Career Opportunities


The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling

In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Director of Responsible Gambling (DRG) is responsible for the development and operations of the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling’s (MCCG) GameSense program and other related responsible gambling programs and initiatives. The DRG is a member of the MCCG’s senior management team.

While the efforts will be focused statewide, the primary focus will be with the casinos, the racetracks, and the lottery. The individuals working at the casinos on behalf of the Council are entitled Senior GameSense Advisors (SGSA) or GameSense Advisors (GSA) and work onsite at the GameSense Information Center (GSIC). The DRG will directly supervise the SGSAs and will advise on the supervision of the GSAs.

This position is primarily paid by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) contract but is also supported by the Massachusetts Partnership on Responsible Gambling (MPRG).

Read the full job post here.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 3 days 16 hours ago

Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Under the direction of the Director of Research and Responsible Gaming, the Research Manager is responsible for overseeing the successful implementation and oversight of the MGC research program. This research program is required by M.G.L. c. 23K, § 71  and activities guided by the Research Strategy for Gaming in Massachusetts.  
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage various administrative aspects of the research program including procurements, contract management, and budget oversight;
  • Conduct and/or lead data collection, analysis and reporting for select research activities;
  • Translate research findings into knowledge products such as briefs and whitepapers tailored to a wide range of stakeholders and audiences;
  • Liaise with other state agencies and stakeholders (e.g., regulatory, responsible and problem gambling services; host communities; health, economic and social service planners and providers at the State, regional and community levels) to create and share knowledge about the impacts of gaming in Massachusetts;
  • Facilitate the external research review process

Agency Overview: 

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is responsible for the implementation of the expanded gaming law (Chapter 194 of the Acts of 2011). Under the law, the Commission is tasked with establishing a regulatory framework for the solicitation, licensing, taxation, and oversight of a maximum of three casino licenses and one slots parlor license in Massachusetts.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent project management and research skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills, including experience creating technical reports.
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of a statistical software package (SAS).
  • Ability to design and implement applied social science research.  Interest in and experience with socioeconomic analysis, mental health issues, gambling and community health.
  • Have a basic working knowledge of research methods, statistical methods related to surveillance surveys, problem gambling services and goals, program evaluation, and experience working with diverse populations and community groups.

Experience, Education, and Training:

A Master’s degree in Social Sciences with three years of experience with program planning, evaluation or large-scale research studies; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check that includes a full credit check, CORI, drug screen, and fingerprinting.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is responsible for the implementation of the expanded gaming law (Chapter 194 of the Acts of 2011). Under the law, the Commission is tasked with establishing a regulatory framework for the solicitation, licensing, taxation, and oversight of a maximum of three casino licenses and one slots parlor license in Massachusetts.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

It is the policy of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

To learn more or apply, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 4 days 16 hours ago

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)

The Manager of Educational Initiatives supports a variety of educational and practice initiatives related to undergraduate and graduate public health education and e-Learning. This position implements programs and services that coincide with ASPPH strategic goals.

Learn more here.

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

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

CEPH seeks a full-time Accreditation Coordinator. The position offers the opportunity to collaborate with talented people who are passionate about quality in public health and higher education.

CEPH is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. CEPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The position is located in Silver Spring, MD, which is on the northern border of Washington, DC. Silver Spring is serviced by the Metrorail Red Line, Metrobus and numerous other transit options.

For more information and to apply, visit the CEPH website.

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

Unite for Sight

Program Associate (New Haven, Connecticut)
Applications for the Program Associate position are currently being accepted.
The Program Associate position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs.  The Program Associate works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. In this full-time paid job position, the Program Associate works closely with Unite For Sight’s CEO and with Unite For Sight's Executive Director on global health programming. The Program Associate opportunity is a 1-year position starting in Winter 2020, with the opportunity for continued growth in the organization as a Program Manager after the first year.

Duties and responsibilities include
Be a team member of one of the world's leading innovative global health organizations
Help to manage Unite For Sight's Global Health Research division, including analyzing data from research studies pursued with Unite For Sight's partner clinics in Ghana, Honduras, and India.
Hands-on experience in contributing to Unite For Sight’s programs (Global Health Delivery Programs and Global Impact Corps, Global Health Societies, Global Health & Innovation Conference, and Global Health University)
Apply organizational and writing skills to the development and implementation of global health initiatives
Contribute to cutting-edge programs in development

Qualifications and requirements include
An understanding of best practices in global health
Minimum 1-year commitment
Bachelor's degree required at start of employment, with a strong academic record in any major 
Excellent written and communication skills
Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Passionate interest in global health
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Detail-oriented work style
Proficient in multitasking
Strong initiative and motivation
Strong skills in statistical analysis required

Growth potential within the organization after the first year
Beautiful office space in the heart of downtown New Haven
Six weeks paid vacation leave, including 15 paid company holidays per year and 15 paid personal vacation days

How to Apply
Unite For Sight accepts resumes on a rolling basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter to, referencing the position title in the subject line. The highest quality candidates will be invited to submit a transcript, two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation on Unite For Sight's online recommendation form. After review of all application materials, select candidates will be invited for a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview at our New Haven offices.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to reply to each applicant. All applications are considered for the position, and those selected for the next stage of the application process will be contacted by email.

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Unite for Sight

The Program Manager position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs.  The Program Manager works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. The Program Manager helps to lead Unite For Sight's four program divisions, while contributing creative and cutting-edge ideas to a leading global health organization. Ideal candidates exemplify a balance of superior writing, analytical, and communications skills paired with a demonstrated commitment to excellence.

Duties and responsibilities include: 
Be a team member of one of the world's leading innovative global health organizations
Responsible for managing Unite For Sight’s program divisions (Global Health Delivery Programs and Global Impact Corps, Global Health Societies, Global Health & Innovation Conference, and Global Health University)
Apply organizational and writing skills to the development and implementation of global health initiatives
Contribute to cutting-edge programs in development

Qualifications and requirements include:
An understanding of best practices in global health
Minimum 2-year commitment, though longer commitments are preferable
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required at start of employment, with a strong academic record in any major 
Excellent writing and communication skills
Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Passionate interest in global health
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Detail-oriented work style
Proficient in multitasking
Strong initiative and motivation
Strong skills in statistical analysis preferred

Growth potential within the organization after the first year
Beautiful floor office space in the heart of downtown New Haven
Six weeks paid vacation leave, including 15 paid company holidays per year and 15 paid personal vacation days

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

With general direction from the Administrative Manager, the Grant Administrator will work with the Principal Investigators (PIs) to develop grant submissions, perform budget forecasting, monitor fund statements, resolve accounting issues, function as liaison to grantor agency, subcontracting institutions, and Partners Research Management, and support the PIs with their post award grant administration.
The Center for Cancer Research has annual research revenue exceeding $60M, which supports the research of over 40 independent Principal Investigators (PI). Our investigators study everything from cancer cell genetics and epigenetics, metabolism and microenvironments, cell signaling and DNA damage, with studies of cultured cells, all the way to patient derived samples and specimens.

