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Intern - Naloxone Program

Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2022
Requisition ID:  385565

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH):

The Indiana Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.



This position typically pays $13.21 per hour, depending on qualifications, limited to working 180 calendar days.


About the Job:

The Division’s mission is to develop, implement and provide oversight of a statewide comprehensive trauma care system that prevents injuries, saves lives, and improves the care and outcomes of trauma patients. While the Division was formed in 2011, foundational program work started in the early 2000’s and has grown to include the Indiana Trauma Registry, Indiana Violent Death Reporting System (INVDRS), Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) Team, and numerous other trauma and injury prevention outreach efforts. This associate will be housed in the DOP Team within the division.

A Day in the Life:

  • Attending monthly Trauma and Injury Prevention staff meetings
  • Attending biweekly Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) staff meetings
  • Helping to facilitate naloxone administration trainings throughout the state
  • Assisting with outreach events, such as our DOP booth
  • Packaging of naloxone kits for shipment
  • Inputting naloxone data reports
  • Creating quarterly naloxone data summary reports
  • Creating opioid epidemic related infographics and presentations
  • Assist with grant writing
  • Any other day-to-day DOP tasks

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Candidates must be enrolled at a university or in an accredited program to be considered for this opportunity. 
  • Priority will be given to students earning college credit, upperclassmen and graduate students
  • Candidates must possess the ability to work in a team environment, with multiple and fluid demands. 
  • Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Candidates must be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be detail-oriented. 
  • Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking (giving presentations). 
  • Candidates should possess the ability to engage with members of different communities. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and in the use of scientific search engines such as PubMed and Scopus. 
  • Hours are flexible, however a commitment of approximately 15-20 hours/week is preferred.   
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0 (preferred, but not required)  
  • Knowledge of public health terminology is preferred. 


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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