Internship & fellowships postings as of September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 | Career Announcements, Internships & Fellowships

POSITION: College Aide/Project Coordinator

ORGANIZATION:  New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Strategic Data Use

The Office of Chief Operating Officer/Executive Deputy Commissioner is responsible for ensuring that agency priorities are fully operationalized by effectively and efficiently managing resources. The Office is charged with assisting the agency innovate, ensuring that administrative functions support all programmatic activities of the agency, both centrally and through divisional administrative unit. The Community Health Planning and Program Analysis units within the COO’s Office is seeking a part-time Project Coordinator to support Agency performance management activities and the launch of the new Take Care New York (TCNY), the City’s blueprint for advancing health equity and giving everyone the change to lead a healthier life.

Duties Will Include But Not Be Limited To:

–Coordinate and assist with planning and completion of dozens of Take Care New York (TCNY) community convenings across the 5 boroughs.

–Work with a team of TCNY Fellows in coordinating with community-based organizations, grassroots organizations, and other community stakeholders as part of the community engagement strategies.

–Assist with qualitative data collection and analysis from community engagement activities, as needed.

–Support and, as needed, coordinate internal & external performance measurement and management activities, including liaising with Agency stakeholders on ongoing reports.

–Support the development and implementation of the Agency’s new performance measurement software.

–Provide logistical and administrative support for external meetings, internal learning sessions, and workgroups including scheduling, material preparation, set-up, note taking, and/or follow-up

–Other duties and projects as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Strong quantitative skills. Strong time management skills. High attention to detail. Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Excellent written communication.

Minimum Qual Requirements

For Assignment Level I:

Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.

For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):

Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.

For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):

Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

Special Note

Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent written communication.

For further information & to apply: Apply online with a Resume and Cover Letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID Search Bar, Enter the Job ID # of the position (412408) and click on the “Search” button.

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POSITION:Paid Student Intern in the Office of Government and Community Affairs

ORGANIZATION: NYU Langone Health, New York, NY

Qualifications:

  • Student must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the field of Public Health, Health Care Administration, Political Science, or related field
  • Interest in Health Care and Public Health Policy
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in a governmental office, government and community affairs

Responsibilities:

  • Draft correspondence to elected officials regarding issues of importance to the health system.
  • Research health care issues including federal, state and local legislation and proposals, health related articles and government reports. Prepare briefing papers as needed.
  • Create and update charts and summaries to be included in the Office of Government Affairs annual report.
  • Attend internal and external meetings with associations, federal, state and local councils and government entities. Prepare written summaries of the meetings.
  • Attend internal meetings with faculty and staff to determine strategy and assistance by the Department.
  • Assist with casework related correspondence and research.
  • Assist in the preparation, operation and follow-up for special events, visits by public officials and receptions.

For further information & to apply: Send a resume and brief cover letter indicating interest and qualifications to Hannah.Wade@nyulangone.org.

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POSITION: Volunteer

ORGANIZATION: Hunger Free America, across New York’s five boroughs

Hunger Free America is a non-profit dedicated to fighting the root causes of food insecurity and hunger. I am writing you about a volunteer opportunity for your nutrition students. We are looking for volunteers to work at Farmers Markets providing information and screening residents for public food programs. Farmers Market locations vary across all five boroughs. This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience speaking one-on-one with residents about their access to nutritious foods, build their resume, and contribute to a worthy cause.

For further information & to apply: See https://hungervolunteer.volunteerhub.com/ and contact ehernandezburke@hungerfreenyc.org or volunteer@hungerfreeameric.org.

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