Career Opportunities

Scholarships

The Pearl Mae Foundation

The Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship is for students that want to pursue careers in the healthcare and first responder fields. This scholarship is intended for students pursuing an education from a technical school, community college, four-year university, and police or fire academy.

Eligibility: Any student pursuing an education in health care and first responder. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required.
Amount: $2,500
Application: HERE

Contact Lauren Sullivan at lsullivan@pearlmaefoundation.com with any questions.

Deadline: January 18, 2019
Posted: 2 hours 38 min 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: 1 week 21 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Established by Robert Woolrich, ‘76G an alumnus from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and his wife, Noeline, a registered nurse. This gift honors the memory of Mr. Woolrich’s late mother Elizabeth and pays tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Woolrich’s personal and professional interests in end-of-life care.

The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, who have an interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care. Eligible recipients will demonstrate high academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 3.5; and demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments. Applicants must also have a clean judicial record with the University.

Supplemental Questions are required for this scholarship; students interested must write a short essay describing their interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.
 
Application can be found here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers scholarships to students from underprivileged backgrounds majoring in biomedical, behavior or social-science fields. This scholarship offers up to $20,000 of financial support per academic year and can also cover living expenses.

This scholarship is granted to students who have a 3.3 or higher GPA who are enrolled in a 4-year college program and fall under the “exceptional financial need” section of the financial aid table provided on the NIH website.
 
Application opens: January 2019
Application closes: March 2019
 
Learn more about the application process and requirements here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Volunteers

Operation Groundswell

Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that facilitates deeply immersive, educational, and volunteer experiences around the world. We dig into social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profits, and communities. We want you to join us in our mission to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world through travel.

Programs are filling up quickly, so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for all students on five- and six-week programs. You may also be able to use our programs for academic credit. Talk to us about your options! 

Can’t travel in the summer? We travel all year long!

START YOUR JOURNEY HERE!

Deadline: November 23, 2018
Posted: 1 week 3 hours ago

NGOabroad

Want to volunteer abroad? NGOabroad provides affordable, customized volunteer abroad programs and helps people enter or advance in working abroad in humanitarian work.

NGOabroad has international volunteer programs in 4 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, Central and South America and MENA (Middle East & North Africa). What makes our volunteer abroad programs unique? They are affordable and custom fit to your skills rather than stuffing you into a one-size-fits all slot. Our purpose is to tackle humanity’s challenges so that our international volunteer opportunities are more “real” and have more depth.

Skill based volunteering. Wide variety of skills needed – both students & seasoned professionals – in our volunteer abroad programs: Social work, psychology, trauma counselors, education, early childhood education, nurses, doctors, public health, water & sanitation, nutrition, business, micro-finance, entrepreneurship, engineering, solar, environmental, farming, public administration, political science, democracy building, human rights, law, refugees, peace building, yoga, the trades, grant writing, youth workers & people who love kids.

For specific information on open position(s) in a certain country, please click here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

Internships

Tobacco-Free UMass

Tobacco Free UMass seeks student’s interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community of tobacco harm, encourage policy compliance, and evaluating tobacco use. The student intern will champion health promotion efforts and seek to develop new avenues for delivery in order to further engage the campus community.

Primary objectives for Interns include: attend educational campus outreach events, develop educational materials, promote Tobacco-Free UMass through social media platforms, develop campus collaborations and new avenues for outreach and education efforts

View details on position and application here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 week 22 hours ago

Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

The 29th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference taking place April 1-5, 2019 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is seeking student interns to work at the conference. Interns will work approximately 30 hours at a variety of duties such as assisting speakers, working at the registration desk or in the exhibit hall. Interns will receive free registration to conference program events and activities and are welcome to attend education sessions as their schedules allow.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a large health promotion conference and meet students from other areas of the U.S.

Click here for more information about the conference and details on how to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 22 hours ago

Health Career Connection

Health Career Connection (HCC) is a comprehensive 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 local organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. During the course of the internship, students will work on meaningful projects and gain professional and personal development skills or acumen. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers 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 alumni. 

