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Internship

Primary Healthcare Equipment Intern (Summer 2024)

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GH Labs

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22d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Seattle

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Summer Internship

Science•Seattle

Description

  • Internships typically start in June and run through August/September.
  • Global Health Labs is seeking a graduate-level Intern to partner with the Program Innovation team to standardize Primary Healthcare (PHC) equipment content curation.

The PHC Equipment Intern will work with the Program Innovation team to support the knowledge management (KM) function at GH Labs. Knowledge management is one of the core elements of GH Labs' work and includes the following activities:

  • Landscaping PHC equipment in priority geographies.
  • Defining innovation opportunities for PHC equipment
  • Translating this knowledge into product development priorities

The organization is in the early stages of streamlining KM initiatives into organizational business goals developing a KM practice strategy and integrated KM system to help leverage its knowledge base to inform it’s work of research and development to innovate primary health care equipment to meet unmet needs in LMICs and share its knowledge base to catalyze innovation

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate program in public health or related disciplines such as humanities, scientific journalism, and communications
  • Experienced in Global Health experience or consulting background in healthcare
  • Strong written proofreading and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and skilled at documenting work for the benefit of others.
  • Worked successfully in collaborative team environments to support overall team goals.
  • Demonstrated alignment with global health mission.
  • Required Competencies:
  • GH Labs Success Factors: We believe there are a few prioritized key capabilities and behaviors that are critical to success for all roles at GH Labs. They are:
  • Demonstrates Collaboration: actively listens and works with others openly and transparently to create an environment where diverse viewpoints are valued, and information is shared for the purposes of solving problems and achieving collective goals. Seeks collaborative solutions as the best path to sustainable change.
  • Accelerates Impact: takes risks, proves/disproves concepts quickly and with a growth mindset, solves creatively, and partners strategically to achieve results and deliver impact on GH Labs mission.
  • Promotes Accountability: holds self and others accountable so that success is celebrated, and failure is understood and addressed.
  • Establishes Trust: interacts, shares, and receives information and feedback in a way that builds trust and gains the confidence of others.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Translate content for 2-3 PHC equipment into standardized templates in a clear, concise, and informative way.
  • Output is complete reports on each selected PHC equipment.
  • Desk review and interview GHL staff to identify opportunities for mainstreaming a culture of a knowledge management.
  • Output is recommendation of processes or frameworks for mainstreaming KM.
  • Create templates for topical spotlight on PHC equipment related content.
  • Output is 3 topical spotlights.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Seattle