Position Detail

Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention Summer Internship

DESCRIPTION: Seasonal Intern, Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention Department


Under the direct supervision of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Director and Program Manager, is responsible for fieldwork in one or more health education programs; performs other related duties as assigned.


  1. Conduct evaluation activities for the Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention Department, such as data analysis, focus groups, environmental scans, and surveying.
  2. Work with community groups and help facilitate meetings.
  3. Offer support at various community events.
  4. Ability to interact effectively with partnering individuals and agencies in the community at large.
  5. Assist with communication and public information duties by preparing and maintaining newsletters, media releases, social media/website posts, and educational materials.
  6. Present to the health department staff, at the end of the internship, on work conducted, experiences, and other highlights.
  7. Other duties as assigned.


Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Knowledge of health education methods, public health, marketing, and social media. Ability to follow instructions; work with the public; define problems; collect and analyze data; communicate in written and oral form; prepare concise and accurate reports, work with many variables, and determine specific actions.


Requires travel; some early morning, evening, and weekend assignments may be required.

MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENT (including license, if any.)

High school diploma or equivalent; must possess valid Ohio driver’s license; must possess current state minimum automobile liability coverage.

SALARY: $15.00/hour

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates may upload their resume and required letter of interest at https://employment.loraincountyhealth.com/ (Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled.)

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F