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Epic Systems Corporation

Software Tester

Epic Systems Corporation

Please submit your application online at https://epic.avature.net/Careers/FolderDetail/Verona-Wisconsin-United-States-Software-Tester/741 

Application Deadline: 2020-03-30

Brief description of position responsibilities: TL;DR High-impact jobs for smart people. 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. Software Teste More than just important work. Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
  • A history of academic and professional success
  • Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
  • Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

Deadline: March 30, 2020
Posted: 1 day 44 min ago

Epic Systems Corporation

Epic Systems Corporation

Project Manager

Please submit your application online at http://epic.avature.net/Careers/FolderDetail/Verona-Wisconsin-United-States-Project-Manager/738 

Application Deadline: 2020-03-30

Brief description of position responsibilities: TL;DR High-impact tech jobs for smart leaders. Implementing software that saves lives. As a Project Manager, you'll help customers implement our software, which today impacts the lives of 75% of Americans and 250 million patients around the world. Traveling to national and international healthcare organizations, you'll apply your intelligence and leadership skills to collaborate with customer teams and colleagues, design intuitive systems, and own the success of newcomers to the Epic community. You'll have a high level of responsibility from the outset, and we'll give you autonomy to make important decisions and provide support and guidance along the way. No software experience required. We'll teach you what you need to know; just bring your brain, your curiosity, and your drive. Manage projects at the most innovative health systems on the planet. All the Top 20 health systems in the U.S. News and World Report are Epic customers. Our community includes major systems like the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic, and Kaiser Permanente, as well as leading academic medical centers at the University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, University of California, University of Texas, The Ohio State University, and many more. Work in your own office, eat delicious food, and travel the world. We don't believe in cubicles. (Well, we believe they exist, but...) You will work in an individual office that will heighten your ability to get stuff done. For lunch, visit King's Cross or Cassiopeia for a wide array of meal options, or go to one of our smaller, themed bistros, feature wood-rotisserie, pan-Asian, and Latin-inspired cuisine. All meals are restaurant-quality but cost only a few dollars, and they're prepared by a culinary team comprised of kitchen talent from restaurants around the country. And, after five years here, you'll earn a four-week sabbatical anywhere in the world. Staff have kayaked in Patagonia, attended a Beyoncé concert in Ireland, built a library in Tanzania, and run a marathon in Antarctica. Live affordably in a city known for its rising tech talent. Epic is located just outside Madison, Wisconsin the second fastest growing market for tech talent in the United States and home to the state capital and the University of Wisconsin. Madison, a city surrounded by water, has received accolades for being the greenest city in America (NerdWallet), the best city of renters (SmartAsset), and the fittest city in America (Fitbit), and it has the highest concentration of millennial talent in the country (Inc.). More than just important work. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. 

Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
  • A history of academic and professional success
  • Willingness to travel 50-75%
  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
  • Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

Deadline: March 30, 2020
Posted: 1 day 47 min ago

Fund for the Public Interest

Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that runs campaigns for some of the nation’s most prominent social change and environmental organizations, such as U.S. PIRG and Environment America. 

The Fund is currently hiring students to join our summer campaign staff right here in Amherst and in 30 other cities across the country. Students will get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing, learn valuable communication skills and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of campaign actions including: running media events, petitioning, canvassing, fundraising, and writing letters to the editor, all while being paid as members of our staff. Our staff typically earn an average of $13-18/hour.

This summer, students will be working to reduce plastic pollution at the state level, and get pesticides out of our food supply. 

Get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing, learn valuable communication skills and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of campaign actions including: running media events, petitioning, canvassing, fundraising, and writing letters to the editor, all while being paid as members of our staff. Our staff typically earn an average of $13-18/hour.

 

PAID SUMMER JOBS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Fill out the form here to set up an interview and hear more about the campaigns and the positions available.

Deadline: April 11, 2020
Posted: 5 days 1 hour ago

Research Assistant

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Research Assistant II

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

POSITION SUMMARY:

 With minimal supervision coordinates data acquisition, analysis and presentation for the Quality Service of the Department of Ophthalmology.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Outcomes Books
  • Contributes intellectually to the development and evolution of the annual clinical Outcomes book, including brainstorming, pilot testing and research of ideas and methodology
  • Works with IT, billing and other departments as necessary to acquire data for the annual Outcomes book on an agreed upon timeline
  • Performs data analysis and institutes presentation design for the Outcomes book
  • Assists with editing and proofreading of Outcomes book for publication
  • In his/her absence, represents the Chief Quality Officer at meetings and presentations

Quality Monitoring

Assists the Chief Quality Officer and other members of the quality team with any necessary reporting needs and quality initiatives, primarily involving data acquisition and analysis.

Quality Initiatives

Contributes intellectually to design, implementation and monitoring of quality improvement initiatives in the hospital with cooperation of the Chief Quality Officer and quality team.

Helps to maintain IRB approved projects in this area.

Works on academic papers in the area of quality and outcomes, with opportunities for authorship

Administrative

Maintains strict confidentiality regarding patient and departmental matters

Provides general administrative support as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

BS or similar experience. Typing, medical terminology preferred. Good communication skills and attention to detail necessary.

Previous applicants have applied to medical school or gone onto to other positions in clinical research after this experience.       

WORKING CONDITIONS: Office environment 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Position functions include mental and visual attention requiring alertness and manual dexterity when using the computer.

Compliance: Mandatory In-service

HIPAA

(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

Age Specific Competencies

IDX

 

HIPAA Privacy Training and Sanctions

All employees who have access to health information whose confidentiality is protected by the HIPAA Privacy Rule are required by the Rule to receive training so that they have an understanding and knowledge of the Privacy Rule that corresponds to their job responsibilities and of the group health plan’s policies and procedures that impact on their job duties. Training on the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the plan’s health information policies and procedures under the direction of the institution’s privacy officer is a pre-requisite for this position.

Employees who violate the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.