Coordinates grant proposal preparation for a variety of sponsors (NIH, DOD, other HHS, state, foundation, philanthropic, and industry).
Prepares detailed budgets and justifications and prepares materials for financial reports.
Develops and monitors spending with PIs including salary allocations and purchase commitments. Re-budgets as necessary and allowed throughout the grant cycle.
Interacts with the Partners HealthCare Research Finance staff to establish and monitor active funds, assists in closeout of expired accounts, and resolves complex accounting issues. 
Monitors expenditures and assures budgetary compliance; verifies, identifies and evaluates excessive charges. Analyzes cash flow to prevent deficit spending.
Works in conjunction with the PI and Partners Innovation to initiate material transfer, confidentiality and sponsored research agreements. 
Advise regarding the allowability of costs to be charged to a grant. 
Provides timely closeout of all expired projects through the coordination of fiscal and administrative resources throughout the system. 
Stays current with all new and existing regulatory requirements and institutional policies/procedures and keeps PIs and department leadership informed of changes.
Bachelor's degree required
1-3 years' experience preferably in a healthcare of financial field. 
Working knowledge, or the ability to learn, policies and procedures related to grant submission and management.
Effective financial and analytical skills
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and time management skills 
Careful attention to detail.
Working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel, and Adobe

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

The First 1000 Days Fatherhood program is a new initiative aimed at improving the overall wellbeing of the mother-father-infant triad through specifically engaging and supporting fathers during pregnancy and the first year of their child’s life. The Fatherhood Health Coach will assist in program delivery and evaluation through a randomized controlled trial (RCT) trial, examining the effects of participation in the fatherhood intervention vs. the current obstetric and pediatric primary care on perinatal and obesity-related outcomes. The specific goals of the study are to (1) strengthen fathers’ engagement in pregnancy and parenting, (2) reduce fathers’ own obesity-related health behaviors, and (3) address fathers’ social determinants of health during the perinatal period.
The Fatherhood Health Coach will be primarily responsible for performing and managing study visits (up to 3) including conducting one-on-one health coaching sessions with fathers by phone and home visits. Coaching calls will focus on addressing fatherhood and family health behaviors, behavioral recommendations, and connecting fathers to local community resources to support behavior change and social determinants of health. The Health Coach may also be responsible for collecting height and weight data of mother-father-infant triads. In addition to coaching, the Fatherhood Health Coach will develop evidence-based health coaching scripts and educational content in a variety of formats (booklets, posters, text messages, video, etc). The Fatherhood Health Coach will work as part of a collaborative team within the Division of General Academic Pediatrics. The project team will include the study’s Principal and Co-investigators, a Project Manager, and Clinical Research Coordinators. The Fatherhood Health Coach will report to the project manager of the 1000 Days Fatherhood program.

1. Assist with the planning, development and design of intervention materials, including health coaching scripts and educational materials.
2. Perform in-home study visits with new parents and infants to deliver the intervention.
3. Conduct coaching calls with fathers to encourage paternal involvement and health behavior change using motivational interviewing techniques and other evidence based coaching strategies.
4. Collect height and weight data on mother-father-infant triads during home visits.
5. Participate in the development of patient-driven, individualized behavior change plans for study subjects, and collaborate with them to update their goals as needed.
6. Support fathers in assessing potential barriers and strengths in achieving health goals.
7. Maintain and coordinate effective and on-going communication with fathers and appropriate care team members in a timely and accurate manner, within the guidelines of patient confidentiality.
8. Provide referrals, such as sources for mental health care, housing and food insecurity, job
programs, legal services, etc.
9. Manage the enrollment in and maintenance of the First 1,000 Days Fatherhood intervention text
message program.
10. Develop and track appropriate metrics for measuring progress and results.
11. Conduct outreach activities to engage and/or re-engage fathers.
12. Employ facilitation strategies to best meet the needs of fathers, which may be highly complex.
13. Carefully follow study protocols and scripts.
14. Develop rapport and strong working alliance with fathers, and serve as resource during the
course of the intervention.
15. Execute high-level requests which may require some flexibility to usual operational procedures
with the highest degree of professionalism and judgment.
16. Acquire and maintain comprehensive knowledge of services provided by MGH and local
17. Document contact with fathers in study REDCap database.
18. Perform reference searches in print and electronic media.
19. Maintain current knowledge base on relevant health issues.
20. Review data for quality assurance, descriptive statistics and manuscripts, as required.
21. Assist with writing reports and manuscripts detailing research findings.
22. Maintain a positive and accommodating relationship with study team, health center staff, and
23. Work with senior level staff to negotiate/implement/monitor research protocols.
24. Attend study team meetings and trainings as required.
25. Other duties as assigned.

• Knowledge of behavior change models and counseling, and familiarity with motivational
interviewing is preferred.
• Excellent professional, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Strong skills in assessing health and social needs
• Ability to build trust and maintain confidentiality with diverse populations.
• Ability to conduct reference and literature searches.
• Ability to work as an independent member of a team.
• Ability to perform well under pressure and in an ever changing environment.
• Excellent relationship management skills, including negotiating, mediating and facilitating.
• Ability to multitask and change priorities to best meet needs of fathers.
• Proven level of professionalism to interact effectively with all levels of administration.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Ability to identify and follow through on project issues and use initiative.
• Proficiency of various software packages, including Microsoft Office, and other desktop tools.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish, required.
• Demonstrated understanding of social determinants of health and health disparities.

National certification in health coaching or health education preferred

BA/BS Required in Health education, health promotion, exercise science, nutrition, psychology or other
social science.
Master’s degree in related field preferred.

Minimum of 1-3 years of perinatal and early childhood development experience required.
Experience working with male caregivers and new fathers strongly preferred.
Experience in health education, nutrition and physical activity preferred.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable): Not applicable
General office environment with ability to travel to participants’ homes as required. Some evening and
weekend hours may be required.
125 Nashua Street
Boston 02114
Job: Professional/Managerial
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job

Deadline: December 27, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 3 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

The First 1000 Days Fatherhood program, within the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, is a new initiative aimed at improving the overall wellbeing of the mother-father-infant triad through specifically engaging and supporting fathers during pregnancy and the first year of their child’s life. The Fatherhood Research Nurse will function in the role of a nurse home visitor in and will be responsible for delivery of comprehensive community health nursing care to first-time mothers, fathers and newborn infants as part of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) trial, examining the effects of participation in the fatherhood intervention vs. the current obstetric and pediatric primary care on perinatal and obesity-related outcomes. The specific goals of the study are to (1) strengthen fathers’ engagement in pregnancy and parenting, (2) reduce fathers’ own obesity-related health behaviors, and (3) address fathers’ social determinants of health during the perinatal period.
The Fatherhood Research Nurse will be primarily responsible for performing and managing the study visits including conducting home visits, and one-on-one phone or video calls with fathers. Study visits and calls will focus on addressing fatherhood and family health behaviors, behavioral recommendations, and connecting fathers to local community resources to support behavior change and social determinants of health. The Fatherhood Research Nurse will also be responsible for clinical data collection during home visits, such as height and weight of mother-father-infant triads. Additional responsibilities may include the development of evidence-based intervention materials such as scripts and educational content in a variety of formats (booklets, posters, text messages, video, etc). The Fatherhood Research Nurse will work as part of a collaborative team, including the study’s Principal and Co-investigators, a Project Manager, and Clinical Research Coordinators.

• Maintain case load of families and conduct study visits at three time points with new parents and infants.
• Coordinate and implement the research study intervention according to the study protocol, including 1) deliver intervention study materials, 2) collect clinical measurements and vital signs for adult and pediatric participants, 3) educate parents on health behaviors, 4) counsel parents on medical topics as appropriate, and 5) make referrals to clinic-community resources as appropriate.
• Follows nursing process and utilizes intervention materials and tools to interact with families about their personal health choices and behaviors, family interactions, and life course goals.
• Develops therapeutic relationships with fathers and their families, utilizing open communication skills, reflective listening and motivational interviewing.
• Provides preventive health education and anticipatory guidance to participants.
• Provides individualized and culturally appropriate care to families participating in research.
• Enters participant clinical data into database and maintains visit tracking.
• Act as liaison between participant and other members of the team regarding patient care
activities relating to the research protocol.
• Complete research training requirements including Human Subjects Protection and Good
Clinical Practice online certifications.
• Initiate, or participate in quality assurance and performance improvement activities for
evaluation of structure, process and outcome criteria.
• Utilize scientific method in collecting data on clinical issues.
• Performs ongoing nursing assessments of the physical, emotional, social and environmental
needs of pregnant women, children and families.
• Work with PI and research team on other assigned projects as needed.

Must have a valid Massachusetts RN licensure in good standing with an RN from an accredited school of
nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred (new graduates must have a BSN degree). Must have
1-2 years of nursing experience working with perinatal patients and families;
Further, candidates must meet requirements described below:
• Previous perinatal and early childhood development experience.
• Experience working with male caregivers and new fathers strongly preferred.
• Interest in community engagement and experience working in community healthcare settings.
• Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.
• Ability to forge productive working relationships with participants, families, staff, and coworkers.
• Leadership skills, good presentation and writing skills as well as, ability to lead, interact well with
others, take initiative and think independently.
• Excellent communication and organization skills required, with attention to detail essential.
• Knowledge of hospital systems and competency in MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and

Must be extremely well-organized, highly attentive to detail and skilled at effective and appropriate
communication with diverse professionals and entities. He/she must be skilled at multi -tasking,
independent problem-solving as well as effective time management under minimal supervision. The
Research Nurse must also demonstrate the ability to effectively work within a team environment while
providing guidance, assistance, troubleshooting and input on research matters.

General clinical research office environment.
Requires ability to travel to participants’ homes.
Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

The Research Nurse will provide clinical advising and supervision for the research team and will report
directly to the Project Manager as well as the PI of the research project.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills,
perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with
disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location
MA-Boston-125 Nashua - MGH
Boston 02114
Job: Registered Nurse
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40

Deadline: December 27, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 3 days ago

Amherst College

Amherst College invites applications for the Administrative Assistant position.

The Administrative Assistant is a part time, ten hour per week, casual position without benefits. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas.

The Administrative Assistant supports the operations of the Grants Office, which oversees Amherst College’s fundraising from foundations, corporate philanthropies, and government agencies.  

The Assistant provides general administrative support to the office and assists with proofreading and maintenance of the Grants Office’s website and social media presence.

The Assistant takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Data Entry and Information Management - Enter and maintain electronic records in the college-wide Colleague system, in GrantsLink, an internal proposal review system, and ARI, the Grants Office’s Access database, primary staff responsible for Colleague entries of proposals and awards, maintain limited Grants Office paper files
General Administrative Support - Assist the Director with meeting scheduling and dissemination of proposals and reports, take notes at departmental meetings as requested, order supplies and maintain stores of paper and toner within the Grants Office, help to organize and maintain order in shared work spaces
Online Research and Dissemination - Find and post grant opportunities on Grants Office Facebook page, test and update links to funding opportunities on Grants Office website.  Help to locate information about foundations, foundation staff and trustees and practices at peer institutions as requested. Track alumni outcomes for grantors as requested, help compile data for reports and assist Director and Associate Directors with report preparation
Proofreading - Proofread proposals, reports, and correspondence as requested to ensure they are free of errors

B.A. or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
At least two years of office experience, preferably in an educational setting.
Excellent written communication skills, including proofreading skills.
Superior attention to detail, accuracy, and coordination.
Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to work effectively with multiple projects and deadlines.
Ability to take initiative, work independently, and collaboratively.
Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community.

Application Instructions 
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and/or telephone numbers) for three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

The Senior Program Manager will oversee the development of capacity building and educational materials and activities with community health center partners.She/he will be a primary point of contact for the I-Lab, representing the I-Lab to internal and external partners, community health centers, and interacting with investigators, community advisors, executive advisors and other individuals throughout Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. She/he will also contribute to general strategy and planning related to execution of the I-Lab grant activities to ensure the I-Lab goals and activities are met, assist with financial management, and oversee execution of the data management plan, Institutional Review Board application and project reports.

• Coordinate project activities for the Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control Equity (ISCCCE).
• Manage communications, educational materials and capacity building activities with Massachusetts community health centers participating in the ISCCCE through on-site activities and a virtual network.
• Coordinate communications among project core programs, partners and staff including data management, research activities and pilot studies.
• Set agendas for I-Lab project operations meetings.
• Oversee adherence to I-Lab activity timelines.
• Manage communications and activities with community advisory board.
• Coordinate data sources and partners to optimize efficiency of databases and adhere to data safety and monitoring plans.
• Hire and supervise research staff in pilot projects.
• Work with staff at community health centers to negotiate/implement/monitor research protocols.
• Present ISCCCE activities at local and national community health meetings and forums.
• Represent the ISCCCE in meetings with internal and external collaborators.
• Stay up to date on literature, etc. to provide recommendations and information related to community-based cancer prevention and community health implementation science.
• Provide scientific and administrative support for any grant proposals associated with the I-Lab activities.
• Working with communications staff, oversee dissemination of ISCCCE activities through a web-based platform and social media activities.
• Assist the Principle Investigators with presentation needs for ISCCCE events.
• Assist with evaluation and preparation of publications and reports of all programmatic activities.
• Disseminate information on the I-Lab programs, creating progress reports and other program materials for distribution.
• Review MGH budget and spending updates monthly and coordinate with post-award financial managers at Harvard Chan School of Public.
 • Provide administrative support and facilitate contracts for partnerships with community health centers and community-based programs

• A minimum seven years’ experience in a healthcare setting.
• BA/BS required.
• Master’s degree preferred (in management, education, public health or related field).

