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Job Title: Public Health Leadership Fellow
Job Number:
Organization: Get Healthy Philly
Posted: 3/23/2018
Type: Internship
Classification: Health Policy
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: PHILADELPHIA,  PA    USA
Compensation: $15 / hour
Position Description: PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP FELLOWSHIP AT GET HEALTHY PHILLY EMPLOYER: Philadelphia Department of Public Health DEPARTMENT: Division of Chronic Disease Prevention - Get Healthy Philly POSITIONS: Get Healthy Philly Leadership Fellows (two positions) COMPENSATION: Paid Fellowship – Rate: $15/hour WORK HOURS: 32 hours per week for 6 weeks, starting in July 2018 POSITION DESCRIPTION: Are you interested in exploring innovative solutions to public health issues, and being part of a dynamic and exciting team? Then join Get Healthy Philly! Get Healthy Philly is seeking two highly-motivated fellows who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in public health or a related field, and/or have an interest in the public health profession. Each fellow will support the work of Get Healthy Philly’s two core units: the Tobacco Policy and Control Program and the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program. In March 2010, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health launched Get Healthy Philly, a groundbreaking public health initiative bringing together government, community-based organizations, academia, and the private sector. Get Healthy Philly envisions a Philadelphia where all residents can live, work, learn, shop, worship, and play in environments that promote healthy eating, active living, and a smoke-free existence. Get Healthy Philly is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the diversity of Philadelphia. We will prioritize applications from individuals who identify with one or more of the following groups: a) Individuals from racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in health-related sciences, b) Individuals with disabilities, c) Individuals that identify at LGBTQ, d) Individuals that are first-generation college students, and/or e) Individuals from a family with an annual income below established low-income thresholds that have qualified for Federal disadvantaged assistance Students who are originally from and live in the Philadelphia area are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information on eligibility criteria can be found here: http://smokefreephilly.org/ghp-internships/ This is a 6-week paid fellowship beginning in July and ending in August. Fellows are required to commit to 32 hours per week, which may include some evening and weekend hours. OPPORTUNITIES: ? Water Access Project: Fellow will travel throughout the City to perform in-field verification of current public drinking water access locations; help develop and maintain systems for tracking information about public drinking water access; and conduct outreach and/or interviews around tap water beliefs and attitudes. Great fit for someone who wants a chance to explore Philadelphia and its public infrastructure, and gain experience in data collection/management and outreach/engagement. ? Philly Powered Project: Fellow will help to research and identify free and low-cost opportunities for physical activity that exist outside of municipally owned facilities to add to the Philly Powered database and calendar. These include privately run $5 fitness classes, free walking groups, and one-time tours, lessons, and events offered around the city. Fellow will also help to remove outdated or incorrect information from the database. Fellow could do site-visits, write-ups, and take photos of activities they find to add to the database, and to contribute to future blog post content and b-roll footage. Other projects may include: ? Assisting with community engagement efforts and supporting staff at health fairs and other events ? Developing content for digital and social media ? Conducting fieldwork, research, and literature reviews ? Preparing documents for meetings, hearings, and other administrative tasks as needed ? Fellows may optionally select to participate in an evaluation rotation that would include additional specialized training in evaluation design, data analysis, and geospatial analysis REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be a rising junior, rising senior, or current senior, pursuing an undergraduate degree OR pursuing a Master’s degree. Both undergrad and graduate-level applicants should be receiving their degree from an accredited college or university in the Philadelphia-area, with a strong interest in public health. Special exceptions may be made for students who attend school outside of Philadelphia, but are originally from Philadelphia. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis. SKILLS: ? Excellent oral and written communication skills ? Ability to manage high volume of work independently, with guidance and support ? Ability to manage multiple projects at a time, prioritizing time-sensitive deadlines ? Demonstrated flexibility, problem-solving, and organizational skills ? Comfort with public transportation for off-site meetings and events

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Complete applications must be received by Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Qualifications: QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in applying for this fellowship, please send a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for two academic or professional references to Special Projects Coordinator, Elissa Martel, at elissa.martel@phila.gov. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in one or both of the projects listed above. Please also indicate which of the above underrepresented groups, if any, with which you identify.

Organization Description: In March 2010, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health launched Get Healthy Philly, a groundbreaking public health initiative bringing together government, community-based organizations, academia, and the private sector.

Get Healthy Philly envisions a Philadelphia where all residents can live, work, learn, shop, worship, and play in environments that promote healthy eating, active living, and a smoke-free existence.

Get Healthy Philly works to ensure that Philadelphians can enjoy long, productive lives free from disease, disability, and premature death.

Closing Date: 6/23/2018
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Contact Name: Elissa Martel,  Public Health Leadership Fellow
Contact Location: 1101 market street

philadelphia   PA  19808
United States
Contact Location: 1101 market street
 
  philadelphia   PA  19808
  United States
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Contact Email: elissa.martel@phila.gov
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How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this fellowship, please send a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for two academic or professional references to Special Projects Coordinator, Elissa Martel, at elissa.martel@phila.gov. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in one or both of the projects listed above. Please also indicate which of the above underrepresented groups, if any, with which you identify.

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