College Internship within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the CDC (provided by The Washington Center for Internships and Seminars)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention policy is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that mirrors the population that it serves. CDC is also committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees including people from marginalized identities and persons with disabilities, and to create an environment that is conducive to the recognition, promotion and utilization of each employee’s abilities, skills and knowledge in order to achieve maximum productivity.
Interns will receive a stipend (see below) and, if needed, housing for the duration of the internship.
TASKS TO BE PERFORMED
The intern shall perform the following partnership building, training, evaluation, health education, and communication with one or more of the following projects:
- Diversity & Inclusion Training - conduct virtual and in-person educational events for NCBDDD leadership and staff. The intern will assist with implementing and evaluating trainings and educational events by sending out and/or making copies of meeting materials, setting up presentations, collecting evaluation forms, and developing a training report based on participant feedback.
- Disability Inclusion - promote disability inclusion within and outside CDC. The intern work with the CDC’s Chief Disability Officer to assist with championing disability inclusion by organizing meeting materials, developing fact sheets and one-pagers, and tracking status of current partner activities.
- Health Education Resources – create tools and communications material using accessible formats. The intern will assist with the development of training materials by organizing and framing content in various formats (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, etc.) to share with various CDC audiences.
The qualified candidate should have strong skills in written and oral communication, project management, partnership building, and organization. Experience working with partner and stakeholder groups, writing reports, conducting training, collecting data, and providing support to multi-disciplinary project teams. Experience with addressing healthy equity and promoting disability inclusion is preferred but not required.
The Government will provided the intern with an office environment that includes a workstation, office supplies, and access to office equipment suchas personal computer, keyfob, copier, scanner, fascimile, and access to CDC’s local are network (LAN).
September 3, 2020-December 18, 2020
Hours: To be determined
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Undergrad: $3,975 without housing
Graduate students: $5,475 with housing
Without housing: Add $3,000
Job Types: Temporary, Internship, Contract
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Atlanta, GA 30341 (Required)
- When is your expected undergraduate/graduate degree graduation date? Only current students and Fall 2020 grads will be considered.
Full Time Opportunity:
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
- Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity