Public Health Student

Public Health Student
Posting Number: 
October 18, 2019 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Student - Full Time Temporary

The following student position may be extended to March 31, 2020, subject to availability of work and funding.

Southwestern Public Health is currently looking to fill one (1) student position to support the Foundational Standards team.  This opportunity provides a chance for the successful individual to use their program evaluation knowledge and skills.  In addition to learning from our public health team, the successful individual will be offered a hands-on experience related to data collection and analysis, identification and application of best practices and evidence, identification of public health nursing sensitive indicators relevant to child and family health, and report writing.

Essential Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a master’s program focusing on public health, evaluation and/or research.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others in a mentored team setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in an environment of competing demands.
  • Excellent computer skills specifically in the utilization of Microsoft Office Suite including: Word, Excel and Power Point Skills.
  • Effective research abilities.
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective multidisciplinary team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to self-reflection, professional growth and development.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable access to an insured working vehicle.   
  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one document file and please indicate the posting number in the subject line of your application via email to by October 18 2019.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

Nicole Dagg, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources

Southwestern Public Health strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.  Only those under consideration will be contacted.