Internship Opportunities

Agricultural Health and Safety Intern

Company:

Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5777
marshfieldclinic.org

Contact:

Bobbi Bradley
bradley.bobbi@mcrf.mfldclin.edu
Phone: 800.782.8581 ext.9-3658

Internship Details:

Title: Agricultural Health and Safety Intern
No. Available: 1
Duration: May 27 - August 15, 2014
Application Due Date: January 15, 2014
Housing Provided: Yes, Will Provide
Housing Period: From May 27, 2014 to August 15, 2014

Responsibilities:

1. Assist the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) in broadening their understanding of the immigrant workers' challenges with regard to workplace injuries.
2. Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team consisting of an occupational health physician, a cultural anthropologist, a health policy expert, an epidemiologist and a community outreach specialist to work on multiple interrelated projects examining the different aspects of health and safety in dairy agriculture.
3. Conduct outreach to farmers and workers.
4. Evaluate worker trainings.
5. Develop resources for clinicians, therapists, farmers and farm workers to prevent and treat agricultural injuries and illnesses.

Qualifications:

1. Must be a student in an accredited college or university and completed their sophomore year by June, 2014.
2. Enrolled in the following or related fields: public health, social work, Spanish, social sciences, ethnic and cultural studies, education, communication, anthropology, nursing, medicine, occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, agribusiness, dairy science.
3. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
4. Good judgment and sense of responsibility.


Please send the following information by the deadline of January 15, 2014.

A resume, a writing sample of an article written for enjoyment or a class assignment. And a photo taken by you with the subject of cattle, people, scenery, etc.

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