Intern- Population Health (Jan. 2020--May 2020, Paid)
Department Office of Population Health
Location La Crosse
Schedule/Shift 8 Hour Shift, Days
Benefit Eligible No
Temporary Position Yes (01/20/2020 - 05/08/2020)
Job Details

This is a temporary, paid ($10.60 per hour) internship from 01/20/2020 – 5/8/2020. Priority for those requiring a full time internship for undergrad degree in community health, public health, or related field.


The Department of Population Health provides a professional hands-on experience in health promotion programming for employees, patients and the community. The intern’s role includes participation in a variety of department activities which may be program planning and design based on needs assessment; program implementation; public speaking; development of promotional and educational materials; evaluation and data analysis; potential involvement in research projects or pilots. Topic areas include nicotine cessation, physical activity, stress management, healthy aging, alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, worksite wellness, and designated community integration projects.

Each internship experience is tailored to meet the interests of the interns in conjunction with the current activities of the department. Internships are available to senior students currently enrolled in a bachelors degree program requiring a facility-based preceptorship or internship placement, must be available 40hours/week.


Education / Learning Experience Required: Must be enrolled in a bachelors program requiring site placement for internship

Gundersen Health System provides a professional hands-on experience tailored to meet the interests of the interns in conjunction with the current activities of the department.  Internships are available to students who have graduated from or are currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelors or master’s degree program.

Job Responsibilities
  • Performs job-related responsibilities as requested.

  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Unit/Department Specific
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required Post High School education in a specialized field:  
    Currently in or graduated from an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Program in a related field.

    Work Experience:
    Desired 1 year in a related field.
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications use Microsoft Office Products, Adobe and other similar applications
    Communication communicate with ease on a professional level
    General - All Positions use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    General - All Positions have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development
    General - All Positions perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
    Leadership work independently: self-disciplined
    Leadership plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines
    Reasoning/Decision Making be flexible
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Static Standing Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Walking/Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg
    Balance - Left Leg
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Other Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Short Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Right Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Left Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Number of lbs:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).

    Intern- Population Health (Jan. 2020--May 2020, Paid)

    Equal Opportunity Employer