Human Resources

Public Health Intern

Open until filled
$1,000 Stipend after completion of 360 hr intrnshp

Graduate student position within the Health Department responsible for researching and analyzing environmental public health activities, as directed. This is a voluntary internship with a stipend paid at the end of the internship. Intern will perform various projects such as reviewing and organizing current standard operating procedures, creation of first draft of new/updated policies/ordinances. Intern will provide 360 hours of service over approximately nine weeks (40 hours per week unless mutually agreed to by both parties).


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university. Must currently be a student in a Master of Public Health program.


Must be skilled in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum of direction; communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials; and using a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.


Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms.


Typical Working Conditions: Normally in an office environment.


Valid State Driver’s License

Drug Testing and Background Check

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.


Apply on-line at or in the Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor City Hall, 111 East Maple, Independence MO 64050. Position open until filled with first review of applications at 5 p.m on May 20, 2013.




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