Graduate Research Internship

Part Time | Seattle, WASHINGTON | about 1 month

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Part Time
Seattle
Kaiser Permanente

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Location: Seattle, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 843951 Date posted: 11/15/2019
Description:

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) is seeking an intern to conduct a randomized controlled trial of sitting reduction for older adults. The intervention includes brief health coaching and tools to support sitting less. The control group receives an attention-matched healthy living intervention. We are looking for a student intern who can learn about the project and be trained to do health coaching with participants as well as carve out a practicum and/or thesis project.


Over the course of a structured internship program, may perform research duties and contribute to a small project or elements of a larger project. Meet quality standards and produce deliverables for management-related projects that are directly relevant to the work of the organization. May be responsible for coordinating activities of a project team, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of a project. Communicate with Senior Management or Functional Area Manager regarding results of assigned tasks.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Participate in and/or specifically manage elements of an assigned smaller project in support of organizational goals. This work may include project planning, developing goals & objectives, research, creating a work plan & decision criteria, project management, team facilitation and financial & market feasibility analysis.
  • Through study and research on internship field, may identify & provide input on process changes and improvements to enhance performance across projects.
  • Ensures all project requirements and/or objectives are properly documented.
  • May develop reports & recommendations and communicates plans via written & oral presentations to project sponsors and stakeholder groups.
  • May function as interface/liaison across organizational structures to facilitate coordinated strategies.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A

  • Education
  • Currently enrolled or has completed a master's or graduate level program in health, business administration, or law (juris doctorate).
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

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    Additional Requirements:
  • Communication, project management, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to take initiative in creating comprehensive leadership development plan.
  • Ability to handle high stress, multiple tasks, complex issues, conflicting demands and confidential information.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with the health care or health insurance industry.

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    Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 8 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Administration, Clerical and Support Services Department: KPWHRI Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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