Career Opportunities

Jobs

Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District

Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District seeks a talented Speech and Language Pathologist experienced in working with students of all ages. This position is full-time, working with middle school students at the Overlook Middle School. This position includes direct service delivered individually, in small groups or co-teaching models, assessment, and consultation.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Providing speech and language evaluation, coordination and provision of speech and language services to students who qualify for special education services

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Appropriate Certification/ Licensure for the assigned level

PRIMARY AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES '

• Provide direct speech and language service to students who qualify for such service

• Evaluate, write reports and make recommendations regarding speech and language services to students

• Consult with regular and special education teachers, as well as parents or guardians regarding speech and language needs and/or services

• Collaborate with other service providers regarding the development of goal and the writing and implementation of IEP's

• Establish and maintain a system of documentation that is professional, efficient and accountable and conforms to state and individual agency policy IEP's, initial and three year evaluations and progress reports provided on the same frequency basis as report cards, which varies by grade level

• Supervise speech and language assistants in providing direct service to students

• Collaborate with regular and special education teachers regarding modification of student assignments to accommodate any speech and language objectives

• Presentation and interpretation of any speech and language evaluations to parents, teachers or others

• Supervision and provision of speech and language services within specialized programs at any particular level

• Participation in screening and evaluation, if appropriate

• Carry out other related special education duties as may be assigned by their supervisor(s)

TO APPLY: Apply online at http://www.schoolspring.com/job?3171924

Deadline: September 24, 2019
Posted: 4 days 5 hours ago

Internships

Department of Emergency Medicine Credited Internship 2020

Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School

The Department of Emergency Medicine of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, is seeking SPHHS undergraduate students who are interested in obtaining practical experience in research through a 14-week internship beginning in January 2020.  BWH interns will:

  • Undergo training in survey and data collection techniques under the supervision of the Director of Research, Emergency Medicine.
  • Complete requirements to volunteer at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
  • Commit to conducting surveys and collecting data during 8 hour shifts in the BWH emergency department.

Applicants must be fluent in English, and comfortable with approaching patients in a busy medical environment and recruiting them into the study. Interns can participate on a part-time or full-time basis, but must complete shifts in 8-hour periods. This is an unpaid internship. 

Application Process

Applications for each of the Spring 2020 Boston 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 for the weeks of September 23th and 30th, 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: October 15, 2019
Posted: 4 days 5 hours ago

Fall 2019 Internship

Hospice of the Fisher Home

The Hospice of the Fisher Home, a small, independently run non-profit hospice in Amherst is seeking a part-time intern to assist the Clinical Director and Clinical Office Manager in day to day operations. Ideally, the intern will be available to work 20 hours per week, although there is some flexibility in this area. The internship is unpaid, but students can receive academic credit for their participation.

The intern will be responsible for managing relationships with physicians and medical facilities looking to transition patients into hospice care. In addition, the intern will coordinate referrals for nurse visits, input and maintain electronic medical records, assist with chart reviews, as well as assist in general office duties such as updating community schedules and front desk responsibilities.

The internship on-site supervisor will provide ongoing mentorship and feedback, as well as serve as a resource for broader exposure into the hospice field.

Interested applicants should submit resumes and cover letters by September 25th to:

Melissa Newell
Clinical Office Manager
Hospice of the Fisher Home
1164 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so the sooner applications are received, the greater chance of placement.

Deadline: September 25, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

Volunteers

Smith College

A Research Study: Welcome UMASS Undergraduate Women*!

SOCIAL JUSTICE CONVERSATIONS

Earn up to $80!

Learn how to take care of yourself while you disrupt oppression!

TRAINING COURSES BEGIN 10/2 & 10/3 @ UMASS 

Find out if you are eligible and sign up for an information session in the first weeks of the semester to learn more.

CLICK HERE FOR A QUICK ELIGIBILITY SURVEY

As a woman*, do you want to:

  • Have meaningful conversations about the issues you care about?
  • Take care of yourself while engaging in social activism?
  • Get better at expressing your opinions while respecting others?
  • Deepen your knowledge of how oppression works?
  • Develop your ability to hear and respond to dissenting views and opinions?
  • Find ways to build relationships and understand people with different or opposing views?
  • AND EARN $80?

*inclusive of all who identify as a woman

Yes to any of the above? Find out more – click here.

About the project:

We are a team of Smith College professors and students who are exploring how to help people from all backgrounds have more meaningful conversations about social justice.

We want to see what factors influence, facilitate, and inhibit meaningful dialogue about social justice. We are excited to introduce a training developed from breakthrough research findings that we’ve adapted to help you develop the skills to have deeper and more meaningful conversations about the issues you care about.

This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Boards at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago