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PAID!!! INTERNSHIP - SUMMER 2019

International Association of Fire Fighters Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) represents more than 316,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in more than 3,300 affiliates. The IAFF has several internship opportunities:

1) In our Fire EMS/GIS Department - please see details below - TWO openings:

2) In our IT Department - please see details below - TWO openings:

3) In our Education Department - please see details below - ONE opening:

Please read the posting carefully!

Pay - $15/hr - hours per week - 32.5 - Work Location - 1750 New York Avenue, NW, WDC - 9AM - 4:30PM
Duration - June 4, 2018 through August 16, 2019 (we will work with school schedules as needed)

Please note - submit the following as ONE PDF and/or MS Word Doc - COVER LETTER specifying the job for which you are applying, your resume, and an unofficial copy of your transcript. Minimum GPA is 2.75.


FIRE EMS Opportunity 1:

Intern Opportunity: Fire and EMS Operations is requesting an intern to assess state and provincial rules and regulations for a variety of emergency medical response Issues, which includes, but are not limited to the following topics:

· Types of emergency medical services (EMS) certifications/licensure

· The requirements of EMS certification/licensure

· The requirements of EMS instructors certification/licensure

· Interstate treatment and transport rules and regulations

· Equipment requirements

· Other rules regarding response as needed

· Assessing State Medicaid Rules and Regulations and identifying states that collect revenue for treatment-no-transport, GEMT, and Community Paramedic.

Intern should be capable of, or possess skills regarding:

· Performing research and compiling data.

· Updating programing and building a useable, and easily modifiable, database that is capable of querying the data that has been researched and entered into the system.

· Creating a lesson that will instruct users on changes to EMS rules and regulations since 2016

· Using Microsoft suite

· An understanding of, or background in, in the following areas is preferable:

o EMS

o Fire

o Public Health

o Emergency Management

o Library Science

o Labor

At the end of the internship the student should be able to:

· Conceptualize the diverse legislative dynamics of prehospital, and out-of-hospital, care system design.

· Conceptualize the need for prehospital, and out-of-hospital, care to be locally driven and supported rather than federalized.

· Demonstrate to others how to develop and use a searchable and easily modifiable database

FIRE EMS Opportunity 2:

Intern Opportunity: Fire and EMS Operations is changing the manner in which data is collected, recorded, and inventoried essentially transitioning from a predominately paper-based system into an electronic system. At a minimum, this system should be able to track:

· Local name

· Local number

· Type of jurisdiction

· Number of stations

· Type of first response level

· Information related to transport capabilities

· Information related to performing analysis in Canada.

· Other pertinent data as described

Intern should be capable of, or possess skills regarding:

· Performing research and compiling data.

· Updating programing and building a useable, and easily modifiable, database that is capable of querying the data that has been researched and entered into the system.

· Creating a lesson that will instruct users

· Using Microsoft suite

· An understanding of, or background in, in the following areas is preferable:

o EMS

o Fire

o Public Health

o Emergency Management

o Library Science

o Labor

At the end of the internship the student should be able to:

· Demonstrate to others how to develop and use a searchable and easily modifiable database

IT Opportunity:

Interns should be proficient with HTML, HTML5, WordPress; web coding, design, (including Adobe) experience very helpful. We are in the midst of a full website redesign, and the interns will be working with this project.

Education Department:

Intern should have an interested in background in Instructional Design, preferably with Adobe Captivate and/or inDesign - grad student or upper level undergraduate preferred with courses specific to adult educational methodologies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans, and those in traditionally disadvantaged groups.

International Association of Fire Fighters

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the International Association of Fire Fighters represents more than 315,000 full-time professional fire fighters and single-role EMS providers in more than 3,300 local affiliates.

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