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Posting expires on 10/25/2017
Employer: Community Action Partnership
Located in: St. Paul , Minnesota
Degree Required: Bachelors
Title: Community Assessment Assistant Intern
Purpose: Community Action is searching for an intern interested in supporting the Head Start with Community Assessment initiatives. The intern will assist in a community assessment that identifies key needs and issues within our community through systematic, comprehensive data collection and analysis. Interns will gain exposure to processes associated with conducting a Community Assessment.
Supervisor and evaluation: Health Services Manager/ Data Analyst
? Gain an extensive experience of working on agile team towards a scope, schedule, and cost bound project.
? Refine research skills by experience in identifying the primary and secondary sources of information used in similar community assessments.
? Learn to develop questions aimed at gleaning information related to the state of the community.
? Develop skills to detect and correct corrupt or inaccurate data.
? Gain experiences on how to summarize data and make visually appealing reports.
? Must be seeking an internship for college credit
? Seeking a degree in Public Health (Epidemiology/Biostatistics preferred), Statistics/Analytics, or related field
? Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
? Must be able to function independently with minimal supervision, accept support as needed, and be an effective team member.
? Must be self-motivated, dependable, and demonstrate both leadership skills and mature judgment abilities.
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
? Experience using computer in a work setting that includes use of Windows-based programs and Microsoft Office Suite for Windows.
? Advanced knowledge of any one statistical software like SAS, SPSS, R, or Excel.
? Ability to adapt to new processes, tools, and environments.
? Basic epidemiology/statistics experience
? Ability to pull a problem apart and figure out how to fix it.
Physical Requirements: Normal office exertion required.
Time Commitment: Position is 12-15 hours per week for 12 weeks during office hours M - F from 9:00am-4:30pm.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Volunteer Department at: 450 Syndicate Street N, Suite 35 St. Paul, MN 55104
Posted on 09/25/2017
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