Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership- Assist the Nutritionist and Nutrition Assistant to fulfill their roles and duties to meet nutritional and special dietary needs for children and families. Responsibilities- process nutrition referrals, plan and prepare special diet/allergy meals, present family engagement meetings, create nutrition and health related handouts, provide nutrition education, and support Head Start committees.
Marshal White Center- Instruct fitness classes (variety of areas), assist in youth programs, teach nutrition or other health related classes, and assist in the Tops Weight Loss program. Assist in planning, preparing and producing community events.
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
HEALTH & WELLNESS SERVICES, HEALTH PROMOTION OFFICE
231 E. 400 S.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111
Internship Position Description
- Salt Lake Community College Health & Wellness Services – Health Promotion department is seeking qualified senior students to apply/fulfill internship position. The intern will work closely with the Program Manager and be responsible for assisting with developing strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Must develop, implement, and evaluate one theory and evidence-based health promotion policy, program, or initiative
- Work with student group in assisting to develop programs and services for students
- Assist Program Manager in training and evaluating peer educators
- Assist Program Manager in marketing Health & Wellness Services
- Serve as a health information and referral resource
Qualifications & Skills
- The ideal candidate must be interested in proactively addressing health issues relevant to college students. Topics may include but are not limited to: alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; sexual and reproductive health; sexual assault and partner abuse; nutrition, eating disorders, and body image; stress management, etc.
- Must be a senior student seeking degree in Health Education and Promotion, Community Health, Public Health or a related field.
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and to be able to communicate effectively with peer educators, college employees, and possibly community agencies
- Must be able to organize and manage a variety of projects simultaneously
- Must possess positive work attitude and be dependable and responsible
- Must be able to work as a team member and independently
Please submit cover letter and resume via email to:
Contact: Tatiana Burton, CHES, Program Manager
***Please note this position closes August 15, 2016!
SALT LAKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
2001 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
ASTHMA – Internship
(Spanish Speaking Required)
The Asthma Home Visiting program offers free home visits to residents of Salt Lake County with severe and/or uncontrolled asthma. The goal of this program is that program participants will learn how to recognize asthma symptoms, correctly use asthma medications, and reduce asthma triggers in the home in order to improve their asthma control and improve their overall quality of life.
Scope of Work:
The program consists of three (3) in-home visits and two (2) follow-up phone calls that are conducted by two Asthma program staff. The purpose of this position will be to go on home visits and to assist with Spanish speaking program participants. Staff will also be asked to assist as necessary with Spanish translations and interpreting.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred, but will accept outstanding Junior and Senior students in one of the following areas: Public Health, Community Health, Health Education and/or Health Promotion.
- Must be a fluent Spanish and English speaker
- Must be able to effectively communicate with a diverse group of all ages
- Must have a reliable means of transportation (to travel to and from office, clinics, and classes)
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide coaching to improve health behaviors
- Assist program participants in setting SMART goals
- Working knowledge of the Health Belief Model, Transtheoretical Model, Ecological Model
- Communicate effectively face-to-face and via telephone
- Provide basic health information and referral to supplemental resources
- Enter client information into a computer database
- Paid internship
- Part Time: up to 25 hours/week without benefits
- Hours: Flexible. Some evenings and some Saturday mornings are a possibility.
- Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on August 15th, 2016 ***
- To apply please send your resume to Darrin Sluga at email@example.com
START DATE: ASAP
LIVE WELL PROGRAM
5381 GREEN STREET
MURRAY, UT 84123
Select Health offers internships that provide a variety of experience in different aspects of health promotion and education. Interns will participate in our employer health fairs. This will involve conducting biometric screenings including body fat analysis, blood pressure, and cholesterol/glucose testing. In addition to the screenings you will also have the chance to teach participants about their results and ways to improve their health. Training will be provided.
Other aspects of this internship include working with a team of health educators and nurses to plan and implement programs. You may have the chance to assist in implementing programs or other projects as well as a chance to write articles for newsletters.
The internship hours are flexible to meet your schedule. We have health fair events Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays. The hours range from 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. with some exceptions depending on the event.
Requirement: Background check, drug screen, & current immunizations.
Contact: Angela Bishop Harman, MPH, MCHES, cWC
STRESS RELIEF CENTER/STRESS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP at WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY
Students participating in the Stress Management Internship may be involved in several of the following activities:
- Support the activities of the SRC
- Assist in directing affairs of the SRC including scheduling of assistants
- Schedule and promote open houses with Dr. Olpin
- Continue the development and advancement of new activities in the lab
- Help organize and administer ongoing research associated with the lab
- Coordinate activities with WSU Student Wellness
- Wellness Fairs - Stress management related campus health and wellness fairs and other campus activities
- Coordinate activities with WSU Employee Wellness program
- Wellness coaching/Stress Management workshops - stress management related campus stress management classes i.e., secretaries, women's groups, etc.
- Assist Dr. Olpin in a variety of the activities in his Stress Management and his Mind/Body Wellness courses which may include the following: putting additional classes online; editing current online classes; developing a Mind/Body wellness textbook/trade book based on the Mind/Body Wellness class
- Assist in the continued development of the Stress Management Place website, blog, and Facebook. This may include the following:
- writing stress management and wellness related articles coordinating online activities, announcements, and events
- Continue Development of a community resource website/manual to be available as a reference for all things mind/body/spirit, alternative/complementary therapies, and stress management
Prerequisites to this internship:
- Successful completion of Health 1110 - Stress Management/span>
- Successful completion of Health 2400 - Mind/Body Wellness (formerly the Art of Emotional Wellness)
- Completion of either the Health Promotion or Human Performance (wellness emphasis) required classes Permission by Dr. Olpin to participate in this internship
Preferred skills to qualify for this internship:
- Successful completion of Health 3100 - Applications of Technology in Health Promotion
- Excellent people skills - outgoing, dynamic, motivated
- Possible credit hours available for this internship: 1-3 hours
For more information, contact Dr. Olpin: firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-626-6485
Assist in the development and maintenance of prevention interventions and educational programs targeting individuals in Utah at risk for HIV infection focusing on underlying issues that can lead to increased risky behaviors.
UTAH AIDS FOUNDATION
1408 S. 1100 E.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84105
- Assist in coordinating the Utah AIDS Foundation’s HIV and STI Counseling and Testing Center;
- Provide STI results to clients;
- Be trained in all aspects of test site including becoming a test site counselor, lab technician, intake, specimen collection, etc.;
- Coordinate and run the HIV and STI Counseling and Testing Site and assist with other testing events on and off site;
- Assess HIV risk related health education needs for at risk populations;
- Assist with the design and implementation of education programs and interventions in accordance to the targeted populations’ needs that serve to reduce HIV transmission risk;
- Evaluate the helpfulness, impact and effectiveness of health education programs;
- Oversee and facilitate Speaker’s Bureau presentations such as HIV 101 and STI 101 in the community including public schools, mental health treatment facilities, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of health education theory and principles;
- Knowledge of behavior change theory;
- Skill in education and training techniques;
- Skill in written and verbal communication;
- Ability to make presentations, develop curriculum, and objectively evaluate program effectiveness.
Education and Experience:
Contact: Tyler Fisher, Director
- Must be working toward a degree in community health education, health promotion, public health, or closely related field.
The Utah Department of Health offers your students a chance to get experience by way of internships, practicums, and student projects. We typically offer a variety of opportunities for students - ranging from public health projects to business / organizational development projects. We have recently produced a compilation of these opportunities at the link Utah Department of Health Internships. This resource contains both paid and unpaid opportunities.
Contact Rebecca L. Ward
Utah Birth Defect Network, a program of the Utah Department of Health
The Utah Birth Defect Network (UBDN) is a statewide, population-based surveillance program that has identified birth defects in children born in Utah since 1994. The UBDN is operated by the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness, Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Although not all birth defects can be prevented, steps can be taken to increase a woman’s chance of having a healthy baby. The mission of the UBDN is to prevent birth defects and secondary disabilities by monitoring occurrence, conducting research, and providing education and outreach.
The Utah Birth Defects Network Internship is an overarching of all birth defects with particular attention to Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) and Newborn Screening. Responsibilities include projects for National Birth Defects Prevention Month – January 2017
- Create a Social Media Calendar
- Create Brochures for CCHD and Newborn Screening (Hearing, Heart & Heel stick)
- Create Provider Education Materials for CCHD
Julie Southwick, MS, CHES
Health Educator, State of Utah Zika Action Plan Committee
Amy Nance, Utah Birth Defects Program Manager
State of Utah Department of Health
Family Health and Preparedness
Bureau for Children with Special Care Needs
Utah Birth Defects Network
44 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Utah Department of Health
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Program
Bureau of Health Promotion
Cannon Health Building
288 N 1460 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
This internship is a unique opportunity to assist the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias State Plan Specialist in carrying out the implementation of The State Plan. This includes attending and contributing to planning meetings, good communication within workgroups and the Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Coordinating Council, good organization and note taking skills, as well as an ability and willingness to remain flexible. Intern must have the knowledge and desire to work in public health planning and work plans through to completion.
This is an unpaid internship.
- Major in Health Promotion or a related field
- Willing to work Monday- Friday; flexible hours between 8 am - 5 pm.
- Must be able to pass a background check.
- Have taken or will be taking Program Planning and Implementation.
- Good communication skills and ability to work with others
- Positive attitude and willing to assist the State Plan Specialist in any way she may need
- Ability to write reports, emails, and documents clearly
Contact: Lynn Meinor
***send resume via email
Wasatch County Health Department
55 S. 500 E.
Heber City, UT 84032
Assist with health education projects including promotion of Physical Activity & good nutrition, worksite wellness program, Injury & Tobacco prevention events.
Contact: Jonelle Fitzgerald
WEBER-MORGAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT
477 23rd STREET
OGDEN, UT 84401
Division of Health Promotion Internship Opportunities
Title: Community Health Education Internships
Agency: Weber-Morgan Health Department, Division of Health Promotion
Deadlines: Applications and resumes will be accepted at any time throughout the year. Positions are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Applicants will be contacted approximately 1 month before the start of a new semester.
Hours: Variable (we require a minimum of 200 hours, but encourage more)
Description: Interns will work with program managers in several of the following areas:
- Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
- Tobacco Prevention
- Injury Prevention
Possible projects include, but are not limited to:
- Planning and implementing a 4-8 week worksite wellness program
- Conducting presentations on various topics
- Attending car seat checkpoints and various safety events
- Assisting in planning and implementing community events and campaigns
- Participating in coalition meetings
- Attending Teen Tobacco Reduction classes and various anti-tobacco events
- Completing obesity prevention projects
Requirements: Must be pursuing a degree in Health Promotion or a closely related field. Must be currently enrolled in or have already taken a Program Planning class and be eligible to begin working toward internship credits. Applicants must be able to complete a minimum of 200 hours and maintain a consistent schedule. Must be dependable, computer literate, organized, self-motivated, tobacco-free, and enthusiastic about improving health in the community. Must also have the ability to communicate well with staff and the community, and have reliable transportation. To apply, please fill out the Division of Health Promotion Internship Application form (found at www.webermorganhealth.org/internships.php) and submit it with a copy of your resume.
Contact: Bryce Sherwood, Health Promotion Supervisor and Intern Coordinator
Weber State Non-Traditional Center
Develop Health Education Programs for Non-Traditional students and their famiies. Possible duties include: brochure development, powerpoint presentations on various health topics geared to this student population, and providing materials at Health Fairs.
Debbie Cragun, Director, Non-Traditional Student Center
Student Union, SU 322
WEBER STATE STUDENT WELLNESS
WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY, OGDEN, UT
Do you want an engaging internship experience that you can tailor to your health promotion major and area of emphasis? Are you a good communicator and able to work independently?
The WSU Student Wellness office is seeking two to three dynamic student interns to assist with several projects for the upcoming academic year (fall and spring semesters). The selected interns would be involved in all levels of programming from development to website, marketing, assessment, implementation and evaluation.
Several interns are needed to work with the Weber Walks: 1/2 Marathon program. Duties will include training program participants and serving as "pacers" the day of the race. As a student intern, your entrance fee to the Ogden Marathon will be covered, so if you've always wanted to train and complete a half marathon, this is a great way to do that for free.
Other opportunities would include planning and participation in wellness campaigns on campus, and the development of outreach programs for students. In addition, you will work with the program manager to create an internship experience that compliments your interests and area of emphasis.
If you have excellent written and verbal communication skills, fantastic time management skills, and are able to work independently, this may be the perfect internship for you!
Awardees will be required to commit 15-2- hours a week for two semesters. The scholarship portion of the internship includes a partial tuition waiver.
Contact: Rochelle Creager, Manager
WEBER STATE WOMEN'S CENTER
Women’s Center Director
Description of the internship
WC Interns are an integral part of the Women’s Center (WC) staff, contributing to the WC mission, developing as student leaders, and providing services and programs around social justice and violence prevention issues.
