HP Internship Opportunities

SALT LAKE VALLEY HEALTH DEPARTME

 


AMERICORPS

Brief Overview: The Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH) administers the AmeriCorps and the Medically Underserved in Utah (AMUU) program which places AmeriCorps members in community-based orgaogdennizations. The AMUU program is recruiting health professions students for AmeriCorps positions in at the Midtown Community Health Center clinics in Utah and Davis Counties. Students will provide patient education and patient navigation services with medically underserved populations (navigation of Medicaid/Medicare, PCN, SCHIP, etc). Training and onsite supervision will be provided. Priority will be given to bilingual applicants.

The Program

Since 1990, the Association for Utah Community Health has administered the AmeriCorps and the Medically Underserved in Utah (AMUU) program placing AmeriCorps members in community-based organizations throughout Utah. The AMUU program is adding AmeriCorps positions that will place health professions students in community health centers to provide patient education and navigation (navigation of Medicaid/Medicare, PCN, SCHIP, etc).

Student Benefits

  • Initial and on-going training using an evidence-based community lay health worker model
  • Learn basic principles in disease prevention and management
  • Exposure to working with medically underserved population
  • Receive an orientation to linguistic and culturally appropriate adult teaching methods
  • Opportunity to provide face-to-face, group and phone education using traditional and electronic media
  • Student will be placed in a health center for 300 hour or 450 hour internship/placements
  • Students will be compensated with a $1,000 to $1,250 education award to be used toward eligible school expenses after successful completion of their placement
  • Excellent experience in a community-based setting

For more information, contact Jackie Lumpkin at or 801-716-4604 (office) or 801-674-2409 (cell).

AVALON CARE CENTER

523 N Main St.

Bountiful, UT 84010

As an intern at the Avalon Care Center in Bountiful, students will interact directly with the Activities Director doing recreation therapy. Recreational therapy embraces a definition of "health" which includes not only the absence of "illness", but extends to enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and leisure development so individuals may participate fully and independently in chosen life pursuits.

Interns can expect to engage in the following:

  • Help assess, plan, implement, and evaluate activities that promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive health.
  • Facilitate groups for residents and families regarding diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, range of motion, etc.
  • Educate the community on aging and quality of life.
  • Promote community and intergenerational interaction.
  • Additional responsibilities as developed by the intern.

For additional information, please contact Amanda Koch:

Email: jakoch08@gmail.com

Work phone: 801-951-1652

Cell phone: 520-331-9825

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Brightwork Cottage Senior Day Care Center

Internship Program January-June 2013

Successful candidates for internships at Brightwork Cottage will gain valuable experience working with seniors experiencing memory loss or dementia. Interns will fill roles in a variety of areas including:

•    Leading recreational games & activities at Brightwork Cottage

•    Leading community outings to parks, museums, etc.

•    Planning special parties and social events

•    Assisting in transporting seniors to and from their homes

•    Preparing meals & snacks

•    Beautifying our gardens

•    Assisting with public relations & marketing endeavors

•    Assisting with office & clerical duties

•    Receiving CPR & First Aid Certifications good for 2 years

•    Receiving a Utah Food Handler’s Permit

Additional information about activities at Brightwork Cottage can be found at www.brightworkcottage.org.

Interested applicants should write a brief cover letter indicating (1) reasons for wanting to fulfill an internship at Brightwork Cottage and (2) any relevant experience or education. Letters of interest will be accepted until November 15 and should be emailed to chris@brightworkcottage.org. They may also be mailed or dropped off in person at:

Brightwork Cottage 1603 E. Stratford Avenue Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Internships will last from January to June 2013 after which employment opportunities may be available. Questions may be directed to Jennifer Julian at jennifer@brightworkcottage.org.

CLUB HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Club Heights Elementary School is currently seeking students to assist with the 4-H youth development program. The student intern(s) would be responsible for providing fitness themed small group (10-20 students) activities every Friday for six weeks.  The type of events may be aligned with the interests of the student intern(s) but may include yoga, movement, nutrition, dance, sports, stretching, etc. General responsibilities for this position include:

  • Attend a short orientation meeting prior to clubs starting.
  • Provide Take roll each day.
  • Provide consistent positive behavior management.
  • Prepare a small display with pictures of group activities for our “Best of Club” celebration March 26th.

