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450 North Syndicate St.Saint Paul, MN 55104


Community Action is searching for an intern interested in supporting the Head Start with Community Assessment initiatives. The intern will assist in a community assessment that identifies key needs and issues within our community through systematic, comprehensive data collection and analysis. Interns will gain exposure to processes associated with conducting a Community Assessment.

Supervisor: Health Services Manager/ Data Analyst

Learning objectives:

Gain an extensive experience of working on an agile team towards a scope, schedule, and cost bound project.

Refine research skills by experience in identifying the primary and secondary sources of information used in similar community assessments.

Learn to develop questions aimed at gleaning information related to the state of the community.

Develop skills to detect and correct corrupt or inaccurate data.

Gain experiences on how to summarize data and make visually appealing reports.


Must be seeking an internship for college credit or experience

Seeking a degree in Public Health (Epidemiology/Biostatistics preferred), Statistics/Analytics, or related field, must be a current student or recent graduate

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Must be able to function independently with minimal supervision, accept support as needed, and be an effective team member.

Must be self-motivated, dependable, and demonstrate both leadership skills and mature judgment abilities.

Requirements :

Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.

Experience using computer in a work setting that includes use of Windows-based programs and Microsoft Office Suite for Windows.

Advanced knowledge of at least one statistical software like SAS, SPSS, R, or Excel.

Ability to adapt to new processes, tools, and environments.

Basic epidemiology/statistics experience

Ability to pull a problem apart and figure out how to fix it.

Must be comfortable interacting with individuals from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Pass a background check and age 18+

Physical Requirements: Normal office exertion required.

Time Commitment: 4+ hours per week for summer-term or semester during office hours M - F from 9:00am-4:30pm. 10+ hours is preferred.

Location: 450 Syndicate Street N, St Paul, MN

Benefits of Volunteering:

Learn about a community assessment while gaining professional skills. Knowledge that you are helping children thrive!

Send Resume and References to:

Volunteer Specialist at volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979

Registration form at www.caprw.org/volunteer


  • Child Development
  • Business Analysis
  • SQL / MySQL
  • Analytics
  • Capacity Planning
  • Microsoft Office Suite

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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