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Public Health Graduate Summer Students, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Belleville, Ontario
Deadline May 28, 2017

1 position commencing ASAP

Reporting to the Foundational Standards Manager, the student will be responsible for identifying, analysing and interpreting quantitative trends for a variety of public health topics. This work will include data gathering and analysis, as well as development of both statistical and narrative reports.

Projects may include:

  • Reporting on local social determinants of health indicators,
  • Program evaluation of newly expanded public health services,
  • Environmental scan and client needs assessment in clinical programs,
  • Literature review of best practice clinical benchmarks, and
  • Creating quantitative school health reports.


The successful applicant is a Graduate-level (i.e. Masters) student in a health-related (or transferable) discipline with demonstrated data analysis skills and critical thinking skills. They have sound problem-solving and time management skills along with a strong knowledge of evaluation and epidemiological methods.

Additional requirements include:

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and experience using statistical packages for analysing large datasets (e.g. Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.);
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Computer skills experience using the internet for research; and
  • A valid driver’s licence and use of a vehicle.

Normal hours of the positions are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and some flexible hours required.

HPEPH welcomes those with disabilities. To make arrangements for accommodation in the recruitment process, contact Human Resources at

Apply to: by midnight on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Please quote “Graduate Summer Student” in e-mail subject line.

Please refer to the “Resume Submission Guide” on our careers page.

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