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(Archived) Health Services Division Intern

Last Updated: 11/02/22

Job Description


JSI Research and Training Institute (JSI) seeks graduate students (Masters level) for a 90 day internship in JSI’s Health Services Division (HSD). The HSD does public health and health services work across the U.S. The intern will join two projects related to healthcare workforce development and federally qualified health center data. They will participate in meetings and conduct regular remote communications with teams as agreed with project director. While affiliated with JSI’s New Hampshire office, the internship will be remote.

The intern will:

  • Complete an environmental scan of healthcare workforce development initiatives in New Hampshire. Tasks may include conducting research (interviews, background literature searches) on existing healthcare workforce development initiatives, mapping initiatives to an existing strategic plan, and developing summary materials to present the scan findings (white paper, slide deck, etc.). This work will contribute to strategic communications and partner recruitment plans.
  • Contribute to the development of a healthcare workforce data inventory for New Hampshire. Tasks may include developing a framework by which each potential data source may be reviewed and documented - including individual data points, definitions, how data is derived/collected, statutory requirements, etc. - and reviewing data sources identified through the environmental scan and existing reports.
  • Contribute to issue briefs and an executive summary of the Health Center Program Uniform Data System (UDS). The UDS is an annual reporting system that provides standardized information about the performance and operation of health centers delivering health care services to underserved communities and vulnerable populations. Tasks may include research, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Support state-level health improvement planning efforts in New Hampshire. Participate in and provide facilitation and moderation support to workgroups of the State Health Assessment and Improvement Advisory Council. Tasks may include co-developing workgroup facilitation plans, identifying health improvement strategies aligned with workgroup discussion, and participate in coordinating efforts across workgroups.
  • Meet healthcare system professionals through networking with team members in formal and informal settings.
Interns are expected to take substantial initiative in identifying, arranging, and completing a meaningful internship. As such, interns will:

  • Maintain a work schedule agreed upon by all parties.
  • Conduct all work primarily remotely. Opportunities to participate in in-person meetings may be available, but will not be required.
  • Fulfill tasks set out by mutual agreement with supervisor(s) across several tasks.
  • Take initiative to meet professional colleagues and learn about their work.
  • Ensure the timely submission of required internship and project drafts and deliverables.
  • Maintain professionalism at all times during the internship experience, including adherence to all professional standards, policies, and procedures including dress, personal conduct, and attendance.
  • MPH or other relevant masters degree completed or in progress
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Knowledge of Google Suite products (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Interest in learning about public health and reproductive health
  • Interest in working in a culturally diverse environment
  • Reproductive health or adolescent health experience is desirable
  • Qualitative research experience desirable
  • Ability to work effectively remotely

Salary Range: $20-$24/hour dependent on qualifications

Eligible Candidates can work in any state JSI R&T is registered (AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, IL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, PA, RI, VT, VA, & WI)
Please apply via our Careers Portal

Company Details

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
John Snow, Inc., and our nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. Our mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause.Our sis...