Career Opportunities

Assistantships

Department of Health Promotion and Policy

The Graduate teaching assistant for PUBHLTH 301 (Fall 2019) will be responsible for the following:

  • Collaborating with the instructor to plan and develop some class activities.
  • Availability to attend classes MW 2:30-3:45, as well as a TA planning meeting on Mondays at 10am. 
  • Monitoring and supporting undergraduate TAs, responding to questions about grading, attendance, etc. 
  • Responding to student questions.
  • Helping to create and maintain moodle page, activities, assignments.
  • Leading portions of lectures, and leading occasional class sessions if the instructor is unable.
  • Creating tests from the material covered.
  • Grading tests and assignments (in collaboration with instructor).

Please send an application, short cover letter and resume by Wed, May1st to Jya Plavin.

Deadline: April 29, 2019
Posted: 1 day 6 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Chief Undergraduate Advisor (CUA) in providing a successful academic advising program for Public Health Sciences (PHS). The Assistant will work closely with the undergraduate Public Health Peer Advisors.

Click here for a full list of responsibilities and qualifications.

Application Deadline: Submit resume and cover letter to Brigid Williams by Friday, April 26th, 2019 

Deadline: April 26, 2019
Posted: 5 days 5 hours ago

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Three Teaching Assistantship positions are available for the Fall 2019 semester to support the undergraduate course PUBHLTH 129: Health Care for All: Myths and Realities. The course meets the General Education requirement for Social and Behavioral Science and also carries the Diversity (DU) designation. This course has an enrollment of 180+ students and four graduate and 6-7 undergraduate course assistants. A topical description of the course can be found on the other side of this announcement. 

Teaching assistants will be primarily responsible for grading written exams and papers; assisting in lectures as appropriate; helping to facilitate discussion in the lecture, and having regularly scheduled office hours. Proficiency in both written and verbal English is required. The time commitment is 10 hours per week. The course is scheduled for Tues-Thurs 4:00-5:15PM. TAs must be available to attend the lectures during that time period. 

All interested students are encouraged to apply. Please download and complete the attached form and return it to Gloria Seaman. This application and related materials are also posted on the School's website. If you complete the application on the web, you may email it to gjseaman@schoolumass.umass.edu.

Deadline: April 24, 2019
Posted: 6 days 8 hours ago

Internships

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) - Division of Epidemiology and Immunization

The Massachusetts State Department of Public Health (MDPH) is still accepting applications for vacancies within the Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2019. The Local Health Internship Program matches graduate students with local health departments for a summer practicum experience, allowing the student to work on a variety of public health activities at the local level, while at the same time providing additional access to mentorship and networking opportunities within MDPH. The summer internship session runs from May 22, 2019- August 14, 2019.

While the preliminary student application deadline has passed and the majority of our summer projects have been matched, the following locations remain unfilled at this time. Please see that attachment for descriptions of each location and projects proposed. MDPH is looking to fill these vacancies on a rolling basis - interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

  1. Ashland Board of Health (Middlesex County)
  2. Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment (Barnstable County)
  3. Carlisle Board of Health (Middlesex County)
  4. Fairhaven Board of Health (Bristol County)
  5. Hingham Board of Health (Plymouth County)
  6. Mansfield Health Department (Bristol County)
  7. New Bedford Health Department (Bristol County)
    • Two positions: Public Health Accreditation & Substance Use Prevention
  8.  West Boylston – MDPH Office of Local and Regional Health (Worcester County)

More information and application instructions are located here. Vacancies will be filled when an acceptable candidate is identified, so please apply via email to Hillary Johnson immediately.

Deadline: May 20, 2019
Posted: 5 days 10 hours ago

Community Solutions (CS) - North Hartford, CT

Community Solutions (CS) is seeking a summer intern to support our Inspiring Places team's work in North Hartford, CT. Community Solutions is a national non-profit organization that helps communities end homelessness, both by improving local housing efforts and by working in communities of concentrated poverty to change the conditions that make people vulnerable to future homelessness. The intern will work full time, 40 hours per week, starting in early June through mid August.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research best practices for Shared Office and Food Business Incubator.
  • Assist with marketing and promoting our Swift Shared Office and Food Business Incubator.
  • Assist with construction management of Swift factory.
  • Support housing stabilization work.

Interested applicants may refer here for more information on the internship and to apply.

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago

Healthcare-NOW! - Boston, MA

Purpose: As the national grassroots organization fighting for single-payer healthcare, Healthcare-NOW (HCN), leads a national network of community, healthcare, and labor organizations fighting for an improved Medicare for All system. We do this by coordinating a range of research, public education, organizing, and lobbying activities.

Interns should be committed to health care justice and have experience in one or both of the following skill areas: research and writing, or activism and organizing. Please note this is an unpaid internship.

To apply: Contact Benjamin Day, Executive Director, at http://ben@healthcare-now.org, with a brief explanation of your interest in the internship program and preferably with a resume or CV attached.

Deadline: May 7, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Day Health Strategies - Somerville, MA

Day Health Strategies is searching for a smart, high energy Intern to support multiple Day Health Strategies projects during the summer of 2019. The Health Care Consulting Intern role is a hands-on collaborative internship designed with the student's interests, background and experience in mind. There is flexibility to identify projects that meet the student's expectations and goals, in addition to expecting that they will provide a tangible contribution to Day Health Strategies' client work.

The ideal candidate should possess a keen interest in health reform, health care delivery, and should be generally excited to track happenings in the health care space, both locally and nationally. The candidate must also be willing to support teams that are helping to transform health care through project-based work. The ideal candidate should possess a background in research, analytics, health care management and/or public health. He/she needs to have some understanding of health reform with a passion to learn more about the field and health care consulting. The candidate should be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly responsive, a team player, and able to work with minimal supervision.

This is a part time position (3 to 4 days per week) for the summer of 2019 with a paid stipend. The intern will work primarily from the office in Somerville, MA; however, he or she may be asked to staff meetings in other local settings (e.g., Boston).
 
To apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Emily Eibl at emily@dayhealthstrategies.com.

Deadline: April 30, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Community Catalyst - Boston, MA

Join an organization at the forefront of health advocacy across the nation! Community Catalyst is a national non-profit advocacy organization working to build consumer and community leadership to transform the American health system. Our first priority is quality, affordable health care for all and to ensure that all individuals and communities sustain the power to influence local, state and national decisions that affect their health. As an organization, we believe an inclusive and open environment fosters creativity, contributes to the quality of our work, and provides growth opportunities for our employees.

We seek a highly motivated Policy and Advocacy Intern to support the Community Catalyst Together for Medicaid Team. We are seeking a part-time undergraduate or graduate student with a strong interest in supporting the advocacy work of Community Catalyst and learning more about state-level Medicaid policy and advocacy in today’s political climate. This is a paid internship lasting approximately twelve weeks, June 2019 – August 2019, with negotiable start and end dates.

View full internship description here.

To apply: Applicants should submit a resume with a one page cover letter briefly summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the internship to jobs@communitycatalyst.org. Please put “Policy and Advocacy Internship Summer 2019” in the subject line.

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

City on a Hill Charter Public Schools - Dudley Square in Roxbury, MA

This is an unpaid internship that is designed to be an educational opportunity with a focus on training, developing new skills and gaining a deeper understanding of concepts through hands-on experience. This internship may be completed for college course credit. If desired, the intern will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to our Academic, Business, Data, Development, and Human Resources offices as well.

Intern Activities:

  • Supporting the schools’ health/wellness programs and systems.
  • Identifying and communicating the health needs of our students.
  • Promoting best practices.
  • Updating and maintaining health records.
  • Conducting research as requested by department.

Interested applicants may refer here for qualifications and application.

Deadline: June 30, 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: 3 months 2 weeks ago

Jobs

AmeriCorps - Columbus, OH

Columbus Public Health (CPH) is charged with assuring conditions in which people can be healthy. The mission of Columbus Public Health is to protect health and improve lives in our community. It is the responsibility of Columbus Public Health to assure that the Columbus community is protected from disease and other public health threats, and everyone is empowered to live healthier, safer lives. CPH is the leader for identifying public health priorities and mobilizing resources and community partnerships to address them.

VISTA members will play a vital role in expanding access to care for CPH clients and the broader Columbus community. VISTA resources will work to expand the Access to Care program, leading to an increase in the number of Columbus residents who are being referred for medical services. This program will play a direct role in overseeing the implementation of an electronic referral system to improve education, understanding and healthcare navigation for Columbus' most vulnerable communities. This position will also be responsible for overseeing the work of the Columbus Health Literacy Committee, conducting recruitment of new organizations, providing training and education on health literacy, and evaluating the work of the committee as a whole. This role will be responsible for data collection, presentation development, facilitation of meetings, training and networking.

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 5 days 10 hours ago

The Innovation Network

Innovation Network is a national research and evaluation consulting firm. We are dedicated to making evaluation accessible to nonprofits and foundations. We believe in the power of data and storytelling to inform decisions, strengthen results, and create lasting change. We have established practice areas in advocacy and social movements, health and health equity, immigration, democracy and civic engagement, leadership development, and social justice.

The Associate will be part of the Innovation Network evaluation consulting team, working closely with other members of the team and carrying out duties in a variety of areas including evaluation planning, data collection, analysis, development of charts and graphs, writing, presentations, project management, background/desk research, and other support. We seek evaluators who share our commitment for social justice and are creative problem-solvers. Our team is highly collaborative; you will work in project teams of three to five people. You will be expected to multi-task and manage your own workload to effectively contribute to approximately four to six projects at any given time.

This position affords the opportunity to become immersed in the social sector, learning about its history, funder-grantee dynamics, key players, and emerging issues. Our work is also rooted in the evaluation community and will provide insight to evaluation theory and cutting-edge evaluation practice, such as in the areas of advocacy and social movements evaluation. You will also be exposed to a consulting approach and may develop consulting experience such as project management, client relationship development, and new business development. Working with Innovation Network will put you in a position to simultaneously develop your professional skills and make a difference!

View full job description, responsibilities, qualifications, and application here.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Darby, Operations Manager, at sdarby@innonet.org. In your cover letter, we encourage you to provide a detailed description of your research and evaluation experience, the types of programs or initiatives that you have worked on, and with reference to specific issues areas you are interested in.

Deadline: June 3, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago

The Public Health Institute (PHI) - Oakland, CA

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is seeking a Public Relations and Outreach Specialist. The Public Health Institute (PHI) is a large non-profit public health organization conducting a broad range of public health research, training, and technical assistance programs in California, throughout the nation, and around the world. The work of PHI and its 200+ program routinely breaks new ground in public health research, policy and practice, and is regularly covered in top-tier print, broadcast and radio networks across the country and around the world.

PHI seeks a dynamic, creative and connected PR/Media specialist to grow this work. You are a superb writer and editor, with existing relationships in the media world, an understanding of how to frame tricky topics and a demonstrated ability to translate academic/medical/public health-speak into dynamic, compelling and actionable messages. Your expertise, insight and timing will help place stories that will drive practice change, craft op-eds that will move legislators to support important policies, and ensure that the innovative and effective work of PHI’s leadership and programs gets out into the world so it can truly make a difference. You use your design and video skills to strengthen the messaging and impact of your press and media work. You are able to proactively understand and integrate language, messaging and a work approach that contributes to a richer understanding of racial and social justice issues and their connection to health.

The specialist is responsible for: maintaining and developing PHI’s press and media outreach; promoting the work and brand of PHI and its programs; and writing and placing articles and opinion pieces that enhance PHI’s media presence and reflect organizational priorities and messages. This position will lead outreach work that can include identifying new dissemination networks, conferences and audiences. They will also provide general writing and editing support in a small communications department that requires a shared approach to work and a willingness to take on whatever task is at hand.

Please refer here for more information on the position and to apply.

Deadline: June 3, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago

Occidental College - Public Health Program

Occidental College is seeking a full-time Coordinator/Teaching Faculty member for its innovative, and community focused program in Public Health. The Public Health program is an interdisciplinary minor jointly administered by a steering committee of faculty in the departments of Urban and Environmental Policy, Biology, and Kinesiology. The Public Health minor at Oxy is one of the first in a liberal arts college and is a popular minor among students from a broad range of disciplines. Many students in the minor enter Public Health related jobs or pursue graduate degrees in the field of Public Health. In addition to the minor curriculum, the Public Health program oversees community-linked internships with direct service organizations and community health clinics in Los Angeles.

The Public Health Program Coordinator/Teaching Faculty is responsible for administering the Public Health minor in collaboration with the steering committee, managing Public Health internships, and teaching 5 course equivalents per year. Courses will include Introduction to Public Health, Epidemiology, and the Public Health Practicum, a community-based course. The successful candidate will be able to leverage existing strengths of the program within an urban liberal arts college and provide advising for students from diverse backgrounds who want to enter public health related fields. The ideal candidate will also be able to develop and grow mutually beneficial partnerships with public health service organizations in Los Angeles.

View full job description and requirements here.

To Apply: Please submit the following items in one single pdf in the order listed to publichealthsearch@oxy.edu.

  1. Letter of interest,
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy, including how you will support and enhance the College’s goal of building a strong educational environment in classrooms that have an ethnically, socio-economically, and culturally diverse student body (include teaching evaluations, evidence of effective advising, or other data, if available),
  3. Current CV, and
  4. three letters of recommendation

Deadline: May 24, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 11 hours ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc.

CommunicateHealth is a mission-based consulting company that helps public and private sector organizations simplify health information. We design healthcare services, personal health tools, public health and emergency communications, and innovative interactive media. We employ a talented team of plain language writers, designers, developers, researchers, and usability specialists dedicated to creating health information and services that are attractive and easy to use.

Job Description: This is a full-time, salaried position located in either our Northampton, MA or Rockville, MD office. You are a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills and a strong interest in health communication. Your perfectionist’s eye for detail applies whether you’re coordinating schedules, crafting an email, or capturing meeting notes. You are comfortable holding all the pieces of a project and can follow-up on action items with colleagues to see tasks through to completion. In addition, you:

  • Have strong writing skills — and can perform writing assignments with little supervision.
  • Are an effective verbal communicator, both in-person and by telephone.
  • Have the ability to work on multiple time-sensitive projects with ease.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, flexible work environment.

Please refer here for responsibilities of the position.

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@communicatehealth.com.

Deadline: June 3, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 11 hours ago

The American Heart Association (AHA) - Maine

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a State Government Relations Director in Maine. In order to be considered for this role, you must live in the state and be within commute of the State Capital.

The State Government Relations Director is responsible for serving as the primary representative of the AHA to the assigned state legislature and relevant state agencies to generate awareness and support for the AHA’s public policy agenda. You will strategically coordinate and oversee efforts to further the state public policy priorities of the American Heart Association (AHA). Additionally this role is responsible for working with AHA staff, volunteers, coalitions and partner organizations to build support for AHA policy issues and to integrate advocacy messaging into relevant AHA programs and events.

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 8 hours ago

Citizen Physicians

We are looking for a Program Manager to take over leadership of all of our program activities. Responsibilities would include conducting outreach to invite medical students to found new chapters, walking founders through the process of starting a chapter, continuing to develop  curricula to teach medical students about effective civic engagement, connecting chapter presidents at the various schools to create synergistic collaboration, helping organize our annual national medical community voter registration campaign (currently in partnership with the American Medical Student Association www.medoutthevote.org), supporting chapters when they need guidance on how to create effective programming, working on engaging alumni to continue their post-graduate civic engagement, and expanding our presence at health professional schools across the country.

We are a small startup. We are first and foremost looking for someone who is excited and passionate about the mission of the organization. We want someone who understands the value of civic engagement, understands the potential power that the medical community has if they are able to use that power effectively in the civic arena, and is excited about the chance to help train this community to use that power effectively. This individual must have an entrepreneurial spirit, must exhibit leadership skills, have strong communication skills, have a strong work ethic in order to hold themselves accountable for the work that needs to be done, and have a passion for civic engagement. We would like someone who has experience working in the political arena or civic engagement, managing up and/or working in the non-profit sector, and developing and/or implementing curricula, along with a wicked sense of humor.

Please refer here for more information on the position.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to aaron.shapiro@citizenphysicians.org with “Program Manager Application” in the subject line. The cover letter should highlight relevant experience and explain your reasoning for applying for the position.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 8 hours ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital in Gastroenterology

The Research Assistant I (RAI) works with the research study investigators to coordinate subject recruitment, clinical data and sample collection, study related communications, and IRB submissions for designated projects. The RAI is responsible for evaluating and tracking the recruitment process including outcomes, expenditures, and reporting to investigators on outcomes related to study progress. The assistant must conduct all study related activities according to HIPAA and IRB guidelines. 

Additional responsibilities include working in close contact with gastroenterologists, research staff, clinical staff, Partners’ Institutional Review Board (IRB), and fiscal/legal groups within and outside of Partners, as necessary. Excellent communication (oral and written), phone, and computer skills are necessary. Working independently and under general supervision from the study investigators, provides support to clinical research studies. May be responsible for the following activities: developing and implementing strategies for improving study logistics and execution, recommending changes to protocols, and completing administrative duties.

This position includes significant patient contact.

View full job description and to apply here.

Deadline: May 6, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc.

CommunicateHealth is a mission-based consulting company that helps public and private sector organizations simplify health information. We design healthcare services, personal health tools, public health and emergency communications, and innovative interactive media. We employ a talented team of plain language writers, designers, developers, researchers, and usability specialists dedicated to creating health information and services that are attractive and easy to use. Check out the several different positions that are available at CommunicateHealth, Inc.

  • Web Associate
  • Digital Project Manager
  • Health Writer
  • Social Media and Outreach Associate
  • Finance Assistant
  • Health Communication Manager
  • Drupal Developer
  • Health Communication Coordinator
  • Health Communication Associate
  • Usability Researcher
  • Internships

Interested applicants may refer here for more information.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 5 months 1 week ago

Massachusetts General Hospital - Newton Wellesley Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position). 

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 5 months 1 week ago

Epic Systems

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

Position is based in Madison, WI.

View entire job posting and application here.

Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: 5 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: 4 weeks 9 hours ago