Digital Health Internship
Seattle, WA US
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8558

Job Description

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

Global Program: Digital Health

Project Name: Digital Health Operations Standardization project

Start date: November 2017

End date: January 2018

Estimated number of hours per week: 20-30

Location(s) of internship: Seattle, WA

Will the intern be receiving a stipend?*: Yes

Will the Intern travel? (local or international): No

Description of internship project:

The Digital Health (DH) intern will work with the Director of Operations to create standardization manuals, tools, and best practice guides for the DH team.

Internship goals and learning objectives/benefit to the intern:

The intern will gain an understanding of how PATH works as an organization as well as knowledge of the Digital Health space. Assisting with development of a DH toolkit will also provide an opportunity to learn more about DH best practices and provide experience with project management and implementation.

Skills to be developed and/or expanded during internship:

Better understanding of how global organizations such as of PATH function. Understanding of the Digital Health landscape, implementation and project lifecycle development/implementation, tool and manual development.

Proposed activities:

  • Assistance with creating a Digital Health Operational Plan for the team
  • Help with the creation of standards, tools, process documents to support operationalization of projects into the larger portfolio
  • Aid the Director of Operations in analyzing and visualizing data points, which may include creating dashboards for data presentation, providing feedback on conceptualization of data, and analysis of raw data utilizing quantitative and qualitative data analysis measures

Learning outcomes (how the Intern's performance will be evaluated):

  • The intern and supervisor will meet regularly to discuss performance and progress on internship activities
  • Quality of materials produced for DH Data Visualization "dashboard"/presentation
  • Contribution to production and implementation of DH internal organizational standards and data presentation

Required skills and experience:

  • Current enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate level academic program
  • Interest in Public Health, ICT for development, and/or international development at large
  • Familiarity with data visualization concepts and/or systems preferred
  • Experience with the MS Office suite required
  • Ability to calendar and assist with meeting coordination
  • Sharepoint and Salesforce experience highly desirable

*PATH does not provide a stipend to interns who are California residents.

*All PATH internships are eligible for school credit. Please refer to your university's process for credit eligibility.

Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



Job Location
Seattle, Washington, United States

Company Location
United States, Seattle

Position Type
Intern

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Open
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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