution on our website and in our nationally focused newsletter.
  • Drafting letters, tables, charts, graphs, maps, data tables, presentations, and other visual aids as necessary.
  • Conducting literature reviews.
  • Assisting in the editing and formatting of project reports and related materials.
  • Participating in proposal development tasks.
  • Using professional organizational skills to document activities and store digital files in a nonprofit setting.
  • Performing quality checking on data for completeness and accuracy.
  • Performing other office tasks associated with projects, such as preparing materials, filing, copying, literature searches, bibliography entries and editing, data entry, taking notes and other duties as needed.
Additional Details:


Background Qualifications


  • Familiarity with health and social issues facing American Indians and Alaska Native people.
  • Participate as part of project teams by attending meetings.
  • Be able to communicate effectively, using written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Use software programs proficiently including Windows, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to learn new software such as:  Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, Endnote, and SharePoint.
  • Understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Multi-task and take direction from multiple people.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, superiors, public officials, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and with the public.
  • Prioritize tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.



  • Must have a high school diploma or GED by position start date.
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Students are welcome to apply.


  • Familiarity (personal or professional) with health and social issues facing American Indians and Alaska Natives.


Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must complete an acceptable Background Check as part of the hiring process.
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter.  Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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