Career Opportunities

Fellowships

ASPPH/NHTSA

The ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship, a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is a unique training opportunity offered to graduates of accredited schools and programs of public health. The selected fellow(s) will work with national experts in injury prevention and motor vehicle and highway safety issues to examine the causes and etiology of motor vehicle crashes and injuries.

NHTSA´s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity. The agency develops, promotes and implements effective educational, engineering, and enforcement programs to prevent injuries and deaths and reduce economic costs associated with the nation’s roadways. NHTSA provides leadership to the motor vehicle and highway safety community through the development of innovative approaches to preventing roadway crashes and resulting deaths and injuries. NHTSA spearheads innovative research and data analysis critical to motor vehicle and highway safety and leads the nation by setting the motor vehicle and highway safety agenda.

Read the full fellowship program description, including application instructions, here.

Deadline: February 9, 2018
Posted: 3 days 22 hours ago

ASPPH/CDC

The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program was established in 1995. Its goal is to address emerging needs of public health, and to provide leadership and professional opportunities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for students and graduate students of ASPPH member graduate schools and programs of public health. The fellowships are from one to two years in duration, depending on the needs of CDC and the fellow. The Fellowship Program was established to strengthen the relationship between the academic public health community and public health practice agencies. The types of fellowships will vary according to specific areas of research or training within CDC´s Centers/Institutes/Offices (CIOs).

The fellowship program is sponsored cooperatively by ASPPH and CDC, to provide leadership training in public health and prevention practice, informatics and policy. 

Read a full description of the fellowship program, including application instructions, here.

Deadline: February 2, 2018
Posted: 3 days 22 hours ago

The Wisconsin Population Health Service

Applicants should have:

  • A master's or doctoral degree in public health or an allied discipline at the time of appointment
  • Relevant work experience in public health or related field
  • Demonstrated interest in community service or community based research
  • US citizenship or be a foreign national with US permanent resident status

The Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship is committed to building and maintaining diversity. People of color, LGBTQ-identified individuals, and individuals interested in working in rural communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: Competitive salary with health insurance and excellent salary-related benefits

Term of appointment: Two years, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020

 

For additional information on the Fellowship Program and to apply, please visit:http://www.wiphfellowship.org/apply/

Deadline: December 16, 2017
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education

The purpose of the fellowship is:

  • To prepare individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in medical, biological, social, behavioral, and policy sciences to join the next generation of academic leaders in tobacco control.
  • Upon completion of training, fellows will be well positioned to be active participants in crucial policy debates about the future development and implementation of tobacco control interventions. 

The fellowship supports two years of postdoctoral training in all aspects of tobacco control research:

  • Our program stresses the skills needed to conduct research in diverse, collaborative transdisciplinary settings. 
  • We emphasize leadership in catalyzing the integration of multiple disciplines and translating science to policy and clinical practice. 
  • Postdoctoral fellows will have exposure to diverse training, including both didactic coursework and individualized mentoring to build a personalized research program. 

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: January 24, 2018
Posted: 3 months 1 day ago

Jobs

Rhode Island Department of Health

This position is held within the Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Epidemiology (CHHSTE) in the Division of Preparedness, Response, Infectious Disease, and Emergency Medical Services (PRIDEMS). The position is part of an integrated team that works on all areas of the surveillance, prevention, and policy development for HIV, hepatitis, STDs, and TB. The primary role of this position is to help support the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of STD surveillance and prevention efforts, and tuberculosis surveillance and prevention efforts. The position may be asked to support the other programs as needed. Responsibilities include conducting routine surveillance activities for assigned diseases (i.e TB, STDs), assuring data quality, performing epidemiological analyses, preparing and presenting summary reports, assisting with outbreak investigations, communicating with the public, collabo rating with community partners and clinicians, and other duties as assigned.

For more information, click here

 

Deadline: December 14, 2017
Posted: 4 days 16 hours ago

City of Northampton Health Department

The Program Assistant Coordinator, working under the direction of the Northampton Public Health Director is responsible for assisting in the coordination of and data collection for a regional prevention coalition that works to reduce opioid fatal and non-fatal overdoses. 

Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

As the lead municipality and fiscal agent, the City of Northampton is responsible for hiring a Project Assistant Coordinator who will assist in the coordination of two major grant funded projects.

