Hepatitis Community Engagement and Events Intern (NYC Health Department)

Program description:

The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Hepatitis, HIV, and STI, Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with hepatitis B and C in New York City. The VHP conducts surveillance, and develops and implements programs and projects to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C.

Hep Free NYC (hepfree.nyc) is a network building capacity to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C in NYC. The coalition seeks to foster an inclusive collaboration among all stakeholders to advance hepatitis B and C awareness, screening, access to care, and vaccination through education, outreach, advocacy and support of research.

*Applicant must be a current master student at CUNY School of Public Health

Title: Viral Hepatitis Engagement Intern

Hours per week: 19 during academic semesters, up to 34 during winter/summer break

Rate: $20/hour

Start date: As soon as possible

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Intern will assist with the following activities and tasks:

  • Provide support of community Hep B Coalition, Hep C Task force and Hep Free NYC committee activities, meetings and events by providing administrative support, coordinating logistics, developing materials, and support day-of/week-of efforts to ensure successful outcomes
  • Collaborate with NYC Health Department staff and hepatitis B and hepatitis C, harm reduction, and other partners to promote Hep Free NYC mission by planning and implementing projects
  • Support program evaluation activities, data collection, data entry, and analysis to prepare reports and recommendations
  • Engage our Hep Free NYC network community with newsletters and opportunities
  • Participate in internal and external meetings and support events
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Applicant Must:

  1. Currently matriculated in a CUNY master’s program (MPH, MSW, MHA, etc) preferred
  2. Background knowledge in Public Health, Community Organizing, Public Relations, or Community Planning preferred
  3. Interest in program coordination, event management, community organizing, health promotions, research, and public engagement
  4. Interest in public health programs and working with vulnerable populations such as people who use drugs and immigrants
  5. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  6. Preferred experience with: public speaking, Mailchimp (or other email campaign management), Salesforce (or other client management), WordPress (or other website/blog management)

If interested, send cover letter and resume to Sarah Ahmed at sahmed10@health.nyc.gov


Last Updated on January 6, 2023 by HepFree NYC

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