Skills, Abilities, Competencies:
• Strong, demonstrated commitment to equity and improving access to health care for underserved populations. Excellent organizational abilities, including success in managing multiple competing priorities.
• Ability to collaborate effectively and regularly with staff at the highest levels of the organization. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills including verbal and written as well as ability to develop clear presentations and online content for a broad spectrum of staff and partners.
• Strong problem solving and process management skills.
• Exemplary verbal and written communication skills, including experience writing for websites and other online or virtual venues.
• Extensive knowledge of project management areas of integration, scope, time, quality, cost, resource management, and communication.
• Ability to develop an understanding of project content sufficient to address whether deliverables have been met, to identify and elevate issues appropriately and/or to seek expert input to assure that the process outline to reach critical milestones is substantive and sufficient.
• Fluency with project management technology and interest in/experience with utilizing technology to support learning communities.

Strong skills in Excel, PowerPoint, online content development (WordPress, etc.), and project management software (JIRA, Basecamp, Asana or other). Data management software experience (Access, Redcap, or other) required.
• Ability to travel to community health center partner locations as required.

Supervisory Responsibility
• Supervise 15 community health center organizational partners participating in I-Lab activities including monitoring health center engagement, participation in capacity building activities, supporting their staffing and financial management for I-Lab research activities, and evaluation of data reporting and performance.
• Responsible for the direct supervision of one research staff member.
• Supervise students participating in I-Lab activities (3-5 per year).

Fiscal Responsibility
• Management of budgets for a complex federal award with five institutional sub-contracts and 15 community health center partners. The Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control Equity (ISCCCE) is an NIH-funded center grant with principle investigators at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital. As part of the center grant, the ISCCCE team is developing an Implementation Laboratory (I-Lab) of community health centers across Massachusetts to increase implementation science in community health settings, enable a range of studies on the adoption and implementation of cancer prevention and control strategies, and allow for rapid-cycle testing of innovative approaches in settings that serve populations with health disparities.

The Implementation lab is partnering with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (Mass League), a robust primary care association in Massachusetts the Data Reporting and Visualization System (DRVS), to inform and evaluate implementation and quality improvement activities.

General Summary

 The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will be based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Center for Community Health Improvement and will work closely with the Department of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will work closely with center grant PIs and report directly to the I-lab Director. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will be responsible for project coordination with community health center and data partners, investigators at MGH and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, and community advisors. She/he will provide oversight throughout the project management lifecycle for all administrative functions at the I-Lab and contribute to administrative management of the overall grant. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will also serve as the lead for ISCCCE communications including coordination of a virtual community of I-Lab partners, evaluation/reporting activities, and coordination of center grant events.


Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago


Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center is seeking highly skilled individuals to integrate, translate and disseminate community-level public health data as part of an opioid overdose reduction study within 16 Massachusetts communities. The Healing Communities Study is funded through the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) with the ambitious goal of reducing opioid addiction overdose deaths by 40% in communities across the state. Community coalitions will select and implement evidence-based strategies to achieve this goal.

Major responsibilities will include: facilitating collection of data from community partners; collaborating with the Informatics team to improve data quality; overseeing the integration of data into interactive web-based dashboards; serving as a resource for community stakeholders to process and integrate study data; and working together with other CDMs to identify community-specific practices associated with improvements in key metrics.

A Masters degree is preferred; 2 years minimum experience in a related role is required. Excellent communication skills and an outgoing personality are needed to be successful in this role. Ability to travel thoughout Massachusetts is required.

Interested parties should email with a resume for immediate consideration.


Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Quality Assurance at EPIC


 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. 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

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)

To Apply:

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Full-time Inspector

The Berkshire Public Health Alliance

The Berkshire Public Health Alliance, a regional collaborative of 24 municipalities, and its fiscal host, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, seeks a full-time, benefited Inspector or Senior Inspector. The Inspector, with assistance from several part-time back-up inspectors, will provide health agent and inspector services to contracted municipalities, including six small towns that receive all or most inspectional services from the Alliance and several more that receive occasional services. This is an off-site position, with flexible hours.

Duties may include:
• Scheduling and conducting public health and environmental inspections under the auspices of the local boards of health, including, but not limited to Title 5, camps, housing, food establishments, pools, etc. Review of plans, applications, etc. Enforcing relevant regulations. All associated paperwork and administrative follow-up.
• Attend Board of Health meetings, as needed, and answer questions from municipal officials via email or phone.
• Help develop standard operating guidelines, policies and procedures, model regulations, etc.
• Assist with special projects, specifically FDA Food Protection grants and on-line permitting.
• Assist with municipal outreach and education.
• Attend Alliance Director Committee (ADC) and Alliance Governing Board meetings, as necessary.
• Program support, such as invoicing and contracting.
• Assist with the development of new projects.

Required Qualifications:
• Experience with local public health; ability to conduct inspections in areas such as septic, food protection, etc.
• Driver’s license, with a reliable car
• Home office, with reliable Internet service (laptop may be provided, if needed).
• Ability to attend evening meetings up to six times per month and occasional weekend
• Must be comfortable answering to multiple boards, changing conditions and a hectic
• Must be able to prioritize and adjust quickly as conditions change. Ability to work
independently and take initiative as needed.
• Willingness to attend training and attain certifications, as needed.
• Strong managerial skills.
• Strong computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or
qualified within two years of hire.
• Certifications such as System Inspector, Soil Evaluator, ServSafe (or similar), Certified
Pool Operator.
• Familiarity with MA Public Health and Environmental Protection laws and regulations.
We will train the right person and help you get certifications as needed.
Hours: 35-40 hours per week. This is an off-site position, flexible on days and times.
Compensation: $30-36 per hour, commensurate with experience.
Benefits: include health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, vision, life
insurance and generous holiday and vacation time. Mileage reimbursement. Possible relocation

To apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to with Alliance Inspector
Position in the subject line.
No phone calls or in-person visits please!
Job open until filled.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Dept. of Human Resources, City of Providence


Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Sustainability, the Climate Justice Policy Associate is responsible for working with frontline communities to advance collective goals and strategies that help Providence become a more just and climate resilient city. Providence’s frontline communities are communities of color most impacted by the crises of ecology, economy and democracy, including the Indigenous, African-American, Black, Latinx, and Southeast Asian communities in Providence. There is particular emphasis on people of color who are refugees and immigrants, people with criminal records, those who speak languages other than English, and LGBTQ.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Oversee the implementation of the Climate Justice Plan including developing and implementing new policies and programs.

2. Develops metrics and/or tracking system for monitoring implementation progress of the Climate Justice Plan.

3. Manage the Equity in Sustainability initiative to help center racial equity in the City’s sustainability agenda.

4. Support and participate in the Administration’s efforts to ensure equity is centered in decision-making across City government.

5. Serve as a liaison and represent the City with the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee. This will require attending evening and weekend meetings.

6. Build and manage relationships with other frontline community organizations.

7. Engage in continued education and learning around the history of environmental justice in Providence.

8. Help build capacity with and support frontline communities, communities of color and/or low income communities via strategy coaching, leadership development, organizing trainings, grant writing and other needs as determined by community members. 

