Internships

Internships

Internships are a valuable way to gain on-the-job experience. Many TECs offer internship opportunities at different levels. Information about internships changes periodically, so check back regularly to see what the current availability is in your region.

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The Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) is committed to working with American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students to provide them with exposure to applied public health practice within a tribal-serving organization. An internship with AASTEC is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience and skills in the areas of data collection and management, survey design, program evaluation, community-based health research, developing health education/communication materials and much more!

Interns will work directly with AASTEC program staff including our epidemiologists and evaluation specialists.

This is an 8-12 week paid internship for up to 30 hours per week in the summer and 20 hours per week during the school year.

Previous intern projects include:

  • Developing presentations and factsheets on a variety of topics, including bullying, opioid misuse, kidney disease, and more.
  • Supporting tribal community health assessment (survey design, training, data collection, and data analysis).
  • Practicing public health communication by designing social media infographics on salient health topics.

Learn more about the AASTEC internship or apply here!

Contact Dr. Dixit for more information: adixit@aaihb.org

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The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center (GLITEC) seeks applications on a rolling basis from high school, college, and master’s-level students for their internship, field placement, and/or master’s project. GLITEC is a program of the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc., and has served the Tribes and urban Indian communities in the Bemidji Area (Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, and the city of Chicago) since 1996. GLITEC assists Indian communities with data collection, analysis, community assessments, special projects, health research, evaluation, and epidemiology education. This internship is a unique opportunity to engage in public health practice in rural, underserved and culturally-varied communities who experience disparate health, education, and economic conditions. Interns may work at either the Minneapolis or the Lac du Flambeau office. Regardless of site location, interns will be considered part of the GLITEC team and be included in meetings and ongoing communication. Projects available to interns vary depending on student interest, academic program requirements, and staff availability. Past GLITEC intern projects include:

  • Developed instrument to assess maternal and child health services and needs Area-wide
  • Supported Tribal community health assessment (data analysis and report writing)
  • Conducted interview survey of Area Tribal Health Directors regarding health data needs and GLITEC program improvement
  • Assisted with writing the National American Indian Suicide Project report

Opportunity for High School, College, and Master’s-level Internships with the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center
Contact Meghan Porter for more information: mporter@glitc.org

Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center (GPTEC) is pleased to offer a variety of public health internship experiences in association with our activities for 2020.

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The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) is a nonprofit tribal advisory organization serving the 43 federally-recognized tribes of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. NPAIHB represents tribal interests in state and national decision-making, facilitates health-related capacity development, and provides education and technical assistance to the tribes. NPAIHB is also the home of the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, whose mission is to collaborate with the Northwest tribes to provide health-related research, surveillance, and training to improve the quality of the life of American Indians and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN).

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An internship with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board provides real-world, hands-on experience in a multitude of fields. Interns enjoy a learning environment geared towards developing skills and knowledge needed to succeed in areas such as epidemiology, biostatistics, public health and policy, and grants management. Please click on the link below to learn about our current internship opportunities and how to apply.

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We are consistently growing and bringing on new interns—we’ve expanded our staff by over 20 employees since 2017. Without a commitment to building our capacity, we wouldn’t be able to offer the type of services we strive for today and in the future. We take pride in passing down indigenous knowledge to the next generation of researchers. We aim to be the choice employer for data and research professionals interested in working with Native communities.

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