Interested applicants may find more information here.

Deadline: December 26, 2018
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

Brookline Public Health Department Credited Internship Spring 2019

Brookline Public Health Department

The Brookline (MA) Public Health Department is seeking 2 highly qualified undergraduate interns from SPHHS to participate in a semester-long internship beginning in January 2019, which will provide them with valuable project experience in a variety of areas on a rotating basis such as:
•    Substance and violence prevention programming 
(with particular emphasis on the opioid crisis)
•    Tobacco control
•    Hoarding task force
•    Emergency Preparedness  (organize all hazards trainings, especially with vulnerable populations, assist with “Preparedness Month” community  project, and on-site at the Boston Marathon)
•    Communicable disease outbreaks and animal exposures
•    Community based data collection and presentation
•    Environmental Health projects including housing issues, vector control, food sanitation and safety, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tracking

Working with seasoned professionals, this internship opportunity will give students broad exposure into the diverse responsibilities and challenges of an urban public health department.  The internship will be project based, and students will complete units in environmental health, epidemiology, emergency preparedness, and community health education and policy.  Internships will be 26-30 hours.  To be determined.

Applications for each of the Spring 2019 Boston Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 45 credits earned after the Fall 2018 semester.

Step 1: Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.
 
Step 2: Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu
 
Step 3: Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions
 
To schedule an interview for the week of Nov. 13-16 email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Step 4: Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.
 

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Equinox Personal Training Credited Internship Spring 2019

Equinox (Boston area)

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn from Fitness Industry experts, make professional contacts, and begin the process of advancing through the Equinox Fitness Training Institute tiered personal trainer certification system.

You will:
•    Shadow Personal Trainers at all levels of certification
•    Participate in Group Fitness Classes
•    Attend classes at the Equinox Fitness Training Institute to begin learning about their unique tiered certification program
•    Find professional applications for cardiovascular physiology, anatomy, orthopedic injury, nutrition and program design.
•    Participate in the personal training of assigned Equinox trainers, and receive feedback and evaluations
•    Learn about the business functions of the company.
•    Design and complete a special project of your choice.

Equinox is a global leader in applied exercise science education.  Students selected to this internship will be mentored through a challenging physical and academic program that will prepare them to become high-level personal trainers.  Equinox internships are 40 hrs per week.

Applications for each of the Spring 2019 Boston Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 45 credits earned after the Fall 2018 semester.

Step 1: Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.
 
Step 2: Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu.
 
Step 3: Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions
 
To schedule an interview for the week of Nov. 13-16 email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Step 4: Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Project Credited Internship Spring 2019

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital Community Health Center (Boston and Chelsea, MA)

The Bureau of Family Health: Division of Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood and the MGH Healthy Chelsea Project is seeking an intern for Spring 2019 to work between their Boston and Chelsea offices to support their work in community based maternal and child health.  The intern will support efforts to monitor healthcare access and improvement following vulnerable children to age 5.  Specific project responsibilities include:

•    Provide Coordination for “collaborative improvement networks” serving families involved in the project.
•    Assist with plans, recording minutes and general logistical needs for community health meetings
•    Provide assistance with event planning for state and community teams involved in project based quality improvement efforts.
•    Participate in research mapping of vulnerable communities.

The MA Department of Public Health has identified 17 communities throughout Massachusetts to provide support for vulnerable families with children age 5 and under.  MGH is providing program management in Chelsea through their Healthy Chelsea project.  The goal of the project is to monitor children and their families to ensure access to healthcare and overall healthcare improvement over 5 years.  In addition, the project is collecting and analyzing data and collaborating with other participants to understand and map trends, challenges and opportunities for improvement in services.  Internships will be 26-32 hours.  To be determined.

Applications for each of the Spring 2019 Boston Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 45 credits earned after the Fall 2018 semester.

Step 1: Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.

Step 2: Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu.
 
Step 3: Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions
 
To schedule an interview for the week of Nov. 13-16 email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Step 4:Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Center for Community Health and Health Equity Credited Internship Spring 2019

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA)

The Center for Community Health and Health Equity at BWH is seeking 2 highly qualified undergraduate students from SPHHS to participate in a 12-week internship beginning in January 2019, which will focus on the social determinants of health.  Interns will work on community-based projects and curriculum development in the following areas:

•    Maternal and Child Health - working with young parents under 25 years of age and their children) to help them understand and access the healthcare system, as well as to monitor the healthcare and progress of the children to age 5.

•    “Whole Family” curriculum - offering public health education and advocacy for multiple generations of a family.  This will be a new program, with the opportunity for interns to have significant input and responsibility.  

•    Public Health classes for K-8 - organizing medical professionals from BWH to teach one-time public health classes in the Boston public elementary schools targeting vulnerable populations.  Assisting in the review of the whole year curriculum for eighth graders. 

•    Student Success Jobs Program – Working on a program that provides a cohort of elementary students from vulnerable backgrounds the opportunity to participate in a multi-year program designed to eventually give them professional experience in the medical field.  Students attend summer programs, work on public health projects, and eventually begin working part-time at BWH beginning in 9th grade. 

Brigham and Women’s Center for Community Health and Health Equity is committed to seeking solutions to break through healthcare disparities based on economic, social, cultural, or academic constraints.  This includes community based public health education, community engaged research, support systems, resource sharing, and clinical initiatives.  Student interns will be engaged in a challenging experience that brings them broad based exposure to community healthcare among Boston’s most vulnerable populations. Internships will be 26-32 hours.  To be determined.

Applications for each of the Spring 2019 Boston Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 45 credits earned after the Fall 2018 semester.

Step 1: Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.

Step 2: Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu.
 
Step 3: Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions
 
To schedule an interview for the week of Nov. 13-16 email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Step 4: Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Health and Wellness Credited Internship Spring 2019

Bose Corporation (Boston area)

The Bose Corporation is seeking a full-time intern for spring semester 2019 to work on an exciting new project in their Health and Wellness division in Allston, MA.  This paid internship is highly selective.  If chosen, students will:

•    Learn about the exciting field of health and wellness technology
•    Work with a professional design and project management team to create earbuds that will monitor heartrates and provide corresponding fitness advice.
•    Apply knowledge of cardiovascular fitness, anatomy, exercise science, and consumer needs and trends.
•    Work for an innovative company that is creating popular and high-quality lifestyle and wellness products.

Bose is a leading innovator in research-based premium audio equipment.  They have committed themselves to improving people’s lives through their technology, including products such as conversation enhancing headphones and noise masking sleepbuds.  Their Health and Wellness mission continues to spark new innovation, and they are a great resource in the Boston area for students interested in the field.  Internships will 32-40 hours.  TBD.

Applications for each of the Spring 2019 Boston Internship Opportunities will be on a rolling basis, however the steps to apply will not change.  Therefore, applicants who apply early and quickly will have a better chance of securing positions. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 45 credits earned after the Fall 2018 semester.

Step 1: Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.
 
Step 2: Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at aimeegl@umass.edu.
 
Step 3: Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
•    Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
•    Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
•    Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
•    Understand program requirements and answer questions
 
To schedule an interview for the week of Nov. 13-16 email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Step 4: Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Jobs

Part-time Rehab Technician

ATI Physical Therapy (Amherst MA)

ATI PT is looking to onboard 2-3 part time Techs starting in May of 2019.
 
Ideal Qualifications:
1.    Minimum 2nd Year Student
2.    GPA 3.0 or better
3.    Student must be interested in pursuing PT/PTA School
4.    Requires letter of recommendation from professor in current academic program

For more information, please see attached flyer. For students interested in the position, please contact:

Jonathan Banz, PT, OCS, COMT, STC
Clinic Director, Coordinator of Clinical Excellence
ATI Physical Therapy
101 University Drive, Suite A6 | Amherst, Ma 01002
O:  413-366-5703 | F:  413-992-2019
Jonathan.Banz@atipt.com | www.ATIpt.com

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 1 day 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: December 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 4 days 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: December 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago