Institute for Public Health Staff Positions


Student Positions, Project Assistance, Practicums and Internships

Communications Intern for the Institute for Public Health (paid position, approx. 20 hrs./week)

The Institute has an immediate need for a communications intern to work with its communications team. Most of this work can be done remotely, as needed. A WashU student who is interested in public health-related communications and possesses a strong knowledge of social media management and integration will be the ideal candidate for this paid position.

Our intern will report to the Institute’s communications manager and will assist the digital design and events coordinator on various projects.

Community Outreach Worker – Cure Violence St. Louis Evaluation (Paid consultant position/flexible hours/training provided)

The City of St. Louis is contracting with the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis to conduct an external evaluation of Cure Violence in St. Louis, a violence prevention program that views violence as a health concern, and more specifically as a contagious disease. The Institute seeks individuals to join the evaluation team and make door-to-door contact with the households that have not yet responded to the survey after 4-5 weeks of receiving the mailings. Outreach will be conducted in pairs with either another interviewer/outreach staff, an evaluation team member, or a Cure Violence staff member.

Student Research Assistant – Cure Violence St. Louis Evaluation (Paid position, negotiable hours)

The Institute seeks a research assistant to (among other duties) work with the Cure Violence evaluation team to investigate violence prevention interventions that may be impacting rates of violence in the City of St. Louis during the Cure Violence evaluation timeframe.


Other Positions

There are no other positions open at this time.


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