Spring 4-H Club Dates: Friday February 10th, 17th, 24th, March 2nd, 9th, and 23rd.

Contact information:

  • Kami Winger, CHASP (Club Heights After School Program) Director, 801-452-4254.
  • Wendy Phillips, Club Heights Elementary School Counselor, 801-452-4248.

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER  (CHIC) AT MCKAY-DEE HOSPITAL

Internship duties include:

  • Assist with marketing McKay-Dee Hospital’s Car Seat Program and CPR classes
  • Design PowerPoint presentations for the monitor in the hospital lobby
  • Assist the Health Educator in teaching babysitting classes
  • Practice CHES competencies by acting as a resource person for hospital patients and community members seeking information
  • Speak about health related topics at community events as needed
  • Represent CHIC at health fairs upon request
  • Assist with updating 211ut.org and learning about resources within the community
  • Help with ordering pamphlets and other materials for the center
  • Attend meetings in the community with the Director
  • Obtain CPR certification at no charge

An internship at the Community Health Information Center provides an opportunity to get “real world experience” in a hospital setting.  Use your creativity and marketing skills, increase your knowledge of health related topics and practice CHES competencies. It also gives you a chance to network with health educators and other hospital staff.  This is a great way to expand your knowledge and your professional portfolio.

Contact Elon Jensen at 801-387-7804

1-800 CONTACTS, Inc.

66 East Wadsworth Park Drive

Draper, UT 84020

Internship Summary:

The Health & Wellness Department has a position available for a Health & Wellness Internship. This

position will directly report to the Health & Wellness Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The primary focus of this internship is to create a nutrition program that will be implemented companywide.
  • Enhance current nutrition efforts (i.e. work with our onsite restaurant, At Work Weight Watchers, etc.).
  • Responsible for creating a comfortable environment
  • Perform fitness assessments, equipment orientations including both cardiovascular equipment and resistance equipment, and provide one-on-one/group training
  • Helps motivate & properly instruct/assist employees during their workout
  • Responsible for monitoring and tracking flow within the Wellness Center and charting member attendance and progress
  • Ensure a safe and clean facility by inspecting and cleaning equipment within the Wellness Center
  • Helps keep clean laundry, drinks and other supplies stocked for associates and guests
  • Help create and maintain all records of participants
  • Performs other projects and duties as assigned by manager

Requirements:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM, NASM, AFAA, NSCA)
  • CPR, First Aid & AED certification required
  • Prefer applicants in senior year who have already taken exercise physiology and nutrition courses.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (oral, written, listening)
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Detail Oriented, organized, dependable, and creative
  • Proactive about duties and tasks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Be committed to encourage and motivate others to exercise and maintain healthy lifestyle through personal example.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced work environment.

Shift Available:

  • Monday-Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Must be flexible
  • Must be able to fill in when needed (between the hours of 5:45 a.m. and 10 p.m. M-F)

Interested parties should apply online at www.contacts.com/jobs and attach a resume.

DAVIS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Davis County Health Department has a position open for a health educator intern. The chosen applicant will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating poison prevention activities in Davis County. More than one internship may be available depending on the applications that are received. 

The successful applicant should: 

• Be working on completing a degree in health promotion, public health, health education or a closely related field

• Be comfortable presenting health information to groups

• Have their own transportation • Be self-motivated and able to work without close supervision

• Be comfortable working with Microsoft Office

• Be able to pass a background check and drug screening 

If interested in applying, send your resume to Chris Bateman at: cbateman@daviscountyutah.gov. 

Your application must be received no later than December 31st by 5:00 p.m. 

Interviews will be scheduled for the week of January 7th-11th. The successful candidate will begin the internship during the week of January 14th.

