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Research & Data Intern

** In order to be considered for this internship, you must apply through the external application on NC Child's website.**

NC Child is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student intern to work directly with the NC KIDS COUNT Project Director to assist in the development of the 2021 North Carolina Child Health Report Card.

The North Carolina Child Health Report Card, issued every two years by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and NC Child, tracks key indicators of child health and well-being in four areas: Healthy Births, Access to Care, Secure Homes and Neighborhoods, and Health Risk Factors. The report provides data on such health concerns and risk factors as asthma, teen births, infant mortality, poverty, and child deaths.

Specific tasks may include:
  • Conducting background research on child well-being issues;
  • Collecting and analyzing data from state and federal agencies;
  • Producing written analyses of data trends in child health;
  • Completing data technical assistance requests from data users and media;
  • Other necessary tasks as they arise.
Minimum qualifications:
  • Experience with data analysis;
  • Ability to ensure accuracy of large datasets;
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel.