Healthy Teen Network Youth 360° Intern

Date: August 9th, 2017

Position Description

Healthy Teen Network seeks a Youth 360° Intern to work 15-19 hours per week, with a minimum three-month commitment. The Intern will work out of our Baltimore office and assist in various projects to support our Youth 360° initiative. The primary project assignment will be to conduct a literature review of research related to the social determinants of health and adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes. Intern will search for and collect related research articles, write summaries of each relevant article, organize data, and support development of an online searchable database of the literature review results. Other assignments and tasks will be based on the individual’s skill set, experience, and course objectives, to be mutually established, to support a positive learning experience.

Position Summary
The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter with the ability to manage multiple assignments, work as part of a team, and be able to work independently with little supervision. The Intern will support research and evaluation efforts which include, but are not limited to conducting literature reviews on multiple subjects of interest, assisting in developing content for resources and presentations on adolescent health, supporting Healthy Teen Network members as appropriate, and other tasks and duties as assigned.

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Education and Experience
  • Enrollment in an accredited university or college, in pursuit of a graduate degree
  • Some experience or course work and interest in adolescent sexuality and reproductive health
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of and interest in adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficient organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer applications
  • Self-motivated to work independently and collaboratively with multiple departments
  • Positive, proactive, and personable team player
  • Sense of commitment and responsibility to Healthy Teen Network vision, mission, and guiding principles
Physical Demands

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment described below is representative of what an employee may encounter while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment an open office environment is that which is typical of an office/classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy.

Salary

Compensation varies. Coordination with Federal Work Study Program for stipend may be available. Coordination with college/university for course credit is available

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for two references to Gina DesiderioDirector of Communications (Gina@HealthyTeenNetwork.org). Please describe availability (hours, length of commitment) and if desired, information about coordination with college/university for course credit, in cover letter.

Position start date: August/September 2017Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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