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Program/Agency: Violence and Injury Prevention Program (VIPP), Utah Department of Health 

Project Description: 
The main project for the Alcohol GIS Intern is to assess alcohol outlet density in Utah using the Alcohol Outlet Density Guide created by the CDC. 

Principle Duties: 
• Categorize retail alcohol outlets by type 
• Geocode Utah’s alcohol outlets data 
• Calculate alcohol outlet density using the selected approach 
• Perform various density calculations including container-based, distance-based, and spatial access-based 
• Assessing the relationship of alcohol outlet density and alcohol-attributable harms 

The Ideal Candidate: 
The ideal candidate will possess: 
• Experience with ArcGIS 
• Ability to perform GIS analysis 
• Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance 
• Ability to prioritize, organize and complete tasks within a specified time frame 
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships 
• Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) 
• Problem-solving skills and ability to create innovative solutions 
• Skills to prepare and make effective presentations 
• Pursuing a degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or GIS Mapping-related Field