This description is intended to indicate essential tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct, or control the work of staff members under their supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned but that are of similar kind or level of difficulty

Deadline: April 30, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

Dermatology and Skin Care Associates

Clinical Assistant

Dermatology and Skin Care Associates

Dermatology and Skin Care Associates (DSCA) located minutes from Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts offers an elite, paid Gap-Year Program for top students who have completed college and are applying to medical school.

This one- to two-year fast-paced environment delivers a unique opportunity to

work closely alongside caring Ivy-League educated doctors and gain clinical knowledge before transitioning to medical school. Students learn patient history taking, fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment of many dermatologic diseases, and hands-on opportunity.

- Assist a physician on a daily basis with direct patient care.

- Obtain patient history and chief complaint.

- Assist with biopsies, surgical procedures; learn sterile

 technique.

- Receive training and use electronic medical records.

- Answer patient phone calls and schedule patient visits.

- Assist with patient education on treatment plans

 and medications.

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

MGH Clinical Research Coordinator- Center for Women’s Mental Health

 

Program Description:

The Center for Women’s Mental Health is a clinical and research program within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Our Program is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with female reproductive function. The Center provides a range of clinical services to women which include: consultation regarding the use of psychiatric medications during pregnancy; treatment for postpartum mood and anxiety disorders; treatment for premenstrual syndrome; and treatment of menopause related mood and anxiety symptoms, sleep disorders, and hot flashes. The goal of our research division is to examine a wide range of questions which affect the lives of women with psychiatric conditions. Our research projects mirror the span of our center’s clinical expertise. For more information about the clinical and research program, please visit our website: www.womensmentalhealth.org.

 

Responsibilities:

The research coordinators in our Program are each assigned 1-2 active research projects and are responsible for the implementation of those projects under the guidance of the principal investigator(s) and the supervision of the senior research coordinator.

 

The research coordinators are primarily responsible for the following research activities:

·Conducting research visits with study patients and study clinicians

· Managing the recruitment, screening and enrollment of research patients

·Administering psychiatric assessments

· Phlebotomy and specimen preparation (a phlebotomy course is offered at MGH)

· Data collection and entry, and database management

· Preparation and submission of research protocols to the IRB

·  Ensuring compliance with the Partners IRB and other federal and institutional guidelines

· Periodic special projects, such as a grant submission or a journal article submission

 

Work Environment:

Currently, our group is made up of six research coordinators, a senior research coordinator, a program assistant, a biostatistician, and eight psychiatrists, two of whom are principal investigators, including the Director. The research coordinators work closely with the study principal investigators and meet twice weekly as a group to review study progress. The group meets once a week for two hours to review clinical cases and ongoing research progress. This is a full-time hourly position with a 9:00-5:30 workday and a ½ hour unpaid lunch. Our Program is located in the Simches Research Building in a combined administrative and clinical space and all work is conducted on-site.

 

Qualifications:

We are looking for candidates who possess at least a bachelor’s degree. At least one year of research experience, paid or un-paid, is preferred but not required. Please include your undergraduate GPA in your application materials. The salary for this full-time position will start at $33,200 per year, and benefits are available. Candidates who can start by the beginning of June 2020 are preferred. A two-year commitment is strongly preferred.

 

Skills:

· Critical thinking skills and ability to independently resolve problems

·  Careful attention to details

· Time management and ability to prioritize

· Written and verbal communication skills

· Microsoft Office and general computer literacy

· Data management and analysis knowledge is advantageous though not required

 Interested applicants may send cover letters and resumes to Lizzie Callaway via email to ecallaway@partners.org or via USPS to 185 Cambridge Street, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02114. 

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Community Health Worker- Youth Specialist

The Gandara center

Job Title:   Community Health Worker- Youth Specialist               Department: Prevention       

Reports To: Coalition Coordinator                                       Employment Class: Part time

 

Position Purpose and Objectives:

The Community Health Worker-Family Specialist will support coalition activities and coordinate the youth advisory board to the Stop Access Coalition. The Community Health Worker-Family Specialist is responsible for the overall recruitment and coordination of the youth advisory board.The CHW will support coalition activities and participate in community engagement. The Stop Access Coalition is a city wide coalition that works to reduce and prevent underage drinking, marijuana use and use of tobacco products including electronic smoking devices.

 

Essential Job Functions

-Service Excellence: Support and participate in coalition activities. Guide and support youth in leadership, community engagement and advocacy activities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

-Responsible for community engagement and coalition recruitment

-Assist with and support coalition activities

-Coordinate and continue to develop the youth advisory board to the coalition

-Facilitate youth advisory board meetings, arrange youth advisory board activities, and provide transportation to youth, as needed

-Attend outreach events and community meetings

-Attend coalition meetings

-Develop and coordinate parental advisory group

-Facilitate community and/or school presentations as requested

 

Qualifications

-Bachelors or Associates Degree preferred or High School Diploma with at least 3 years of related experience

-Experience working with youth required, work with families also preferred

-Some knowledge of social media

-Experience in group facilitation and/or training facilitation

-Knowledge of the City of Springfield and youth serving organizations

-Effective communication; oral and written

-Have strong interpersonal skills

-Understanding of cultural competence/cultural humility and the ability to provide services that reflect this understanding

Teamwork

-Uphold Gandara’s organizational mission statement and commitments.

-Support team and organizational decisions as it relates to Stop Access Coalition and Stop Act Activities

Working Conditions: Office setting, may lift and carry promotional items for community events.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Freedom Fund

PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR HIV/AIDS PROGRAM
Location: Broward and Miami-Dade counties, primarily
Job Type: Part-time
Pay:  $21.00 per hour or $21,840 per year

The Freedom Fund is a social justice organization that works to build a critical mass against the mass jailing of LGBTQ individuals. We do so through direct services, awareness and policy advocacy work.

This position is for a Project Coordinator for an HIV prevention and linkage program focused on young men of color who have sex with men.

 

Job Summary:

HIV prevalence for incarcerated individuals is five times greater than those in the general population.

