Internship Positions at UNH Health Services

OHEP: Mind, Body, Spirit

Office of Health Education and Promotion

Internship Positions at UNH Health Services

All of our internships are unpaid but we can work with you and your academic department to obtain credit. 

HOW TO APPLY:
Complete the online application if you are interested in applying for an internship at Health Services.


Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Research Assistant I 

Works under the supervision of the ATOD Educator/Counselor, at UNH Health Services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data entry
  • Database maintenance
  • Assistance with analysis, and reporting (as skill level allows)

Qualifications include:

  • Excel and database experience preferred

Hours:  4 hours/week

This is a volunteer position for academic year (fall and spring semester).  You will be provided resources needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this position, including weekly supervision meetings with the ATOD Educator/Counselor. This is a great opportunity for students interested in learning more skills in the areas of data entry, data base maintenance and data analysis and report writing.

 

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Research Assistant II 

Works under the supervision of the ATOD Educator/Counselor, at UNH Health Services

Responsibilities include:

  • Data analysis, interpretation, trending and reporting

Qualifications include:

  • Solid command of Excel 
  • Basic SPSS experience, preferred

Hours:  6 – 8 hours/week

This is an unpaid internship for the entire academic year (fall and spring semester).  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. We are also open to having students volunteer for this position. You will be provided resources needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this position, including weekly supervision meetings with the ATOD Educator/Counselor. This is a great opportunity for students interested in learning more skills in the areas of data analysis, interpretation and report writing.

 

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Peer Education & Project Coordinator 

Under the supervision of the ATOD Educator/Counselor, at UNH Health Services, the ATOD Peer Education and Project Coordinator will …

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of the SAFE (Substance Awareness through Functional Education) Peer Education Program
  • Development and presentation of ATOD educational programs, national health campaigns, peer education certification training  
  • An opportunity to present at the national peer education conference

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Public speaking/presentation skills, preferred

Hours:  Flexible commitment of 6 - 8 hours per week.

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. We are also open to having students volunteer for this position. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the ATOD Educator/Counselor. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in field of alcohol, tobacco and other drug, gaining experience in public speaking, program development and planning, and writing and group facilitation.

 

Blogging and Writing Intern

Under the supervision of the Communication and Information Coordinator, the Blogging and Writing Intern will write content for the Health Services blog that will be featured on UNHTales and the monthly health and wellness magazine, StudentHealth101.  The goal of this position is to create content about health topics that are important to college students in a format that is direct, fun, engaging, witty and no more than 400 words. Can you do it?

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating editorial calendar for blog based on national and UNH health campaigns
  • Writing of a minimum of 1 blog posts per week for UNHTales
  • Conducting research for blog posts, including interviewing UNH students and conducting online research
  • Taking photographs for blog posts that can also be used on additional Health Services’ social media outlets and website
  • Integrating social media and visual content into blog posts
  • Assisting with promotion of the blog using social media and other appropriate promotion formats
  • Monitoring and moderating blog comments
  • Monitoring blog usage and providing analytical data to determine effectiveness of blog  
  • Write at least one article for publication in StudentHealth 101

Qualifications include:

  • Interest in college health
  • Ability to write concise and engaging content that appeals to UNH students
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Interest in reading and writing blogs
  • Experience and enjoyment in using social media for professional purposes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passionate about learning new skills
  • CREATIVE  

Hours:  Hours for this position are flexible and will be dependent on the time taken to complete each blog post per/week and additional projects.

Appropriate training will be provided on theories of social marketing, college health, blogging platforms, social media and social media analytics. This is an unpaid internship but we will work with your academic department if you are seeking credit. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Communications and Information Coordinator. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in health and are seeking to gain work experience in writing, blogging, communications and social media. 

 

Body Image, Health @ Every Size, and Weightism Intern

Under the supervision of the Nutrition Educator, the Body Image, Health @ Every Size, and Weightism Intern will research literature, design and implement educational programs and projects, and create information for web site and social media pertaining to body image, health @ every size, and weightism.

Responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with Nutrition Educator to research and design projects
  • Serving as a knowledge bank on the latest laws and college institutional recommendations surrounding body image and make appropriate recommendations
  • Designing and creating programs that are recommended by the Nutrition Educator
  • Assuring deadlines are met in a reasonable time frame
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Have an interest in body image, nutrition, health, and weight bias
  • Open to health at every size ideation, or open to learning about the research behind these ideals
  • Have a good understanding of why the media, diet industry, and “obesity epidemic” can promote eating concerns and bias towards people of all shapes and sizes
  • Have knowledge and experience working with groups and public speaking
  • Knowledge of basic health recommendations and flexibility to value minority literature as well as up and coming ideals
  • Able to set a positive example of one’s self by adhering to “practice what you preach” in regards to interaction or social media that will be displayed for student population
  • Be creative and able to think “outside the box”
  • Be reliable and able to work independently and on a team
  • Be professional and able to maintain confidentiality

Hours:  Hours for this position are flexible and will be dependent on projects being created.

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. This academic placement can be for a semester or for fall and spring semester.  You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Nutrition Educator. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in having a different perspective that will stand out on dietetic internship applications and provides a unique perspective of counseling skills to those who will work within the health population. Those who are passionate about size discrimination and have an interest in grass roots policy change that will have a lasting effect on campus may apply.

 

Chronic Illness in Young Adults or Public Health Intern 

Under the supervision of the Community Health Nurse.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research on chronic illness/public health in young adults.
  • Designing research/learning opportunities
  • Writing goals and objectives and stick to timeline
  •  Implementing research findings.
  • Evaluating implemented findings.
  • Designing program to educate others on findings.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Interest in public health/chronic illness in young adults
  • Independent learner and self-motivated
  • Ability to meet established timelines.
  • Committed to growth and receptive to supervision
  • Academic background in Public Health/Chronic Illness, preferred
  • Experience working in hospital/clinic/medical setting, preferred.

