Intern

America’s Health Rankings® Intern, Arundel Metrics, Inc.

Arundel Metrics, Inc. (AMI) is a small population health research firm in St. Paul. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities through the analysis, interpretation and visualization of complex health, economic, and social data. We have written America's Health Rankings (AHR) for the last 29 years.  America’s Health Rankings is a state-by-state comparison of population health that combines 35 metrics that represent behaviors, community and environment, policy, clinical care, and health outcomes into a comparative ranking of state health. Along with the annual health rankings report, AMI is also responsible for writing and managing content for additional population health reports focused on seniors, women and children, and those who served in the US armed forces. AMI gathers and analyzes secondary data and conducts literature reviews on several health topics in order to write and publish these reports.

We currently have an opening for a paid ($17.50/hr) intern starting summer 2018 for 10 to 20 hrs/week. The primary responsibility is conducting literature reviews on various public health topics and summarizing the literature review findings in one-to-two page public health impact statements.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct literature reviews and write public health impact statements on various health topics

  • Edit reports and summaries of findings

  • Proof drafts for accuracy

  • Load content onto website

  • Manage Endnote reference bank

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Strong background in public health, epidemiology, maternal and child health, and/or biostatistics

  • Highly motivated, independent worker with enthusiasm for public health research

  • Ability to work independently and to effectively communicate and collaborate in a team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, emphasis on editing and attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Knowledge of MS Excel and statistical software packages such as Stata, SAS, SPSS, etc.

  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and excellent organizational and time management skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate coursework in health policy, epidemiology, maternal child health, economics, or statistics

  • Must have completed at least one graduate-level course in statistics or quantitative methods

  • 3.00 minimum GPA

After gaining experience with Arundel Metrics, students may have an opportunity to analyze state-level data. This opportunity to work with aggregate public health surveillance data may fulfill field experience requirements and could be a data source for a master’s project.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and a writing sample that demonstrates your analytical skills (no more than 10 pages) to Melanie Buhl at melanie@arundelmetrics.com.

You must be able to pass a criminal background check.  EEO Employer