Injury & Violence Prevention Workforce Development 2015 Summer/Fall Intern

09 Mar 2015 1:40 PM | Sharon Gilmartin

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


INTERSHIP SUMMARY

The intern will work the Safe States Alliance’s Program Coordinator on two (2) injury and violence prevention workforce development projects. They are:


  • 1.    To support the development of a web-based clearinghouse for existing training opportunities related to Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals, the intern will work with the Program Coordinator to:
  • ·         Map an existing inventory of injury and violence prevention trainings (identified from multiple prevention partners) to the Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals by June 1, 2015. 
  • ·         Conduct a search for additional existing public health trainings that would meet specified criteria, address one or more Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals, and be recommended by Safe States Alliance by July 31, 2015.

  • 2.    To increase the availability of continuing education credits for existing Safe States trainings for professionals with designations as Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH), the intern will work with the Program Coordinator to:
  • ·         Map existing Safe States trainings to the domain areas of competency for CPH certified professionals and the 7 areas of responsibility for CHES certified professionals by June 1, 2015.
  • ·         Submit applications for at least 10 additional trainings to NCHEC and CPH, and add these trainings to the Safe States clearinghouse by September 29, 2015.
  • ·         Upload trainings to the Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN website (www.train.org) to encourage cross-training and non-injury and violence prevention public health professionals to access Safe States trainings as they meet broader public health competency frameworks by September 29, 2015.

INTERNSHIP LOCATION

Intern may work: (1) At the Safe States Alliance national office, located at 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30345 or (2) Remotely, as long as the intern has his/her personal computer.


INTERNSHIP DATES

Approximate start date: Monday, May 18

End date: Complete 200 hours and all deliverables (described below) by Tuesday, September 15, 2015.


HOURS

About 12 hours per week. A portion of these hours must be during the hours of 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday of each week.
 

RATE

$16 per hour


REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

This internship requires the intern to be able to:

  • ·         Assess the scientific integrity of workforce development tools and resources
  • ·         Assess the relevancy and quality of workforce development opportunities
  • ·         Conduct broad and in-depth online searches for workforce development opportunities relevant to injury & violence prevention, other areas of public health, hospitals, and other professional areas
  • ·         Collect, compile and organize large amounts of information
  • ·         Present large amounts of information in user-friendly formats

PUBLIC HEALTH COMPETENCY FOCUS OF THE POSITION:

  • ·         Analytical/assessment skills
  • ·         Communication skills
  • ·         Community dimensions of practice skills

TO APPLY

Please submit the following items by email to Kristen Lindemer, kristen.lindemer@safestates.org, 770-690-9000, at Safe States Alliance by COB Wednesday, April 15, 2015:

  • -Resume
  • - One page summary explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this internship position and how it will benefit your long-term career plans in the field of public health.
  • -Two references (name, email, phone number)
  • - Brief writing sample

SUPERVISOR INFORMATION

Kristen Lindemer, MPH
Program Coordinator

Membership Engagement & Programs Division, Safe States Alliance

Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research

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