Career Opportunities

Internships

UMassSafe

UMassSafe, a traffic safety research program in the UMass Transportation Center in Civil Engineering, is hiring six students for a four week, 40 hr/wk position in June (May 30-June 30). Pay for this position is $13.00/hr with generous travel reimbursement. 

The Research Assistants will be traveling statewide to collect observation data on seat belt & cell phone usage for the Annual Statewide Seat Belt Observation Study sponsored by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Full-time undergraduate student (no May graduating seniors)
  • Comfortable standing outside up to 8 hours/day in varying weather
  • Ability to travel from Amherst each day
  • Friendly and outgoing – always working/traveling in a team environment
  • Flexible schedule and willing to work long days; hours will vary including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends
  • Strongly preferred - Have a reliable vehicle, valid license, and be willing to drive up to 500+ miles per week ($.53/mile reimbursement)

View more information here.

To Apply: Please send an email with resume to Benjamin Yeager.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 16 hours 34 min ago

Undergraduate Research Position

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Undergraduate research assistants are needed for the 2019-2020 academic year to support a research study focusing on comparing two different voice treatment methods used with patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD). The assistant will be responsible for measurement of data collected in the study. The position is available for 1-2 academic credits per semester, or 3-6 hours per week. A two semester commitment is required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Transcription from recorded audio files using Praat
  • Annotating acoustic files using Praat​​​​​​​
  • Measurement of aerodynamic data
  • Scoring of questionnaires tests
  • Data entry
  • Other duties as assigned

No previous research experience is necessary; training will be provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • General computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, file management)
  • Ability to identify acoustic features on a spectrogram

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a message of interest and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Richardson.

Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: 18 hours 52 min ago

Center for Health Promotion - UMass Amherst

Are you interested in health and wellness? Do you want to interact more with your peers and work towards a healthier campus? If so, the Peer Health Education Internship may be for you! This 6-credit internship is a two-semester commitment and offered through the Center for Health Promotion. It’s a great way to get involved and offer a variety of wellness outreach opportunities with a focus on group facilitation. You would also assist with four campus-wide stress reduction events featuring therapy dogs.

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

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

Renaissance Preschool - Amherst, MA

If you enjoy working with young children, consider earning academic credit in our preschool program! The Renaissance School welcomes student interns every fall and spring semester! The preschool is open Monday – Thursday mornings and the children are present from 9:00 to 12:00 each day.

Student interns typically work two mornings a week, from 8:30 to 1:00. Student interns earn practicum or independent study credits as they assist classroom teachers, learn about young children and their families, and discover an innovative approach to early education inspired by the educators of Reggio Emilia, Italy. Possible classroom activities include... planning creative, developmentally appropriate activities, facilitating small group activities including cooking and art projects, photographing children to help document their learning. Supporting bilingual children as they interact and learn with others.

For eligibility requirements and how to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 18 hours ago

The Open Door - Gloucester, MA

Paid internship, Internship date: 6/1/19 - 8/31/19

Purpose: To connect children to good food through the Summer Meals program and administer the federal Summer Food Service Program. The Open Door is a hunger relief organization in Gloucester, MA. The mission of The Open Door is to alleviate the impact of hunger in our Community. We use practical strategies to connect people to good food, to advocate on behalf of those in need, and to engage others in the work of building food security.

View full list of job duties here.

To apply: Send letter of interest and resume to info@foodpantry.org.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Career Ambassador positions for 2019-2020 are now open! Want to gain one-on-one mentoring skills? Interested in learning about how to master resumes, cover letters, and personal statement writing? Passionate about career-related initiatives on campus? Then apply to be a Career Ambassador TODAY! Rising Junior or Senior undergraduates preferred; rising Sophomore students will be considered. Must be majoring in one of the following SPHHS areas: Nutrition, Communication Disorders, Kinesiology, Public Health. Unpaid Internship For Credit only. You must be available for the entire academic year; one semester is not an option.