THE GYM IN WEST HAVEN

Hours: Flexible, Some nights & Some Saturdays

Description of intern:

  • Help Plan, Implement & Evaluate sports programs( for kids), under the direction of a Gym manager
  • Office work, cold calling to update data, data entry, etc..
  • Help Market and Promote upcoming events
  • Help run facility
  • Communicate with Gym patrons
  • Clean up after any accidents during events
  • Monitor, and scan for any problems during shift
  • Be an Assistant Facilities Director

Intern Must be:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Publisher
  • Be able to take instructions
  • Be a Proactive problem solver
  • Responsible
  • Be able to communicate w/ staff and patrons
  • Multi task
  • Enjoy people
  • Be able to take criticism
  • Handle situations in the heat of the moment

If you are interested you can Contact Nate Hibbert to set up an appointment at

nhibbertsportscenter@gmail.com or call The Gym at (801)731-6387

The Gym

2025 West 2805 South

West Haven, UT 84401

 

HEALTH BEHAVIOR INNOVATIONS (HBI)

Who We Are

  • Health Behavior Innovations specializes in developing corporate wellness programs for companies. HBI is dedicated to promoting the health of individuals. To do this we focus on supporting our participants through personal health coaching, education and behavior modification.

Your Time Here

  • At HBI you have the unique opportunity to experience the corporate wellness arena while getting hands-on, real world application of your education. You will have the opportunity to not only utilize your education but receive exposure to what it takes to run a successful corporate wellness company that actually helps people make lasting lifestyle changes.
  • While here at HBI you will have the opportunity to work side by side with the Clinical Management team assisting them in what it takes to run, manage and train a successful coaching staff. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the business and operations integration of wellness in a corporate environment.
  • Additionally, you will have the chance to work individually, in pairs and as an internship team on educational presentations, newsletters and courses to be presented to our clients. We are looking for self-motivated and driven Juniors and Seniors in Health Science majors interested in completing a minimum of 200 hours internship over a minimum of 10 weeks. Opportunity for continued work with HBI may be available based on availability and successful completion of the internship.

Requirements

  • Seniors or graduate students in a health science major. Must be currently enrolled.

Compensation

  • You will receive a stipend after successful completion of your internship. Stipend amount is based on number of successful internship hours completed.

Apply

  • Email your resume and cover letter to Recruitment@AppleProgram.com. www.HealthBehaviorInnovations.com www.AppleProgram.com

HILL AIR FORCE BASE

Come work in a hands-on environment in planning health promotion programs, educational classes, health and fitness expos, races, tournaments, and many other events

Opportunities to perform fitness assessments and equipment orientations are also available. Work with fitness professionals, exercise physiologists, a registered dietitian as well as military and civilian employees.

Internships available fall, spring, or summer semesters.

Contact Katherine Purser by email

katherine.purser@hill.af.mil or 801-777-2762.

HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE

Community Outreach and Prevention Education

Outreach interns must be college seniors or graduate students. Outreach interns are normally serving to satisfy a college-level internship in community health education or a related field. Interns must have reliable transportation and insurance. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for travel to/from events and Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Outreach interns attend community events, health fairs, and other cancer related events to provide information about cancer prevention and screening. Interns help with program planning, writing grants, and presentations at local schools, churches, and community organizations.

To apply for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your resume, two letters of recommendation, and availability to lori.maness@hci.utah.edu. 

New interns are accepted each semester: Consider applying early.

This is an unpaid internship with rewards. In addition to personal satisfaction from helping others, Huntsman Cancer Institute extends the following benefits to volunteers.

  • Free parking
  • Lunch voucher for each four hour shift worked
  • Free annual tuberculosis screening
  • Annual volunteer recognition awards
  • Inclusion in many Huntsman Cancer Institute events, including the annual summer picnic and holiday events
  • Information about the latest in research and patient care

Contact:

  • Lori Maness, Outreach Coordinator, Community Outreach & Prevention Education, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 1950 Circle of Hope, Room 6060, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (801) 587-9976. Email: lori.maness@hci.utah.edu

 MOUNTAIN VIEW MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS

I am the office manager for Dr. Adams(gynecologist) in Salt Lake City.  We have a weight loss clinic called Mountain View Medical Weight Lossand would love to be able to have one or two interns for the medical weight loss part.  Some background with health and nutrition would be necessary.

I would train the interns to help with nutrition plans, weekly shopping and exercise plans for the patient.

The interns could plan on between 20-30 hours per week.  If there are any interns available who speak Spanish they would get the opportunity to help translate for Spanish speaking patients.  I feel this would be a wonderful opportunity for the interns and our Clinic.

