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Health Research, Inc. Internship - Hourly Student Intern in Albany, New York

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must be either an MPH or an MS Epidemiology student at SUNY Albany’s School of Public Health; AND must have completed at least 24 credits of coursework toward their degree including at least four of the core courses; AND must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better AND are unable to participate in an internship if on academic probation. This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and Internet access. Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, etc.)- Experience analyzing data and conducting quality checks using SAS.- Experience and/or knowledge of surveillance and epidemiology.- Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.- Courses: Epi 501, Sta 553 or equivalent. Epi 514. RESPONSIBILITIES The student’s role in this project will be to assist Registry staff with analysis and data quality assessment. The student will use Birth Defects Registry data to evaluate the differences between active and passive case ascertainment of selected birth defects. This project will involve using SAS and Excel to compare and summarize active and passive surveillance data. Other tasks will include identifying ways to improve data quality in the Birth Defects Registry. The student may also have the opportunity to participate in additional quality checks of Birth Defects Registry Data. Such quality checks may involve reviewing discrepant demographic data or reviewing codes assigned to defects to ensure proper coding from ICD-10 to British Pediatric Association (BPA) codes and other checks as determined by senior staff. DETAILS OF EMPLOYMENT This position is anticipated to last through the Summer Semester. The incumbent in this position must compete a total of 240 hours (3 credits) or 480 hours (6 credits). Thereafter, the incumbent may work up to 40 hours/wk. This position does not require travel. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Please submit a resume through the UAlbany School of Public Health internship program to be considered for this position by April 28, 2023. Hourly intern, grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required. Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting HRI Human Resources at hrihr@healthresearch.org or (518) 431-1200. HRI participates in the E-Verify Program. HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices. www.healthresearch.org Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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