Career Opportunities

Jobs

Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

Seeking a collaborative professional to serve a primary role in managing, supplying, and analyzing data for ongoing planning initiatives through PVPC’s Regional Information and Policy Center. Candidates must have exceptional computer, research, and communication skills plus be creative, well organized and self-motivated.  Experience gathering data from U.S. Census bureau and other public websites is essential. Requires minimum of a BA in relevant discipline with 2 or more years of relevant experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Starting salary $40,000 - $48,000/yr w/benefits, depending upon qualifications and experience.  See full description below for more details and application instructions.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: August 17, 2019
Posted: 5 days 13 hours ago

Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Center for Community Health and Health Equity (BWH CCHHE)

BWH Youth Programs is looking for a new member to join our team!  The Education and Alumni Coordinator will work closely with our high school students, college students, and SSJP Alumni, with a special focus on educational and career development support.  

Since 2000, the CCHHE has coordinated the Student Success Jobs Program (SSJP), a year-round paid internship program for 100 students from 8 Boston public high schools.  Students are matched with department mentors, are provided with academic and social supports, and are prepared for college and beyond.  The program is nationally recognized and highly successful with 100% of our students graduating from high school and matriculating to college. With 75% majoring in health careers and science, the SSJP program has provided the solid foundation for a skilled and diverse workforce from our surrounding Boston neighborhoods.

The Education and Alumni Coordinator will work across CCHHE youth programs by developing and leading educational support program components for high school students.  The Coordinator also  leads the effort to communicate and support student alumni in their college years.   The Coordinator will contribute to shaping a system within Partners Healthcare to support college graduates seeking employment, guiding students and other BWH personnel as well as monitor the effectiveness of post college employment support. The SSJP Education and Alumni Coordinator will report directly to the Youth Development Manager within a team of five staff delivering the eight CCHHE youth programs (see https://www.brighamandwomens.org/about-bwh/community-health-equity/youth-programs for full details)
 

Master’s degree in education, public health, or a related discipline is highly desirable-Bachelor’s degree required. Here is a link to the job posting (Job Number 3100154): https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=3100154&lang=en#.XSTki3fY8s4.email

Deadline: August 10, 2019
Posted: 1 week 5 days ago

Internships

Health Equity Student Internship Program 2019-2020 (Stipends Available for Summer and Fall 2019 Internships)

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences/New England Public Health Training Center

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences will be offering three stipends to graduate students working on health equity issues in western Massachusetts. Stipends can apply for either Summer 2019, Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.

Please contact Risa Silverman, Director of the Office for Public Health Practice and Outreach, if you:

  • Have identified an unpaid position---to be considered for a stipend
  • Are interested in a health equity position to be identified by my office

Attached is some general information. Please contact Risa directly (rather than the contact person on flyer) as a first step!

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Volunteers

Mentor

Girls Inc. of the Valley

Seeking committed & positive volunteers with strong written communication skills to help high school senior girls from Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, and surrounding areas navigate the Common Application, edit essays, apply to scholarships, and stay ahead of deadlines.

The program is every Tuesday 5 - 7pm and will run for four months from October 15th - January 14th. Must make full commitment (leeway over schools breaks) & have transportation to 6 Open Square Way Holyoke, MA 01040.

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, 2 references, and writing sample to Meghan Bone. Undergrad & Graduate Students of all majors & identities welcome to apply!

Deadline: August 16, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Scholarships

Achieve TMS

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

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

Deadline: August 1, 2019
Posted: 3 months 4 weeks ago