Thank you,

Donna M Evans

801-550-1130


OGDEN VETERANS HOME

The aging field is growing at a rapid pace; unfortunately, the workforce does not seem to be keeping up with that pace. It would be a great opportunity for you students that are willing to reach outside of the youthful professions and learn how important aging shapes our world. We have a brand new building with new programming and changes in long term care. It’s an exciting time for students to grow and become professionals in their respected fields.

Internship activities:

  • Help write and distribute our Nursing Home Newsletter to Resident and Families
  • Help and facilitate groups to Veterans and Families that promote good health: Diabetes education, Stress, Alzheimer’s Disease etc.
  • Work closely with Recreational Activities and Groups Promoting involvement
  • Work closely with Social Work to help promote a better human environment for the residents to reduce loneliness, helplessness, and boredom
  • Work closely with the Admissions process, learning all the resources and professional connections within the aging field
  • Have opportunities to get out in the community to promote aging and quality of life

Contact:

  • Andrew R. Poll, LCSW, Director of Social Services/ Admissions
  • George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home
  • 1102 N 1200 W Ogden, UT 84404
  • Office 801-334-4302
  • Cell 801-786-9781
  • Main 801-334-4300

 

 PEER ADVOCATES for WEBER STATE (P.A.W.S.)

Peer advocates are considered volunteers representing both the Health Promotion Program and the Student Wellness Center at Weber State University. Peer health advocates function as team members dedicated to the development and implementation of WSU campus health promotion efforts. In particular, peer health advocates conduct workshops on a variety of requested health-related topics to student groups, residence halls, and academic classes.

Job Qualifications:

  •     Declared academic minor (or major) in Health Promotion, Nutrition, or Human Performance.
  •     Completed coursework in HLTH 3000 (Foundations of Health Promotion) and HLTH 3200 (Methods in Health Education).
  •     Flexible schedule (ability to work some evenings and, possibly, weekends).
  •     Ability to work independently, be a “self-starter” (faculty/staff involvement is limited).
  •     Excellent written and oral communication skills.

To Apply/Contact:

  •     Name: Dr. Chris Eisenbarth
  •     Address: Weber State University, Dept. of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 2801 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-2801
  •     Fax: 801-626-6228
  •     Email: ceisenbarth@weber.edu

 SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Health & Wellness Services

Health Promotion Office

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:

Tatiana Burton, CHES

Program Manager

Tatiana.burton@slcc.edu

Phone: 801-957-4837

Fax: 801-957-4800

 

SALT LAKE VALLEY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, TOBACCO PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM INTERNSHIP

The Salt Lake Valley Health Department (SLVHD) has an opening for Health Education Intern in its Tobacco Prevention and Education Program located @ 2001 S. State Street, S-2400 Salt Lake City, UT. The successful applicant will assist SLVHD Health Educators in planning and coordinating health education activities in the Tobacco Program; identify target populations to receive health promotion intervention and health education activities with schools, businesses, community, civic and church groups; conduct teacher trainings, in-services, workshops and classes; provide counseling on healthy lifestyle topics; develop curricula for workshops, seminars and classes for target populations and groups; design and develop educational materials; conduct pre-program and post-program surveys; conduct follow-up evaluations with participants; consult and collaborate with the Utah Department of Health, other local health department, and non-profit agencies.

Main duties will include: 1) Assist with the planning, preparation and supervision of youth group meetings, activities and events, 2) Assist with the resource coordination for elementary and middle school anti-tobacco programs, including delivery and pick up of class materials, 3) Present tobacco education/curriculum to the youth group and/or to school groups as needed, and 4) Prepare materials for and facilitating youth tobacco cessation class [training on the Ending Nicotine Dependence (END) class will be provided]. Candidate must be able to teach END classes that are held from 4-6pm every Tuesday evening and attend Teen Advocates Against Tobacco (TAAT) monthly meetings that are held from 5-6:30pm on Wednesdays, both of which are held at the Salt Lake County Government Center.

Minimum Qualification: Community Health Education Major or closely related field, dependable, organized, experience working with youth of all ages, ability to communicate well with staff and community, self motivated, able to follow directions, reliable transportation, and enthusiastic about reducing tobacco use and improving health in the community.

Stipend: Up to $700/semester (pay determined by completing up to 300 hours and performance evaluation score)

To Apply: All interested candidates should ensure cover letter and resume. Students in their first year of their major are encouraged to apply.

If you have additional questions, please contact Kathy Baebler at kbaebler@slco.org or (801) 468-2794.

Salt Lake Valley Health Department

C/O Kathy Baebler

2001 S. State Street, S2400

Salt Lake City, UT 84190-2150

(801) 468-2794 – telephone

(801) 468-2350 - fax

 

SELECT HEALTH

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.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Meg Danielson at 801-442-7200 or by email at meg.danielson@selecthealth.org

 

SOUTHWEST UTAH PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Health Promotion Division of the department has an open application for student interns seeking experience in the field.  The department is willing work with student to ensure they receive school credit for their time as an intern. The department can offer students experience in the following fields: tobacco prevention and control, injury prevention, physical activity and nutrition, worksite wellness, nutrition, data collection, epidemiology, and others. Students wishing to apply should fill out our separate intern application: http://www.swuhealth.org/forms/employment/intern_app_form.pdf

For additional information, contact Russ Hinton:

Email: rahinton@utah.gov This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: 435-628-6425 

620 S. 400 East #400

Saint George, UT 84770 

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: molpin@weber.edu or 801-626-6485

TRANSPORTATION CLEARING HOUSE, LLC/TRANSPORTATION ALLIANCE BANK

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Assist with wellness programming
  • Work with a small committee to develop health awareness events
  • Create ongoing seminars/workshops for stress management, nutrition, weight loss, etc
  • Facilitate a 5K fun-run in the community
  • Tracking program progress to present to management

 Please contact Marisa Beasley: 801-624-4672


The United Way of Northern Utah is offering an unpaid internship opportunity that might be really beneficial for junior and senior level students. Interns would be volunteering in the "Loaned Executive" program at United Way wherein they would be assigned a portfolio of accounts and work as fundraisers and community spokespersons for United Way.

Volunteer interns receive professional training and practice in public speaking, project management, and leadership development. They would acquire an in-depth knowledge of the community and how United Way works to engage business, government, and non-profit organizations to provide individuals and families with opportunities to succeed.

If you think this would be a meaningful learning opportunity, please contact Mitch McBride, Resource Development Director for United Way of Northern Utah at (801) 399-5584, ext. 109 or via email at mmcbride@uwnu.org.
 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HEALTH CARE - PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY

Internship available: Health Educator Summer 2013

Description: Assist the health educator in program planning and implementation by creating heart healthy nutrition lessons including resource development and assisting in teaching patients about diet who are recovering from a cardiac event.   The internship also includes data entry and other tasks as assigned.  This internship requires a minimum of working 16 hours per week and is located on the fourth floor of the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

Supervisor:  Hailey Nielson MS, CHES

Application: Interested applicants please submit your resume and cover letter by May 3rd, 2013 to Hailey Nielson at hailey.nielson@utah.edu


UTAH AIDS FOUNDATION

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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:

  • Must be working toward a degree in community health education, health promotion, public health, or closely related field.
Intern must commit to 12 weeks but may stay longer based on school internship hour requirements. 10 to 15 hours per week required.

To schedule an appointment please contact Meghan Balough at (801) 487-2323 or meghan@utahaids.org.

 

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.

Utah Department of Health Asthma Program

Salt Lake City, UT and Surrounding Areas

Asthma Program Internship

Interns will need to be responsible, energetic, and self-motivated. The vision of the Utah Department of Health Asthma Program is to improve lives of those with asthma. An intern’s primary responsibility is to educate school faculty and community organizations about asthma

and provide assistance to program staff with a variety of other projects. A stipend may be available based on performance.

Internship Eligibility

Applicants should be working towards a degree in Health Education, Public Health, Health Promotion, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, or other health-related majors.

Availability

The primary application time is between April and May. Interns are trained in June and continue their internship through the fall and/or winter semester.

Other positions may be available throughout the year. Contact Philip Harris at (801)538-6894 for additional information. It is requested that applicants commit to a minimum of 180 total hours. Additional hours are available if needed.

Application Process

Applicants are considered in the order their application is received. Applicants must submit the Utah Asthma Program Application (attached) as well as a current resume. The Asthma Program staff will schedule and hold interviews for selected applicants.

