Career Opportunities

Jobs

FoodCorps - Springfield, MA

Springfield is planning to recruit 6 new service members for the 2019-2020 school year. These are exciting times in Springfield! The new Culinary and Nutrition Center is opening this spring and has been designed to make healthier, tastier, scratch-cooked meals for Springfield Public School students. FoodCorps members in Springfield are focused on supporting the goals of the District and Sodexo: "To eliminate hunger by increasing the quality, sustainability, and efficiency of the child nutrition programs in our schools and community".

With a partnership between the District, Sodexo, and FoodCorps, service members are able to engage students in the classrooms and cafeterias, test new recipes and get students excited about healthy food through hands-on learning opportunities. FoodCorps members do this by engaging students and families through hands-on learning opportunities and community events; capturing and integrating student voice in menus; and creating cafeteria environments that celebrate and encourage healthy choices. FoodCorps members teach cooking, gardening, and nutrition lessons in K-8 schools, organize focus groups to hear from students, participate in school and community events, and communicate the goals of the CNC and district with the community. 

For more information and to apply, click here.

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Posted: 2 days 9 hours ago

Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS)

The CMASS Cultural Centers continue a long history of providing programs that celebrate cultural traditions, understanding of own/other’s multifaceted identity/ies, nurturing and welcoming spaces for studying as well as resource referral to support student success. The Cultural Center Events Coordinators uphold the mission of the cultural centers, are responsible for the daily operations, and for cultivating a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Interested students should submit resume/cover letter and identify Cultural Centers in order of preference to wcrespo@umass.edu by March 8. Positions available in the Josephine White Eagle, Yuri Kochiyama, and Latinx American and Malcolm X Cultural Centers.

For more information, please refer here.

Deadline: March 8, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) - Mount Tom Academy

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a Paraprofessional, who has experience working with students with disabilities to join our Mount Tom Academy for the remainder of the 2018-2019 academic year. The Paraprofessional will provide assistance to teacher(s) in the alternative learning programs. We empower our educators, and we invest in training to help them grow as professionals.

Essential Functions:

  • Instruct students in achieving their academic and personal goals
  • Under the supervision of the classroom teacher, instruct students in prevocational and life-skills
  • Development of competencies which support CES’s Social Justice and Equity principles
  • Engagement with and/or participation in the CES Social Justice and Equity Initiative

If interested, view full job description and application here.

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Posted: 1 month 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: February 22, 2019
Posted: 3 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: February 22, 2019
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

Volunteers

YourStory International

Want to travel this winter and do community service work? Want to develop your professional profile and facilitate long term, sustainable development in Haiti? Join YourStory International!

YourStory International is an American and Haitian co-founded and co-run organization that focuses on public health education, primary care, and community development initiatives in Pont Morel, Haiti. We value local Haitian perspectives while working hard to empower our undergraduate advocates. All majors are welcome to apply!

Interested in learning more about traveling with us this summer? Come to our Information Session on Wednesday, February 13th in Berk Party Room @ 6-8 pm.

Click here to learn more and click here to apply.

Please contact the UMass YSI Chapter with any questions at umassamherst@weareyourstory.org.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 4 days 7 hours ago

Common Ground Center

This year will be our 13th Camp Kaleidoscope: A Family Camp Program that Celebrates Families with Children with Autism! Camp K 2019! runs this year from Saturday, June 29th - Tuesday, July 2nd at Common Ground Center in Starksboro, Vermont. Camp Kaleidoscope is a summer, camp-style retreat program for families experiencing the autism spectrum. Families who have a child diagnosed with autism have unique needs, and Camp Kaleidoscope will meet these needs through recreational, educational and social programs developed to strengthen families. 

We are offering students of Speech and Language Pathology or Occupational Therapy and other students in allied health fields the opportunity to attend camp as a volunteer Family Partner for our four-day retreat. Each applicant who is accepted will work directly with a family, offering a helping hand while gaining a unique perspective of the autism spectrum. Priority will be given to Graduate Speech Language students who are able to receive credit hours but all are welcome to apply.

View details about the program here and interested applicants can find the application here.

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

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Kozma-Littleton Family Fund supports a School of Public Health and Health Sciences student who is conducting research in or working in programs that focus on; equitable access to evidenced-based treatment for low income families with individuals experiencing intellectual and developmental disability, or health sciences concerned with the creation of a sustainable global environment.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Interested applicants may refer here to apply.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 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: 2 months 2 weeks 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: 3 months 1 week 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: 3 months 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: 3 months 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: 3 months 1 week ago

Internships

UMass Amherst

The UMass Summer Undergraduate Core Internship Program is now accepting applications for 21 positions in 15 Cores for the summer of 2019! The Core Internship Program is a paid, undergraduate internship. It will run for ten (10) weeks, and will have three key components: work directly in the UMass Core facilities, develop valuable ‘soft’ skills for the workplace, and Core Internship community. This internship program focuses on providing STEM students with hands-on training in a real world lab setting.

The UMass Summer Undergraduate Core Internship Program allows students from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) hands-on training and experience in the use and operation of state-of-the art research equipment in these core facilities, experience gathering data and data analysis, and the development of team science and soft skills, all while spending their summer in Amherst!

Any questions should be directed to Hannah Choi, Student Outreach Coordinator, at UMassCoreInterns@umass.edu.

For more information on the Program and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: March 25, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

LEAP

Formerly known as Leadership In Action, LEAP Emerge is designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in Southern California. The eight-week program runs from June 17 through August 9, 2019.

Interns kick off the program with a week-long Leadership Retreat Week, where they will be trained on crucial leadership skills and community issues. Afterwards, they will receive additional leadership training once a week for the remaining 7 weeks of the program. They are also placed at a Southern California nonprofit organization that serves the API community for 4 full days a week for the remaining 7 weeks of the program.

Nationally recognized trainers are recruited to deliver workshops in critical leadership skill areas. Issue discussions are on local or timely topics of interest and are facilitated by local community leaders/activists and LEAP trainers.

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

Deadline: March 4, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Fellowships

Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) Coordinating Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

The Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) Coordinating Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is accepting applications for the Summer 2019 Student Research Fellowship.

This fellowship is ideal for current undergraduate students that have an interest in health services research, emergency care, or child health. The fellowship is a paid, full-time position that will run for 10-12 weeks from June-August 2019. Applicants should be comfortable speaking on the phone. The full fellowship description, including instructions on how to apply, can be found on our website (please note that the deadline for applications is March 1, 2019): http://www.emnet-usa.org/opportunities/student_research.htm. 

Students may reach out to Rain Freeman, MPH (rfreeman5@mgh.harvard.edu) with any questions. 

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago