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Health Literacy Intern

International Exchanges and Education Department
Director of International Exchanges and Education
Working Hours:
8 – 10 hours per week / a minimum of 4-hour blocks . Duration: A minimum of one full semester
Pay Range:
Job Summary:

Interns work with staff on a variety of health education sessions for the refugee and immigrant population to help them understand and navigate the US healthcare system.

  • Some knowledge and experience in the field of global health (current student or a graduate of a health program)
  • Public speaking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service population and to be sensitive to the needs of special populations.
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Access to reliable transportation
Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the coordination of education sessions
  • Enter program data for reporting purposes
  • Follow up with program participants to confirm attendance in sessions and/or screening appointments
  • Develop training material on different health topics
  • Prepare copies of training materials for education sessions
  • Maintain direct communication with supervisor
  • Complete other duties as assigned
Intern Management:

The International Institute of Buffalo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, or any other protected classifications in employment or any other aspect of our programs and activities. Should you require an accommodation, according to the guidelines of the ADA, please seek the counsel of Human Resources for assistance.

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