- Cultivate skills in student engagement and peer education
- Collaborate with a team of other social advocates to create progressive change
- Positively challenge campus culture surrounding violence, discrimination, and oppression
We have two internship options:
- Violence Prevention Peer Educator Intern
- Social Justice Peer Educator Intern
Violence Prevention Peer Educator Intern
• Work as part of the WC team to plan and implement peer workshops and trainings that focus on violence awareness and prevention, including risk reduction and bystander intervention skill development
• Create educational displays and social marketing on a wide range of violence issues
• Assist in focus groups and research efforts
• Assist in development of prevention initiatives for target populations
Social Justice Peer Educator Intern
• Work as part of the WC team to plan and implement peer workshops and trainings that address a wide range of social justice issues, with an intersectional and gendered focus, for a wide range of campus groups
• Create educational displays on a wide range of social justice issues
• Seek out opportunities for collaborative projects with other campus organizations and departments
• Coordinate and play a lead role in tabling and other WC outreach efforts
• Play an important role in informing the campus about the WC and drawing students, staff, faculty, and community to WC events through presentations and other outreach activities
• Assist with publicizing WC programs and events, including: using online social networks, flyering on campus, and word of mouth to promote WC events
• Participate in weekly staff development meetings
• Participate in ongoing in-service trainings and complete readings and other internship assignments
• Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with WC staff
• Assist with maintaining WC space in order to create a welcoming environment for all members of the community
Requirements to know before applying for an internship
• Must be committed to the mission and vision of the Women’s Center and be able to serve as an enthusiastic representative of the WC
• Must be committed to working cooperatively as part of a team, and have strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, staff, faculty, and community
Applicants for Spring Semester must contact Stephanie via email before December 7th explaining why they are interested in interning at the WC. Individual interviews will be scheduled before Spring Semester begins.
THE WELLNESS CONNECTION, INC.
9450 SOUTH STATE STREET
Description: This internship will provide you with an opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a wellness coordinator in the field of corporate health. You will be working for The Wellness Connection, Inc. on-site at BD Medical Systems, a corporation in Sandy, UT, helping to manage their employee wellness program. BD Medical Systems has been a consistent winner of the Utah Council of Worksite Health Promotion’s Platinum Award (the highest award given in Utah for corporate health programs). Some of the programs you will be helping with include the following: implementation of a diabetes prevention program, performing biometric body assessments, planning exercise incentive programs, assisting in an indoor triathlon program, weight management, personal health consultations, healthy behavior presentations, a health fair, etc. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the field of corporate health to work at a company that has one of the best employee health programs in the state.
- 15-20 hours each week
- This is an unpaid internship
- Working towards, or have, a BS degree in Fitness and Wellness Management, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, or similar health related field
- Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of a corporation
- Professional, corporate image
- CPR/First Aid certification desired
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Outgoing dynamic personality
- Good knowledge of strength and cardiovascular training principles
- Good knowledge of basic nutrition principles
- Hard and honest worker
Contact: Celeste Thorup
WOMEN IN MOTION
Program will be held at McKay-Dee Hospital Center on Wednesday evenings & Saturday mornings. During Fall 2015 semester, there will be an internship opportunity to help with Administration/Social Media as WIM is set-up at a new facility. During Spring 2015, up to 6 interns are needed to assist women with exercise programs and teach topics on Healthy Lifestyles. Help prepare program participants to run/walk the Ogden Marathon in May.
Contact: Rachel Smith, Director
"A Safe Place to be a Kid"
2305 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401
Come make a difference with us at Youth Impact! We always need Volunteers to come in and share your hobbies and interests with our participants. We are an after-school program with a broad range of activities available for Ogden children ages 8-18. With some emphasis put on academics and giving back to the community, we have created a place for kids to have fun and gain tools to help them be more succesful adults. From small group activities, arts and crafts, community service, sports teams--the list goes on and on. The point is: every child who walks through our door can find a place where they belong and a chance to develop skills and interests.
Program hours during fall and spring semester: 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Program hours for summer: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Depending on your level of involvement as a volunteer or intern, there may be additional opportunities to help us out with small group and weekend activities.
Volunteer/Intern Orientation: Before you can volunteer at Youth Impact, you will need to attend a volunteer orientation. This allows potential volunteers to see the facility, as well as get a feel for the program as a whole. We ask our volunteers to assist in areas they enjoy, and/or bring down hobbies and things that are of interest to them. This is imperative when adding to the family-like environment we have created here at Youth Impact. You are not required to make an appointment, just drop in at one of our scheduled orientation times.
School Year Orientation Times:
- Monday/Wednesday: 5:30 pm
- Thursday: 1:30 pm
Summer Orientation Times:
- Monday: 1:00 pm
- Tuesday: 2:30 pm
Kylie Peterson, Volunteer Coordinator