Career Opportunities

Internships

Caring Health Center, Inc. - Springfield, MA

Under the direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator, Wellness Intern will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day facility operations as well as program development. The position would support the coordinator and provide practical experience in a Wellness & Health environment. The individual will gain and apply leadership experience throughout the internship. Through the internship, the individual will become more adept at: Leadership, Management, Assessment, Marketing, advertisement, teaching, etc. (depending on experience). The goal of this internship is to support a student in developing skills and knowledge needed to work in a community health environment while contributing to important wellness center operational and programmatic needs.

This is an unpaid internship.

For qualifications and application, please click here.

Please contact Yenitza Harrison, Wellness Center Coordinator at 413-739-1100 ext.3301 or yharrison@caringhealth.org with any questions.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 4 days 1 hour ago

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center - NYC, NY

Project Asian Health Education and Development (AHEAD) is a 9-week summer internship program designed to give training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in health care. Students will be exposed to various health care careers, and gain an understanding of the history and dynamics of the New York Asian American community, and of current health issues impacting the health status of Asian Americans in the United States. Interns will have the opportunity to create and implement a community health project and attend seminars and workshops based on the group’s interests.

Project AHEAD 2019 will take place Monday, June 17, 2019 through Friday, August 16, 2019, and will be located in lower Manhattan.

Click here to view application.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 4 days 2 hours ago

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)

The Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones (SVCZ) internship is ideal for a student interested in a career in international law or public health. The intern will have the opportunity to research, learn and write about key areas of interest to the program, including effectiveness of standard practices for care and documentation, use of technology in human rights documentation, and strategic impact litigation. The intern will attend departmental/staff meetings, as well as attend regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out the learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Students may be able to arrange academic credit, and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements.

Click here for more information on the position.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@phrusa.org. Include “Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones Intern Spring 2019” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 4 days 2 hours ago

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. These students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage. 

SHPEP offers information about careers in Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Public Health.

For eligibility requirements and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 4 days 2 hours ago

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Summer Program is an intensive 6-week program, during which qualified participants receive an introduction to biostatistics, epidemiology, and public health research. This program is designed to expose undergraduates to the use of quantitative methods for biological, environmental, and medical research.

This program is for quantitatively inclined undergraduates and recent graduates interested in public health, specifically underrepresented students in STEM, including racial/ethnic minorities, low-income students, first generation college students, and students with disabilities.

For eligibility requirements and application, click here.

Deadline: February 4, 2019
Posted: 6 days 1 hour 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 week 3 days ago

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)

The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS interns are placed in U.S. congressional offices and federal agencies. The program develops leadership and professional skills, encourages political and civic engagement, and fosters a strong interest in public service careers.

View application here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) Program is a distinguished summer research opportunity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for underrepresented in medicine (URM)* undergraduate rising juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a strong interest in pursuing advanced careers as research scientists, physicians and/or health care professionals. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. The students participate in intensive hands-on training in research methods and practice directly in the labs of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School’s leading researchers.

*Per AAMC guidelines, at BWH, underrepresented in medicine (URM) is defined as African American, Black, Latina/Latino, Alaskan/Hawaiian Native and Native American*

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

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Trust for America’s Health

Trust for America’s Health is seeking a motivated undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate for a Spring semester 2019 internship working with the Government Relations Department and the External Relations and Outreach team in support of external relations and policy-related goals and efforts. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Trust for America’s Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. Some priority areas at TFAH include public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, substance misuse and suicide, public health funding, and population health.

The intern will have the opportunity to learn about a range of public health-related issues, including how advocacy and research can impact policy change. The intern will work about 30 hours per week to assist with research, drafting letters, background information and materials, organizing meetings & briefings, webinars, and working with databases. The intern will also have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, meetings and participate in other organizational efforts.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Dara Lieberman at dlieberman@tfah.org or refer here for more information.

Deadline: December 14, 2018
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

This spring, we are offering an opportunity to give back to the community and get 1-credit of coursework while doing so! The "Pal Project" is a program that connects an energy-filled undergraduate with one or more elderly residents in local area nursing homes. Some residents have aphasia or dementia, or may have other neurogenic disorders of communication. Some don't, but they may be lonely and socially isolated. As a Pal, you can bring a little bit of sunshine into a person's life with a weekly visit as a communication partner.

