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Health Equity Intern - Bureau of Women's and Children's Health (BWCH)

  • 510959
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Internship

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

COME JOIN US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

Health Equity INTERN

Bureau of Women's and Children's Health (BWCH) 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

JOB LOCATION:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

** Both in person and teleworking**

 

POSTING DETAILS:
 
- The Health Equity intern will join our team for 20 or more weeks, working 11-19 hours each week.
- Start date - As soon as you’re ready we can accommodate your class schedule so that you may work during business hours.
-You will need to upload a copy of your resume, transcripts, and cover letter explaining how your skills are a good fit for this position and must have a current GPA standing of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Compensation is based on education and experience.

 

JOB SUMMARY:
-We are seeking a talented and engaged intern who is working toward a degree and wants to develop beyond the classroom!
-The Bureau of Women's and Children's Health (BWCH) supports efforts to improve the health of Arizona women and children. Activities focus on assessment of health status and identification of health issues, development of partnerships and planning to address health issues, and provision of "safety net" services.
-You would be a great fit if you have an associate degree and are continuing your education in the fields of public health, human resources, organizational leadership, or health and racial equity. 
-In this role, you will support health equity projects to focus on diversification of the public health and health-related workforce. 
-You will also have the opportunity to develop materials, templates, and resources for health equity-related projects; Gather information to identify key partners and public health programs; Assist with meeting project deliverables as outlined in Racial Equity Goal Areas; Support different content areas in the Racial Equity Plan; Participate in meetings and take notes; Conduct literature reviews and prepare issue briefs and other written deliverables on health equity; Develop surveys and collect data; Assist with other tasks as needed.
-You will be coached and mentored by BWCH team members and collaborate with them on group projects.
 

 

YOU WILL BRING THE FOLLOWING TO THE INTERNSHIP: 
● Strong creative thinking skills and the ability to think conceptually.
● Excellent written communication skills with experience in writing, editing, and proofreading with a diligent eye for detail..
● Knowledge of Google Suite and other Microsoft Office Applications.
● Effective interpersonal skills and a desire to learn.
YOU WILL GAIN THE FOLLOWING FROM THIS INTERNSHIP:
● Experience in organizational change efforts that support racial equity in public health and transformation within state and territorial public health agencies.
● Project management.
● Experience working on a cross-divisional team.
SELECTIVE PREFERENCES:
  • Associate degree and/or working towards a bachelor's degree.
  • One-two year(s) relevant writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Desire and openness to learning

 

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).

 

Contact Us: 

 internship@azdhs.gov

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.