Health Promotion Internship Spring/Summer 2018 (Unpaid)
- Assist with youth coalition policy projects, public awareness campaigns and events as they relate to tobacco prevention, such as The Great American Smoke Out in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health.
- Conduct outreach and tabling at community events and assist in educating the public of the dangers of smoking/e-cigarettes and exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Conduct referrals to the tobacco quitline.
- Help strengthen and increase our statewide network, “Déjelo Ya,” (includes the Latino community, vested individuals, and relevant organizations).
- Maintain social media updates by promoting Déjelo Ya activities, accomplishments, educational information and raise awareness of the quitline and dejeloya.org
- Help in any requested translations by the local health departments or Hispanic-serving agencies.
*A $300 stipend may be available by the end of the internship.
Other public health responsibilities:
- Organize and advertise health events to invite members of the community (opinion leaders, coalition members and the local Hispanic population etc.)
- Assist in teaching health related curriculum to adolescents
- Provide community health screenings
- Assist in monthly and quarterly health reports
- Assist team with intervention responsibilities
- Offer assistance with other administrative work
- Assisting in planning and implementing community eventsand attend those events (Can include Saturdays)
- Pursuing a degree in Public Health, Health Education, or related field
- Must be dependable, computer literate, organized, and self-motivated.
- Program activities may require Intern to drive to multiple locations; mileage will be reimbursed
- Bilingual English/Spanish
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to Jennie Houtz ([email protected]) by 5pm on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
NOTE: Interviews will be held March 28-30. Internship will start Monday, May 8.