This is a great opportunity to give local area residents in need a smiling face to look forward to each week. Becoming a Pal will expose you to an often overlooked setting and population in our field (Nursing Homes and elderly folks) and allow you to give back to the community. Students who have participated over the last three years have reported gaining way more insight and benefit from their experience with their Pals than they had anticipated.

If you are interested in participating in this program please send an email to thepalproject@gmail.com and we will be happy to send you an application. The application is due Tuesday, January 1st.

View requirements of the independent study here.

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

Doctors Without Borders/Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

The Public Events Intern will have a role in planning and preparing the department's public exhibits, speaking events, and recruitment activities, including national and regional medical conferences. This is a hands-on position, offering the opportunity to become familiar with the tools through which MSF communicates its message to the general public.

The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects, while providing logistical and administrative support to the Public Events team. An undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in event planning, marketing, research, or exhibit design would be best suited for this position.

For more information and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Amherst Pediatrics and Pediatric Physician’s Organization of Children’s (PPOC)

Amherst Pediatrics is a well-known private practice located in Western Massachusetts. Our practice consists of 5 providers with clinical and administrative support staff. We care for children from birth through young adulthood. Our mission is to promote health through education and well patient visits in addition to providing our patients with care during illness. As members of the Pediatric Physician’s Organization of Children’s (PPOC), we enhance our ability to deliver the highest quality of care to children and their families as well as strive to improve professional satisfaction and operational effectiveness.

The intern will work with staff in areas related to process improvement, patient centered medical home, patient outreach and patient safety. The intern will work closely with a mentor and gain first-hand knowledge of how education in the classroom is translated and implemented in the health care field.  Key areas of development will include process improvement, organizational strategy, and operations management.

To apply email a resume and cover letter to mail@amherstpediatrics.net. Applicants should be organized, have strong attention to detail, excellent phone etiquette, and be computer literate. The time commitment per week will vary between 12-20 hours, depending on the individual’s schedule.

Deadline: December 21, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

UCLA Fielding - School of Public Health

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program is an 8-week residential summer training program that will expose undergraduate students to the field of public health. The program will increase the diversity of the public health workforce, improve the representation of underserved and underrepresented groups in public health, and solidify the public health pipeline, all of which will ultimately raise the quality of public health service.The program runs from June 24 – August 17, 2018. Scholars are matched with partnering organizations, where the scholars contribute to public health work 3 days per week. Scholars attend structured educational programming two days per week designed to build public health skills and learn about professional opportunities. Scholars receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, some on campus meals, and metro pass. Scholars attend a paid trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia with Public Health Scholars from other programs across the nation. Scholars that do not live locally will receive funds for travel to and from the program in Los Angeles.

View here for eligibility requirements and application.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The MCHC/RISE-UP Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute is a 10-week summer public health leadership program designed for undergraduates in their junior and senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of the MCHC/RISE-UP orientation). All scholars interested in maternal and child health, reducing health disparities and promoting social justice, especially scholars from underrepresented populations in the field of public health, are strongly encouraged to apply.The MCHC/RISE-UP Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health leadership training in the area of maternal and child health focusing on social determinants of health, elimination of health disparities, and developmental disabilities.

For more information and application, please click here.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The program will run from May 28 - July 31, 2019. The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) is a 10-week residential program at the University of Michigan. This program is designed to encourage underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. The program is intended for college students in their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year who are undecided about their career goals and are in good academic standing in their area of study. Students are not required to have previous experience in public health. Participants receive leadership training, orientation to the public health disciplines, and real-world work experience. The program is meant to foster knowledge of, excitement about, and commitment to health equity. The program includes public health and career mentorship, hands-on and practical field experience, seminars, lectures and workshops with public health leaders.

Interested applicants may refer here for more information.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Morehouse College - Atlanta, GA

Project Imhotep is an eleven-week summer internship program supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE). The OMHHE supports the CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars (CUPS) program to create a public health workplace experience to increase student interest in minority health. 

The 11-week program provides educational training in public health courses. Interns are paired in a one-on-one mentored relationship with experts at CDC, academic institutions, local and state agencies, or community based organizations to complete a public health research project. In addition, interns participate in a variety of seminars, workshops, educational initiatives and are required to complete 16 hours of community service.

