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Global Health Intern - QI

  • ... Dallas, Texas, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 25 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 29, 2024       Expires on: Apr 14, 2024

Global Health Intern - QI   

JOB TITLE:

Global Health Intern - QI

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dallas Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

FHI 360 has an exciting internship opportunity for a student interested in growing their skills within the international development sector.
Under close supervision, an intern will perform entry level professional duties which will provide the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the organization.
Internship assignments will serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to a global nonprofit development organization.


The intern will work in the NTDs Department, specifically the USAIDs Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) | West Program (Act | West) a USAID-funded program to support the elimination of NTDs in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote dIvoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
The project seeks to build upon the achievements of USAIDs previous NTD investments (20102019) in West Africa in their efforts to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) and trachoma as a public health problem, and the elimination of onchocerciasis (OV) in selected countries.
It aims to make NTD programs capable of sustaining treatment for long-term control programs for schistosomiasis (SCH), soil transmitted helminthes (STH) and OV, and mainstream NTD programs into the national health system.


This is a paid internship with a flexible schedule based on project needs.


Anticipated Duration: Summer 2024 Semester: May August

Hours: 20 30 hours per week

Pay Rate: $23.
00-$25.
00/hour (masters student or graduate)

Location: Remote, United States (strong preference given to candidates residing in the Eastern time zone)

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

  • NTDs and NGO project management through:
    • Discussions with Act | West technical and program staff
    • Participation in weekly technical meetings, biweekly Act | West team meetings, IR2 monthly meetings, program update meetings, etc.
  • Practical experience with a large, global non-profit organization
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful technical, and/or program management professionals
  • Experience working with an inter-disciplinary team addressing global development challenges

Anticipated Project(s) and Assignment Details:

The intern may contribute to various team or project activities under the direction of their supervisor in the following ways:

  • Collect all the DQAs conducted by countries supported by Act | West from 2019.
  • Review the DQA reports and categorize the findings/recommendations in more comprehensive manner.
  • Determine if the NTDP have followed up with the recommendations and the extent to which the recommendations have been carried out.
  • Gather the supervisor coverage tools (SCT) carried out and the main findings.
  • Review the SCT reports and verify the extent of follow-ups on the findings.
  • Peruse through country workplans to identify if the DQA and SCT findings have been mentioned to justify activities to carry out.
  • Support a literature review on DQA and SCT on NTD or infectious disease.
  • Conduct desk reviews, landscape analyses and/or secondary data analyses
  • Conduct country calls/meetings as needed to clarify findings on the DQA or SCT on (e.
    g.
    , assisting with calls/meetings preparation, meeting minutes, a post-meeting report).
  • Write the resulting technical and epidemiological findings.
  • Contribute to Contribute to project-related presentations, reports and/or manuscripts development.


Qualifications and Competencies:

Student in a Masters program with background/experience in epidemiology, or statistics, or global health.


  • Currently enrolled in a masters program at a college or university in a related field of study or within one year of graduation date: Global/public health, or Epidemiology
  • Demonstrated interest in related subject area through studies, work experience, and/or personal travel
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
  • Strong writing and research skills
    • Please submit a writing sample, between one to two pages
  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Remote office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift to 5 lbs.


Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer
  • Microsoft Office (i.
    e.
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
    ), e-mail

Travel Requirements:

  • 0%

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job.
It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment.
Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.


FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment.
FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct.
All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks.
FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response.
In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicants tenure with previous employers.
By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.


FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.


FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process.
If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.
org.


FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.


Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 29, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

25 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1709840011-626984cdba1f87ae770e4376d185de33

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Dallas

Job Origin:

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FHI 360 has an exciting internship opportunity for a student interested in growing their skills within the international development sector. Under close supervision, an intern will perform entry level professional duties which will provide the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the organization. Internship assignments will serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to a global nonprofit development organization.

The intern will work in the NTDs Department, specifically the USAIDs Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) | West Program (Act | West) a USAID-funded program to support the elimination of NTDs in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote dIvoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. The project seeks to build upon the achievements of USAIDs previous NTD investments (20102019) in West Africa in their efforts to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) and trachoma as a public health problem, and the elimination of onchocerciasis (OV) in selected countries. It aims to make NTD programs capable of sustaining treatment for long-term control programs for schistosomiasis (SCH), soil transmitted helminthes (STH) and OV, and mainstream NTD programs into the national health system.

This is a paid internship with a flexible schedule based on project needs.

Anticipated Duration: Summer 2024 Semester: May August

Hours: 20 30 hours per week

Pay Rate: $23.00-$25.00/hour (masters student or graduate)

Location: Remote, United States (strong preference given to candidates residing in the Eastern time zone)

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

  • NTDs and NGO project management through:
    • Discussions with Act | West technical and program staff
    • Participation in weekly technical meetings, biweekly Act | West team meetings, IR2 monthly meetings, program update meetings, etc.
  • Practical experience with a large, global non-profit organization
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful technical, and/or program management professionals
  • Experience working with an inter-disciplinary team addressing global development challenges

Anticipated Project(s) and Assignment Details:

The intern may contribute to various team or project activities under the direction of their supervisor in the following ways:

  • Collect all the DQAs conducted by countries supported by Act | West from 2019.
  • Review the DQA reports and categorize the findings/recommendations in more comprehensive manner.
  • Determine if the NTDP have followed up with the recommendations and the extent to which the recommendations have been carried out.
  • Gather the supervisor coverage tools (SCT) carried out and the main findings.
  • Review the SCT reports and verify the extent of follow-ups on the findings.
  • Peruse through country workplans to identify if the DQA and SCT findings have been mentioned to justify activities to carry out.
  • Support a literature review on DQA and SCT on NTD or infectious disease.
  • Conduct desk reviews, landscape analyses and/or secondary data analyses
  • Conduct country calls/meetings as needed to clarify findings on the DQA or SCT on (e.g., assisting with calls/meetings preparation, meeting minutes, a post-meeting report).
  • Write the resulting technical and epidemiological findings.
  • Contribute to Contribute to project-related presentations, reports and/or manuscripts development.

Qualifications and Competencies:

Student in a Masters program with background/experience in epidemiology, or statistics, or global health.

  • Currently enrolled in a masters program at a college or university in a related field of study or within one year of graduation date: Global/public health, or Epidemiology
  • Demonstrated interest in related subject area through studies, work experience, and/or personal travel
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
  • Strong writing and research skills
    • Please submit a writing sample, between one to two pages
  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Remote office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift to 5 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer
  • Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail

Travel Requirements:

  • 0%

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicants tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.org.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

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