9. Create content for communications, including website, social media and blog posts.

10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience

1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years’ experience in community organizing, particularly relating to anti-racism; Or any combination of experience and education that is substantially equivalent to the above requirements.

2. Commitment to improving environmental justice in Providence.

3. Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the intersections between the climate movement, labor, racial justice, reproductive justice, gender justice, and other movements for social justice.

4. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

5. Experience with program management including program design, implementation, evaluation, and tracking.

6. Ability to present on findings, policies, or recommendations to stakeholders and city staff.

7. Demonstrates sensitivity, tact, and sound professionalism judgment.

8. Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office.

Desired Qualifications

1. Strong training and facilitation skills.

2. Knowledgeable of network theory and/or decentralized movement-building.

3. Ability to effectively build social networks and facilitate connections between government and underrepresented groups.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send resume and a cover letter which clearly articulates your interest and qualifications for the position. Place “ Sustainability Policy Associate” in the subject line and send electronic submissions to

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Baystate Health

Research Assistants are needed for a five-year study funded by the NIH. The goal of the project is to evaluate provision of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in houses of correction across Massachusetts in an effort to decrease opioid use disorder and opioid overdose risks across the state.

The Research Assistants (RAs), under the supervision of the Project Director, will assist with data collection and entry focused on MOUD initiation and adherence in Houses of Correction (HOCs) in Western Massachusetts. RAs will work daily at one of three HOCs in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden Counties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Work at a local HOC in Western Massachusetts; data extraction and data entry using study instruments provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH); data management; transfer of data from HOCs to the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) with MDPH; assistance with ACASI surveys; collaboration with local HOC staff and leadership; regular meetings with the Study Coordinator and investigative team; and helping with other tasks as needed.  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be comfortable working in a secure correctional environment
  • Knowledge of prison systems and correctional facilities highly desired
  • Solid computer skills and proficiency: Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to work well with a study coordinator and local supervisor
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and be able and willing to travel throughout the state.
  • Ability to follow study protocols
  • Ability to work successfully and patiently under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures, and accommodate change
  • Ability to take responsibility for assignments, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Experience handling confidential materials with discretion

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Community Health Worker

Beth Israel Deaconess Health Care in Needham, MA

Community Health Worker

Department Description: Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare is a network of more than 100 highly-skilled primary care physicians and specialists who are affiliated with the renowned Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. Our Central Office is located in Needham, MA.

Job Location: Needham, MA

Req ID: 32032BR
Job Summary: The Community Health Worker (CHW) will work as part of a primary care team and new initiative focused on the intersection between the Social Determinants of Health and health care. The CHW will assist patients and families with gaining access to the variety of social services they need to improve their health and well-being. The CHW will also engage the primary care team to increase understanding of how the social determinants of health impact health outcomes and will collaborate with the clinical team to promote health and wellness.

Essential Responsibilities:

1.    Establish trusting relationships and provide general support and encouragement to BIDHC patients and their families. The CHW will effectively communicate BIDHC's mission and values.
2.    Provide ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing and goal setting with patients/families. Help patients set personal goals and empower patients to participate in their healthcare.
3.    Connect with patients in person or telephonically to assess their resource needs.
4.    Provide a wide range of support to patients and families seeking community based resources, activities and benefits. Assist with access to concrete resources (ie food, housing, transportation, daycare, financial aid). Follow up with patients to ensure successful connection(s) with services.
5.    Act as a patient advocate and liaison between the patient/family and community-based/government agencies.
6.    Attend regular staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as requested. Collaborate with the BIDHC primary care team to ensure that patients have comprehensive and coordinated care.
7.    Record patient care management information in the EHR (training provided) and other software no later than 24 hours after patient contact.
8.    Provide culturally competent support and assist patients in connection to culturally and linguistically appropriate resources.
9.    Demonstrate up-to-date knowledge about community resources appropriate to needs of patients/families. Develop and revise resource toolkits for primary care practices.
10.    Provide technical assistance and training to primary care staff around administration of Social Determinants of Health Screening.

Required Qualifications:

1.    High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
2.    1-3 years related work experience required.
3.    Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships with medical practice/practice staff and other organizations.
4.    Understand the community served - community connectedness.
5.    Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.
6.    Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.    Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program preferred.
2.    Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
3.    Bilingual skills in Spanish, Portuguese, Russian or Vietnamese.


1.    Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
2.    Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
3.    Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
4.    Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
5.    Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
6.    Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
7.    Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
8.    Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

To apply, follow this link:

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago


Undergraduate Research Assistantship

UMASS Amherst

We are seeking a sophomore or junior (preferably junior) undergraduate Public Health major to work on the UMass Breast Health Study as a paid research assistant.
The UMass Breast Health Study aims to examine the association between environmental chemicals like BPA and phthalates and breast density in young women through 24-hour urine collections and a breast MRI.
As a research assistant, you would assist in coordinating and attending participant visits, participate in weekly meetings with the research team, and aliquot urine and stool samples.
We are looking for a student who is able to work 10 hours a week, has mornings free, and is interested in working in a lab.
Please contact Dr. Susan Sturgeon at to indicate you are interested and include a copy of your unofficial transcript. 

Deadline: January 3, 2020
Posted: 5 days 14 hours ago

Research Assistant at UMass

UMASS Psychological and Brain Sciences

UMass Psychological and Brain Sciences is recruiting Research Assistants for the Family Relationships, Affectives Science, Minority health LAB.
We seek to understand how stressful family relationships impact indices of allostatic load rendering individuals more or less susceptible to adverse health outcomes.
We consider bio-behavioral processes in the Latino/a community, with the hope of identifying protective and risk factors for mental health.

• Conduct literature reviews
• Assist study designs and interpretations
• Construct surveys
• Collect data
• Data entry and analysis

Preferred Qualifications
• Basic knowledge of research methodology and statistics
• Sophomore/Juniors
• Interest in research
• Considering independent research/honors thesis in the future
• Basic fluency in Spanish is a bonus

Accepted students will be subject to 2 or 3 course credits.
Interested? Email Resume to to apply or for more information

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago


Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

The Ann Kolker fellow will receive training and guidance from OCRA’s Vice President of Policy and other seasoned professionals. The fellow will have a unique opportunity to help advance ovarian cancer research and policy through grassroots and legislative advocacy, and patient engagement.

Learn more here.

