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Opportunities with CVHPI

Research Internship

The goal of the Research Internship experience is that students learn to understand, analyze, interpret and communicate qualitative and/or quantitative data. Although interns will vary in emphasis, all should develop critical foundation skills in working with data in a scientifically sound environment. 

Please click here to view more information about the Research Internship with CVHPI. 

The Health Career Connection (HCC) Summer Internship

Program provides undergraduates and recent college graduates with Practical Experience, Exposure, Mentoring, Professional Development, and Networking.

Please click here to view more information about applying for the HCC Internship program.

Stay tuned for more! 

CVHPI is consistently onboarding individuals who are interested in public health research. Please check the webpage often for more details and information about upcoming opportunities. 

 


Health Care Internships (Summer)

Health Care Interns

The Central Valley Health Policy Institute is working in partnership with Health Career Connection (HCC) to offer a 10-week health care  during the summer months.

For more detailed information about HCC and the student internships, please visit the HCC website.

Interested students should apply directly through Health Career Connection.

If you have any questions or interest in becoming an intern, please email Emanuel Alcala at the Central Valley Health Policy Institute.

Posted August 1, 2021
Last updated August 26, 2021


Research Internship

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The goal of the Research Internship experience is that students learn to understand, analyze, interpret and communicate qualitative and/or quantitative data. Although interns will vary in emphasis, all should develop critical foundation skills in working with data in a scientifically sound environment. Tasks may include the following and are not limited to conducting literature reviews, data transcription and entry, manage data systems and databases, implement data analysis techniques, produce graphic information and reports, and contribute independently towards a team goal.  Internships are part-time and are based at the Central Valley Health Policy Institute.

The educational outcomes and learning objectives for interns will be to:

  1. Learn measures and indicators within a health policy theoretical framework, most importantly those under the social determinants of health.
  2. Learn to use and synthesize publicly available quantitative data and policy information.
  3. Learn how to use survey platforms, conduct focus groups, code and report qualitative data.

Location
Central Valley Health Policy Institute
1625 E. Shaw Ave, Suite #146
Fresno, CA 93710

Job Type
Part-Time
10-20 hours/week

How to Apply

We offer our Research Internship to Fresno State students and non-Fresno State students alike. Individuals who are currently an undergraduate, graduate, or seeking experience in the field of public health research are more than welcome to apply. Due to the competitive nature of the Research Internship, we are requesting all those interested to submit a CV or resume with a personal statement with no more than 750 words. To apply, please write to Emanuel Alcala (ealcala@csufresno.edu)  with a CV or resume and a statement with the following items:

  • Tell us about yourself. 
  • How might your interests align with being a research intern with CVHPI?
  • What are your short-term goals for this research position? What are your long-term goals? 
  • If you are a Fresno State student, please include your most up to date GPA. 

For more information regarding the CVHPI Research Internship, please contact Emanuel Alcala via email (ealcala@csufresno.edu).

Posted August 23, 2021
Last updated August 26, 2021