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Job Title: Public Health Intern
Job Number:
Organization: Human Impact Partners
Posted: 2/14/2017
Type: Internship
Classification: Behavioral Science
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 3
Location: Oakland,  CA    USA
Compensation: $15-$18/hour
Position Description: Human Impact Partners is seeking 2-3 public health interns to support research, advocacy/mobilization, and/or communications projects with our non-profit organization in Oakland, California.

Interns will work alongside Human Impact Partners staff on two or more of the projects described in the attached job description, in collaboration with community groups, public health agencies, and other stakeholders. We expect to hire 2-3 interns with diverse skills and do not expect any one intern to support all projects.

Sample projects include:

Research: Conduct literature reviews and collect baseline conditions data. Collect and analyze data using quantitative and qualitative research methods. Write up research findings for reports.

Communications: Help develop, pilot, and tweak a new content schedule across HIP channels: website, email campaigns, and social media engagement. Write blog posts on the intersection of public health, health equity, and social justice issues. Support the development of visual components for content across our channels.

Advocacy/Mobilizing: Support efforts to engage and mobilize public health advocates in Public Health Awakened, an emerging movement organizing for health, equity, and justice — formed in response to the Trump administration.

Qualifications: Working towards a master’s degree in public health or other field • Strong research, writing, communications, and/or advocacy skills • Understanding of social justice, health equity, and social determinants of health • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Good interpersonal relations

Organization Description: HIP’s mission is to transform the policies and places people need to live healthy lives by increasing the consideration of health and equity in decision- making. Our core strategies are: • Research: Conduct policy-focused, innovative, and strategic research that evaluates health impacts and inequities to support targeted campaigns and movements for social change. • Advocacy: Amplify the use of public health research, expertise, framing, and communications to support those campaigns and movements. • Capacity building: Provide training and technical assistance to build the capacity of impacted communities and their advocates, public agencies, and elected officials to take action on the social determinants of health and equity.

Closing Date: 5/14/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Dawn Haney,  Public Health Intern
Contact Location: 304 12th St, Suite 2B

Oakland   CA  94804
United States
Contact Location: 304 12th St, Suite 2B
  Oakland   CA  94804
  United States
Contact Phone: 5104529442 
Contact Fax: 5104529452
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume including three references, and a brief writing sample to Please indicate which projects you are most suited for. We will begin reviewing applications February 23, 2017; the positions are open until filled.

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