Career Opportunities

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Yablonski Fellowship provides support for masters level students enrolled in any of the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, or Health Promotion and Policy within the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Eligible recipients must be in good academic standing; demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments; and be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen, as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education. Preference will be given to the child of a firefighter, police officer or teacher. The fellowship may be awarded in consecutive years to the same student if he or she continues to meet the criteria. Applicants must write a short essay of one-thousand words explaining their commitment to community service, volunteerism, and leadership.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Click here to apply.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 3 days 4 hours 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: 5 days 4 hours ago

David A. Winston Health Policy

The David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship program identifies and supports promising young individuals currently in master’s level degree programs who are committed to the field of health policy.  Each year up to 20 $10,000 scholarships are awarded to qualified students on the basis of their academic achievement and recommendations from faculty and colleagues. Winston Scholars also join a one-day symposium on health policy in Washington, D.C. interacting with the Winston Board, former Winston Fellows, and health policy experts.

Applicants do not have to be enrolled in a health policy exclusive program. The programs welcome applicants who have a strong interest in health policy from a range of master’s and joint degree programs (as well as doctoral programs for the Fellowship), including healthcare administration, business, law, medicine, and economics. The Winston Board appreciates that backgrounds in many academic fields are relevant and critical to advancing sound health policy in our dynamic healthcare environment.  In honoring the legacy of David A. Winston, students of all political ideological perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Importantly, the deadline for the 2019 Scholarship applications is April 5, 2019. Winston alumni well illustrate that their opportunities translate into extraordinarily influential, decades-long health policy positions.

For more information on the application process and to apply, click here

For additional information and materials contact Kerry McAteer, Operations Manager at 202/ 585-0288 or kmcateer@winstonfellowship.org.

Deadline: April 5, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Volunteers

Operation Groundswell

Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that facilitates deeply immersive, educational, and volunteer experiences around the world. We dig into social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profits, and communities. We want you to join us in our mission to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world through travel.

Programs are filling up quickly, so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for all students on five- and six-week programs. You may also be able to use our programs for academic credit. Talk to us about your options! 

Can’t travel in the summer? We travel all year long!

START YOUR JOURNEY HERE!

Deadline: November 23, 2018
Posted: 3 days 5 hours ago

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: 1 week 6 days ago

Internships

The Institute for e-Health Policy

The Institute for e-Health Policy internship program provides leadership and professional development experiences for college students and post-baccalaureate students interested in healthcare and public policy. Working on a flexible basis, the Washington internship offers unique opportunities to gain valuable work experience and knowledge of Congress and federal and state governments. This internship program is ideal for persons interested in a career in health health care or healthcare policy or other related fields.

The summer internship takes place from June to August. Summer Internships are usually 35 hours per week and involve more extensive projects. Those eligible for the internship include: current college students, recent college graduates, and those interested in public policy, government, and healthcare technology.

Those interested in the internship should email kathie@e-healthpolicy.org by February 15th at 12:00am with their resume, statement of interest, letter of recommendation, and and current writing sample.

View more details on this internship here.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 3 days 6 hours ago

Willis Towers Watson

As a Health and Benefits Intern, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants while you progress toward becoming a thought leader of the future.

You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise.

You will partner with consultants to provide support on projects through:

  • Performing financial analyses, including developing pricing, creating employee contribution strategies, modelling plan design alternatives, and calculating reserves
  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts
  • Designing, distributing, and evaluating responses to surveys and RFPs reserves
  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts
  • Designing, distributing, and evaluating responses to surveys and RFPs 

This internship has several sites in different cities and states.

To view more information on this position, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 days 6 hours ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the San Fransico office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 days 23 hours ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the New York office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 days 23 hours ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the Washington, D.C. office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 days 23 hours ago

Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

The 29th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference taking place April 1-5, 2019 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is seeking student interns to work at the conference. Interns will work approximately 30 hours at a variety of duties such as assisting speakers, working at the registration desk or in the exhibit hall. Interns will receive free registration to conference program events and activities and are welcome to attend education sessions as their schedules allow.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a large health promotion conference and meet students from other areas of the U.S.

Click here for more information about the conference and details on how to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 4 days 10 min ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The mission of MDPH is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health.

MDPH seeks to improve and expand its methods of community engagement. Community engagement is the process by which DPH connects with individuals, communities, and organizations/institutions to inform, implement, and evaluate its priorities, programs and services  and Community engagement processes are ongoing relationships between stakeholders, community-based organizations, consumers, residents, local public health, providers, and more. The "Community Engagement Standards for Community Health Planning Guideline" was adopted as part of updates made to regulations in the Determination of Need process in 2017, in order to help hospitals leverage their Community Heath Needs Assessment and community engagement process to meet the DPH community health planning standards.  Additionally, there is interest in aligning the community guidelines for MDPH staff so that DPH community engagement efforts are reflected in the standards. As a first step, key informant interviews have already been conducted on 16 MDPH programmatic strategic plans to understand how they incorporated a variety of community engagement methods through their planning. In addition, there is a Community Engagement Work Group dedicated to bringing together many bureau and office lenses and experiences to the conversation.

