DA-FANH Internship Opportunity

| April 17, 2024

Pre-Professional Experiential Learning

Applications for the Fall 2024 intern cohort are now open!

This internship provides an authentic virtual (and in person when available) career experience, emphasizing problem solving, decision-making and remote collaboration skills, along with an understanding of leadership roles in a professional space.

We desire to recruit interns who represent our campus diversity in race, ethnicity, experience, age, gender, background, academic and personal interests.

Example Skills Developed

  • Use agile project management tools to maintain a project timeline with deadlines and deliverables, for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effectively translate tasks given in words (for example at meetings or by email) into tangible tasks that involve code.
  • Gain experience with varying data collection tools such as using Qualtrics and Google forms
  • Improved ability to collaborative work with others on code under version control
  • Improved solution-seeking skills (e.g. finding answers on places like Google, Stack Overflow)
  • Professionally collaborate and communicate within a remote team setting using various communication systems such as email, Zoom, Slack and task boards.
  • Develop, understand and practice how Statistics and Data Science contribute to local and state-wide health programs.
  • Begin to understand the reporting, research and evaluation requirements of grant funded projects

Details & Requirements

  • Campus: Chico State
  • Status: Semester Internship (3 Units)
  • Time Commitment: 9 hours per week for 16 weeks
  • Salary/Wage: Funding is possible but not guaranteed. Funding for internship placements varies. Some placements may have funding available to pay interns and some placements may not. In addition, students may be eligible for a paid internship due to their individual financial needs. Please contact fanh.analytics@gmail.com for questions.
  • Requirements: At least one class in Statistics, basic proficiency in both Excel and at least one statistical programming language (R preferred).
  • Academic Level: Graduate and Undergraduate
  • Majors: Data-centric majors such as Statistics, Data Science or any majors in areas of Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences
  • GPA: There is no minimum GPA required to be considered for this internship, but preference will be given to students with a proven track record of academic success (generally B’s/3.0).

A full list of all eligibility requirements and other details about applying to the program can be found on the intership page

Applications are due by Friday, May 10th, 2024

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact fanh.analytics@gmail.com.