Complete Application

Utah Asthma Program Internship Application and Current Resume

Application Deadlines

Applications are due according to dates set on the announcement each year. Other positions may be available throughout the year. Contact Philip Harris at (801)538-6894 for additional information.

Submit Application (via email only)

Applicants should apply by email. The internship application as well as a current resume should be sent to Philip Harris at paharris@utah.gov

 

VERIZON WIRELESS EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIPS

At Verizon Wireless, we're ahead of the curve in every way. We're committed not just to being the most innovative in technology and customer service, we're leading the way in health and wellness, too!

That's why we offer paid Internships in Exercise Science at our On-Site Corporate Health and Wellness Center. Join Verizon Wireless and gain experience in:

  • Sub-maximal fitness testing and evaluations
  • One-on-one training
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Facility operations
  • Sports psychology
  • Nutritional assessments, and more!

Qualified applicants are junior-level college students and above who are pursuing a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or a related field. Current CPR, First Aid and AED Certifications are required.

What are you waiting for? Become a part of the Adecco team that keeps Verizon Wireless running strong! Apply Today!

Corporate Health & Wellness Center

Amy Jessop (Health & Wellness Coordinator)

2777 S. Corporate Park Drive, West Valley City, UT 84120

If you qualify and are interested in this internship opportunity please e-mail your resume to

amy.jessop@verizonwireless.com


"Vitality Wins" Online Health Promotion Internship

This internship will allow interns to have a greater knowledge and understanding of promoting health in the business sector of social networking and marketing. The main emphasis will be placed on promoting the new “start-up” Vitality Wins website (www.vitalitywins.com) at Weber State University. The Health Promotion intern will work with the President and the Vitality Wins Team to obtain commercial and marketing goals. Interns will be provided general direction and materials to complete final outcome objectives.

Skills Required:

• Excellent communication & organization skills

• Ability to collaborate with the Vitality Wins team

• Reliable and accountable to execute deliverables and maintain timelines

• Requires minimal supervision

Responsibilities:

• Play the Vitality Wins game for the 8 week period with friends and family, followed by the maintenance game Step Up.

• Develop a Marketing Plan approved by the Vitality Wins team, including the following ideas:

-Social Media and Networking

-Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Blogging, etc.

o Direct Marketing at School Functions including but not limited to:

- Booths at Block Party, Homecoming Events, Games, Health and Wellness Events

- Advertise at WSU Athletic Environments/Gyms and Events, Freshman dorms (“Avoid the Freshman 10”) and School Paper

- Promotions

• Field Production

o Schedule booth sites at pre-determined locations per Marketing Plan

o Prepare and assemble booth

o Coordinate booth banners, fliers and promotions with the Vitality Wins team

o Mans the booth for designated periods of time

o Plan for computer registration at the booth

o Coordinate articles and advertisements for student papers with Vitality Wins team

o Distribute fliers and posters

• Social Media

o Email

o Facebook posts and campaigns

o Tweets, Blogs and Pins

o Creative marketing

• Collaborate efforts with Vitality Wins team

• Good communication with Vitality Wins team

Minimum Qualifications

• Preferably a Health Promotions or Business Marketing Student

• Any combination of education and/or training which demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities describe above.

Internship Objective

• Specific Goals:

o Perform Social and Direct Marketing activities increasing awareness.

o Complete the Marketing Plan by the end of the internship

o Demonstrate marketing efforts which correlate to a substantial increase in the number of participants playing Vitality. The intern and the Vitality Wins team will work together to reach a goal of 50 % growth by the completion of internship (Tracking handled by web development)

• Internship worth 4 semester hours

Internship Location

Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

Contact Information

Dr. Maria Richards

CEO and PhD Nutritionist

Founder of Vitality Wins

801-791-7220

mariarichards@comcast.net



WEBER-MORGAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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)

Pay: Stipend based on number of hours completed

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:

 


THE WELLNESS CONNECTION, INC.

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.

Internship Specifications:

  • Location: 9450 South State St., Sandy UT
  • 15-20 hours each week
  • This is an unpaid internship

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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 Information:

  • If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please contact Becky Smith via the information below:
  • Phone: 801-792-8835
  • Email: info@wellnessconnectionutah.com

Weber State UniversityHealth PromotionOgden, Utah 84408-2801molpin@weber.edu801-626-6485

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