The intern will have an opportunity to engage MDPH staff, through the Community Engagement work group and other identified key partners. The work will include an environmental scan of current DPH community engagement efforts to develop an annotated directory of existing programs, points of contact, and resources with an emphasis on highlighting best practice areas within DPH.

For a list of available internships, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Square One

The Springfield ECCS project within Square One is seeking a semester or year-long graduate student intern for 10 – 15 hours per week to support implementation of the measurement strategy for the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Project, a federally-funded initiative to improve the developmental health of children birth-five living in Springfield. The intern, supervised by Jenise Katalina (Vice President of Family Services), will support the data needs of the Springfield ECCS project through the development of a system to collect, track, analyze and report the set of required ECCS Project indicators and measures.

Interested students may contact: Jenise Katalina at Square One by emailing Jkatalina@startatsquareone.org or calling 413-858-3122.

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

Jobs

William Paterson University of New Jersey

William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Public Health, beginning September 1, 2019.  This position includes teaching at the undergraduate level and academic advisement of undergraduate students.

Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate health research methods courses and courses in at least one of the following specialties: epidemiology, health systems, health administration, health education, or health communication.

If interested in the position, please click here.

Deadline: December 30, 2018
Posted: 5 days 5 hours 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: December 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 5 hours ago

The Carrot Project

The Valley to Valley Outreach Fellow will play an integral role in spreading awareness of The Carrot Project and its mission with the goal of increasing awareness of the organization in the Pioneer Valley, the Hudson Valley, and surrounding areas. We seek someone who excels at relationship building, has experience carrying out outreach activities, is self-directed, and is motivated by working as part of a team. Marketing and outreach or sales experience in agriculture is highly preferred. This would be a great opportunity for a farmer interested in attending conferences and networking events over the winter/early spring.

The Fellow will work closely with the Client Services Coordinator to execute outreach for our training, financing, and technical assistance programs directed at farms and food businesses and to maintain relationships with key partner organizations.

Click here for more information on this part-time position.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

UMass Amherst

The Executive Director for Wellbeing, Access and Prevention, under general direction and informed by priorities supporting student success, leads and provides strategic direction for a cluster of programs and services supporting the psychological and physical wellness of UMass Amherst students.

Functional areas of responsibility include administrative oversight of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), Center for Health Promotion (CHP), Campus Recreation, and Disability Services. Several key focus areas provide an administrative framework for the work performed by this position; including, resource alignment, program assessment, data-informed decision-making, and strategic planning.

Success in this role will be based in large part on the Executive Director’s ability to build excellent, collaborative intra-/inter- departmental teams; establish and sustain positive working relationships with departments across Student Affairs and Campus Life, University Health Services, Human Resources, and other related stakeholders; implement programs and services that respond nimbly to identified needs and trends; ensure compliance with applicable laws, policies, guidelines and related requirements; ensure the implementation and performance of effective administrative and financial management systems; allocate and align resources to their best and most effective use; and, demonstrate the impacts of wellness programs on campus Student Success goals.

To view eligibility requirements and application, click here.

Deadline: November 20, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Amherst College

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Educator (AOD Educator) is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing a campus-wide strategy to reduce the consequences associated with the use and misuse of substances as well as other health and wellness issues. Their work should contribute to a safe and healthy campus community and promote a culture of respect, self-awareness, and healthy decision making.

The AOD Educator facilitates BASICS for students who have repeated alcohol and other drug violations and implements other evidence-based initiatives to change campus culture and reduce harmful behaviors. The AOD Educator is responsible for addressing additional health topics, including sexual health and contraception, body image, public health concerns, and more. In collaboration with other members of the departments the AOD Educator will respond to emergent health concerns and crisis situations. The AOD Educator takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

View the full job description here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC)

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is hiring an Associate Planner for our Public Health Program. The Associate Planner will be responsible for providing administrative and planning support for a complex public health program serving all regions of Berkshire County. This position will concentrate on planning activities related to prevention of opioid misuse and its consequences, and will also provide assistance to multiple other public health projects.

The Associate Planner will provide support to and perform entry-level planning duties for the programs listed herein: the Berkshire Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative (BOAPC), Berkshire Public Health Alliance (BPHA), Berkshire County Boards of Health Association (BCBOHA), Age Friendly Berkshires, and other current and future public health programs and projects.

View full job description here.