  • Assist in coordinating key partners and developing protocols for several grant related projects, including the creation of overdose response teams throughout Hampshire County
  • Assist in developing data collection tools, as well as procedures for regular data collection. Create and maintain appropriate spreadsheets and documentation related to evaluation
  • Coordinate primary and overdose prevention strategies and regional activities and events in collaboration with grant advisory council.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of assessment and evaluation tools as needed
  • Performs general administration duties such as assisting in quarterly reports, writing meeting minutes, scheduling meetings, and other coordinating duties as required
  • Utilize the strategic prevention framework to assist in coordinating all projects
  • Maintain the website, newsletter, and social media platforms
  • Coordinate with existing community partners and engage new stakeholders
  • Represent the coalition at community meetings, presentations, or events
  • Provide technical assistance for grant funded initiatives to Hampshire County communities
  • Perform any other duties, as necessary

To learn more about this job, click here. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
Posted: 2 weeks 21 hours ago

Manatt Health

Manatt is known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

We are proud to represent a sophisticated client base in a range of industries, including healthcarefinancial servicesentertainmentmedia and advertisingreal estatetechnologyenergy and natural resourcesconsumer goods and services, and transportation.

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Community Catalyst

The State Advocacy Manager (SAM) manages relationships with state-based advocacy organizations throughout the country, providing advocacy campaign guidance to consumer advocates, providers and policymakers who are working to improve state and local health programs to better serve the needs of children and families, particularly children of color.

The SAM will have the opportunity to support two state pilots that are focused on strengthening state and local partnerships to protect and enhance Medicaid. In addition, the SAM will support a several other states working with advocates on cutting-edge health advocacy campaigns in their efforts to expand coverage, access and benefits, and strengthen opportunities for prevention for children and families.

The State Advocacy Manager will be an active member of the Children’s Health Team and its State Advocacy Managers Team. The successful candidate will be a leader and catalyst in the design and implementation of cutting-edge health advocacy campaigns with some of the best health advocacy organizations in the country.

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

The Power Shift Network

  • Assess existing progressive organizing and movement training infrastructure with attention to accessibility for young people
  • Develop and maintain resource banks of trainings, workshops, intensives etc. available to PSN members
  • Lead the development and implementation of PSN’s training strategy, with focus on decentralized network theory, anti-oppression praxis and the particular needs of the youth climate movement
  • Build and maintain relationships with network member organization representatives to better understand current network resources and identify network specific training needs
  • Develop curricula and design agendas for signature Power Shift Network trainings and workshops that meet PSN member needs
  • Manage logistics for in-person trainings, including venue, caters, and liaising with facilitators.
  • Lead PSN’s webinar trainings which offer strategic online learning opportunities in the network, highlighting and prioritizing decentralizing knowledge sharing within network
  • Support planning, recruitment, and logistics for annual summer youth activist training camp
  • Engage in continued education on training and facilitation best practices, the climate justice movement, and related social justice movements
  • Support and provide facilitation and assistance, including strategy coaching, leadership development, training, and other relevant components to network members, with a special emphasis on organizations who work with and/or represent frontline communities, communities of color and/or low income communities
  • Coordinate with digital staff to ensure the proper integration of online tools for resource sharing, recruitment, and training purposes
  • Works closely with Executive Director and Network Coordinator to plan and execute the member Annual Meeting, including supporting agenda and facilitation plan, and other events as requested.

For more information about the position and how to apply, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Square One

Assist Square One families in accessing local supports and services necessary to engage and enroll in education and work readiness and career development opportunities including, exploring and learning about training programs, developing resources to tap into volunteer, temporary or regular employment, and/ or consider enrolling into higher education programs leading to a sustainable and meaningful career. 

Read the full description here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 3 months 23 hours ago

ServiceNet

Servicenet is looking for individuals interested in working with people with developmental disabilities. Servicenet offers jobs opportunities up and down the Pioneer Valley.  If you enjoy bringing out the best in people and are up for a challenge and the rewards that come with it, consider joining ServiceNet’s extraordinary residential team. Employees will work in comfortably furnished homes and exemplify the desire to make someone’s life better, as well as a willingness to serve as a role model for our clients and a readiness to assist them in a variety of tasks associated with their daily needs. Jobs may include cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, transportation, outings and more. Some residents would need your assistance with their daily personal care (bathing, dressing, and eating); while others might join you in preparing dinner, doing the laundry, or tidying up. You’d drive residents to medical appointments, on errands, and out to social events. In the home, you might play games, work on projects or in the garden. You’d complete daily reports about residents’ progress and would help assure their safety around the clock.

For a full list of job postings, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 3 months 6 days ago

EPIC Systems Co.

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.

Read full post here

Deadline: December 18, 2017
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

EPIC Systems Co.

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 57% 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.

