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