 To address the interlocking crises of mass incarceration and HIV, the Project Coordinator will recruit participants in Broward and Miami-Dade counties for a Post-Detention HIV Prevention and Linkage Program in order to:

- improve social, medical and legal determinants of health with participant driven, culturally-competent case management

-complete an HIV prevention intervention.

Participants will include those released from prison, jail and immigration detention and those we post bail for who were held in detention simply because they could not afford to pay bond

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Salary Range: $118,577 - $177,865

Appointments are typically made between the minimum and the midpoint of the range, depending on qualifications.

 

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) seeks an experienced and compassionate Director of Equity to lead the development, implementation and management of LAHSA’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including innovative and effective strategies to achieve racial equity for the Los Angeles Continuum of Care. In collaboration with the LAHSA leadership team, the City and County of Los Angeles, and external partners, the director will implement the agency’s racial equity plan, including the creation of a vision and culture that champions diversity and inclusion both internally and externally with our partnering agencies and service providers. As a key member of the leadership team, the director will oversee numerous equity initiatives, including the Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness and our work with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE).

 

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the director will oversee the design, coordination, and implementation of programs, policies and practices aimed at addressing the systemic racial disparities existing in the Los Angeles homeless system of care.

This position will require vision, strategic thinking, and operational skills to set goals and act in all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion within LAHSA and the City and County of Los Angeles.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

CityBlock Health

In this role, you will provide  direct services to members, who face economic and social challenges in addition to having mental and physical health needs, through our innovative care model.  It is integral to our care model that we meet people where they are, both physically and emotionally. You will be part of our first clinical “hub,” a primary care practice that in many respects will look more like a community center than a doctor’s office. Additionally, you will provide care in member’s home and community, extending out in the surrounding neighborhood and community (sample of towns include Bristol, Waterbury, Meriden, Wallingford). You will be part of an interdisciplinary care team, focusing on clinical visits taking place in our clinical hub and in the community. 

This position will report to the Operations Manager and is a key member of the Cityblock care team and plays an integral role in defining and delivering a state-of-the-art experience to Cityblock members.  

You will:

  • Work directly with Community Health Partners, providers, and other care team members in the hub and in the field, to coordinate clinical and community resources for home-based, community-based, or telehealth primary care visit
  • Prepare daily reports and prep for visits by reviewing medical, social, behavioral health, and prescription history in our care facilitation system, Commons; update current medications and care gaps with other care team members in the chart 
  • Participate in daily huddle, highlighting high-risk members using information from Commons as well as the EHR  and assist in closing care gaps as needed
  • Prepare examination room for member visits, keeping them neat, clean, and well stocked
  • Prepare equipment used for testing during visit, including ECG; perform daily testing of equipment, and assist the Hub Operations Manager in facilitating required maintenance
  • Interview members at the start of the appointment and record medical history in chart
  • Obtain and record vital signs, height, and weight for members
  • Collect and prepare specimens for laboratory testing 
  • Assist the primary care provider during the exam at the Hub and in the field 
  • Coordinate follow-up care, including diagnostic tests, specialty care, and other treatment 
  • Track, log, and support re-ordering of medical supplies, vaccines, etc
  • Support efforts around quality gap closures and prevention opportunities for our members (colonoscopies, mammographies, etc) in the hub and in the field. 
  • Under the direction of the Operations Manager, check real-time member experience feedback and assist in resolving operational issues
  • Receive incoming phone calls/messages, complete requests for appointments, assist with administrative forms, and direct any requests for medication refills to the practice nurse
  • Facilitate external appointments with specialty providers, including submission of referral requests
  • Organize and distribute incoming communications to the hub, including mail and faxes.  
  • Assist the Operations Manager with fulfilling daily tasks and functions of the Hub, as needed. 

You’d be a good fit if:

  • You have 3+ years of experience working in a clinical operations setting
  • You are minimally certified as a medical assistant 
  • You are certified in phlebotomy 
  • Willingness to travel and conduct home based visits 
  • You enjoy working as part of a team and enjoy being a team player who jumps in wherever necessary
  • You are eager to be part of an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, social workers, community health partnersYou are knowledgeable of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures
  • You have an awareness of common safety hazards and precautions 
  • You are comfortable working with new computer applications aimed at providing an innovative experience for our members and our care teams
  • You have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members and other care team members
  • You have excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with all members of the care team, and with members of the public
  • You are comfortable using a variety of computer systems, and have familiarity with electronic health record systems
  • You are compassionate, open-minded, and non-judgemental
  • You have the ability to think quickly and solve problems in the moment

Cityblock values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and populations we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Massachusetts Public Health Association

The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) seeks a Public Policy Specialist to join our committed team of health equity advocates. MPHA will consider candidates with a range of experience levels for this position; job responsibilities and salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.

The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is the champion for public health in the Commonwealth. We are a catalyst for change, eliminating health inequities and creating healthy communities for all. As a statewide membership organization, MPHA engages local leaders, state organizations, public officials, and others to improve the health of all the Commonwealth’s residents. MPHA uses an effective combination of advocacy, education, community organizing, policy development, and coalition leadership to protect investments in public health, promote health equity, and bolster our public health infrastructure. In all our work, we seek to improve the social conditions in neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces that have an impact on health.
Promoting racial justice is a core component of MPHA’s work and identity. As MPHA pursues policy changes to promote health equity, we strive to confront the history of racial discrimination that has been embedded in public policy. MPHA’s Health Equity Policy Framework is designed to guide us in addressing all forms of health inequities in our external work and internal practices. The framework places special emphasis on racial inequities because we believe that this injustice needs explicit attention.
The Public Policy Specialist will be a core part of a four-person Policy & Field Team working to advance MPHA’s health equity policy agenda. MPHA’s success depends on this small but excellent staff and its ability to work as a team. We believe that our ongoing success depends on a diversity of talents and lived experiences as we strive for greater health equity in Massachusetts.
The position is based in our downtown Boston office and reports to the Director of Public Policy & Campaign Strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Play a key coordination role in MPHA-led coalition efforts, including managing coalition membership and relationships, meeting agendas, logistics, facilitation, and coalition communications. Drive forward coalition advocacy activities and the engagement and retention of coalition members.
  • Support MPHA staff, coalitions, and community-based partners with policy analysis, collateral material, training, and other resources.
  • Track and analyze policy developments related to MPHA priorities, including monitoring the state budget, legislation, and regulations.
  • Coordinate advocacy activities, including State House and field outreach, advocacy events, panels for public hearings, etc.
  • Draft materials to support MPHA advocacy, including testimony, reports, fact sheets, action alerts, blog posts, and talking points.
  • Conduct research to support MPHA and coalition advocacy.
  • Represent MPHA with coalitions, community partners, and policymakers.

Qualifications
We understand that there are many paths to acquiring experience.  Therefore, we welcome candidates from diverse and nontraditional backgrounds for this role, including those who have demonstrated transferable skills to carry out the major duties outlined in this job description.
Demonstrated commitment to health equity, racial justice, and the mission of MPHA.
Experience working with diverse partnerships or coalitions.
Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in decision-making processes and in assessing the impacts and outcomes of decisions.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Clinical Research Manager

Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center
We are a clinical research group focused on developing better tests and treatments for kidney diseases. Our research includes epidemiology, clinical trials, biomarker studies, physiological studies, and database analyses. The project manager will work with Principal Investigator Sushrut Waikar as well as other members of his research team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Managing a group of multiple team members, including two research coordinators and 4+ research fellows, under limited to no supervision
• Assisting PIs with clinical research protocol development, including reviewing and assessing new protocols for clarity, thoroughness, logistical feasibility, etc.
• Identifying and managing operational, logistical, and regulatory challenges related to the conduct of clinical trials and acts as a leader in overseeing their resolution.
• Preparing study timelines and budgets • Managing the projects’ resources, inventory of basic laboratory equipment, and budget
• Ensuring compliance of multiple clinical research protocols with all applicable regulations, guidelines, and institutional policies
• Acting as a liaison between external collaborators and members of the research team
• Supervising, training and mentoring more junior clinical research staff
• Assist with data analyses

This is a full-time position with a 2+ year commitment required. Three to five years of directly related experience, including experience as a senior-level research coordinator, required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required:
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Knowledge of clinical research protocols
• High degree of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite and data management programs
• Excellent oral and written communication skills • Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, handle multiple competing tasks, and learn new skills as needed

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume i, to Mia.Colona@bmc.org in PDF format to listed above. Application Deadline: 2020-05-30 

Deadline: May 30, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation

This position with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation is based in Ware, MA and requires regional travel.  The Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Rural Transit Project, now in its planning year.  The project will used a consumer-centered approach (Design Thinking) to plan and develop a sustainable, scalable model for rural transportation to improve health outcomes for rural residents and influence health and transportation policy in the long term.

We are looking for a person with a passion for recruiting, involving and supporting community members from the Quaboag Region to participate in the project.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in community outreach, meeting facilitation and data collection and analysis and is self-motivated and highly productive.  This is an opportunity to make a positive community impact!

The work schedule is Monday – Friday with some nights and weekends.  A Bachelors plus 2+ years experience in public health, public policy, transportation or human services is required; project management experience is highly beneficial.  A Masters in one of these fields is strongly preferred and prior transportation project development experience is a plus.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Immediate availability is essential.  The full job description is available at www.qvcdc.org.  Send resumes to GailFF@qvcdc.org.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Civil Liberties and Public Policy

Do you enjoy thinking of creative ways to communicate an organization’s mission and work?
Do you want to be part of a team committed to training the next generation of reproductive justice leaders?  Apply to be CLPP's new Communications Coordinator!

The Communications Coordinator will manage CLPP's communications calendar and communications activities, initiate and manage media coverage for CLPP, and develop online and print publications, video, and other new media content for fundraising, programming, and outreach. The Communications Coordinator will create original graphic design for external communications and development work, including designing materials for fundraising and program outreach, and the creation of online and print publications for programming, donor cultivation, and stewardship. 

This position is part-time, benefited at 18.75 hours per week.  Salary is $17.58/hour. 
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including racial and ethnic, socio-economic, international, LGBQ, and trans identities is essential.
CLPP is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org).  As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/CLPP will not discriminate in their employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  People of color, trans/non-binary people, LGBTQIA+ people, disabled people, immigrants, religious minorities in the US, fat people, and people from other communities that are currently and historically oppressed are strongly encouraged to apply.

We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • At least two years’ of relevant experience required;
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
  • Outstanding communication (writing and editing) and interpersonal skills; ability to relay information, messages and correspondence in timely and organized manner;
  • Social media management experience and familiarity with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter required; advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; ability to assess and implement new software;]
  • Graphic design skills and familiarity with design programs including video editing, Photoshop, InDesign;
  • Strong time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, ability to effectively prioritize, and manage and oversee editorial processes and communications projects;
  • Detail oriented, with experience in copyediting;
  • Alignment with mission and values;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities;
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and work well under pressure.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

CNA/HHA/PCA Caregiver

Comprehensive Home Care

CNA/HHA/PCA caregivers
Comprehensive Home Care 235 Greenfield Road South Deerfield, MA 01373.
phone: 413.665.9058
Full time and part time hours
Day and night shifts available
Competitive wages, benefits and flexible scheduling

Responsibilities:
- Assist clients with activities of daily living
- Communicate care results to relevant parties
- Collaborate care with clients and families
- Maintain a safe, healthy and comfortable living environment

Qualifications:
- Current driver's license required
- Previous experience in personal care or related fields preferred
- Compassionate and caring personality
- Excellent communication skills

To apply online please visit our website at www.comprehensive-homecare.com

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Internships

SPHHS Office of Career Planning

SPHHS Career Ambassador

Undergraduates

Type of Position: Unpaid Internship For Credit Only

You must be available for the entire academic year; one semester is not an option.

The university credits earned will be 3 general credits per semester, totaling 6 general credits for the year (not departmental credit).

Description: As a Career Ambassador, your primary responsibilities will be to hold approximately 8 office hours per week in Arnold room 136. During office hours, you will provide advice and critiques for your peers on documents such as resumes and cover letters, personal statements for graduate school, job search resources (both web and hard copies) and be able to answer general career advice questions. Expectations will also include knowledge of LinkedIn and other forms of social media/networking.

Eligibility:

  • Commitment for Fall 2020 -Spring 2021. Do not apply if you are only available for one semester.
  • Rising Junior or Senior undergraduates preferred; rising Sophomore students will be considered
  • Must be majoring in one of the following SPHHS areas: Nutrition, Communication Disorders, Kinesiology, Public Health

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable skills in one-on-one advising, leadership, interpersonal communication, and teamwork
  • Receive extensive training in resume, personal statements, and cover letter writing
  • Learn how to provide constructive feedback both in-person and electronically
  • Tangibly give back to community by helping fellow peers learn about job search resources, websites and additional resources
  • Obtain an internship that elevates practical counseling skills, ability to work collaboratively, as well as emphasizing attention to detail

Main Duties:

  • Deliver constructive criticism in a positive manner on a walk-in basis to both undergrad and graduate students seeking assistance
  • Provide instruction, feedback, and editing for resumes, cover letters, and personal statements
  • Provide guidance to students on finding internships and jobs, networking tips, and other career-related concerns
  • Assist with career fairs behind the scenes; represent the department at open houses or tabling events
  • Present classroom presentations or workshops that center around your department or program
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and all on-going training/professional development sessions
  • Perform other office duties as assigned such as data entry or creating handouts for office use

Position Requirements:

  • Willingness and ability to work supportively and effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and identities which includes but is not limited to: race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, sex, gender identity & expression, religion, sexual orientation and age
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to be supportive and non-judgmental
  • Enthusiasm and motivation surrounding career topics
  • Ability to represent SPHHS Career Planning in an approachable and informative way
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and be flexible with your schedule
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong command of English language
  • Substantial customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous internship, volunteer, event planning, or extracurricular experience
  • Previous mentoring, coaching, one-on-one tutoring or counseling/advising experience
  • Editing or writing experience

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing how your previous experience and/or transferable skills have prepared you for this position. Be sure to include your motivation for becoming a Career Ambassador and how it will help you in your future endeavors.

Send materials electronically to careerambassadors@umass.eduor drop it off in person during walk-in hours. If you have any particular questions feel free to contact one of the current Career Ambassador Peer Advisors in Arnold 136(previously Arnold 119).

Due Date: All applications are due on Friday March 13th, 2020. Interviews will be scheduled the week of March 23rd, 2020.

Deadline: March 13, 2020
Posted: 2 days 21 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

This summer, 2-3 undergraduate student interns are needed to participate in Science Communication projects related to environmental health sciences. Interns will work for 8 weeks full time to develop communication tools or products, to be developed with input from UMass faculty. Possible projects could include short informational videos, podcasts, photo series, infographics, animations, or similar approaches. We are seeking applicants for this competitive program!

Eligibility: Students must be UMass undergraduates with a major in SPHHS, College of Engineering, or College of Natural Sciences. Participants must be undergraduates in good standing, returning to campus as full-time students in Fall 2020. Participants also must be "work eligible" based on citizenship or visa status. Preference will be given to students that help meet one goal of this NIH-funded program, to enhance diversity in environmental health sciences.

Involvement: Students must commit to 8 weeks of full-time paid work (40 hours per week) from June 8 - July 31. The stipend for this work will be approximately $4200. All interns must participate in training activities, present their work at the end of the internship period, and serve as a mentor to high school science communication interns.

To Apply: Fill out the application form, available here. The application includes several short essays, and asks you to provide an example of a science communication tool/product you have created. Applications are due March 25th. 

Deadline: March 25, 2020
Posted: 4 days 20 hours ago

SPHHS Credited Internships Summer / Fall 2020

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

SPHHS Credited Internships Summer / Fall 2020
Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.
Paid Internship - $15. per hour

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.,(www.ahpnet.com), a public health and human services consulting firm located in Sudbury, MA is seeking public health and health sciences majors to work as Program Assistant Interns during the Spring 2020 semester.  The intern will help complete project deliverables; support meeting, training, and technical assistance activities; and carry out administrative and logistical tasks.

AHP influences change in health and business systems to support vulnerable populations—from creating policy to ground-level, hands-on work. We help organizations and individuals reach their full potential through professional consulting; research, evaluation, and data analytics; technical assistance and training; and virtual solutions, publications, and events. 
Our areas of expertise include behavioral health, mental health policy and services, substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, workforce development, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma-informed care, criminal justice, women and children, veterans, health care reform, health information technology, and population health management.

Primary Responsibilities
Help complete project deliverables
 Carry out discrete tasks and assignments, following up as necessary
Assist in the preparation of written and online materials (e.g., reports, guidebooks, planning documents, listserv announcements, presentation slides, online surveys) 
Conduct basic research and literature reviews to support assignments in relation to training and technical assistance activities
Support meeting, training, and technical assistance activities
 Coordinate logistical details of events and meetings (schedule events and meetings, contact speakers, etc.)
 Provide technical support on a variety of platforms, such as GoToWebinar and Adobe Connect
Take minutes at internal meetings
Set-up pre-tests and satisfaction assessments to help determine the effectiveness of training sessions in relation to training and technical assistance activities
Carry out administrative and logistical tasks
Input data and otherwise maintain tracking systems in relation to training and technical assistance activities
Respond to phone calls and emails 
Maintain websites 
Print, copy, collate, and mail materials

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Services: Knowledge of behavioral health and/or public health at either the local, state or federal level.
Cultural sensitivity: Is sensitive to cultural differences and adapts approach accordingly. Experience and sensitivity in working with populations that may be marginalized, including: racial/ethnic/linguistic minority populations, LGBT populations, people experiencing homelessness, and those struggling with mental and/or substance use disorders.
 Adaptability/flexibility: Able to rearrange one’s schedule and be responsive to pressing unexpected requests or needs. Able to adjust approach to situation.  Able to quickly orient to new assignments, shift gears, and change directions when working on multiple projects at different stages. Able to handle work pressures while maintaining effectiveness, meet multiple short-term deadlines, and handle multiple top priorities.
Application Process
Applications for each of the 2020 Boston Area Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions.

Step 1. Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.
 
Step 2.  Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu
 
Step 3. Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions

To schedule an interview, email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.

Step 4. Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.
 

Deadline: April 15, 2020
Posted: 5 days 1 hour ago

Meddeas

Hot International Internship Opportunity: Meddeas Language Assistants

A one year program, open to seniors of all majors. Spanish speaking or teaching experience is not required, just maturity, global mindedness and energy.  
Learn more about this internship & the application process on their website: https://www.meddeas.com/blog/about-meddeas/selection-process-with-meddeas/

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Boston Public Health Commission

Boston Public Health Commission seeks an intern to participate in a community needs assessment. The assessment involves collecting quantitative data through a survey that is to be distributed to people living with HIV in MA and NH. The survey seeks to understand what factors cause people to 'fall out' or disengage from HIV medical care. The needs assessment also involves collecting qualitative data through focus groups of people living with HIV. This is an opportunity to engage diverse groups of people who are affected by HIV.

This internship would offer practical experience in data analysis, public speaking, focus group facilitation, giving presentations, and using visuals or data dashboards to report findings to the community. The intern will also learn the framework of national strategies to eliminate and reduce HIV infections and lean how this is implemented locally. This internship would include work in an office setting as well as field work with key informant interviews, focus groups, and outreach to populations that are engaged in care, such as the homeless and those living with mental health and substance use conditions. The intern will also be interacting one-on-one and in group settings with people living with HIV.
  
Location: Boston MA, Part time
If interested in applying, upload your resume and a cover letter by June 30th, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. through the following link: https://umass.joinhandshake.com/jobs 

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Massachusetts Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Capacity Building Program Internship

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Massachusetts Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Capacity Building Program Internship Spring 2020

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

The Massachusetts Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Capacity Building Program (MRDSVCBP) is looking for a student intern for the 2019 fall semester. The MRDSVCBP is a program of the Division of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention and Services at the MA Department of Public Health, tasked with supporting the needs of survivors of domestic and sexual violence in western MA and offering violence prevention education and training to providers and the public in order to raise awareness and effectively respond to these issues.

 

The Internship available would assist the Project in the following activities:

-Assisting with the coordination of educational activities organized by the program including but not limited to the implementation of social justice/equity trainings and meetings for advocates and others working in the field of domestic and sexual violence prevention and intervention regionally.

-Supporting the efforts of the program’s Economic Security Initiative  

The Economic Security for Survivors Initiative is designed to identify and develop strategies to build economic resources for survivors in rural communities of Massachusetts.

 

Duties may include:

-Updating and maintaining the Economic Security for Survivors website and resource guides.

-Assisting in the organization of economic security workshops and conferences. 

-Assisting with preparation and staffing of the Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Economic Security Taskforce.                          

Opportunities to attend relevant state and local domestic and sexual violence taskforces, programs and Department meetings.

 Ideal candidates should have strong communication and organizational skills, ability to write clearly and concisely, website development and maintenance experience, facility with current technology, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge/experience in sexual assault and/or domestic violence prevention education and/or social justice education and community organizing preferred. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is a plus.  

Interns are required to be earning academic credit through their educational institution to participate in this internship. There is no compensation.

The internship will be based at the Western Regional Health Office of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in Northampton beginning February 2020 for approximately 6 hours per week (negotiable, Monday-Thursday). DPH will provide supervision.  This internship would be an excellent opportunity for someone interested in public health policy, community health/social justice education.

 

To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to: Amy Waldman, Co-Director of Capacity Building and Equity Programs, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, by email: Amy.waldman@state.ma.us

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

The Praxis Project

The Health Justice Intern (HJI)

  • Support The Praxis Project in our effort to forge a broad-based movement led by the communities most affected by health inequality in bold, creative and effective ways. This work concentrates on three primary areas:
  • Expanding capacity-building support to public health and community-based partners to address the root causes of health inequities.
  • Leveraging our networks to advance national initiatives that connect communities with national foundations.
  • Developing tools and resources based on our extensive evaluation data to improve equity practice in the field.
  • Support the planning and execution of Roots & Remedies, a national convening that brings together social justice leaders to learn about best practices and explore opportunities for shared work to make communities healthier and safer.
  • Support Praxis communications including contributing to email and social media campaigns and/or blog posts.

This is a paid, full-time, temporary, non-exempt, non-benefits-eligible position based in Oakland, CA. Remote internships are not possible. 
Our interns are full-time at 40 hours per week and are paid at an hourly wage of $19-$20 depending on education and experience level, and specific duties. We welcome interns that have their own funding or who are eligible for work study. Our summer internship terms are typically 10-12 weeks long. We require a minimum 8-week commitment from our interns and the longest possible internship term is 12 weeks.  
Internship candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the coordination of Roots & Remedies.
  • Contribute research and strategic thinking for Praxis’ community-centered initiatives.
  • Participate in planning and coordination of Roots & Remedies and other partner meetings.
  • Assist with updating Praxis’ strategic outreach plans.
  • Contribute to the development of trainings, tools and presentations.
  • Curate research and best practices for advancing health equity and justice.
  • Contribute to Praxis’ social media outreach.
  • Administrative work directly related to Praxis’ organizational priorities and communications efforts. 
  • Required qualifications: education and experience
  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to equity and justice issues through either personal experience, past employment, or volunteer opportunities.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience developing and facilitating workshops/trainings preferred but not required.
  • Required qualifications: skills, knowledge, and abilities
  • Basic knowledge of people-centered educational methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of outreach techniques.
  • Detail and problem-solving oriented.
  • Excellent and demonstrable research, writing and communications skills.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, Tagalog, Vietnamese, especially writing, is a plus.
  • Tenacity to see assignments through to the end.
  • Mental and physical demands
  • Fast-paced work environment.
  • High level of concentration and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds is required.
  • Time speaking and listening: (range 25–50%).
  • Participating in remote video and telephone conferences is required.
  • This internship requires travel to our grassroots conference Roots & Remedies which will be held in Denver this year in July. Occasional local or overnight travel may be required as well. All internship-required travel costs will be paid by Praxis. 

