A bachelor’s degree is required, though a graduate degree is preferred. Those with a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of professional work experience are encouraged to apply.
Degrees in any field or discipline are welcomed, and training in a health or policy-related discipline is not required.
The fellowship is not a clinical internship or supervised practice program of any sort, and fellows may not engage in any form of clinical service during their fellowship.
Desired strengths and abilities
Effective communication with a broad range of audiences; comfortable working with diverse populations and knowledge of a wide subject matter; ability to present complex policy and public health issues in a way that is accessible to a variety of audiences with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Strategic thinking and innovation, with an ability to reason and solve problems in high-pressure situations; recognize strategic opportunities for systems change; introduce new tactics or approaches that significantly improve or revise existing systems; ability to coordinate and prioritize work on multiple projects.
Self-motivated, results-oriented, takes action, committed to continuous learning and growth (personal and professional), able to take in and incorporate feedback into efforts at continuous improvement.
Collaborative, understanding of the importance of inclusion and “buy-in” from partners and policymakers.
Social acumen, with the social skills to navigate interpersonal relationships with policymakers, community members, and colleagues.
Other skills and requirements
Detail-oriented and organized
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Willingness to travel outside of Tulsa County, especially between Oklahoma City and Tulsa (overnight trips are possible on rare occasions)
Ability to lift objects under 25 pounds and set up presentations
Regular and routine presence at an established office in midtown Tulsa