Seeking a collaborative professional to serve a primary role in managing, supplying, and analyzing data for ongoing planning initiatives through PVPC’s Regional Information and Policy Center. Candidates must have exceptional computer, research, and communication skills plus be creative, well organized and self-motivated. Experience gathering data from U.S. Census bureau and other public websites is essential. Requires minimum of a BA in relevant discipline with 2 or more years of relevant experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Starting salary $40,000 - $48,000/yr w/benefits, depending upon qualifications and experience. See full description below for more details and application instructions.
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
Gardening the Community
The Youth Program and Community Engagement Manager (Manager)directly oversees youth participants and GTC’s youth development programs and coordinates all GTC community engagement activities. This includes organizing training and workshops related to food access and food justice, participating in community food justice coalitions and engaging neighborhood residents, coordinating GTC’s intern and volunteer programs and managing other community outreach activities. This position is part-time, 30 hours/week with full benefits and temporary for 6 month with the potential for extension depending upon organizational goals.
Gardening the Community
We are seeking an Interim Development and Communications Coordinator to fulfill the job while our permanent employee is away on leave beginning mid-August and continuing through until January 3. Reporting to the Co-Director for Administration and Finance, the Development and Communications Coordinator builds and maintains GTC’s development infrastructure, supports donor cultivation and solicitation efforts and increases GTC’s visibility throughout its donor communities. The position also helps manage administrative functions related to revenue tracking. We are looking for someone who is a fast learner, passionate about GTC’s mission, committed to expanding community support and funding for GTC’s work in Springfield and the region, and able to step in on an interim basis. The position is for 30 hours/week, and targeted for August 12, 2019 - January 3, 2020.
Grow Food Northampton
We are also seeking a part-time (up to 20 hours/week) Administrative Manager with significant bookkeeping and database management responsibilities. This person must be great at mastering systems, making them work together, and making sure they support people, programs, and the mission. Click below for a link to the job description, and please forward to strong candidates. We’ll schedule interviews starting July 15. Please email clem@growfoodnorthampton with questions.
Grow Food Northampton
We are currently looking for our next TerraCorps Youth Education Coordinator to work in our Grow Food Kids program and assist with the Giving Garden, beginning in August. Those interested can check out the full position description and apply through TerraCorps. We will reach out to potential candidates in the coming weeks and until the position is filled.
New England High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) - Maine area
The Overdose Response Strategy, a national initiative dedicated to improving data sharing and reducing overdose death through public health and public safety partnerships, is looking for a Public Health Analyst to join our team in Augusta, Maine.
ORS is an unprecedented public health-public safety partnership between the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the mission of reducing rates of fatal and non-fatal opioid overdose through coordinated efforts at the state and regional level. The ORS is seeking a Public Health Analyst to assess the current epidemiology of opioid use and overdose, facilitate cooperation and coordination across state health and law enforcement agencies, and collaborate in the development of creative, data-driven strategies for opioid overdose prevention in the State of Maine. The posted PHA position will be supervised through the New England HIDTA Investigative Support Center (ISC) and will be based out of the Maine Information and Analysis Center, Augusta, ME. Future funding for this position will be explicitly contingent on funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Program.
Qualified candidates must be a U.S. citizen and legally authorized to work in the United States. NEHIDTA does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (namely H-1B or TN status) for this position.
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree and an interest in the field of illicit drug use/drug policy/overdose prevention. Preferred: Master’s Degree in a related field and a working knowledge of public health issues relative to the State of Maine.
Attached is a description of the position.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Center for Community Health and Health Equity (BWH CCHHE)
BWH Youth Programs is looking for a new member to join our team! The Education and Alumni Coordinator will work closely with our high school students, college students, and SSJP Alumni, with a special focus on educational and career development support.
Since 2000, the CCHHE has coordinated the Student Success Jobs Program (SSJP), a year-round paid internship program for 100 students from 8 Boston public high schools. Students are matched with department mentors, are provided with academic and social supports, and are prepared for college and beyond. The program is nationally recognized and highly successful with 100% of our students graduating from high school and matriculating to college. With 75% majoring in health careers and science, the SSJP program has provided the solid foundation for a skilled and diverse workforce from our surrounding Boston neighborhoods.
