Community Public Health

H.Y.P.E. to Empower, Inc.Atlanta, GA
Unpaid Internship

5 months ago


Job Overview:

We are seeking a new team member who can add to our Community's Public Health Capacity to HYPEs and your personal portfolio!

The Community Public Health Intern promotes individual and population health through health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in various settings for the diverse populations represented in Georgia and to be developed for a national level. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and public health initiatives, establishing, leading, and maintaining community partnerships, and managing work plans and timelines. Work involvement will include initiatives and projects at any given time and will change as the initiatives and projects evolve. The Intern will implement grant objectives and work plans and respond to the priorities set forth by HYPE to Empower, Inc.

The Public Health Intern will be able to write technical reports, conduct fundamental data analysis, research many public health and healthcare-related topics, and add other relevant personal and professional skills such as data visualization or joke-telling. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, eager to learn and teach, excel at working in teams, and comfortable growing with our small business. The Public Health Intern position will require someone comfortable performing many job duties, continually learning, and being challenged.

To begin, there will be approximately 30 hours of work each week. Primary working hours are Monday through Friday. If you are in Metro Atlanta, virtual and hybrid schedules are available, you also must be willing to work variable hours, including early mornings, nights, and weekends, if necessary, for community events and meetings, as needed.

ESSENTIAL TASKS (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude one from the position. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.)

A.    Technical Writing (35%)

  • Synthesize multiple perspectives, stakeholder-generated ideas, and data into programmatic descriptions such as grant narratives or evaluation reports.
  • Organize and communicate researched topics and data in a variety of technical and creative formats.
  • Create written content that can be displayed across multiple platforms and for diverse audiences. 

B. Facilitation & Training (35%)

  • Design interactive and objective-driven agendas and training materials.
  • Use a variety of software and interactive platforms to present and gather information and engage audiences.
  • Facilitate a variety of meeting types, including large, state-wide coalitions and small, community-based gatherings.
  • Conduct both in-person and online facilitations.
  • Provide materials to attendees and conduct any follow-up as necessary. 

C. Data Organization & Analysis (20%)

  • Identify, collect, and organize data for various assessments and reports, including: 
  • Primary and secondary data collection & compilation 
  • Quantitative & qualitative data analysis 
  • Clear & concise data presentation, including report generation 
  • Consider creative data display for communicating with a variety of audiences

Other Duties (10%)

  • Scheduling and organization of meetings 
  • Create and develop programs and interventions (As needed)
  • Documentation of meetings 
  • Other tasks as necessary

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Promotes a knowledge-sharing and learning culture in the team through leadership and personal example
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan, and applies newly acquired skills

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to lead planning, results-based management, and reporting
  • Ability to formulate and manage budgets
  • Solid project and personnel management skills, and a consistent record of managing complex and challenging partnerships with governments and local
  • Practical knowledge and skills for resource mobilization focusing on multilateral and bilateral donors

Leadership and Self-Management:

  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client, and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Behaviors): 

Required for the first day of work: 

  • Must be able to work within Google Suite or willing to learn. 
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Comfort with the use of spreadsheets and basic data collection, organization, and analysis. Familiarity with public health concepts and foundational frameworks. 
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form conclusions. 
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate data from various sources on various public health-related topics. 
  • Ability to identify problems and utilize evidence-based practices to develop and implement solutions. 
  • Ability to solve problems assertively and clearly state expectations. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with people of all social, cultural, and educational backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, or related. Master of Public Health degree preferred. 
  • Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Let us know if you want additional skills to bring to HYPE! We’d like to incorporate your talents into our work. 

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Public Health17%

  • Biology6%

  • Management Science6%

  • Psychology5%

  • Holistic Health4%

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People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Americorps
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • NYC
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Atlanta, GA | $3,272/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,410

  • Miscellaneous$889

  • Food$432

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$265


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