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Health Science Practice Intern

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Location: USA –  Fairfax, VA or Durham, NC

Description –

Job Number: 1700001675
Social & Analytic Solutions Group
Health, Research, Informatics, & Technology

Are you passionate about improving quality of life through disease prevention, health promotion, and the care of chronic health conditions? Then consider ICF. We work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges with behavior and disease surveillance and monitoring, research and surveys, training and technical assistance, and informatics and systems.

Job Description:

Our Health Science Practice is seeking a part-time intern in the summer and fall of 2017 to support our Fairfax, VA or Durham, NC office for approximately 16 hours per week (flexible schedule and occasional telecommuting allowable). Preference is to have intern available during the school year, though after the summer does not need to be in the office full time. This group of 75+ science professionals provides toxicology, epidemiology, chemistry, hazard assessment, risk assessment, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, and related support that addresses the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals and microbes. Our clients include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and other public and private clients.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching a broad variety of scientific topics and synthesizing findings
  • Reviewing scientific and peer-reviewed literature
  • Conducting data extraction and data entry
  • Managing references and citations for technical reports
  • Following and implementing standardized QA/QC procedures on documents and reports
  • Analyzing data using Excel, Access, and other software, such as R, SAS, Python, SQL, and VBA
  • Solving quantitative and qualitative problems

This position does not involve hands-on laboratory or field work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, environmental science, environmental engineering, public health, or related subject
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ability to demonstrate quantitative and qualitative research skills

Professional Skills:

  • Exceptional research and writing skills, including editing and proofreading skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis skills
  • Written and oral communication skills, including experience with developing and delivering presentations and ability to effectively present information
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong outreach and self-motivation skills

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

To Apply

Apply online
here https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700001675
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Posted on 04 May 2017
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