The Education and Alumni Coordinator will work across CCHHE youth programs by developing and leading educational support program components for high school students. The Coordinator also leads the effort to communicate and support student alumni in their college years. The Coordinator will contribute to shaping a system within Partners Healthcare to support college graduates seeking employment, guiding students and other BWH personnel as well as monitor the effectiveness of post college employment support. The SSJP Education and Alumni Coordinator will report directly to the Youth Development Manager within a team of five staff delivering the eight CCHHE youth programs (see https://www.brighamandwomens.org/about-bwh/community-health-equity/youth-programs for full details)
Master’s degree in education, public health, or a related discipline is highly desirable-Bachelor’s degree required. Here is a link to the job posting (Job Number 3100154): https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=3100154&lang=en#.XSTki3fY8s4.email
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
The Department of Public Health (DPH), Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences (BIDLS), Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual to fill the role of Program Coordinator. The selected candidate will coordinate outreach efforts to ensure timely access to quality health assessment services and public health follow-up for refugees, asylum seekers and other immigrant arrivals.
The incumbent will support the public health infectious disease response for individuals with tuberculosis and other conditions of public health importance and oversee Community Health Worker services.
More information is available here: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000457
TIER (Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research)
Recognizing the importance of the community input to the process of research, TIER’s Community Evaluators (CEs) project brings together program participants, local residents, service providers, community leaders, and researchers to share their knowledge, skills, and resources, with the common goal of shaping the development, implementation, and dissemination of research aimed at improving the lives of families and children.
The TIER Community Evaluators will:
- Inform researchers about community priorities, and the experiences of the families and children “on the ground;”
- Provide input and guidance on the study design, findings, and dissemination practices;
- Share ideas and guidance on how to approach and engage community members on particular studies;
- Work to ensure the research is ethical, culturally responsive, and beneficial to the communities that it is focused on; and
- Foster collaboration among those populations of interests and researchers.
Our first project will be to work together on a statewide needs assessment, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Together with TIER staff, the Community Evaluators will help with data collection from members in their communities, and as well as data analysis and dissemination.
To learn more, please check out the program requirements.
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. More than just important work.
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.
- Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
- A history of academic or professional success
- Eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
- Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)
As a Project Manager, you'll help customers implement our software, which today impacts the lives of 75% of Americans and 250 million patients around the world. Traveling to national and international healthcare organizations, you'll apply your intelligence and leadership skills to collaborate with customer teams and colleagues, design intuitive systems, and own the success of newcomers to the Epic community. You'll have a high level of responsibility from the outset, and we'll give you autonomy to make important decisions and provide support and guidance along the way. No software experience required. We'll teach you what you need to know; just bring your brain, your curiosity, and your drive.
Manage projects at the most innovative health systems on the planet.
All the Top 20 health systems in the U.S. News and World Report are Epic customers. Our community includes major systems like the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic, and Kaiser Permanente, as well as leading academic medical centers at the University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, University of California, University of Texas, The Ohio State University, and many more.
Work in your own office, eat delicious food, and travel the world.
We don't believe in cubicles. (Well, we believe they exist, but...) You will work in an individual office that will heighten your ability to get stuff done. For lunch, visit King's Cross or Cassiopeia for a wide array of meal options, or go to one of our smaller, themed bistros, feature wood-rotisserie, pan-Asian, and Latin-inspired cuisine. All meals are restaurant-quality but cost only a few dollars, and they're prepared by a team comprised of kitchen talent from restaurants around the country. And, after five years here, you'll earn a four-week sabbatical anywhere in the world. Staff have kayaked in Patagonia, attended a Beyoncé concert in Ireland, built a library in Tanzania, and run a marathon in Antarctica.
Live affordably in a city known for its rising tech talent.
Epic is located just outside Madison, Wisconsin the second fastest growing market for tech talent in the United States and home to the state capital and the University of Wisconsin. Madison, a city surrounded by water, has received accolades for being the greenest city in America (NerdWallet), the best city of renters (SmartAsset), and the fittest city in America (Fitbit), and it has the highest concentration of millennial talent in the country (Inc.).
More than just important work.
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.
