Intern, Tribal Data Project Part-Time
Job Details
Entry
Home Office - Oklahoma City, OK
N/A
Internship
High School
$16.00 - $17.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

This is a temporary, part-time internship position. All interested applicants must apply at www.spthb.org.

Interns with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board perform a variety of tasks utilizing skills and knowledge gained in college and from work experience. Multiple programs within the organization provide for internships and each possesses its own unique goals and objectives. A majority of the work will be public health related and focused on American Indian/Alaska Native public health. 

Under the general direction of the CSTLTS Improving Tribal Data Sharing Capacity in Indian Country Project Coordinator, individual needed to actively assist in program activities with program staff to improve Tribal Data Sharing Capacity in Indian Country. Duties include, but are not limited to: participate in note-taking at meetings and events with project partners; proof-read documents such as reports and other materials; help develop the capacity for organizations to improve Tribal data sharing capacity; assist with various trainings, meetings and presentations, assist in the outreach of AI/AN data management policies and best practices throughout the Southern Plains region; assist in the development and/or update of informational materials; assist in coordinating the collection and update of data policies and best practices; maintain contact lists and website resources and tools for the project; prepare draft communications on topics relevant to public health data sharing; perform policy research on the intersection of Tribal sovereignty, public health, and health information systems; contribute to the publication and dissemination of informational materials relevant to the project; and assist with data collection and survey implementation. Help prepare and give presentations with graphic illustrations of program activities and evaluation to various types of audience. Will work with program coordinator and staff for additional public health activities.

Other duties as assigned.
Preparing reports and assisting on other projects as needed under the direction of the Program Manager, Executive Director TEC Director, and/or Deputy Director.

Qualifications

Interns are required to abide by the program guidelines and must be enroll in academic courses, typically at an accredited college or university. 

Mandatory Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma and currently enrolled in college or university

Experience: No professional experience required

Preferred: Professional experience in office setting, undergraduate student entering their Junior year. A student in good standing. Enrolled in a minimum of 9 undergraduate hours during fall and spring each year. Capacity to participate in an internship project that involves conducting and evaluating Native American research.

Special Skills/Qualifications: American Indian student interested in a public health career OR student with strong interest in work within the American Indian communities in any area of public health, law, informatics, data science, computer science, economics, medicine, or research. The position will require large amounts of reading and writing. The ideal applicant will also be comfortable working with numbers. Practical knowledge of research methods or programming languages are also a plus. 

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