Seeking Interns for the Office of Diversity and Equity

Office of Diversity and Equity Internship Program
Applications Due Wednesday, August 12 9AM PST

About the Office of Diversity & Equity
The San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) Office of Diversity and Equity(ODE) is dedicated to addressing health disparities, health inequities and stigma in the areas of mental health and substance use, and supporting wellness and recovery among underserved, unserved, and inappropriately served communities in San Mateo County. ODE works to achieve these goals by promoting cultural competence and cultural humility, which are rooted in principles of social justice. To learn more about ODE’s work, visit http://smchealth.org/bhrs/ODE.

About the Internship Program
The ODE Internship Program is designed to provide work opportunities and practical learning experience for undergraduate college and graduate students in order to enhance their academic preparation and expose them to public service at the county level. For the 2015-2016 internship programs, we are looking to hire 4 interns. All interns will have the opportunity to participate in a Health Equity Initiative and intern in one of the four areas:

1. Workforce, Education & Training | Stigma

2. Workforce, Education & Training | Suicide Prevention

3. Mental Health First Aid | Digital Storytelling

4. Parent Project | Health Ambassador Program

For more details and application, visit http://smchealth.org/sites/default/files/docs/AAS/ODEInternshipApplication20152016.pdf.