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this internship as well as how you learned about the opportunity, and your resume or CV to Jenna Gaarde, Program Director, at jenna@thepraxisproject.org with “Praxis Health Justice Internship” in the subject line. Please submit your application by March 13, 2020. We anticipate making offers around April 3, 2020 for an April or May start date. Please, no calls.

 

Deadline: March 13, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

2020 Summer Programs Staff Application
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Summer Programs offers enriching summer opportunities for students and professionals interested in instructing or supporting very bright and engaged students in a challenging and nurturing academic community unlike any other. CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking teaching assistants and instructors for the course, Epidemiology, Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, and Pandemics, held at Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley.
In order to complete the application, you will be required to upload a current resume and provide information about your education and employment history. If you need to stop at any point to collect additional information, you may save your progress and resume your application at a later time.
Note about transcripts: If you have not previously worked for CTY Summer Programs, you must also provide transcript(s) from all of your undergraduate and graduate institutions. Unofficial copies are acceptable. These may be uploaded along with your resume in the My Documents section.
The Center for Talented Youth hires for the following positions:

  • Academic Counselor
  • General Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Academic Dean
  • Resident Assistant
  • Health Assistant
  • Academic Dean's Assistant
  • Residential Program Assistant
  • Instructor
  • Dean of Residential Life
  • Senior Resident Assistant
  • Marine Science Site Administrator
  • Dean of Students
  • Site Director
  • Office Manager
  • Dean of Students’ Assistant
  • Site Nurse
  • Program Assistant

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

UMASS Institute for Applied Life Science

The Core Summer Internship (CSI) Program aims to provide hands-on experiential research & technical training to UMass undergraduate students from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

The key objectives of the CSI Program are to:

  • Build and grow a competitive and industry-relevant on-campus internship opportunity for UMass undergraduate students.
  • Provide in-depth technical training in cutting-edge research equipment facilities, research methods, and data analysis.
  • Expose students to a range of interdisciplinary research culture and team science.
  • Sharpen professional development skills & understanding of business & business development practices.
  • Foster a healthy, vibrant, and inclusive community of students from a variety of different disciplines and areas of interest.  
  • Funding for the Undergraduate Core Summer Internship Program is made possible by the College of Natural Sciences, the College of Information & Computer Science, the College of Engineering, the School of Public Health & Health Sciences, the Office of the Provost, the Office of Research & Engagement, and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

What Makes Us Unique
The Core Internship Program is a paid, undergraduate internship.  Interns will be expected to work 320 hours over the course of the summer.  The program has three major components:
1. Research Experience in the UMass Core Facilities (300 hours)

  • Student interns will work hand-in-hand with Core Facility Directors to support advanced research originating from both academic and industry-sponsored projects.  Interns will use state-of-the-art technologies, and learn valuable, real-world technical skills to help launch their careers in Biotech, Advanced Manufacturing, Clinical & Academic Research and more! Students will apply to a specific facility of their choosing.

2. Professional Skill Development Workshop (10 hours)

  • Interns will attend weekly workshops focusing on how to thrive and advance their careers through the development of 1) a professional mindset, 2) an understanding of team building and team settings, 3) effective communication skills, and 4) key leadership skills.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Develop industry-relevant professional ‘soft’ skills to increase career-readiness.
  • Understand work culture, and anticipate professional expectations.
  • Develop effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Navigate professional ethics, and develop key emotional & cultural intelligence.
  • Understand team and how to function in a team setting.
  • Become familiar with leadership & management skills.

3. Core Internship Community (10 hours)

Interns will meet weekly for Tea & Sympathy hour – an informal hour to connect with other interns, share your experience, talk about the fun science you’re working on, and eat delicious snacks.
The program also organizes a number of internship outings! Any questions should be directed to Hannah Choi, Student Outreach Coordinator, at UMassCoreInterns@umass.edu

January 1: Applications open | February 1: Applications due | March 13: Applicants will be notified of decisions April: Internship Orientation & EH&S Trainings | May 18: Internship period starts

Deadline: March 13, 2020
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC)

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) is excited to announce the re-launch of our Internship Challenge for Summer 2020 through Spring 2021! This year-round workforce development program focuses on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts life sciences companies by providing college students and recent graduates with hands-on work experience through internship opportunities at life sciences companies. The program creates hundreds of new internships each year by enabling small companies to hire paid interns. Since 2009, the MLSC has supported over 4,300 internships for college students (representing more than 230 academic institutions) with nearly 800 Massachusetts companies!
 
This year, the program will offer paid internships to more than 550 college students and recent graduates who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences. Host companies will commit to providing a dedicated mentor and meaningful internship opportunity that relates to the academic focus of students. 

Companies that register with us to host interns are given access to review applications and are instructed to contact students directly for interviews. The MLSC reimburses host companies (with 100 or fewer employees in MA) for intern stipends of up to $8,160 for students selected through the program (amount is based on a pay rate of $17/hour for 12 weeks).
 