Interns will culminate their experience by giving an oral poster presentation to their peers, mentors and public health professionals and develop a research manuscript suitable for publication in a scientific journal.

Interested applicants can view more information here.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 days ago

Don't Take That Receipt!

Don’t Take That Receipt! is a public health and environmental justice group. Our mission is to educate vulnerable populations – those who work in stores, restaurants, and hospitals and the general public, about the presence of bisphenolA (BPA) in receipts. This internship will run through the 2018-2019 school year. While our office is based in Holyoke, MA, some of this work will take place in surrounding towns and on college campuses. Our small team will conduct store-to-store visits with local restaurants, bodegas, supermarkets, and the like, to equip managers and cashiers with options for reducing their exposure to phenols from receipts. We will also advocate for more institutional changes at local hospitals, recycling plants, chambers of commerce, and the like.

We are seeking two to four work study students or interns to work 10-20 hours a week, preferably for the 2018-19 school year.  While some of our work hours will take place in the afternoons to coincide with our youth staffs’ schedules, there may be some flexibility in scheduling part of the hours earlier in the day.  There may be opportunities for some work hours to be done remotely from the students’ college campus.

Any student who is interested in social, environmental, and/or health issues is encouraged to apply. Those interested should email their cover letter and resume to http://info@bpa-free.me by February 28th at 11:00pm.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 days ago

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: 1 month 2 days 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: 1 month 2 days ago

Tobacco-Free UMass

Tobacco Free UMass seeks student’s interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community of 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: 1 month 2 days 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: 1 month 2 days ago

Health Career Connection

Health Career Connection (HCC) is a comprehensive professional development program that provides paid summer internships to undergraduate and recent graduates in the field of public health and healthcare.

HCC is committed to increasing representation of all racial and ethnic groups in the health professions. Students of color, first-generation students and those of economically challenged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Through partnerships with local organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. During the course of the internship, students will work on meaningful projects and gain professional and personal development skills or acumen. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers through workshops and events guiding students towards their authentic health career path.

HCC interns are passionate, committed, and dedicated to connecting with their cohort and alumni. 

Interested applicants may find more information here.

Deadline: December 26, 2018
Posted: 1 month 4 days ago

Jobs

Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA)

CHIA is seeking a Health Policy Analyst to join a motivated team of talented analysts focused on cutting-edge health care analytics. A successful candidate will be a detailed-oriented analyst who is eager to learn and utilize large data sets, develop analytic methodologies, and produce policy-relevant products.

S/he will be an experienced health policy analyst with experience in data analysis methods (e.g. descriptive statistics) and tools (e.g. Excel and SAS). The primary responsibilities of the Health Policy Analyst will be to support the data collection, analysis, and reporting of aggregate-level health care finance and insurance cost and coverage metrics. There will also be opportunities for the analyst to collaborate with other teams internally on provider financial performance and quality measurement.

Click here for qualifications and application.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 6 days 43 min ago

The Southwest Region Planning Commission (SWRPC)

We are looking for candidates for a position to assist with population and public health planning activities. We are a regional planning agency located in Keene, NH and serving 33 municipalities. Our public health planning work is in collaboration with regional hospitals, human/social service organizations, the Public Health Advisory Council, and others. Current projects are supported by a range of sources including the federal Center for Disease Control, Cheshire Medical Center, NH Department of Health and Human Services, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Federal Highway Administration, and the County of Cheshire.

Duties will focus on a range of projects comprising the agency work program including the areas of transportation, economic development, energy, and public health planning. SWRPC utilizes a professional approach in serving member municipalities, encourages coordination and collaboration among a range of stakeholders, and its work is grounded in sustainable planning principles.

Additional Qualities: Basic understanding of general planning principles and practices, research and analytical skills, ability to multi-task, familiarity with common office computer applications, well organized, writing and presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to follow instructions and meet deadlines. Experience with GIS a plus. Must have a valid driver’s licenseand be able to attend evening meetings.

Refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

The Southwest Region Planning Commission (SWRPC)

We are looking for candidates for a position to assist with population and public health planning activities. We are a regional planning agency located in Keene, NH and serving 33 municipalities. Our public health planning work is in collaboration with regional hospitals, human/social service organizations, the Public Health Advisory Council, and others. Current projects are supported by a range of sources including the federal Center for Disease Control, Cheshire Medical Center, NH Department of Health and Human Services, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Federal Highway Administration, and the County of Cheshire.