Deadline: December 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Boston Medical Center

Under the general direction of Administrative Director, the Residency Program Education Coordinator is responsible for assuring that programs for the education of the Department of Medicine residents and medical students are properly organized, well-coordinated, effective, monitored, and in compliance with requirements set by Boston Medical Center and by all organizations and agencies (such as the ACGME and the RRC) that are involved with the process of determining accreditation of post-graduate medical education programs.

Responds to all inquiries relative to the residency program. Reviews applications on ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Screens and requests additional material from applicant in order to set up interviews. Corresponds with appropriate individuals, medical schools, agencies to obtain information to compile profile of resident applicant. Functions as a liaison to various departments and outside agencies for residents, chief residents, and program directors. Ensures the office policies are carried out.

Supports Administrative Director (AD), Program Director (PD) and Associate Program Director(s) (APDs) by providing daily program oversight and administration; troubleshoots and resolves problems, either independently or under direction of AD/PD/APDs. Acts as a liaison between faculty, residents, chief residents and numerous rotation sites.

To view the full job description and application, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

The Real Food Challenge

We’re looking for a dynamic coordinator/organizer to help build this powerful movement for food justice in the Midwest. The Midwest has some of the biggest land-grant agricultural institutions, conventional agriculture research programs, and industrial-scale farming in the country -- as well as incredible people fighting for a new model in the region. The Midwest has a critical role to play in ending higher education’s support for Big Food corporations and racism in the food system.

The Regional Coordinator (Coordinator) will play a key role in catalyzing and coaching campus initiatives throughout the region to ensure the success of the new Uprooted & Rising movement. In addition to supporting base-building and action, they will establish and maintain partnerships with organizations and foundations that work on food justice and broader social movements, and will manage related administrative work. Additionally, the Coordinator will co-lead strategy for RFC's national food justice movement, building national teams of students and community members to lead Uprooted & Rising.

Our team is looking for someone with a fierce hunger for justice in the food system and who believes in people power. The Coordinator should be able to organize effective campaigns, lead direct action, develop the leadership of students and young people, organize communities, and communicate to a broad range of audiences.

Read the full job post here.

Deadline: November 12, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and successful administrator with strong management skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. This position requires a highly motivated professional who learns quickly, champions systems development/improvement and, most importantly, inspires others to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and ever evolving team-based environment.

The Deputy oversees the administrative, fiscal, operational and programmatic needs of the Office under the direction of the Director—and in alignment with the mission and priorities of the Commissioner of Public Health. With support from the Director, the Deputy contributes to Office strategic planning; the development, implementation and improvement of policies and procedures; and the overall program planning and implementation activities. The Deputy also works collaboratively and receives support from other teams in the Bureau and the Department. 

For more information and how to apply to this position, please click here.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

California State University, Fullerton

The California State University, Fullerton, Department of Public Health, is seeking a candidate for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in Mental Health/Substance Use. The department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in mental health, substance use, and/or prevention and intervention research with the goal of addressing mental health or substance use disparities and/or improving mental health or substance use outcomes in clearly defined priority populations. Persons conducting research on either mental health or substance use in a public health context are encouraged to apply; and those whose research focuses on the intersections between mental health and substance use are particularly encouraged.

The Department of Public Health has over 1,600 declared majors in the undergraduate program with another 50 graduate students in the CEPH-accredited Master of Public Health program. The successful applicant is expected to teach successfully to students from diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college students, in the undergraduate and graduate programs; engage in focused ongoing scholarly and creative activity; create and maintain successful research ties with diverse communities; and actively contribute through service to the department, college, university, and surrounding community.

For more information, please click here.

Deadline: November 26, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 6 hours ago

California State University, Fullerton

The Department of Public Health at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position in Health Disparities/Health Equity. The Department (with over 1,500 undergraduate and 80 graduate majors) offers a B.S. in Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and global health), and a Master of Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion/disease prevention, environmental and occupational health, and gerontological health). The Department offers multiple opportunities for collaboration in its research centers, including the Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Obesity Prevention, Center for Cancer Disparities Research, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Center, and Health Promotion Research Institute. Visit the Department of Public Health (http://hhd.fullerton.edu/hesc) and University (http://www.fullerton.edu) websites for additional information about our programs, offerings and faculty.

Deadline: November 19, 2018
Posted: 2 months 4 hours ago

Fellowships

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute - School of Medicine and Public Health

The Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship Program is a two-year service and training program designed for early career individuals in public health and allied sciences. Fellows are placed in practice-based settings in community, non-profit, governmental, and/or health service organizations around Wisconsin. Through a curriculum focused on health equity and collaborative leadership, Fellows leave the program with a health equity lens applied to their practice as well as tangible skills in public health programming and management.

Application Deadline: January 5, 2019

Visit the Fellowship website for more information about the Fellowship, including the application process, timeline, and requirements.

Deadline: January 5, 2019
Posted: 5 days 5 hours ago