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The Georgia Department of Public Health is looking for a current MPH student or a recent MPH graduate to provide epidemiological support to the Occupational Health (OH) Surveillance Program.
This position is crucial for the implementation of a statewide Work-related COVID-19 Call-back Survey. The intern will call and interview confirmed cases of COVID-19 who worked in a non-healthcare setting during the time they likely became infected. Data collected from interviews will be entered into an electronic survey tool and spreadsheet. Results from the interviews will be used to help characterize occupational risk of COVID-19 among workers in non-health care settings and to make recommendations to better protect workers. The intern will interview cases according to established protocols and are required to follow all scripts, policies, and procedures provided by DPH, and comply with DPH training regarding confidential information related to personal information.
The intern will be working remotely for approximately 10-15 hours per week for up to 10 weeks duration. The pay will be $15/hour ($1,500 total). The schedule is flexible. Weekends or other nontraditional hours may be required.
- Bachelor’s degree and one year of work related experience OR
- Student seeking Master in Public Health or related degree from an accredited degree program
- Student with MPH concentration in epidemiology or occupational/environmental health Ability to speak, read, and write English
- Spanish language a plus
- Excellent writing skills
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress
- Experience working with databases and analyzing data
- Experience with MS Excel
- Experience with SAS statistical software
How to Apply
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