MHealthy Internships May-Aug 2018

February 28, 2018

MHealthy at the University of Michigan has opened its internship application process for Spring/ Summer 2018 (May – August ). If interested, fill out the internship application and upload a cover letter and resume by March 9.

The internships offered are:

1. Nutrition/Weight Management

This internship would best fit someone who has an interest and experience in community nutrition or community nutrition education. We are looking for someone to help with the marketing, organization, operations, and data analysis of the University of Michigan MFarmers Markets. Internship is 20 hours a week for an undergrad or grad student.

2. Project Healthy Schools Internship

To assist in the development, implementation, and promotion of health education activities for Project Healthy Schools (PHS), a grant-funded intervention program for middle school students. PHS works to reduce childhood obesity rates and long-term cardiovascular risk factors. The PHS Intern will contribute to multiple projects, which may include needs assessments, program evaluation, instructional videos for teachers, health promotion materials, and assembling lesson materials. There may also be some on-site health education with adolescents at PHS middle schools. Projects will be tailored to the skills and interests of the successful candidate. Internship (MUST be for class credit), 10 – 15 hours available a week.

3. Employee Wellness/Physical Activity Internship

This intern would assist with programming (planning implementation and analysis) , event planning, research, and assisting in improving the culture of health at the University of Michigan. Interns will contribute to multiple projects, which may include curriculum development, program evaluation, video editing, program planning, marketing, and policy work. There will also be on-site health education with adolescents at PHS middle schools. Projects will be tailored to the skills and interests of successful candidates. Qualifications and Education Requirements: MPH Candidates preferred. Candidate must be a self-starter. The ideal intern will bring great enthusiasm and their own interests to the position, and feel comfortable working independently. Internship is for 30 -40 hours a week.