Tuesday, April 16, 2013

State Health Offering Summer Internships in Early Childhood Obesity Prevention


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announces an opportunity for an unpaid summer internship (July 2013-September 2013) for a student pursuing a master’s level degree related to public health or nutrition in the Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Unit of the Prevention Services Division. The experience will feature projects related to the following:
  • Breastfeeding policy in the Colorado WIC Program
  • Early childhood obesity prevention literature review
  • The Colorado Child and Adult Care Food Program Healthier Meals Initiative
  • Early childhood obesity prevention messaging
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop competencies related to policy writing, reviewing and rating the literature, designing a survey tool, conducting key informant interviews and public health writing for target audiences.

Please complete the following steps to apply for this internship:

1. Submit the application form at the following link: https://docs.google.com/a/state.co.us/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEN2eWw5X2VOWVBGOWZ4LXhhN3paNHc6MQ#gid=0

2. Email your resume to Tracy Miller, MSPH, RD, at tracymarie.miller@state.co.us.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 3, 2013.

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