Internship Details

Central Oregon Health Council



Internship Title

Undergraduate or Graduate Health Internship
Area Industry Minimum Age
Bend Education 18
Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Stipend based on education, experience, and internship timeframe. 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required
Yes Yes Yes
Application Deadline Start Date End Date
Until filled 2019-08-26 TBD
Hours/Week General Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Flexible Yes No
Background Check Lift Requirements
Yes None

The Health Intern will be responsible for one large project that will be completed by the end of the internship. The COHC staff will work with the Health Intern to select a project that benefits the COHC and benefits the Intern. Large projects may include: researching city, county, and state legislative processes around public health topics, reviewing specific strategic/policy initiatives and emerging/best practices relating to community/population health, and sharing this learned knowledge with engaged COHC volunteers.
Educational Aspect
Learning outcomes may include: Identifying and using population and community health-related terminologies effectively in oral and written communication. Performing effectively in work teams, both as a leader and group participant. Understanding select contemporary federal and state health policy issues specifically relating to public and population health. Engaging in networking opportunities to create a network of connections from Central Oregon and the rest of the state.
Further Requirements
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Undergraduate or Graduate students majoring in public health or another related field. Basic knowledge of healthcare reform. Basic knowledge on the Oregon Health Plan, expansion and community/population health. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and related programs. Minimum GPA of 3.25 preferred.

Area Coordinator

Chris Haeg

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