The Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development (DMCHWD) is seeking intern(s) for a summer experience through the HRSA Public Health Intern Program. The public health internship program at HRSA is an unpaid practicum experience for graduate and undergraduate students in good standing at schools of public health or enrolled in health-related coursework in the United States. Students must be enrolled at least half-time in a graduate or undergraduate program.
Intern(s) selected to work with DMCHWD will have the opportunity to help shape their experience based on interest areas. Possible focus areas may include:
Trainee Engagement – develop and sustain activities that encourage networking and engagement of current and former MCH trainees.
MCH Navigator – contribute to the ongoing development of a learning portal for maternal and child health professionals, students, and others working to improve the health and well being of women, children, and families.
MCH Workgroups and Committees – participate in cross-cutting Division and Bureau efforts around the Affordable Care Act and Workforce Development.
MCH Training Program Data – analyze quantitative and qualitative data and produce summary reports.
Grantee Best Practices – research, compile and disseminate grantee best practices from the MCH Training Program.
Interested candidates should visit http://www.hrsa.gov/about/jobs/internprogram.html for more information and are encouraged to submit their resume, personal statement and unofficial transcript by April 5, 2013 to HLI@hrsa.gov. Applicants should indicate specific areas of interest in their personal statement. DMCHWD will follow-up directly with selected candidates.
For questions about the DMCHWD internship experience, please contact Michelle Menser at MMenser@hrsa.gov