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Employer: Sustaining Technical & Analytic Resources
Located in: Arlington, Virginia
Degree Required: Masters
SUSTAINING TECHNICAL AND ANALYTIC RESOURCES
INTERN TITLE: HIV Testing Services Intern HOST ORGANIZATION: Adult Clinical Branch, Prevention, Care and Treatment Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, Bureau of Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
LOCATION: Arlington, VA
POSITION LEVEL: Masters level
SALARY: $1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position)
ANTICIPATED TIMEFRAME: 6 months
STAR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) is a project of the Public Health Institute (PHI) supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) Bureau. Its purpose is twofold: (1) Through individual fellowships, STAR will help strengthen the capacity of diverse American and low-and-middle-income country (LMIC) health professionals at all levels to make innovative contributions to global health (GH); and (2) STAR will create ground-breaking opportunities for both US and LMIC GH academic institutions and other groups, including professional associations, to create systems for open-access knowledge sharing, resulting in effective partnerships. STAR’s individual and institutional participants are contributing to the development of self-sustaining systems and tools that will produce global citizens with the full spectrum of relevant health competencies. STAR is managed by the Public Health Institute and implemented in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) continues to be at the forefront of the U.S. Government (USG) response in the fight against HIV/AIDS. USAID is a key partner in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and works closely with other USG agencies on this initiative. This position sits within the USAID Office of HIV/AIDS, in the Prevention, Care and Treatment Division, Adult Clinical Branch.
The HIV Testing Services Intern (Intern) position will be placed in the Adult Clinical Branch, Prevention, Care, and Treatment Division, Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA/PCT/ACB) within the Bureau for Global Health and will support USAID’s further development and implementation of HIV testing service. The Intern will primarily provide research assistance and may also carry out other Global Health Bureau-wide duties and collaborative research with other analysts in the Bureau. Information on USAID’s work in HIV testing and counseling can be found at http://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/global-health/hiv-and-aids/technical-areas/promoting-high-quality-hiv-testing-and.
The Intern will work closely with Senior HIV Testing Services (HTS) Advisor and OHA HTS Team and receives technical guidance from the Senior HTS Advisor who will serve as his/her onsite manager.
Anticipated learning outcomes: *required 10% time
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The Public Health Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including learning programs.
All applicants are required to apply for this position through STAR’s online recruitment system at www.ghstar.org, which allows you to create a profile and upload a CV/resume and cover letter. All online applications must be submitted by May 17th, 2019 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.
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