Hours:  Variable

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Community Health Nurse. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in public health/chronic illnesses to gain experience research (needs assessment and evaluation), program development and planning.

 

Communications & Marketing Intern 

Under the supervision of the Communication and Information Coordinator, the Communications Intern will assist with all marketing, community outreach and social media for UNH Health Services. The goal of this internship is to assist Health Services implement marketing and communications goals in creative, witty and direct ways that will appeal to UNH students. Do you fit that description?  

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with team to implement social marketing campaigns using print and online promotion tools
  • Editing and updating Health Services website content
  • Monitoring and analyzing usage of the Health Services website and social media sites
  • Researching content for social media sites
  • Collaborating on new and creative ways to expand reach on social media
  • Creation of 140 character sound bites on a variety of health topics
  • Writing and designing of marketing materials, including posters, flyers and content for waiting room TVs
  • Assist in training Peer Education groups on how to use social media
  • Creation and implementation of student-based focus groups
  • Assisting with usability testing of the Health Services’ website
  • Write at least one article for publication in StudentHealth101
  • Assist with design, editing and marketing of StudentHealth101
  • Staffing Health Services information tables around campus and at University events

Qualifications include:

  • Interest in college health
  • Knowledge of marketing concepts
  • Experience using social media
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write concise and engaging content that appeals to UNH students
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passionate about learning new skills
  • CREATIVE
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is desired but not required

Hours:  Hours for this position are flexible and will be dependent on projects being created. A minimum of 8-10 hours/week is desired. 

Appropriate training will be provided on theories of social marketing, college health, social media, social media analytics and Drupal (website editing program).   This is an unpaid internship but we will work with your academic department if you are seeking credit. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Communications and Information  Coordinator. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in health and are seeking to gain experience in social marketing, communications and social media. 

 

Financial Management Intern

Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Promotion, the Financial Management Intern will develop, implement and evaluate outreach programs and passive information related to financial management literacy for UNH students.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing goals, objectives and concrete means for evaluating learnings from placement in conjunction with supervisor
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating outreach programs related to financial management topics including such topics as budgeting, managing credit, saving and investing
  • Writing and designing of educational materials, including creating posters, flyers and displays and writing articles, social media messages, etc.
  • Marketing the Cash Course web site and its content to UNH students
  • Staffing financial management information tables around campus and at University events

Qualifications include:

  • Interest and knowledge of basic financial management topics  
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of marketing concepts
  • Experience using social media
  • Ability to write concise and appealing content that appeals to UNH students
  • Ability to create engaging activities for UNH students
  • Ability to work independently

Hours:  4 - 6 hours/week

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Director of Education and Promotion. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in financial management and are seeking to gain experience in financial management, public speaking, social marketing, communications and social media.

 

Men’s Health Intern 

Under the supervision of the Wellness Educator/Counselor, the Men’s Health Intern will either develop and present outreach educational programs or write men’s health content to UNH students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing initial training in men’s health  education
  • Development and presentation of educational programs on men’s health
  • Participating in ongoing training and supervision
  • Participating in on-campus educational events;

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to manage time and work independently;
  • Writing skills/interests related to men's health
  • Public speaking/presentations skills preferred OR writing experience preferred
  • Sensitivity to multiple social identities and issues.

Hours:  4 - 8 hours per week, depending on course credit.

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. This academic placement can be for a semester or for fall and spring semester.  You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Wellness Educator/Counselor. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in better understanding the lives of men and the multiple societal impacts on men’s health.

 

Sexual Health/Gender Health Intern (2 positions available)

Under the supervision of the Wellness Educator/Counselor, the Sexual Health/Gender health Intern will develop and present sexual and gender health education programs to UNH students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing initial training in sexual health and/or gender health education
  • Development and presentation of educational programs on sexual health and/or gender health
  • Participating in ongoing training and supervision
  • Participating in on-campus educational events;

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to manage time and work independently
  • Public speaking/presentations skills, preferred
  • Sensitivity to multiple social identities and issues

Hours:  4 - 8 hours per week, depending on course credit.

This is an unpaid internship.  You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. This academic placement can be for a semester or for fall and spring semester.  You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Wellness Educator/Counselor. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in better understanding themselves as sexual beings and the intersections of sexual and gender health.

 

Wellness Intern (2 positions available)

Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Promotion, the Wellness Interns will develop, implement and evaluate outreach programs and passive information related to health and well-being based on research, theories and best practices to UNH students. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing goals, objectives and concrete means for evaluating learnings from placement
  • Researching, developing, implementing and evaluating outreach programs related to health and wellness topics (sleep, stress management, self-care practices, general health, holistic health practices, etc.) based on research, theory and best practices.
  • Writing and designing of educational materials, including creating posters, flyers and displays and writing articles, social media messages, etc.

Qualifications include:

  • Interest in health issues impacting the college age population (sleep, stress management, self-care practices, general health, holistic health practices, etc.)
  • Interest in learning and/or experience with individual and community based health behavior change models/best practices
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Basic data analysis skills (SPSS)
  • Interest in learning or experience in social marketing
  • Ability to write concise and appealing content that appeals to UNH students
  • Ability to create engaging activities for UNH students
  • Ability to work independently

Hours:  8 -16 hours/week

This is an unpaid internship. You can receive academic credit, with approval of your academic department. You will be provided training and resources needed to fulfill your internship goals, including weekly supervision meetings with the Health Services Director of Education and Promotion. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in health and wellness and are seeking to gain knowledge of health/wellness topics, and gain experience in public speaking, research (needs assessment and evaluation), program development and planning, writing, and social marketing/communications.