CDC Global Response Training Development Support

Project Title CDC Global Response Training Development Support
Project Summary Exciting opportunity to work directly with CDC experts involved in global public health emergency preparedness!
Country United States
Agency Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DoS Office N/A
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

Our unit is tasked with the development of trainings and provision of response capacity consultations to improve the global emergency workforce to better respond to international public health emergencies. The project will evolve over time as we respond to public health emergencies globally but may include tracking trainings, database management, data visualization, performing literature reviews and supporting communication material development. The project can be aligned with the student's interests and career goals. Other projects that the student may support include:
• Designing and developing curriculum in collaboration with CDC subject matter experts for CDC responders, foreign governments, and international organizations during both peacetime and response activation
• Supporting quantitative and qualitative evaluation data collection and analysis to improve capacity development strategies
• Developing plans, procedures, and tools for more streamlined execution of capacity building activities including the provision of simulations, tabletop exercises, workshops, and in-country consultations
• Contributing to the preparation of training activities, reports, presentations, and communication materials

Required Skills or Interests
Cultural diplomacy
Data analysis
Data visualization
Editing and proofreading
Educational design
Survey / polling design
Website design
Additional Information

This student will also have opportunities for professional growth and development by participating in trainings, workshops, and meetings centered around global emergency preparedness.