The Rhode Island Department of Health is seeking seasonal policy interns to assist with the state’s various public health and service programs. Internship assignments are 35 hours a week and will continue through the summer, with the possibility of continuing through December. Positions are available in the Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, the Division of Community Family Health and Equity, Food Protection, Vital Records and the State Laboratories.
Responsibilities: Assist full-time staff in various areas of agency policy and planning, special projects, studies, research, data collection, entry and analysis, surveys, design outreaching and education materials; monitor organized events and other related projects.
Qualifications: Proficient in Microsoft Office and other related computer applications; have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Compensation: Interns are paid an hourly salary, from $10.50 to $11 an hour, with no fringe benefits.
To apply: Send a letter of interest detailing your education and work experience and identifying the specific internship assignment(s) for which you are applying. Please indicate “DOH Summer Internship” on cover sheet or letter of interest. Correspondence should be mailed to Sandra DaRocha, OHHS Human Resources Service Center, 55 Howard Ave., Benjamin Rush Building Cranston, RI, 02920. Click here to fill out an application.