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Health Research Intern, Research Services, Level I - IV (only open to Alaska Native and American Indian folks)

This position is only open to Alaska Native and American Indian folks. You must apply ON OUR WEBSITE to be considered.

Intern Level I - IV, Research Services - Position Closes: March 31, 2023

Our vision: Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world.

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with the more than 171,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction.

ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and Alaska's second-largest health employer with more than 3,100 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nation's largest state.

Under general supervision, Intern will perform assignments in support of the Research Services department. This is a ten-week internship May 30 - July 28, 2023. Interns perform duties that strengthen their knowledge and experience in the field of health research and health programs while experiencing employment as part of the ANTHC workforce. Internship includes programmatic cohort experiences as well as project work with mentors.

Intern works with specific teams and mentors performing specialized duties as required by the department. Duties will vary from project to project. Intern will be under frequent supervision to ensure quality work and training benefit. Intern will be responsible for completion of assignments both independently and in coordination with team members. 

Successful applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the final week of Alaska Indigenous Research Program (AKIRP) May 22-26, 2023, though not required. 

Representative duties may include:
· Assisting with on-going studies, statistical analysis, survey development and data collection
· Manuscript and proposal writing
· Literature reviews
· Assisting with monitoring, assessing and maintaining databases and records
· Data entry
· Assist with biospecimen repositories
· Assist research staff as needed
Relevant qualifications and skills:
· Ability to work as a positive and motivational team member
· Ability to maintain genuine, respectful and friendly customer service and working relationships in alignment with ANTHC’s Behavioral Standards
· Interest in research in a tribal health organization
Knowledge and Skills:
· Knowledge of customer service concepts and practices.
· Knowledge of computers and comfortable with their use, familiarity with standard Microsoft office suite of applications.
· Knowledge of general office or business etiquette.
· Skill in strong communication, verbal and written.
· Skill in problem solving.
· Skill in managing own work and completing assignments on time.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
This position is a job family with level I through IV, dependent upon education and experience. Applicants will be interviewed for the Level for which they are qualified for. 

This summer internship is open to any Alaska Native or American Indian college student or recent graduate.

An Associate’s Degree. An equivalent combination of work experience, training, and education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
Please include an updated resume with the number of college credits you have completed.

Applicants must demonstrate interest in conducting health research. Applicants should provide an up to date resume including the number of college credit hours they have completed as well as any previous professional or volunteer experience. Professional and volunteer experience as well as college credits earned will factor into positioning applicants within the Job Family at Level I – IV.

Job Location
Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Position Type
Full time temporary position May 30-July 28, 2023

Visit us online at or contact Recruitment 907-729-1301 or contact us here.

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.

This position is only open to Alaska Native and American Indian folks. You must apply ON OUR WEBSITE to be considered.