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EDMO Project Coordinator - Intern

  • 510152
  • Internship


Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

EDMO Project Coordinator - Intern

If you have any questions regarding internships at The Arizona Department of Health Services, please feel free to contact us at internship@azdhs.gov.

Job Location:

150 North 18th Avenue

Phoenix, Arizona 85007 

Posting Details:

Hourly Pay Range: $14.00 - $18.00 Depending on Experience

Grade: 04

This position will remain open until filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Health Services seeking a talented and engaged intern who is working toward a degree and wants to develop beyond the classroom!

You will be a great fit if you have excelled in courses such as Project Coordination / Management.

The ideal Intern Project Coordinator will learn the skills necessary to coordinate, facilitate and manage projects that cover multiple business areas and multiple initiatives.

The EDMO Project Coordinator Intern will partake in definitional portions of the project including scope, business requirements, coordination and reporting.

The EDMO Project Coordinator Intern will assist the Project Manager in documentation, communication, resource and reporting, as well as have the opportunity to provide suggestions to streamline project processes and encourage collaboration among the project team.

Key Duties:

• Assist with documentation of project scope, objectives, project plans, schedules, resource plans, and or status reports

• Use sound project coordination/management methodology and demonstrate solid time management skills

• Track and manage projects using Gantt charts and other tracking / communication tools

• Performs job functions under close supervision or peer review

• Schedule project meetings and maintain a meeting calendar

• Track and update action items, risks and issues logs

• Communicate with IT and Business stakeholders

• Scribe and distribute meeting minutes

• Assist with creation of presentations

• Perform all other duties as assigned 

You will bring the following to the internship:

• Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

• Analytical knowledge to generate reports based on available data and make decisions based on reported data

• Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints

• Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a positive working relationship with others

• Intermediate proficiency in productivity tools such as Google Suite and Microsoft Office

• Build synergy with a diverse team in an ever changing environment

• Basic project coordination/management concepts and methods

• Creativity and innovative problem-solving abilities

• Perseverance in the face of resistance or setbacks

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy

• Intermediate PC proficiency

You will gain the following from this internship:

• Professional communication skills (both written and verbal) with different user groups

• Understanding the principles of Enterprise Data Governance and Strategy

• End to end project coordination/management processes and skills

• Understanding the processes in a complete data lifecycle

• Data Management Principles and processes

• Writing project requirements and plans

• Problem solving skills 

Selective Preferences:

• Working towards a degree and strong desire to develop beyond the classroom

• College coursework related to project coordination/ management

• Required Education - Junior level college

• Required Work Experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment

• Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11)


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

• Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year

• Health and dental insurance

• Retirement plan

• Sick leave

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

• Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.