Health Communication and Health Promotion Internship/Practicum

Ever heard of Translational Research? It’s where we take research out of the academic journals and get it into the community. At the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Translational Research Team focuses on preventing the leading cause of death and disability for kids – preventable injury. Gain valuable hands-on experience in a non-profit organization and a greater understanding of public health communications and promotion in action.

CIRP’s Translational Research intern would work as a part of the Translational Research team to create, distribute, and evaluate health education materials based on CIRP’s research. Intern responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in the development of various health education materials related to pediatric injury prevention
  • Researching new insights and innovative solutions to health problems
  • Learn how to apply behavioral theory in project design
  • Write social media posts and design graphics for social media
  • Assisting team with various other projects

This job will be 100% remote. Intern will be expected to have their own computer and internet access. Intern will be expected to work 10-15 hours per week between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Intern must receive class credit for this internship. Students should consult with academic faculty to determine if this unpaid experience will earn credit.

For more information or to apply, please contact the CIRP Translational Research team.