Any student enrolled in a Massachusetts college or university is eligible to apply. For further details regarding this program, and a direct link to the application portal, please visit our website: www.masslifesciences.com/programs/internship 
 
If you have questions, please email internship@masslifesciences.com

 

Deadline: April 23, 2020
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Communications Intern

Holyoke Health Center

Holyoke Health Center, INC.
Holyoke Health Center is a Federally-Qualified Community Health Center located in Holyoke, Massachusetts, with additional locations throughout Hampden County. We have been providing low cost medical, dental, and pharmaceutical services in both English and Spanish to the Holyoke, Chicopee, and the surrounding communities for 50 years. 
Our mission is to "Improve the health of our patients through affordable, quality health care and comprehensive community-based programs to create a healthy community."
We strongly believe that every person deserves high quality healthcare, and we are committed to developing resources with our partners, the state and federal government, and community members to deliver on our mission. We utilize a Patient Centered Medical Home approach to medical care, which includes preventative care, routine checkups, immunizations, and management of acute and chronic illnesses.
Visit www.hhcinc.org to learn more.

Internship Opportunity
Communications Assistant
This internship position will work under the direct supervision of the Marketing & Communications Manager - assisting the Marketing & Communications Manager with daily tasks, including but not limited to: outreach events and community tabling to promote health center services and programs, development of informational materials for services, digital engagement including social media and website, and other applicable tasks. Must possess excellent customer service skills, and have excellent organizational and communication skills. Expert knowledge of social media and proficient computer skills required. 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Bronwyn.Murphy@hhcinc.org 

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

May Institute

Are you looking for a rewarding internship experience? Do you want to enter the fields of human services, special education, or pursue a BCBA certification? May Institute offers paid spring and summer internships across our special education schools and corporate office. An internship with May Institute is an opportunity to be immersed in the forefront of autism treatment with a globally recognized organization. Learn more about autism spectrum disorder and applied behavior analysis in a challenging, fast-paced and fun environment! Full-and-part time schedules are available based on semester.

May Institute uses applied behavior analysis to support children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Our internships will give you insight into all areas of student development at our schools, including communication, language, social, school-readiness, self-care and play skills. Interns observe and engage with students and staff based on their academic backgrounds and career path interests. You will work directly with students in collaboration with specialty providers such as Speech Language Pathologists, Curriculum Coordinators, and Educational Technology Specialists.

Why intern at May?
Guaranteed interviews for permanent positions                                                         
Training in applied behavior analysis
Access to education and / or clinical career paths
Network with executive and clinical leadership
CPR/First Aid certification
Safety Care training
Paid internships for full-and-part time schedules based on semester
Opportunities to work in our schools, centers, and directly with our clinical team              
Opportunity to stay on as relief staff while completing your degree
 
Spring/Summer Internship Program Highlights

Learning opportunities with industry-leading clinical experts
Industry Professional Speakers
Executive networking breakfast
Intern appreciation game day 
Resume workshop
Personal and professional development
4 or 5 day work weeks available (Summer Internship)
 
For more information or to apply, contact Stacy Leger: SLeger@mayinstitute.org 

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Program Description: Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research (At the NIH "biomedical research" includes everything from behavioral and social sciences, through biology and chemistry, to physics, mathematical modeling, computational biology, and biostatistics). The NIH consists of the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1150 laboratories/research groups located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD, and the surrounding area as well as in Baltimore and Frederick, MD; Research Triangle Park, NC; Hamilton, MT; Framingham, MA; Phoenix, AZ; and Detroit, MI.  NOTE: the number of positions in Hamilton, Framingham, Phoenix, and Detroit is limited.

Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June.
The NIH Institutes/Centers and the Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) sponsor a wide range of summer activities including an orientation to help interns get off to a good start, lectures featuring distinguished NIH investigators, career/professional development workshops, and Summer Poster Day.

To increase your chances of being offered a position, please do four things:

  • Watch the Applying Successfully to the NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) Video. External Link
  • Read the SIP FAQs carefully.
  • Read our suggestions for creating a successful SIP application
  • After submitting your application, if you applied to the General  SIP Program, contact NIH investigators with whom you would like to work and explain why you would be a good addition to their groups. (IMPORTANT NOTE: applicants to SIP subprograms should NOT contact investigators.)  You can identify NIH investigators with projects that interest you by searching the NIH Intramural Annual Reports. Use the text search feature to find project descriptions that contain the key words you enter. You can also visit the NIH Intramural Research Program website for a list of investigators organized by scientific focus area.  You can then find contact information for the investigators in the NIH Enterprise Directory.

Eligibility: The 2020 Summer Internship Program is for students who

  • are 17 years of age or older on June 15, 2020,
  • are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, AND
  • are in college (including community college) or graduate/professional school at the time of application*, OR
  • are high school graduates at the time of application and have been accepted into accredited college or university programs.

*Individuals who are U.S. permanent residents must be attending or have been accepted into institutions in the U.S.

Students with disabilities; students from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown by the NSF to be underrepresented in health-related sciences on a national basis (Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Native Americans, and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders); students who identify as LGBTQ; students who are Pell-grant eligible; and others disadvantaged by circumstances that have negatively impacted their educational opportunities, including recent natural disasters, are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: March 8, 2020
Posted: 3 months 5 days ago

Fellowships

UMass Medical School Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Postdoctoral

UMass Medical School Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Fellowship, PRACCTIS (Prevention and Control of Cancer: Training for Change in Individuals and Systems)

To apply see https://umassmed.edu/pracctis or contact barbara.estabrook@umassmed.edu 

Application Deadline: 2020-04-13

Brief description of position responsibilities:

PRACCTIS is an NCI-funded training program designed to prepare the next generation of scientists to conduct implementation research that addresses critical cancer prevention and control care delivery issues across the cancer continuum, including primary prevention, cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. UMass Medical School in Worcester is the lead institution. Partnering institutions include UMMS-Baystate Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Research, UMass Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Healthcare Delivery Institute, and the Veterans Health Administration Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research.

Eligibility

  • Trainees must be interested in pursuing a career focused on cancer prevention and control implementation research. All applicants must pursue independent research in this area.
  • Eligible trainees will have with doctoral degrees (MD, DO, Ph.D., Sc.D., etc.) and a primary mentor affiliated with one of the partnering institutions.
  • Applicants, per federal policy, must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. UMass Medical School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Deadline: April 13, 2020
Posted: 4 days 28 min ago