Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

DSS Intern - Behavioral Health Data and Outcomes (Summer)

Sioux Falls, SD
 
Session: Summer (May - August)
Position Title: Intern - Behavioral Health Data and Outcomes
Supervisor: Zachary King
Agency: Department of Social Services
Location: Sioux Falls

*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
The Behavioral Health Data and Outcomes intern will primarily assist with data collection, data analysis, and reporting of key outcomes related to behavioral health services provided across the state. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and other Microsoft programs required. Knowledge of Microsoft Power BI preferred. Intern may also learn to utilize the State Treatment Activity Reporting System (STARS) to run reports and gather data relating to behavioral health services.

Interns will gain valuable experience from a public service career perspective as well as a deeper understanding of mental health and substance use initiatives being implemented in South Dakota's communities.

Qualifications:
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months).

Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.

Successful candidates should possess strong critical thinking and evaluation skills as well as effective communication abilities. Preference will be given to candidates with coursework or experience related to macro level behavioral health service delivery, research methods, statistics, and/or behavioral health treatment.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

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South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*

DSS Intern - Behavioral Health Data and Outcomes (Summer)