Qualitative Research Internship
Nov. 08, 2023
Are you an aspiring professional with quantitative research and analysis skills looking to gain practical experience? Join the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) as a Quantitative Research Intern and become an integral part of a team engaged in various projects dedicated to improving the health of Kansans through nonpartisan research, education, and engagement.
The successful Quantitative Research Intern will contribute to a wide array of projects, utilizing strong organizational skills to collect data from diverse public sources, such as census data, vital statistics, and health-related surveys. They will prepare and analyze this data, gaining valuable experience in the fields of health policy and public health.
To be considered for a Quantitative Research Intern opportunity, candidates should be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in data science, biostatistics, health services research, healthcare, public health, social sciences, or a related discipline, though comparable experience will be taken into account. Demonstrated skills in data acquisition, data organization, and data visualization are important or can be expanded upon through training with KHI staff, with proficiency in Microsoft Excel as a requirement. Experience with data analytics, data visualization, and familiarity with statistical programming languages like SAS and R is advantageous, but not required. Attention to detail and the ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary, team-oriented applied research environment are essential attributes. This internship can be fully remote or hybrid during the Spring, Summer or Fall semesters.
Compensation: This is a paid internship opportunity, offering $15 an hour. Not eligible for benefits.
Schedule: 15-20 hours per week, for 10-12 weeks during the spring, summer or fall semester either hybrid or remote. In person in the office could be required at the beginning of the internship. Time spent at our office will allow you to immerse yourself in our organization’s environment and culture.
Mentorship: The opportunity to interact with and learn from KHI’s professional staff, who have a wide variety of academic and work experiences and knowledge.
- Currently enrolled and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited academic institution, in data science, biostatistics, health services research, healthcare, public health, social sciences, or a related discipline, though comparable experience will be taken into account.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills.
- Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
- Minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Proficiency in using basic computer tools, including Microsoft Office suite.
At KHI, we value diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants. To apply, please submit a cover letter with your resume, your unofficial transcript, names of three references and a sample of work. Please submit materials to Careers@KHI.org.