Internship Procedures

Internship Procedures


Specialty areas for placement include:


Communicable Disease Projects - Closed
Field Epidemiology - Closed
Policy/Management - Closed


Expectations

Interns are expected to follow conditions of employment at CDHD and meet expectations placed on them during the orientation, where the intern and supervisor will develop a work plan. This work plan will include the project description and expectations, hours on project, and a timeline to meet established benchmarks of the project(s).


Description of Specialty Areas


Communicable Disease Projects

Interns working on assessments will collect both raw and analyzed data for various purposes. Interns may work on community assessment projects and/or community health profiles. These activities require strong computer, analytical, and writing skills. Interns must be familiar with the assessment concepts and possess the ability to present data in a format that is easily comprehended by the public.


Field Epidemiology

Those working in epidemiology will assist with day-to-day epidemiologic investigations, outbreaks, active surveillance, and simple data analysis (e.g., attack rate, odds ratio, etc.). Interns will work with confidential information. Strong communication skills are highly recommended as well as familiarity with medical terminology and germ theory of disease.


Policy/Management

Interns interested in management will work closely with the Community Health Division Manager and the Program Managers in Communicable Disease Control and Health Promotion. Attending meetings, contract management, employee evaluation, program development and evaluation, and workforce development are just some of the skills covered.


Application Process

Please complete the application and include your resume or CV. Applications must be submitted 60 days prior to the requested start date for consideration.


Resources

CDHD is not currently taking applications

Intern Service Aggreement

Intern Application

Intern Recommendation


Contact

Kim Link, ScM
Program Manager
208-327-8625
Email Kim


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