Student Assistant Position, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health

Student Assistant Position, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health

Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health (GDEH) Student Assistant Position Description

August 2023 – May 2024, 8-10 hours per week

REAL and non-REAL applications accepted

The GDEH is seeking a student to lead, compile, and create various communications and assist with student-related programs, events, administrative tasks, and more.  

Relevant RSPH competencies include:

  • Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors
  • Communicate audience-appropriate (i.e., non-academic, non-peer audience) public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation
  • Describe the importance of cultural competence in communicating public health content
  • Apply leadership and/or management principles to address a relevant issue

Tasks might include: 

  • Compile and organize information for the department’s weekly student newsletter 
  • Create a monthly report by compiling publications by faculty and PhD students
  • Help manage the department’s Facebook and Instagram accounts/posts
    • Produce and gather content
    • Create and schedule posts; this may include attending events or gathering information for posts (i.e. taking pictures/videos at events)
  • Assist with department’s student peer mentoring program and other department programs
  • Assist with department events
  • Assist with various student or department related activities/projects

Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be an MPH student in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, have excellent writing skills and experience with creating social media and other written materials, organizing content, organizing events, and planning.  They will be self-motivated, organized, a self-starter, attend department events, and feel comfortable communicating with students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing and/or social media links or samples to Ariadne Swichtenberg at ariadne [dot] swichtenberg [at] emory [dot] edu


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