Duties will focus on a range of projects comprising the agency work program including the areas of transportation, economic development, energy, and public health planning. SWRPC utilizes a professional approach in serving member municipalities, encourages coordination and collaboration among a range of stakeholders, and its work is grounded in sustainable planning principles.

Additional Qualities: Good understanding of general planning principles and practices, research and analytical skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, familiarity with common office computer applications, well organized, excellent writing and presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to attend evening meetings.

Refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

The Public Health Alliance of Southern California

The Public Health Alliance of Southern California is looking for a passionate advocate for health equity and social justice to join our team as the Health Equity Manager. This position will catalyze culture change across sectors to address these structural barriers, offering the selected candidate an exciting opportunity to engage on improvements across a diverse field of topic areas sustaining or deepening health inequities, such as racism, poverty, ineffective policies, and systemic barriers that harm certain groups and benefit others.

This person will implement our regional equity work and serve as the primary project manager for all Alliance actions related to the Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) Initiative, which seeks to build collaborative and effective partnerships between the public health and health care sectors to advance policy, systems, and environmental changes to address health inequities and support better outcomes for all. The CLC activities will center around the focused pilot project to improve African American birth outcomes in Los Angeles County, as well as facilitating effective workshops and training sessions on social determinants of health, implicit bias, institutional racism and systemic barriers to race and health equity that harm certain groups while benefiting others.

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights (CPHHR)

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights seeks health equity for justice involved populations, working to change policy and practice through education, advocacy, research, and the development of strategic solutions.

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights (CPHHR) is seeking a driven, inspired, and energetic change leader. Together, with a small, strong and committed staff, we envision a leader who can execute on an ambitious strategic plan to move our work to the next level. With over 13 years of growth, CPHHR desires a leader who is acutely aware of the changing shape of the prison and criminal justice reform movements and understands how the fight for health equity for justice-involved individuals is at the fore of those efforts.

We are interested in a leader who can build and steward an excellent policy and advocacy leadership team to dramatically expand our impact years and become a leading authority in the field. The ideal candidate is committed to CPHHR’s mission, is flexible and effective in a fast-paced environment and possesses a great sense of humor. With our bold and ambitious goals, the right candidate can have a significant impact on redefining justice in America.

Interested applicants may refer here for qualifications and how to apply.

Deadline: January 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York (SUNY) offers a variety of part-time adjunct opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of online and/or seated undergraduate and graduate courses in the academic disciplines associated with our academic departments and programs, including:

  • Biostatistics (Statistics, Bioinformatics)
  • Community Health and Health Behavior
  • Epidemiology and Environmental Health (Epidemiology, Environmental Health Science, Health Services Policy and Practice, Clinical Research)
  • Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Dietetic Internship, Health and Wellness)
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology)
  • Public Health (undergraduate program, MPH general content)

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Mountainside Treatment Center

The Data Specialist position will support Mountainside growth and will be responsible for a wide range of data processing, data analysis and quality assurance tasks necessary to building the most comprehensive and credible source of information.  This individual will help curate, structure, manage, analyze and generate reports from large datasets extracted from our electronic medical record, and external databases, as needed.

Seeking a professional and organized problem solver with the ability to work on multiple projects at once. Must be adept at using a the full Microsoft Office Suite and have experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, Java, or Crystal Reports. Should believe that data and statistics should be behind the decision making process of any organization or department. Ought to have strong interpersonal skills and share in Mountainsides values of Compassion, Professionalism, Integrity and Commitment.

If interested, refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 21, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Vietnamese fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

As a ‘local ambassador’ for the program, the Research Assistant will engage with patient and non-patient communities to maintain a visible, educational presence and create awareness for the All of Us Research program. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Spanish fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Faulkner Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital - Newton Wellesley Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position). 

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

California Health in All Policies (HiAP) Task Force - Sacramento, CA

The California Health in All Policies (HiAP) Task Force is hiring a Racial Equity Associate to run its 18-department Governing for Racial Equity Capitol Cohort, support state agencies as they implement racial equity action plans, and provide health and racial equity input for a wide range of policy program areas.

This individual will be a critical member of the HiAP staff team, which is part of the Public Health Institute (PHI), and works in partnership with the California Strategic Growth Council and California Department of Public Health to convene over 20 state government departments to advance health, equity, and environmental sustainability. As the first state-level initiative of its kind in the United States, it has become a national and international model for promoting policies that improve health outcomes and promote equity.

For qualifications and application, please refer here.

Deadline: December 13, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina

The Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work intensively with community partners to facilitate/convene collaborations and address public health priorities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating connections between the other Divisions and appropriate community partners to assist in accomplishing Departmental goals. Serving on the Executive Team of the Health Department, the Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work with the Health Director and the other members of the Team to provide cohesive, transformational leadership for the Health Department. This division includes oversight of Epidemiology, Policy and Prevention, and Community Engagement as core programs.

View entire job description and application here.

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join the Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) group within the Department of Population Medicine as Project Coordinator to support our varied and growing research portfolio. The TIDE group leads several large, complex, national, multi-site research initiatives.  The Project Coordinators will have opportunities to work on various comparative effectiveness studies, patient-centered outcomes research studies, and public health surveillance projects. This position requires excellent communication skills, for close collaboration with investigators and project managers, both within HPHCI and with external institutions.

Interested applicants may refer here to apply.

Deadline: December 21, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 19 hours ago

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

AHP is a fast-growing consulting and research firm specializing in health and behavioral health, offering technical assistance and training, system and program development, resource development and dissemination, and research and evaluation. Our core content areas include mental health policy and services, substance abuse treatment and prevention, co-occurring disorders, workforce development, homelessness and housing, and criminal justice.

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. ("AHP"), is seeking a Research Associate to join our team of leading researchers in behavioral health studies. This position will be located in AHP’s Sudbury, MA office.

For more information on requirements and application, refer here.

Deadline: December 24, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 19 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: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 6 days 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 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 6 days 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 month 6 days 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 month 1 week ago

ServiceNet

Are you ready to help people and make a difference? Then consider what career opportunities ServiceNet has to offer!

Relief Counselors are the backbone of our organization and assist our Developmental/Brain Injury Services (DBIS) clients with their day to day needs, in comfortably furnished residential homes. This opportunity is a flexible position that allows you to work across multiple programs and locations. This is a great opportunity for students pursuing a degree in human services or a related field, to gain experience and exposure. Or just make some extra cash! Relief counselors will be reliable and empathetic individuals, who are willing to jump in and help out where ever they are needed. Must be able to work 20 hours per week. 

Read the full job post here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 5 months 2 weeks ago

Scholarships

SolutionInn

Eligibility: Candidate must be U.S citizen or resident enrolled as a student in U.S. Candidate must either be an incoming college freshman for the current academic semester or a current undergraduate of any accredited two or four-year college or university. Candidate must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. university. Candidate must be maintaining a CGPA of at least 2.50.

Application Instructions: Write an essay 800-1000 words answering the following questions. How is obesity defined? What are the possible causes of obesity? How can obesity in America be prevented? There is no application fee or other fees for this scholarship to apply. Write your essay in PDF, WORD or TEXT file on the topic asked above. All essays must be written in English. Fill in the form, provide all the information asked and submit your essay.

Amount: $1,000

Application: https://www.solutioninn.com/scholarships/preventing-obesity-in-usa

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

The Pearl Mae Foundation

The Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship is for students that want to pursue careers in the healthcare and first responder fields. This scholarship is intended for students pursuing an education from a technical school, community college, four-year university, and police or fire academy.

Eligibility: Any student pursuing an education in health care and first responder. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required.
Amount: $2,500
Application: HERE

Contact Lauren Sullivan at lsullivan@pearlmaefoundation.com with any questions.

Deadline: January 18, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

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: 1 month 2 days 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: 1 month 4 days 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: 1 month 6 days ago

Fellowships

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

The Department of Bioethics is pleased to offer a limited number of two-year post-doctoral and post-baccalaureate fellowships. Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of our interdisciplinary department and study ethical issues related to biomedical research, clinical practice, genetics, biotechnology, public health, and health policy. They conduct mentored theoretical and empirical research on a range of bioethical fields of interest. For a typical fellow, this research yields multiple first-authored publications in premier academic journals. In addition to research and writing, fellows participate in weekly bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, and IRB deliberations, and have access to multiple educational opportunities at NIH. No prior bioethics experience is required or expected.

For eligibility requirements and application, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 3 days 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: 1 month 1 week ago