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Assistant Coordinator of Community Services Intern (Fall 2022)

MDH Public Health Workforce Development Internship Program

Recruitment #22-008998-0062


The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is excited to announce our inaugural MDH Public Health Workforce Development Internship Program that is expected to begin fall 2022. The purpose of the program is to form partnerships with academic institutions by creating student internship opportunities, and building a graduation-to-workforce pipeline that will bolster the public health workforce.  

The fall session will be 13 weeks and run from September 6, 2022 to December 6, 2022. This program is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program that are in good academic standing who have a special interest in public health. We are offering remote, hybrid, and in-person opportunities. Students can work a minimum of 120 hours and a maximum of 260 hours during the 13-week period, which will average to approximately 15 hours/week. Program areas include: Health Policy, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Preparedness, Public Health Accreditation, Community Health, Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Healthcare Administrations, Health Education, Public Health Communications, Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, and Other. Students are welcome to apply for more than one opening. If a student is considered, they will only be selected for one position. 

Students must submit a copy of their unofficial transcripts with their application. All student applications must be submitted by August 5, 2022, at 11:59:00 PM. Students will be interviewed in the subsequent weeks and student selections will be made by August 26, 2022.




MDH/Dorchester County Health Department, Cambridge, MD

This is a hybrid opportunity.

Main Purpose of Job

The Assistant Coordinator of Community Services internship is perfect for a current college student or a recent college graduate. You’ll gain valuable resume experience and build your targeted case management and program administration skills. Our Assistant Coordinator of Community Services intern will be part of our Dorchester County Health Department CCS team and responsible for helping track performance metrics and complete other administrative duties based upon the needs of the program. Ultimately, the Assistant Coordinator of Community Services intern will help manage programmatic data related to program performance.

Assistant Coordinator of Community Services Intern Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shadow Team Members on community face visits
  • Assist with completion of documentation of services in state approved format
  • Manage a spreadsheet to track due dates, compliance metrics, and caseload changes
  • Maintain confidential records (physical and electronic)
  • Communicate with outside agencies via phone, email or in person
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by Program Supervisor/Director


    Candidates must possess at least 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university with current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program.  Applications are also open to recent graduates from an accredited college or university.

    Assistant Coordinator of Community Services Intern Requirements

    • Proficient with google software (calendar, sheets, docs)
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • A positive outlook and willingness to learn 
    • The ability to work a hybrid schedule (combination of in office, teleworking, and community work)
    • Some experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (preferred)


    Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 


    Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.  Applications must be accompanied by a CV or a resume.  Upon selection, intern will be required to sign an agreement and provide proof of intern credit (if applicable).


    Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

    If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

    If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

    We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

    People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.


    In one document, please upload a cover letter discussing your qualifications, background, and interest in the position, your resume, and transcripts from your most recent academic program.

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