As a Career Ambassador, your primary responsibilities will be to hold approximately 8 office hours per week in Arnold room 136. During office hours, you will provide advice and critiques for your peers on documents such as resumes and cover letters, personal statements for graduate school, job search resources (both web and hard copies) and be able to answer general career advice questions. Expectations will also include knowledge of LinkedIn and other forms of social media/networking.

Please Note: there is a mandatory training scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2019 from 8am-5pm. If you cannot participate in this training, unfortunately you will not be considered for the position. Lunch will be provided.

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing how your previous experience and/or transferable skills have prepared you for this position. Be sure to include your motivation for becoming a Career Ambassador and how it will help you in your future endeavors. Send materials electronically to careerambassadors@umass.edu or drop it off in person during walk-in hours. If you have any particular questions feel free to contact one of the current Career Ambassador Peer Advisors in Arnold 136 (previously Arnold 119).

Please refer here for more information.

Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Jobs

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. As a Social Media and Outreach Associate, you’ll work closely with the Social Media Manager and project teams to implement strategic and creative health communication efforts. You’re a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills and a strong interest in health communication. You believe in the power of social media — and want to use that power for good. You apply your perfectionist’s eye for detail to all tasks, whether you’re crafting a tweet, combing through social media analytics, or capturing key takeways from a client meeting.

View full job description here.

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

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Posted: 2 days 18 hours ago

Hilltown Community Health Center - Huntington Health Center

Seeking F/T Medical Assistant for the Huntington Health Center. Seeking graduates of certified medical assistant programs with 1-2 years’ experience preferred, but will consider a highly motivated individual with caring personality. Hours are weekdays and some Saturday mornings. Knowledge and use of electronic medical records. Preference for those who speak Spanish or Russian. Competitive salary, generous benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide patient care using team based approach
  • Perform pre-visit planning in preparation of patient appointment
  • Prepare patient for appointment using rooming criteria
  • Maintain medical supplies –and prepare restocking list as needed
  • Clean and restock exam rooms
  • Triage walk-in patients and emergencies if no licensed nurse is available
  • Maintain medical equipment, report any malfunction to nursing supervisor or staff nurse
  • Sterilize equipment as needed, clean sterilizer, and maintain usage log and test strip
  • Monitor E prescribing jelly bean of provider, prepare prescriptions for provider, update flow-sheet as needed, assist in obtaining and preparation of prior authorization forms
  • General knowledge and performance of laboratory procedure, share in lab coverage

To apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to: Human Resources Manager-PC, Hilltown Community Health Centers, Inc. 58 Old North Road, Worthington, MA 01098 OR email brida@hchcweb.org.

Deadline: April 21, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 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 2 days 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 2 days ago

Epic Systems

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.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

For more information on eligibilty requirements and application, click here.

Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: 5 months 2 weeks 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: 3 weeks 2 days ago

SolutionInn

Eligibility: Candidate must be U.S citizen or resident enrolled as a student in U.S. Candidate must either be an incoming college freshman for the current academic semester or a current undergraduate of any accredited two or four-year college or university. Candidate must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. university. Candidate must be maintaining a CGPA of at least 2.50.

Application Instructions: Write an essay 800-1000 words answering the following questions. How is obesity defined? What are the possible causes of obesity? How can obesity in America be prevented? There is no application fee or other fees for this scholarship to apply. Write your essay in PDF, WORD or TEXT file on the topic asked above. All essays must be written in English. Fill in the form, provide all the information asked and submit your essay.

Amount: $1,000

Application: https://www.solutioninn.com/scholarships/preventing-obesity-in-usa

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: 4 months 2 weeks ago

National Bio-CARE

Description: Awarded to a student interested in entering the medical field at any level
Who is eligible: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Award: $500
Deadline: June 1, 2019
How to Apply: Write an original 500-750 word essay on the topic of the importance of proper disposal of medical waste and send it to nbcscholarship@gmail.com                                                      
See details at: https://www.umass.edu/umfa/scholarship-detail/23981

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