Career Opportunities

Internships

Caring Health Center, Inc. - Springfield, MA

Under the direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator, Wellness Intern will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day facility operations as well as program development. The position would support the coordinator and provide practical experience in a Wellness & Health environment. The individual will gain and apply leadership experience throughout the internship. Through the internship, the individual will become more adept at: Leadership, Management, Assessment, Marketing, advertisement, teaching, etc. (depending on experience). The goal of this internship is to support a student in developing skills and knowledge needed to work in a community health environment while contributing to important wellness center operational and programmatic needs.

This is an unpaid internship.

For qualifications and application, please click here.

Please contact Yenitza Harrison, Wellness Center Coordinator at 413-739-1100 ext.3301 or yharrison@caringhealth.org with any questions.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is a unique summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. Students engage in a basic science or translational research project under the direction of a Harvard Medical School Faculty Mentor, culminating in a final project presentation. Additional activities include Clinical Shadowing, Career Development Seminars and weekly Circle Ups. Upon completion of the program, students leave BWH and HMS with new skills, experiences and knowledge that can be used to empower themselves, their communities and future generations of Native peoples from all Four Directions. 

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

Deadline: February 4, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 21 hours ago

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) Program is a distinguished summer research opportunity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for underrepresented in medicine (URM)* undergraduate rising juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a strong interest in pursuing advanced careers as research scientists, physicians and/or health care professionals. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. The students participate in intensive hands-on training in research methods and practice directly in the labs of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School’s leading researchers.

*Per AAMC guidelines, at BWH, underrepresented in medicine (URM) is defined as African American, Black, Latina/Latino, Alaskan/Hawaiian Native and Native American*

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

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

This spring, we are offering an opportunity to give back to the community and get 1-credit of coursework while doing so! The "Pal Project" is a program that connects an energy-filled undergraduate with one or more elderly residents in local area nursing homes. Some residents have aphasia or dementia, or may have other neurogenic disorders of communication. Some don't, but they may be lonely and socially isolated. As a Pal, you can bring a little bit of sunshine into a person's life with a weekly visit as a communication partner.

This is a great opportunity to give local area residents in need a smiling face to look forward to each week. Becoming a Pal will expose you to an often overlooked setting and population in our field (Nursing Homes and elderly folks) and allow you to give back to the community. Students who have participated over the last three years have reported gaining way more insight and benefit from their experience with their Pals than they had anticipated.

If you are interested in participating in this program please send an email to thepalproject@gmail.com and we will be happy to send you an application. The application is due Tuesday, January 1st.

View requirements of the independent study here.

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

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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week ago

Scholarships

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: 2 weeks 1 day ago

UMass Amherst

Established to provide scholarship assistance to students transferring into the University of Massachusetts Amherst from a Massachusetts Community College to complete their undergraduate degree. Preference will be given to students who are residents of Worcester County, Massachusetts. Additional preference will be given to students entering the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, with a concentration in Dietetics, and those with demonstrated financial need according to Financial Aid Services.

For more information, please refer here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 6 days 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week ago

Jobs

UMass Amherst Department of Nutrition

The Department of Nutrition in the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in September 2019. Successful candidates should have a doctoral degree in nutritional sciences or related discipline, a passion for research, and demonstrated potential for extramural funding. Preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in areas including but not limited to basic nutrition research for chronic disease prevention, nutritional interventions, or community-based research. RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) credential preferred but not required.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: January 2, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York (SUNY) offers a variety of part-time adjunct opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of online and/or seated undergraduate and graduate courses in the academic disciplines associated with our academic departments and programs, including:

  • Biostatistics (Statistics, Bioinformatics)
  • Community Health and Health Behavior
  • Epidemiology and Environmental Health (Epidemiology, Environmental Health Science, Health Services Policy and Practice, Clinical Research)
  • Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Dietetic Internship, Health and Wellness)
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology)
  • Public Health (undergraduate program, MPH general content)

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 5 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: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 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: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Volunteers

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: 1 month 2 weeks ago