Temp 4-H Healthy Living Student Intern

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Vacancy TypeTemporaryIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleTemp 4-H Healthy Living Student InternSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$7.25/hr, Fringe benefits are not includedPosition Number11ASO1579Work Schedule30-35 Hours a week. This is a telecommuting position, until otherwise stated. Nights and some weekends may be required.Full Time Equivalent (FTE)Department112401 - NCCES 4-H/FCS TEAMDepartment NC 4-H Youth DevelopmentJob City & StateRaleigh, NCEssential Job Duties

4-H is America’s largest youth development organization with over six million young people across the U.S. participating and learning valuable life skills. North Carolina State University 4-H serves 261,210 youth and a total of 16,789 volunteers through clubs, in- and after-school programming and special interest projects. NC is the third largest state for 4-H participation, nationally.
4-H Healthy Living programs are the second largest in the state, behind STEM. These programs encourage youth to make responsible and healthy life choices. Programs cover a variety of topics from mental health, substance use prevention, nutrition education, and so many more. This position supports three grants, Health Rocks!, Healthy Habits, and Empowering Youth and Families Program. Cumulatively, these three grants serve over 10,000 youth every year.

This is an educational internship offers an opportunity to work in the field of youth development and community health promotion, while learning about state-wide program coordination and collaborating with 101 NC Cooperative Extension offices. An intern will have learning opportunities in all 8 areas of responsibility for community health educators, by working under these grants. The selected candidate will take on these responsibilities and support 4-H health
education across North Carolina.
Areas of community Health Educators are: Responsibility, Competencies and Sub-competencies for Health Education Specialists 2020.

This includes the following:

  • Area I: Assessment of Needs and Capacity
  • Area II: Planning
  • Area III: Implementation
  • Area IV: Evaluation and Research
  • Area V: Advocacy
  • Area VI: Communication
  • Area VII: Leadership and Management
  • Area VIII: Ethics and Professionalism

Intern Work Responsibilities:

  • Assist 4-H Healthy Living team in developing virtual tools for formal and non-formal educators specifically focusing on the Health Rocks Program.
  • Develop youth journals for Health Rocks and EYFP programs that cover educational
    materials to reach youth and families who have limited access to the internet.
  • Assist 4-H Healthy Living team in developing an online Healthy Living Family Mini Summit highlighting the Healthy Habits Program. This will be in conjunction with the
    NC 4-H Residential Camps.
  • Assist in evaluation and data entry, using SPSS and Qualtrics
  • Assist in a longitudinal study to determine the long term impact of EYFP on participating youth and families.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:
Position will start in September 2020 and be extended through the first of May 2021. Intern will work remotely. This may be revised as the landscape of COVID-19 changes. If revised, Office location will be on NCSU’s main campus.

This position will assist in satisfying a required educational internship for those who are studying in the public health field.

Other Work/Responsibilities


Minimum Experience/Education

-Must be in their senior year of their undergraduate work.
-The following courses must be taken before applying for the internship position: Theory and Practice in Community Health Education, Understanding and Achieving Health Equity, Global Health, and CITI Program Training (Human Research).

Departmental Required Skills

-Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom and Google Suite
-Must have a strong work ethic and pays close attention to detail
-Ability to work as a contributing member of a team
-Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability and experience to plan, manage, organize and implement educational activities with youth and adult audiences in mind
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal relations skills
-Intern must be comfortable with working independently on projects and tasks
-Must be willing to travel and work occasional nights/weekends as needed

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification

-Valid Driver’s License

Special Instructions


  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two references OR two letters of recommendations from professors (names, position and contact information)
Job Open Date09/08/2020Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.09/12/2020Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date09/20/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • Job Alert (automated email from our system)
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Radio / Television Advertisement
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you in your senior year of undergraduate work?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you taken the following courses as they are required for this internship: Theory and Practice in Community Health Education, Understanding and Achieving Health Equity, Global Health and CITI Program Training (Human Research).
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you proficient in Google Suite?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you proficient with Zoom?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you possess a strong work ethic and the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have the ability to work as a contributing member of a team?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have the ability and experience to plan, manage, organize and implement educational activities with youth and adult audiences?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you possess an outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you comfortable working independently on projects and tasks?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you willing to travel and work occasional nights and weekends as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you able to lift up to 25 lbs?
    • Yes
    • No
  16. * Do you have a valid Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Contact Information for References




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 9/18/2020
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