Deadline: January 13, 2020
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

American Federation for Aging Research


Clarence Pearson Fellowship in Public Health and Aging

Winter-Spring 2020
Focus on Communications and Strategy
The American Federation for Aging Research welcomes applications from master’s degree candidates for the Clarence Pearson Fellowship in Public Health and Aging for Winter-Spring 2020.
The Pearson program was launched by AFAR in 2015 to provide future leaders in public health, communications and related academic fields with exposure to the range of policy, administration, research, and engagement opportunities to better serve the growing older population.
To date, AFAR has hosted nine Pearson Fellows on- and off-site to work on projects such as: analyzing the World Health Organization’s Report on Ageing and Health, auditing existing health education tools, auditing global messaging on healthy aging, analyzing long-term care insurance in China, assisting the International Association of Geriatric and Gerontology conference, supporting the Columbia University Aging Center, strategizing opportunities for aging research and implementation science, and assisting the Global Coalition on Aging Silver Economy Forum.
For Winter-Spring 2020, AFAR seeks a Communications-focused Pearson Fellow. 
The Pearson Fellow will assist with the development and distribution of white papers and proceedings from a range of international meetings, as well as public education materials based on AFAR-supported research. As AFAR embarks on its 40th anniversary planning, the Pearson Fellow will also have the opportunity to help shape programmatic and cultivation strategies to move the field forward.
Skills required include project management, copyediting, and research. Basic graphic design/layout and social media strategy helpful. A familiarity with health and science would be beneficial.
Hosted at AFAR’s office in Midtown Manhattan, the semester-long experience will last three to four months, working two to three days per week, with potential of extending.
For geographic accessibility, AFAR encourages applications from the Greater New York, East Coast, and Mid-Atlantic regions at this time. 
• Student must be either currently enrolled in a graduate program with at least one semester completed or be a recent master’s-level graduate still pursuing further education in a related field
• Must be able to work in a self-directed environment and have a demonstrated interest in age-related issues
• Cover letter that addresses your previous or current academic or community work in aging-related topics and communications, and how this fellowship would support your on-going research interests or course work and future academic or career goals
• Letter of recommendation from an on-site faculty or professional
• CV noting current GPA
• Application due January 13, 2020
• In-person or phone interviews: late January 2020
• Start date: Early February 2020
• End date: April-May 2020
• Up to $2500 based on experience, for one semester
(Housing not provided. AFAR may provide support for travel to related meetings.)
Please send completed application by January 13, 2020 to John Chaich, Director of Communications, AFAR, 55 West 39th, 16th Floor, NY, NY 10018 or


Deadline: January 13, 2020
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

Clinical Research Coordinator

Bedford Veterans Affairs

Clinical Research Coordinator 

Project summary: VA funded dual site, mixed methods, randomized control trial of a telemedicine intervention to improve medication management among geriatric Veterans.
Job summary: Responsible for implementation of all phases of clinical study execution under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) including: recruitment, screening, and enrollment of participants including obtaining informed consent; scheduling and conducting study visits including administration of questionnaires (some study visits will take place in the participants’ homes); establishing and maintaining a study data base; drafting and submitting reports and amendments to the IRB and other regulatory entities; performing basic descriptive data analysis and tracking.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous human subject research experience or master’s degree in a related field strongly preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with common computer programs (e.g. Email, Word, Excel) required.
Competencies: Ability to follow general instructions and to make decisions based on those instructions. High organizational skills, attention to detail, and adherence to the approved research protocol. Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, staff, and study team-members in a respectful, professional manner including active listening and problem solving.
Anticipated start date: January 2020
Application Instructions: Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Lauren R. Moo, MD
Site Director, Bedford Division of the New England GRECC
Investigator, Bedford Division of CHOIR
Neurology Faculty, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Opportunity, Training in Oncology Population Sciences (TOPS) 

Conduct research at the T3 and T4 interface to translate knowledge from the lab into practice and population health to reduce the burden of cancer

TOPS Fellows conduct T3/T4, population sciences, and health services research
TOPS Fellows receive a stipend, coursework tuition, travel allowance, & budget for research‐related expenses and are required to participate in all 3 components of the program

(1) Mentored research experience
(2) Didactic learning and coursework, including the HSPH's Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness
(3) Professional development, including participating in the TOPS seminar series


Applicants must have an MD, PhD,ScD, and/or DO
Dedicated to pursuing research in the fields of cancer prevention & control
Curriculum Vitae, 2 (or 3) Letters of recommendation
 Two 1‐page Written  Statements
 TOPS Application Form


Dana‐Farber Cancer Institute
Massachusettes General Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
 Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Applications are due Monday, January 6, 2020, and accepted fellows will begin their training in July 2020. This is a great opportunity for MD/MPHs, PhDs, DrPHs, or ScDs to pursue a career in any area of cancer‐related population sciences, including cancer prevention, informatics, or care delivery.  We are now accepting applications at



Deadline: January 6, 2020
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago


Health Career Connection

Applications for the Health Career Connection (HCC) Summer 2020 Internship Program are now open. HCC empowers undergraduate students and recent graduates to choose and successfully pursue health careers that best suit their talents and goals. They accomplish this by providing paid real-world experience, mentoring and networking. They connect health organizations, employers, and graduate schools with talented and diverse future health professionals, thus supporting their workforce, diversity, community health and organizational goals.

Visit the HCC website for more information and to apply.

Deadline: December 27, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Learn about programs that provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities and see what past program participants have to say about their experience.
CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) supports internship opportunities for eligible undergraduate and graduate students to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings.

Why Does CUPS Matter?
The CUPS program prepares a diverse body of students to consider public health as a career to ensure a future where the American public benefits from a more diverse and better trained public health workforce.  According to data from the 2017 National Population Projection Report of the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2045, more than half of all Americans will belong to a racial/ethnic minority group (any group other than non-
Hispanic White alone).
A core area of study and practice during the internship is related to the health needs of U.S. minority and other populations who often are underserved and underrepresented in the field. During their internships, students work in a variety of public health settings including community organizations, health departments, university-based programs, and federal agencies.
Students display a variety of skills and knowledge including a focus on epidemiology, fundamentals of public health, minority health and health disparities, working with special populations, and biostatistics and statistical software.

The following is a description of the opportunities at each institution:
Columbia University Medical Center – Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)
– The Summer Public Health Scholars Program is a 10-week summer training program for undergraduates entering their junior or senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about their career goals. This is a rigorous program which includes Public Health coursework at Columbia University; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members, ensuring students’ exposure to the breadth and importance of public health as a career option.

Kennedy Krieger Institute – Maternal Child Health Careers / Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement-Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)
 –The MCHC/RISE-UP Program 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).  MCHC/RISE-UP focuses on the social determinants of health, elimination of health disparities, and evaluation and treatment of developmental disabilities.

 Morehouse College’s Project IMHOTEP is an 11-week summer internship designed to increase the knowledge and skills of underrepresented minority students in biostatistics, epidemiology, and occupational safety and health, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of -- Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE).  Interns will culminate their experience by developing a research manuscript suitable for publication in a scientific journal and giving an oral poster presentation to their peers, mentors and other public health professionals.

 The CDC Public Health Leader Fellowship Program (PHLFP) is a rigorous 10-week summer program designed to prepare underrepresented, culturally sensitive, undergraduate students for leadership roles in the field of public health. A principal aim of the program is reducing health disparities.
University of Michigan School of Public Health – Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP)

The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP)
-A 10-week residential program at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health (UM-SPH) designed to encourage underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. The program is meant to foster knowledge of, excitement about, and commitment to health equity.

