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Summer Data Analysis and Policy Internship -Undergraduate College Intern (ETS) | Temporary

Emory University

Job title: Summer Data Analysis and Policy Internship -Undergraduate College Intern (ETS) | Temporary

Company: Emory University

Job description: DescriptionCoalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination
Summer Data Analysis and Policy Internship Opportunity
Summer 2024The Task Force for Global Health is offering an internship opportunity to an undergraduate or graduate student from May – August 2024.Interns will have an opportunity to:

  • Work as part of an ongoing Task Force program/department
  • Become exposed to a pressing global health issue
  • Become familiar with working with coalitions and collaborative concepts
  • Work with a supervisor who is interested in mentoring

TFGH BACKGROUND:The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) is a non-governmental organization affiliated with Emory University located in Decatur, GA. TFGH and its programs work globally to eliminate diseases that have plagued human kind for centuries and build the systems necessary to protect the health of entire populations. In 2016, TFGH received the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize – the world’s largest award of its kind – in recognition of its contributions to alleviating human suffering.PROGRAM BACKGROUND:Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) virus cause 1.3 million deaths per year and over two million new infections occur annually. Because hepatitis B vaccination, curative therapy for hepatitis C and other interventions can effectively prevent viral hepatitis transmission and mortality, the 2016 World Health Assembly endorsed goals for hepatitis elimination and preventing 7 million deaths by 2030. However, to eliminate hepatitis, access to effective interventions must improve. In 2019, to help countries build effective programs and accelerate progress toward hepatitis elimination, The Task Force for Global Health launched the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination (CGHE). CGHE, , builds capacity for hepatitis elimination globally through delivery of technical assistance, knowledge generation and dissemination, and advocacy among partners united in a community of practice.PROJECT:CGHE is looking for an intern to support efforts to update hepatitis elimination country dashboards and develop a set of national hepatitis elimination profiles for countries with the highest burden of HBV and HCV. The dashboards improve accessibility of epidemiological, policy, and program data related to HBV and HCV prevention, testing, and treatment for a global network of researchers, advocates, government partners, and additional collaborators. The national hepatitis elimination profiles are a unique advocacy resource that comprehensively assess the status of hepatitis elimination across countries using a standardized set of policy indicators. To develop these resources, CGHE works with Ministries of Health, the World Health Organization, the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), and leading universities. Over the summer, additional data sources will be published that need to be added to the dashboards. In addition, new country profiles are slated to be developed alongside preparation of the first global report describing key policy trends observed from the profiles.ACTIVITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES:Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of CGHE, Mrs. Lindsey Hiebert, and the Associate Public Health Advisor, Ms. Jana Manning, the Intern will support the advancement of the initiatives described above. Specific activities and roles for the Intern may include:

  • Extract data from peer-reviewed literature and online databases and import to website
  • Clean and manage large datasets from WHO, the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), and other organizations
  • Review peer-reviewed and grey literature for country-specific sources to inform dashboards and profiles
  • Conduct data quality checks of draft profile reports and profile databases
  • Support data validation via developing communications with collaborating partners
  • Document dashboard and profile management processes and develop job aids
  • Prepare abstracts and other summary documents on data
  • Develop infographics and other advocacy materials related to the profiles
  • Contribute to drafting of sections of the profile report and preparation of key tables and figures
  • Assist with other CGHE program and communication activities, as requested
  • Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested.


  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university offering a four- year degree. Completion of freshman year or higher and in good academic standing.
  • College transcripts required as part of interview process.


  • Enrolled in Master’s program in public health, international affairs, or related field
  • Coursework in public health, global health, or health sciences
  • Global health field experience
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, excellent facilitation, and presentation skills

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the personnel so classified.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER: The Task Force for Global Health is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive CultureEmory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Location: Decatur, GA

Job posting date: Fri, 17 May 2024 22:59:31 GMT

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