See full post here

Deadline: December 18, 2017
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

Assistantships

Teaching Assistant(s) -Public Health 203 (Intro to Environmental Health Sciences)

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Teaching assistants for this class are required to hold at least two hours per week of office hours, scheduled at their convenience but at the same day/time each week, to provide consultation and assistance with enrolled students. TAs are also expected to facilitate and evaluate discussion forums, respond to student email inquiries within 24 hours, grade exams and other assignments, correct grading errors as needed, and maintain a first line of contact between students and the instructor. TAs are expected to maintain frequent contact with the instructor to discuss any issues or concerns raised by students.

Teaching assistants must attend lectures and be available for students after each class to answer general questions. Class is held Mon/Weds 2:30-3:45pm. The weekly commitment for this position is 10-15 hours per week depending on funding. Deadline for applications is December 14. All application materials (the posted application form plus a short cover letter) should be submitted to Laura Vandenberg (lvandenberg@schoolph.umass.edu) by this date for consideration.

Deadline: December 14, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Internships

Hampden County Health Coalition/Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

This intern will participate in Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning, assisting local health departments develop response plans for emergencies that call for the distribution of Medical Countermeasures (MCM). This intern will have the opportunity to choose from several ongoing projects, including outreach with potential community partner agencies, drafting grant applications, and refining and exercising community Emergency Dispensing Site plans. Please see the attached document for more details.

Interested students should contact Stephanie Bozigian-Merrick directly to learn more about the intern position. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Health and Wellness Education Intern

Stonehill College

Stonehill College in Easton, MA, is seeking an intern for its Health and Wellness Office. For more information, or to apply, email resume and cover letter to wellness@stonehill.edu

Deadline: February 9, 2018
Posted: 1 week 5 days ago

Takeda

Takeda is a global team of 30,000 pharmaceutical professionals working together, across more than 70 countries, cultures, and functions. Its employees are united by their more than 230-year legacy of research-based pharmaceutical innovation, and have a passion to deliver innovative medicine and healthcare to those who need it most.

A variety of 2018 Summer Internship opportunities are now available in multiple locations.

Read more.

Deadline: January 1, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 20 hours ago

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at Herlingen

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Department of Pediatrics South Texas Environmental Education and Research (STEER).  The STEER program held in Harlingen, Texas, is open to medical and public health students, medical residents, physician assistants and health care professionals enrolled in U.S. accredited institutions.   Rotation is for 4-weeks (160 hours).  

Our program must have at least 3 participants to run and is limited to 10 students.  When have received your application, and have tentatively reserved a slot for you until all documentation is received.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION: 

.  STEER Application 

.  Letter of Good Standing (on institution letterhead confirming good academic standing)

.  Immunization Records 

.  Copy of your personal health insurance card, both back and front

Please e-mail me a one page letter of interest of your participation with the STEER program. This will serve as your application for the housing scholarship

There are no tuition fees.  Housing for visiting students is $375-$750. Participants from other programs also use the same housing and housing is assigned on a payment basis.  Housing scholarships are available to visiting students. Please email steer@utrgv.edu for more information.

All participants are responsible for travel expenses to and from Harlingen, meals, personal daily expenses and after-hours transportation and personal activities. *The STEER program will NOT take students into Mexico.  Please see travel alert warning below.

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 3 weeks 20 hours ago

Massachusetts Clean Energy

To participate in the program, students must attend, or have recently graduated within the past year from, a Massachusetts college or university, or they must be a Massachusetts resident, with proof of residency, who attended an out-of-state college or university. Students pursuing a master’s degree are eligible for this program, though Ph.D. candidates are not.

While it is ultimately up to employers with whom they end up selecting for an internship, students are encouraged to be proactive and reach out to clean energy employers in their area to let them know about the program and that they would like to intern with them for the session. This will greatly improve their chances of being selected for an internship. We have compiled a map of previously participating clean energy employers in our program to assist in their outreach.

Important Spring 2018 Session Dates
November 15th:
Open enrollment for students begins
January 1st: Spring session begins
January 31st: Deadline for employers to send signed offer letter submissions to MassCEC
May 15th: Spring session ends

To learn more about the company and the position, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Institute for Public Health at Washington University

  • Work in real world public health practice and research environments, including some international sites
  • Gain exposure to top investigators and diverse research topics
  • Receive career counseling and develop professional interests
  • Build a social network with student peers and faculty
  • Receive a $4000 stipend and a free Metrolink transit pass for non-WashU students
  • For students working at an international site, travel to and from St. Louis to the research site will be covered

For more details and to apply, click here

Deadline: February 1, 2018
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago