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Graduate Student Internship

Massachusetts Health Officers Association

The Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA) is looking for a Public Health Graduate School student for an internship for the 2018-2019 academic year. MHOA is a non-profit organization that assists and supports staff of local health departments in meeting their statutory responsibilities to the public through programs of education, technical assistance, representation, and resource development. The MHOA intern will assist local health departments with implementation of MHOA’s newly developed Opioid toolkit, updating the MHOA Roster of Boards of Health, participating in a strategic planning process for MHOA and assist with other educational programs as needed. The internship will be for the full academic year and the intern will work approximately 8-10 hours per week, A car is required, and the ability to work remotely. A $1,000 per semester stipend and reimbursement for mileage will be given. Please send letter of interest and resume to MHOA’s Executive Director, Dawn Sibor at dsibor@mhoa.com

Deadline: September 1, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Caring Health Center

The role of the intern would be to pick a public health project of their liking that fits within the work of a Community Health Center's Emergency Operations Plan. This internship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student interested in the emergency management discipline. The selected candidate would gain an overall understanding of Community Health Center Emergency Planning and have the opportunity to work with other public health entities in the city of Springfield, as well as the staff here at CHC. Candidates would be responsible for joining CHC's team in overall strategic planning for Emergency Operations, attending each monthly meeting, and presenting at several medical and dental provider meetings with the outcomes from the emergency planning meetings. Candidates must be available to work at least 10-15 hours per week. I am a fun supervisor and am looking for someone who enjoys policy and planning.

If this is something that is of interest to you, please email Jacqueline Johnson  directly at jjohnson@caringhealth.org

Deadline: August 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Jobs

Freedom Fund

The Freedom Fund is a social justice organization that pays bail to secure the liberty and safety of low-income individuals in jail and immigration detention who cannot afford their bond amounts, particularly LGBTQ people and those living with HIV/AIDS. In tandem, we work to build a critical mass against the mass jailing of individuals. For our website, please visit us at: https://www.lgbtqfund.org/

Job Summary:

Working with the Executive Director, the Project Director will be responsible for the day-to-day running, growth and direction of our bail-out and HIV/AIDS programs.

This will primarily involve case management and community-based social justice work.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong, pre-existing commitment to advocacy work in their personal, educational or professional lives -- at home, work, school, or in the community. This could be commitment in many different areas, such as racial, queer, economic, immigrant, criminal-legal, or HIV/AIDS justice.

The Freedom Fund highly values lived experience and strongly encourages all individuals to apply, such as those living with HIV/AIDS and queer individuals. We also encourage people of color and those with a history of incarceration to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage those who do and do not have educational degrees to apply as well.

Read the full description and application instructions.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Drug Policy Alliance

The Researcher and Quantitative Analyst reports to the Director of OAE and assists the Director in developing and implementing strategies on how to better use research and academics, particularly in the areas of criminal justice and quantitative analysis, in its effort to advance drug policy reform. Based in Manhattan, the Policy Manager will work closely with other policy and communications staff to ensure that DPA’s work is informed by the latest research and scholarship and will serve as DPA’s expert on criminal justice data.

Read the full position description here.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Baystate Health

This position performs a wide variety of project coordination duties as required to support the day to day operations and strategic work of the Research Geriatrics department.  This position will most often work with and assist in the support of management processes and improvement initiatives especially around data collection and analysis. This position will work independently and will frequently be called upon to coordinate and lead or otherwise support initiatives in varied areas such as, quality and service improvement, patient satisfaction, operations measurement.  This position will gather data, develop/maintain reports and track various metrics relating to projects with which they are involved. This position will work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff at all levels within and without Baystate Health Department.  At all times this position will embrace a positive attitude toward change and performance improvement and the Baystate Health guiding principles. 

Read the full post here.

Deadline: September 1, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Epic Systems

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 https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

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)

For more information and to apply, click here

Deadline: September 10, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Epic Systems

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 https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
  • A history of academic and professional success
  • Willingness to travel 50-75%
  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
  • Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

For more information and to apply, click here

Deadline: September 10, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Beyond our openings for nurses, technicians, physicians and advanced practice clinicians, we have many non-clinical positions available, in food service, maintenance, information systems, human resources and more. No matter what their professional function, every employee makes a difference in people’s lives, and every employee is valued at Cooley Dickinson Health Care.

Visit the Opportunities Page to view current job openings.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Assistantships

Graduate Student Assistant (Epidemiology program)

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The Epidemiology Program has an opening for a 10 hr/week student assistant (NOTE: this is a grad hourly position) during the 2018-2019 academic year. The student would support programmatic development including a) assistance with recruitment of prospective students (e.g. answering questions from prospective students, arranging contacts between prospective students and other current students, planning campus visits by admitted students), b) planning of events for current students (e.g. coordinate the epidemiology student organization, plan student social events sponsored by the epidemiology program), c) assistance with program guest speaker series (e.g. arranging of speaker itineraries, guiding speaker to/from appointments during visit, soliciting input from current students on ideas for invited speakers and/or topics), and d) other administrative tasks as needed. Interested applicants should send their CV to kwreeves@umass.edu.

Deadline: August 15, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

University Health Services

University Health Services provides a tobacco control program, inclusive of clinical cessation services; tobacco prevention through health education; community engagement; and social norms change of tobacco use on campus. These efforts aim to: increase knowledge to the dangers and misperceptions of all forms of tobacco use; foster attitudes intolerant to tobacco use; promote policy compliance on campus; increase utilization of UHS cessation services; as well as to reduce overall tobacco influence among the UMass Amherst community.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Karen DeSalvio at karend@stuaf.umass.edu or call 413-577-5060. Submit any supporting documents such as educational materials developed and/or a brief relative writing sample.

Read more here.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago