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Population Health Intern - Health Sciences Library

Posted 08 June 2017. Closes 30 June 2017.


Health Sciences Library

Job Title:

Population Health Intern

Date Posted:

08 June 2017

Closing Date:

30 June 2017

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour.


10 hours per week with a flexible schedule.

Start Date: 10 July 2017


Working under the general supervision of the Care Management and Population Health Librarian, this position participates in a variety of projects.

The initial project is focused on the LiveStories product (4-6 months) in which you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with the LiveStories product
  • Develop and teach instructional class for Health Sciences Librarians
  • Develop informational and instructional materials (print or electronic) that can be used in consults with faculty, students and staff
  • Write up an evaluation of the LiveStories product identifying pros/cons and validity as a resource for the Health Sciences Library
  • Test out new ideas under the topic of the Internet of Things, mobile learning, and augmented and virtual reality
  • Work on cutting edge technology and services

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Capacity to quickly learn and adapt to new and emerging technologies

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Enrollment in the iSchool MLIS graduate program
    • Project management experience
    • Instructional design and instruction experience

    Other Details:

    The selected intern will have access to the newest tools to be tested in Population Health. This position will provide the selected intern with an opportunity to work on a strategic-level library project, develop instructional materials, teach and evaluate products. This position is located in the Health Sciences Library in the Health Sciences Building on the main UW campus.

    Application Process:

    1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
    2. Submit the following by uploading to the Library student employment online dropbox:
        • Application form

    For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl