Career Opportunities

Internships

LEAP

Formerly known as Leadership In Action, LEAP Emerge is designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in Southern California. The eight-week program runs from June 17 through August 9, 2019.

Interns kick off the program with a week-long Leadership Retreat Week, where they will be trained on crucial leadership skills and community issues. Afterwards, they will receive additional leadership training once a week for the remaining 7 weeks of the program. They are also placed at a Southern California nonprofit organization that serves the API community for 4 full days a week for the remaining 7 weeks of the program.

Nationally recognized trainers are recruited to deliver workshops in critical leadership skill areas. Issue discussions are on local or timely topics of interest and are facilitated by local community leaders/activists and LEAP trainers.

Interested applicants may refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: March 4, 2019
Posted: 11 hours 1 min ago

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

The Maternal Child Health-Leadership Education, Advocacy, and Research Network (MCH-LEARN) is a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded program that facilitates local undergraduate freshman, sophomore, and rising junior scholars entry into graduate school in Maternal Child Health (MCH) fields, i.e., public health and related fields such as pediatrics, MCH nutrition, MCH social work, MCH nursing, pediatric dentistry, psychology, health education, pediatric occupational/physical therapy and speech language pathology. The program is designed for local scholars (no housing allowance during the Baltimore summer session) from diverse populations underrepresented in the MCH field who desire to learn more about MCH and participate in a summer internship with continued monthly experiences throughout the academic year.

The ultimate goal of MCH-LEARN is to promote public health leadership and diversity in Maternal and Child Health graduate studies and careers. MCH-LEARN is designed for local scholars from the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan region interested in Maternal Child Health careers, the program provides public health research and community engagement experiences, mentorship and professional development, especially in the area of developmental disabilities and promotion of health equity and strategies to eliminate health disparities.

Interested applicants may refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 6 days 9 hours ago

Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is a unique summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. Students engage in a basic science or translational research project under the direction of a Harvard Medical School Faculty Mentor, culminating in a final project presentation. Additional activities include Clinical Shadowing, Career Development Seminars and weekly Circle Ups. Upon completion of the program, students leave BWH and HMS with new skills, experiences and knowledge that can be used to empower themselves, their communities and future generations of Native peoples from all Four Directions. 

Interested applicants may refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: February 4, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Tobacco-Free UMass

Tobacco Free UMass seeks student interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community on tobacco harm, encourage policy compliance, and evaluating tobacco use. The student intern will champion health promotion efforts and seek to develop new avenues for delivery in order to further engage the campus community.

Primary objectives for Interns include: attend educational campus outreach events, develop educational materials, promote Tobacco-Free UMass through social media platforms, develop campus collaborations and new avenues for outreach and education efforts

View details on position and application here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Jobs

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) - Mount Tom Academy

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a Paraprofessional, who has experience working with students with disabilities to join our Mount Tom Academy for the remainder of the 2018-2019 academic year. The Paraprofessional will provide assistance to teacher(s) in the alternative learning programs. We empower our educators, and we invest in training to help them grow as professionals.

Essential Functions:

  • Instruct students in achieving their academic and personal goals
  • Under the supervision of the classroom teacher, instruct students in prevocational and life-skills
  • Development of competencies which support CES’s Social Justice and Equity principles
  • Engagement with and/or participation in the CES Social Justice and Equity Initiative

If interested, view full job description and application here.

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Posted: 1 week 12 hours ago

Epic Systems

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

For more information on eligibilty requirements and application, click here.

Deadline: February 22, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Epic Systems

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, you'll work side-by-side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for about 70% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

View entire job posting and application here.

Deadline: February 22, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Fellowships

Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) Coordinating Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

The Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) Coordinating Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is accepting applications for the Summer 2019 Student Research Fellowship.

This fellowship is ideal for current undergraduate students that have an interest in health services research, emergency care, or child health. The fellowship is a paid, full-time position that will run for 10-12 weeks from June-August 2019. Applicants should be comfortable speaking on the phone. The full fellowship description, including instructions on how to apply, can be found on our website (please note that the deadline for applications is March 1, 2019): http://www.emnet-usa.org/opportunities/student_research.htm. 

Students may reach out to Rain Freeman, MPH (rfreeman5@mgh.harvard.edu) with any questions. 

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

Scholarships

National Bio-CARE

Description: Awarded to a student interested in entering the medical field at any level
Who is eligible: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Award: $500
Deadline: June 1, 2019
How to Apply: Write an original 500-750 word essay on the topic of the importance of proper disposal of medical waste and send it to nbcscholarship@gmail.com                                                      
See details at: https://www.umass.edu/umfa/scholarship-detail/23981

Deadline: June 1, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Established by Robert Woolrich, ‘76G an alumnus from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and his wife, Noeline, a registered nurse. This gift honors the memory of Mr. Woolrich’s late mother Elizabeth and pays tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Woolrich’s personal and professional interests in end-of-life care.

The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, who have an interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care. Eligible recipients will demonstrate high academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 3.5; and demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments. Applicants must also have a clean judicial record with the University.

Supplemental Questions are required for this scholarship; students interested must write a short essay describing their interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.
 
Application can be found here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers scholarships to students from underprivileged backgrounds majoring in biomedical, behavior or social-science fields. This scholarship offers up to $20,000 of financial support per academic year and can also cover living expenses.

This scholarship is granted to students who have a 3.3 or higher GPA who are enrolled in a 4-year college program and fall under the “exceptional financial need” section of the financial aid table provided on the NIH website.
 
Application opens: January 2019
Application closes: March 2019
 
Learn more about the application process and requirements here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Volunteers

NGOabroad

Want to volunteer abroad? NGOabroad provides affordable, customized volunteer abroad programs and helps people enter or advance in working abroad in humanitarian work.

NGOabroad has international volunteer programs in 4 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, Central and South America and MENA (Middle East & North Africa). What makes our volunteer abroad programs unique? They are affordable and custom fit to your skills rather than stuffing you into a one-size-fits all slot. Our purpose is to tackle humanity’s challenges so that our international volunteer opportunities are more “real” and have more depth.

Skill based volunteering. Wide variety of skills needed – both students & seasoned professionals – in our volunteer abroad programs: Social work, psychology, trauma counselors, education, early childhood education, nurses, doctors, public health, water & sanitation, nutrition, business, micro-finance, entrepreneurship, engineering, solar, environmental, farming, public administration, political science, democracy building, human rights, law, refugees, peace building, yoga, the trades, grant writing, youth workers & people who love kids.

For specific information on open position(s) in a certain country, please click here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago