Paid internship: Graduate Student Intern – Smoke free Campus Initiative


POSITION ADVERTISEMENT

Graduate Student Intern – Smoke free Campus Initiative

Center for Health Education & Wellness

A DEPARTMENT IN THE DIVISION OF STUDENT LIFE

POSITION ADVERTISEMENT:

The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee invites applications for Graduate Student Intern in Center for Health Education & Wellness. Reporting to Associate Director, the purpose of the internship is to research, develop, coordinate, and assess the rollout of the University of Tennessee Smoke free campus initiative under an 18-month American Cancer Society grant.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Evaluate and expand the current Smoke free taskforce

 Compile and review current university data regarding smoking prevalence at UTK

 Conduct assessment(s) and analyze data provided by American Cancer Society Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative

 Utilize data to develop programs and initiatives in support of a Smoke free campus.

 Facilitate Smoke free campus programs

 Develop information for campus wide distribution, which could include but is not limited to: emails, publications, websites, social media, and social marketing campaigns

 Complete a final assessment of Smoke free related events and initiatives across the UTK campus

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

 Graduate student at the University of Tennessee who is currently enrolled in in public health, nutrition, kinesiology or a closely related field.

 Experience with community level health initiatives

 Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

 Ability to develop and implement assessment strategies and reports.

 

HOURLY RATE: $10/hour for up to 300 hours

ANTICIPATED START DATE: February 1, 2019

NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATION:

Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applications should include a letter of interest, resume, names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. Materials must be submitted electronically to mdorsainvil@utk.edu.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title Vl/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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