Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) Prevention Through Active Community Engagement (PACE) Program, Virtual Student Federal Service Internship Opportunity
The Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office of the Secretary (OS), in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking three Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) interns with experience in database management, communications, data analysis, data entry, research, and writing to support the Prevention Through Active Community Engagement Programs (PACE) in Regions 4, 6 and 9. The PACE Programs work collectively with federal and non-federal partners to spearhead and support the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2022-2025) (NHAS). The PACE Program also supports strategic planning of innovative EHE approaches at the regional, state, and county levels; enhances EHE community awareness activities, and connects vulnerable communities to HIV services.
Qualified students will assist and support Region 4, 6, and 9 PACE Programs with partnership engagements, conduct data/epi statistical analysis using publicly available data from various sources, contribute to the development of priorities for the regional program, set metrics to measure outcomes, and communicate results to partners. Internships are unpaid but may be eligible for course credit and can be completed from anywhere in the country with a time commitment of 10 hours per week during the school year (September-May). Read more about the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) internship here. Completed applications must be submitted by July 28, 2022. Student interns will be selected in August 2022 and begin work in September 2022.