The Trauma Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is looking for summer interns! Each year the program has students from USC that fulfill practicum hours or want more hands-on experience in public health. This is a great opportunity to explore the field!
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – Trauma Program
We are seeking placement of up to five students within our Trauma Program. The Trauma Program provides a unique experience in that almost all aspects of public health are involved in our program. Service lines within Trauma include: Acute Care, Injury Prevention, Disaster Preparedness and Research and Evaluation. Students will have the opportunity to work specifically with the preceptors below, but will also have work experiences with all preceptors and with the other students involved with the program. All three proposed preceptors are MPH graduates.
All interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be selecting students to focus in the following areas:
Injury Prevention-Summer interns will engage in a variety of community projects, health fairs, and educate children and families on injury prevention topics such as child passenger safety, pedestrian safety, drowning prevention, distracted driving, school safety, etc.
Research and Evaluation – The summer research intern will conduct literature searches, assist with study design, develop data collection tools, analyze data using statistical software, prepare manuscripts and assist in IRB study submissions. The areas of focus are acute trauma care, injury prevention and disaster preparedness.
Trauma and Disaster Management – Summer internship opportunities include projects related to trauma program management focusing on performance improvement, special projects, and data analysis. Interns will also have the opportunity to support planning efforts for hospital and county disasters.