May 28, 2021

ASHM (Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine): Public Health Virtual Experience Program

  • Christine
  • Remote
Internship Research Opportunity Certification Skill Building

Description

Public Health Virtual Experience Program

Why join this Virtual Experience Program?

Are you interested in exploring a career in the public health sector? Are you passionate about improving health outcomes?

The ASHM (Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine) Public Health Virtual Experience Program aims to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the field of public health.

You will receive a valuable, unique insight into Australia’s leading public health agency, providing support for HIV, viral hepatitis and the sexual health workforce. 

Whilst we encourage you to complete the tasks that interest you the most, please note they have been designed to increase in difficulty as you progress. 

Benefits of this Public Health Virtual Experience Program

Earn a Certificate

When you complete the ASHM Public Health Virtual Experience Program, you’ll earn a personalised completion certificate to share with prospective employers and your professional network.

Do it in your own time

Fit the ASHM Public Health Virtual Experience Program in with your busy schedule. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals.

Gain real work experience

Throughout the ASHM Public Health Virtual Experience Program, you will develop deep insights into what it is actually like to work in the public health sector and at ASHM.


Make your CV and LinkedIn stand out

You’ll be able to include this experience on your CV and LinkedIn profile. Demonstrate that you’re ambitious, hardworking and have developed valuable practical skills.


Learn direct from ASHM

The ASHM Public Health Virtual Experience Program has been created by leaders at ASHM. You’ll receive instructions from the ASHM team and compare your work with real model solutions from ASHM.


Discover if this career is for you

Nearly 50% of the hours you are awake are spent at work. Discover if this is the right career path for you.


Set yourself up for success

No more applying for jobs without knowing what the role involves. Build the confidence and practical skills that employers are looking for.

What will you do in this Public Health Virtual Experience Program?

  • Develop an outline for a policy and advocacy strategy
    • Identify the actions required at each stage of a policy advocacy campaign, aligning those steps with an advocacy framework.
    • Practical skills you will gain from working on this module: Policy analysis, Strategic advocacy
    • Compare your work with real model solutions created by the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine team.
  • Stakeholder mapping for guideline development
    • Identify and prioritise key stakeholders to engage in the design and development of a national HIV guideline
    • Practical skills you will gain from working on this module: Strategic Planning, Stakeholder Management, Critical Thinking.
    • Compare your work with real model solutions created by the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine team.
  • Write an abstract for submission to an Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference.
    • Promulgating the utility of a data tool and report to inform health service delivery.
    • Practical skills you will gain from working on this module: Summarising information, Disseminating information
    • Compare your work with real model solutions created by the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine team.
  • Assist with responding to a tender to build the capacity of healthcare workers in Papua New Guinea in HIV and Sexual HealthDeveloping a strategic document to describe and validate a proposed project
  • Practical skills you will gain from working on this module: Strategic planning, ResearchAnalysis.
  • Compare your work with real model solutions created by the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine team.

This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 5-6 hours to complete.

Source:
https://www.theforage.com/virtual-internships/prototype/PtXD4BPiKmtpSFoi3/ASHM-Public-Health-Virtual-Experience-Program

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Various

Time Commitment

This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 5-6 hours to complete.

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