UCLA – Public Health Scholars Training Program
 – 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 provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the field of public health through hands-on training, structured workshops, group excursions, and leadership and professional development.

Kennedy Krieger Institute – Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (Ferguson Fellows)
 – The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, a 10-week summer program that provides a research-based educational and professional development experience for students interested in infectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and health disparities research.

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 3 days ago

Massachusetts Public Health Association

Organizational Description
The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is the state’s leading voice for public health. As a statewide membership organization, we engage communities in advocacy to protect and improve the health of all the Commonwealth’s residents. Our focus is on preventing disease and injury.
MPHA is building local leaders, supporting local policy change and engaging a network of activists across the state to take action for healthy communities.
MPHA uses an effective combination of advocacy, public education, community organizing, policy development, and coalition leadership to protect and strengthen state and local public health infrastructure, including emergency preparedness, and address major public health challenges.

MPHA online:

Student Roles and Responsbilities
Students will play an important role in policy analysis, research, writing, and advocacy on key MPHA policy priorities.
Each student will act as the lead on one or more projects over the course of the semester(s), to be determined based on matching student interest and skills with organizational need. In addition, students will play a support role on other projects, working closely with MPHA staff. Projects may include:

  • Research and writing on policy priorities, including the drafting of policy papers, presentations, fact sheets, and press releases
  • Supporting State House advocacy activities, which may include legislative outreach, briefings, and lobby days
  • Participating in MPHA state budget advocacy, including analyzing the state budget, drafting statements, filing budget amendments, and working with coalition allies to advocate for public health funding
  • Designing new training and capacity building activities to support local public health leaders
  • Supporting MPHA events, including the MPHA Annual Meeting and Spring Awards Breakfast
  • Supporting evaluation activities of MPHA’s advocacy and organizing

Desired Skills
Graduate student in public health, social work (macro), communications or related field (advanced undergraduate students with relevant work or volunteer experience may be considered)
Experience with community organizing or advocacy – either paid or volunteer
Excellent communications skills – writing and speaking
Commitment to public health, prevention, and health equity
Highly organized and motivated

Minimum time commitment is spring semester (January-June) for 16-20 hours/week. Preference is given to students available for the fall and spring semesters.
All positions are unpaid.

Deadline: January 24, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

World Health Organization


  • You are at least twenty years of age on the date of application.
  • You are enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (graduate or postgraduate) (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they apply to the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).
  • You have completed three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing (bachelor's level or equivalent) the assignment.
  • You are fluent at least in one of the working language of the office of assignment.
  • You have not previously participated in WHO’s Internship Programme.
  • The duration of WHO internships is between six to twenty four weeks on a full-time basis.
  • Travel costs, travel arrangements (including visas), and living accommodations are the responsibility of the intern
  • As of January 2020, WHO provides stipends to students who need support. After selection, the interns will fill a disclosure form to indicate if they already have support (grant / scholarships, etc.) Based on this disclosure form, WHO will provide stipends up to a specific amount per duty station. The amount will be indicated for each position the students apply to.
  • WHO provides to all interns a medical and accident insurance coverage during the entire period of the internship.
  • WHO interns must provide a medical certificate of fitness for work prior to the start of their internship.
  • Interns must disclose any circumstances that could give rise to a potential conflict of interest related to the subject of the activity in which they will be involved during the course of their assignment (Declaration of Interest).

WHO has a Internship Vacancies where candidates from across the world are invited to express interest in specific areas of work and organizational locations (regional offices, country offices or headquarters).
If you want additional information on WHO's internship programme in our Regional Offices or Headquarters, please refer to the website of the respective office.
Candidates from across the world are invited to express interest in specific areas of work and organizational locations (regional offices, country offices or headquarters).
To apply:

Deadline: February 21, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Centers for Disease Control

The CDC Public Health Leader Fellowship Program (PHLFP) at Morehouse College is a rigorous 10-week summer program designed to prepare underrepresented, culturally sensitive, undergraduate students for leadership roles in the field of public health. A principal aim of the program is reducing health disparities. The program includes 2 weeks of public health educational training at Morehouse College with didactic learning in topics that include: Introduction to Biostatistics, Introduction to Epidemiology, Scientific Writing, and Public Health Leadership. Students also participate in a 3-day session at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta. During the remaining 8 weeks of the program, each student is paired with a mentor to conduct a hands-on research project within CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).

Throughout the duration of the internship, students participate in weekly forums with opportunities for learning about public health leadership challenges faced by accomplished guest lecturers with experience across a broad range of sectors. Students also receive weekly coaching support and participate in a leadership skills webinar series. The content of this leadership curriculum is based on the following public health leadership competencies: public health leadership principles; collaboration and partnerships; articulating mission and vision; dialogue; team building; developing collaborative relationships to achieve goals; applying social justice principles; motivating others; and demonstrating transparency, integrity, and honesty in all actions.

The CDC Public Health Leader Fellowship Program at Morehouse College is geared toward currently enrolled or recently graduated students at the undergraduate level with an interest in reducing health disparities through careers in public health.


  • Current junior, senior, or recent graduate (within one year) of an undergraduate institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently residing in the United States.
  • Must not have participated in any other CDC undergraduate Public Health Scholars Program in the past 

Hands-on Experience/Mentoring: Interns are paired with mentors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention (CDC NCHHSTP). Interns will work under the guidance and supervision of their mentors on a public health research project, 5 days a week for eight weeks, gaining direct exposure to the practice of public health.

Community Service: Interns are required to complete 16 hours of community service during their time in PHLFP. Past community service opportunities have included: food sorting at the Atlanta Community Food Bank; farming at the Truly Living Well Community Garden in West End; feeding the homeless in downtown Atlanta with Service Spree; and more. 

Stipend: A stipend for participation is provided to all interns.

Travel: Each intern is provided financial support for round-trip travel.

Housing: Housing is provided to all interns on the campus of Morehouse College.

Final Project: Each intern is required to complete a final paper and deliver a final oral poster presentation to PHLFP staff, faculty, mentors and invited guests based on their summer research. 

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

UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the field of public health through hands-on training, structured workshops, group excursions, and leadership and professional development. Located in Los Angeles, the program offers scholars the opportunity to train at UCLA, to explore public health in one of the most diverse counties in the US, and to experience the city’s vibrant culture. We work with community-based organizations, health systems, and government agencies to offer field placement opportunities for scholars that focus on health equity.  

Scholars are placed at these partnering organizations throughout Los Angeles where they are exposed to the spectrum of public health practice and provided with professional mentors. To supplement field work, scholars attend workshops, develop leadership and professional skills, and receive mentoring from graduate students and faculty. Scholars become a part of a motivated community invested in creating healthy futures for all. Read this magazine article to learn more about the experiences of last year's cohort.

Program Details

  • Cohort of 35-40 students participate in an 8-week in-residence summer training program (June 21 - August 14, 2020)
  • 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, funding to cover some meals, and metro pass or funding for gas
  • 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 in California will receive funds for travel to and from the program in Los Angeles

Program Eligibility Criteria* 

  • Interest in exploring a career in the field of public health
  • By the start of the program,
  1. be enrolled in a four-year institution (community college transfers eligible) and have completed at least two years of undergraduate education 
  2. OR graduated Spring term 2019 or after and have not officially enrolled in a graduate program.
  • Ability to be present in LA and participate in program activities from June 21 - August 14, 2020
  • Willingness to attend social and volunteer events on evenings and occasional weekends
  • Willingness to stay engaged with program for alumni tracking, professional development opportunities, maintaining contact with cohort, and participate in recruitment for the 2021 cohort
  • Successful submission of all application materials
  • There is no GPA requirement 

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

University of Michigan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program (Michigan FPHLP) is a residential summer program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Through field placements, skill building workshops and mentorship, Michigan FPHLP provides students with opportunities for growth, learning and awareness in the field of public health.
The ultimate goal of the program is to increase the diversity of the public health workforce and the people committed to reducing health disparities. 
Michigan FPHLP students will be housed on the University of Michigan's campus for 10 weeks to dive deep into the field of public health.
Students will participate in curriculum days at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and engage with public health professionals through their field placements.  


  • Promote and introduce public health careers to college students.
  • Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health equity.
  • Increase awareness of health disparities and its impact on the nation.
  • Build practical experiences to enhance the students' professional credentials.
  • Develop a baseline understanding of the political, social, and cultural context within which public health activities are conducted.


  • Students who have completed at least two years (or equivalent ) of undergraduate study from an accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territory
    • Note: Students with an associate degree must provide proof of acceptance into a 4-year institution
  • Recent college graduates (Fall/Winter 2019 or Spring 2020) who have not been accepted into a graduate program (including medical school) also qualify
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or U.S. National
  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, persons with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged individuals are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (good academic standing) is recommended


Deadline: January 20, 2020
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Health Career Connection

Health Career Connection Internship Program

Health Career Connection (HCC) is a comprehensive internship and 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 leading organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, consulting firms, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. During the internship, students will gain valuable hands on experience and mentorship through meaningful projects and gain professional and personal development skills and acumen. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers and connections to health professionals and health professions school leaders 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 the network of 3,600 alumni who have completed the program.

Summer internships are full time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks, typically beginning in May or June and lasting through August (dependent on the academic calendar). 
Interns will be provided with educational stipends of $3200-$4200 or hired and paid by their host organizations on their intern pay scale.
Interns will attend multiple workshops and events throughout the summer to enhance their career and professional development and preparation for graduate school.
HCC does not offer clinically focused placements or bench science research internships. However, pre-clinical or STEM students interested in exploring other health career options and/or gaining exposure and experience in the management, policy, public health and community health aspects of the health field are welcome to apply.  

Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (community college or 4-year college or university) or have recently graduated from an undergraduate institution. 
Preference will be given to rising juniors, rising seniors, seniors, graduating students and recent graduates.
Recent graduates must have completed their degree after December 2016. 
Candidates who are enrolled in a post-baccalaureate are eligible to apply. 
Graduate students are not eligible to apply (anyone currently enrolled in a Master's or Ph.D. program). 
Students enrolled in high school are not eligible to apply (including high school students simultaneously taking community college classes).
International students must have the ability to do an internship in summer 2020 and be paid.

The Statement of Purpose is one of the most important parts of your application. It may take you a few drafts.
HCC acknowledges that for some of you it may be your first time writing a statement of this kind and/or that it can be challenging. Please take the time to do the best you can. It is very common for first-time writers to do a great job and participate in HCC. It is also good practice for your graduate health professions school application!
Please use the guidelines and address the prompts below to write a successful statement. These resources may also be helpful and
The Statement of Purpose should be 750 words or less (1-1.5 pages typed, maximum 7,000 characters) and state your reasons for wanting to pursue this health internship.
Note: Please do not submit transcripts, letters of recommendations or any additional documents. They will not be considered.

Deadline: December 27, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Summer Analyst: Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C.

Manatt Health Strategies

Manatt Health integrates legal and consulting expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the healthcare system. Combining legal excellence, first-hand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight, and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 160 attorneys and consultants from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions, and lead healthcare into the future. For more information, visit

Summer Analyst: Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare. Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include:
qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues,
presentation development and design
assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends

Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including:
Payment and delivery system transformation
Healthcare reform implementation
Hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy
Strategic planning services
Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation
Medicare program elements
Health IT strategy
Pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies.

Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses t hat address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.
Duration and Timing: Manatt Health Summer Analysts will spend 10 weeks working in our New York, San Francisco, or Washington, DC offices.

The program will commence in May/June and run through mid-August. The objective of the program is to provide summer analysts with diverse experience with healthcare consulting projects and to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Consultant positions upon graduation.

Qualifications: • Candidates must be enrolled in an advanced degree program with a focus on public health, business administration, public administration, public policy, health administration, or health care management from a leading institution
2-3 years of relevant experience in the healthcare industry with demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for healthcare issues and trends
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings and media
Strong computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 
A self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others in a fast-paced environment.  
Candidates must complete their advanced degree by Spring 2021

Join the Team: All candidates must apply through our online application portal:
Required application materials include a cover letter, transcripts and writing sample (2-3 pages from your academic or work experience where you are the sole author - - examples include policy memo, briefing memo, issue brief, market/competitive analysis or PPT). 


Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The mission of MDPH is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health.

The intern will have an opportunity to engage MDPH staff, and staff at schools and programs of public health in Massachusetts. The work will include a survey of current academic partnerships efforts within MDPH to develop a directory of existing partnerships, points of contact.

Please refer here for qualifications, responsibilities, and application.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 11 months 1 week ago

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center - NYC, NY

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center | Project AHEAD 2020

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. Project AHEAD 2020 will take place Monday, June 15, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020, and will be located in lower Manhattan.

What to Expect
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.

Interns will receive a $1,000 stipend for the summer program. The Health Center will not be responsible for housing accommodation, food or travel expenses. If accepted applicants are not New York City residents, please contact your school for possible NYC housing opportunities available to interns.

Program requirements include currently an undergraduate student in second, third or final year of college at the time of application, interest in health care and the Asian American community, and have a time commitment for Monday – Friday, promptly at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., including some early mornings and weekends. Please plan your vacation time accordingly so it does not interfere with the program’s schedule. We cannot accommodate international students or students who are studying temporarily in the United States.

Applications are only accepted online, and include an online application, resume, personal statement,
and letter of recommendation. Complete applications (including the letter of recommendation) must be submitted no later than Friday, February 14, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. Academic transcripts are not required and will not be accepted. Applicants may be contacted for an interview for more information. These interviews will take place between February 24 and 28, 2020.  Prepare all your information and documents needed before starting the online application because there is no "save and return" feature.

Deadline: February 14, 2020
Posted: 1 year 1 week ago