Career Opportunities

Scholarships

Achieve TMS

Amount: $1,000
Who Can Apply: All Students
Application Deadline: August 1, 2019

How to Apply: Fill out the application here along with a minimum 1000-word essay that explains your passion in the mental health field, your academic ambitions, your future plans post-graduation, and why you feel you should be awarded this scholarship.

Deadline: August 1, 2019
Posted: 2 hours 23 min ago

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers is pleased to announce the availability of the Hunt Scholarship. Established in 1992, the Hunt Scholarship was named in honor of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers’ long-standing Chief Executive Officer, James W. Hunt, Jr., who first joined the health center movement in 1972 through volunteer participation on a community health center board and who rose to become, and still is, the President and CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers.

This $2,000 cash scholarship awarded to a student at the undergraduate level who displays a genuine interest in community and public health through either academic study or volunteer service.

For more information on the scholarship and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: April 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 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: 4 months 2 weeks ago

Internships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The SPHHS is seeking applicants for several NSO Peer Leader positions for summer 2019. The position requires you to assist SPHHS Academic Advisors at New Student Orientation (NSO) with incoming freshmen and transfer students in all four majors (Kinesiology, Public Health, Communication Disorders, and Nutrition) and Exploratory Track (undeclared). Hours for this internship is approximately 14 hrs/week (June 3-July 12) and 16 hrs/week (July 15-18) for $12/hr. Please note that the SPHHS does not provide housing.

Job Duties:

  • Share knowledge about UMass courses, majors and other academic opportunities with new SPHHS students
  • Work closely with Academic Advisors who are responsible for developing schedules and helping students register for classes
  • Help orient the new students to major and University requirements
  • Guide new students through using SPIRE
  • Serve as a resource of academic information, including general education requirements and university policies and procedures

Qualifications- All applicants must:

  • Be a UMass undergraduate with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
  • Have strong leadership skills and confidence in working with a diverse group of students
  • Demonstrate familiarity with course offerings, majors, General Education requirements, and how to navigate SPIRE
  • Exhibit enthusiasm for UMass Amherst
  • Have patience and strong communication skills

Dates and Times:
First-year student sessions occur over two days (Mon/Tues and Thurs/Fri). There are no NSO sessions held on Wednesdays. Students will be advised in three separate groups during each two day session (see approximate group times below).
June 3 - 4, June 6 - 7, June 10 - 11, June 13 - 14, June 20 - 21, June 24 - 25, June 27 - 28, July 8 - 9, and July 11 - 12

Day 1 (Mon/Thurs): Group 1, 3:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Day 2 (Tue/Fri): Group 2 & 3, 8:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Transfer Student Sessions will be held July 15-July 18 and are typically one day sessions that run from 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM (end time might change depending on the number of students).

To apply: Fill out the application and send an email to acaddean@umass.edu OR deliver application to Arnold House, room 121 by March 27th.

Deadline: March 27, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Career Ambassador positions for 2019-2020 are now open! Want to gain one-on-one mentoring skills? Interested in learning about how to master resumes, cover letters, and personal statement writing? Passionate about career-related initiatives on campus? Then apply to be a Career Ambassador TODAY! 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. Unpaid Internship For Credit only. You must be available for the entire academic year; one semester is not an option.

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.

Please Note: there is a mandatory training scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2019 from 8am-5pm. If you cannot participate in this training, unfortunately you will not be considered for the position. Lunch will be provided.

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.edu or 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).

Please refer here for more information.

Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Jobs

Hilltown Community Health Center - Huntington Health Center

Seeking F/T Medical Assistant for the Huntington Health Center. Seeking graduates of certified medical assistant programs with 1-2 years’ experience preferred, but will consider a highly motivated individual with caring personality. Hours are weekdays and some Saturday mornings. Knowledge and use of electronic medical records. Preference for those who speak Spanish or Russian. Competitive salary, generous benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide patient care using team based approach
  • Perform pre-visit planning in preparation of patient appointment
  • Prepare patient for appointment using rooming criteria
  • Maintain medical supplies –and prepare restocking list as needed
  • Clean and restock exam rooms
  • Triage walk-in patients and emergencies if no licensed nurse is available
  • Maintain medical equipment, report any malfunction to nursing supervisor or staff nurse
  • Sterilize equipment as needed, clean sterilizer, and maintain usage log and test strip
  • Monitor E prescribing jelly bean of provider, prepare prescriptions for provider, update flow-sheet as needed, assist in obtaining and preparation of prior authorization forms
  • General knowledge and performance of laboratory procedure, share in lab coverage

To apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to: Human Resources Manager-PC, Hilltown Community Health Centers, Inc. 58 Old North Road, Worthington, MA 01098 OR email brida@hchcweb.org.

Deadline: April 21, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 2 hours ago

The Disability Policy Consortium

The Disability Policy Consortium is seeking a part-time ASL/English Interpreter. The Disability Policy Consortium is the site for the My Ombudsman Program. The My Ombudsman Program provides a neutral entity to resolve the concerns of MassHealth members with their health plans. To fulfill this mission, My Ombudsman employs a full-time Deaf/Hard of Hearing Ombudsman. The DPC also employs a part-time Deaf Information/Technology Manager for this project.

For more information, please refer to this website.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Jennifer Morazes
Disability Policy Consortium
11 Dartmouth Street, Ste. 301
Malden, MA 02148

Or send an email with a cover letter and resume as PDF attachments to jenniferm@myombudsman.org with the job title in the subject line.

Deadline: April 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week 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: April 10, 2019
Posted: 4 months 3 weeks ago

Epic Systems

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

Position is based in Madison, WI.

View entire job posting and application here.

Deadline: April 10, 2019
Posted: 4 months 3 weeks ago