Intern-Community Engagement-An Equity Approach

Preconception Health

Unpaid Internship (no benefits)

Position Description:

The Community Engagement Project intern will be responsible for supporting the development of an equitable community engagement approach for the Division of Maternal Child and Adolescent Health work units. Using a variety of tools (E.g. FSG Community Engagement Toolkit), the intern will produce a pilot Community Engagement Toolkit for the division to include the home-visiting and care coordination services as well as developing approaches to community engagement for collective impact collaborative groups (Ex. NIVC, FIMR CAT, etc.) To maximize the internship experience, the intern’s duties will include:
Time Commitment: This internship will start on May 14, 2018 thru July 2018. It is reasonably expected that the intern will dedicate 40 hours per week to support the project. Student will be expected to commit 400 hours of service, preferably 40 hours per week for a period of 10 weeks. Weekly schedule may vary based on intern’s schedule.

To maximize the internship experience, Intern responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Participate in the Collective Impact Forum/CityMatCH on-line learning communities related to community engagement in collective impact.
2. Participate as a team member responsible for identifying engagement opportunities using an equity lens for the Equity in Birth Outcomes team).
3. Develop an engagement scale/assessment of staff to identify professional development growth opportunities.
4. Assist the Preconception Health Strategist in the development of related internal projects.
5. Assist in other duties as assigned by the MCAH Director to support the Preconception/Interconception Care work-plan.

To apply please follow the steps below Click on the link below, enable editing and complete the intern application in its entirety: E-mail it to or submit it by fax to 615-340-0497. Subject
FIMR Internship

Minimum Requirements:

Requires college degree; some nursing experience preferred.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include availability in clinic and some early evenings to track client experience.
Must have strong communication skills to convey ideas to a variety of audiences to include medical professionals and, the general public and public health peers.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Valid class “D” driver’s license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.