- 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
- Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)
TerraCorps (AmeriCorps Program)
TerraCorps is an innovative national service program that prepares and mobilizes emerging leaders to help communities conserve and secure land for the health and well-being of people and nature. We do this by supporting AmeriCorps members who serve with nonprofit organizations across the state to tackle issues around land access, urban agriculture, and conservation. This year we are looking for 48 members to join the TerraCorps team!
As a member you can serve with one of our nonprofit partners, in one of five coordinator positions: Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth Education Coordinator, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Regional Collaboration Coordinator, and Urban Agriculture Coordinator. Members will carry out capacity building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers engaged in land-based activities; and identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation.
Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 11-month positions from August 26th, 2019- July 24th, 2020. These 1,700-hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance and are eligible for an education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. Application specifics, position descriptions, and additional information about how to apply can be found at www.terracorps.org/become-a-member/
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Interviews begin late-April, and we aim to fill all positions by the end of July.
AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Diabetes CARE Program Intern
Lowell Community Health Center
As an integral part of the Diabetes CARE Program, the intern will support the team by providing assistance in the patient health registry and data maintenance to support the promotion of improved service and clinical outcomes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide excellent customer service to staff and patients.
- Assist in managing and maintaining the patient health registry, coordination of data collection, and analysis of charts, for frequent reporting of clinical related data.
- Collect and analyze data from our electronic health record (EHR) system (eClinicalWorks), to facilitate ongoing improvement in the provision of care across all direct patient care services.
- As a good steward of the data, work to ensure appropriate use and understanding of clinical data provided.
- Outreach to patients and practices using proper telephone technique and etiquette according to Lowell Community Health Center protocol.
- Be able to keep abreast of professional information and technology through workshops and conferences.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and medical terminology
- Data management and analytical skills are essential.
- Critical thinking and an analytical mind are important, as is the ability to determine data structures that will benefit the entire reporting landscape.
- Able to maintain a minimum of 8 to 16 hours per week until December 31 2019.
- A bachelor’s degree is desired but not required.
- A bachelor’s degree in Public Health preferred.
How to apply:
To apply, please email resume to Mai Nagabayashi, HR Liaison at MaiNa@lchealth.org with “Diabetes CARE Program” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Fall 2019 Intern in Senator Ed Markey's Boston office
U.S. Senator Edward Markey
Intern in Senator Markey's Boston Office
Intern responsibilities include:
-Answering phone calls and directing visitors
-Handling intake of new constituent casework issues
-Contacting federal agencies on behalf of constituents and relaying responses
-Completing research projects
-Assisting staff with administrative and organizational tasks as they arise
Applicants should be self-motivated and possess the following qualifications
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-An interest in public service, policy and current events
-Strong writing ability
-Attention to detail and problem solving capacity
In order to maximize the intern’s experience and assist the office most efficiently, applicants should be available to work at least 10 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks, although ideal hours may vary for winter break applicants.
Paid internships are awarded to low income students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Boston, Massachusetts. Eligible applicants may submit a short essay describing challenges that they have faced in pursuing their educational goals and explaining how this internship will further their professional aspirations. This essay is reviewed separately from the internship application.
Pursuant to federal law, an individual may not be hired for a paid Senate position in the continental United States unless the individual meets one of the following criteria:
1. is a United States citizen;
2. is lawfully admitted for permanent residence and is seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
3. is (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or is granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) has filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
4. owes allegiance to the United States. (Note: To meet this requirement, an individual must be (1) a non-citizen U.S. national born in or having ties to American Samoa or Swains Island (as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1408), or (2) a non-citizen U.S. national pursuant to section 302 of Public Law 94-241 (relating to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)).
Please note: All applicants are required to complete an interview so early applications are encouraged.
Interested students should mail their resume, a cover letter, and short essay (if applying for a paid internship) to Tristan Takos in Senator Markey’s Boston office:
ATTN: Tristan Takos
U.S. SENATOR EDWARD J. MARKEY
JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203
***Deadline to Apply for a Fall 2019 internship is July 31, 2019***
NASA Johnson Space Center
Description: The successful applicant(s) will support the Human Physiology, Performance, Protection & Operations (H-3PO) Laboratory on one or more projects in the field of kinesiology, exercise science, motor control and/or biomechanics. Projects may relate to exercise countermeasures onboard the International Space Station and/or future exercise countermeasures for exploration missions. Specific internship tasks and functions will be matched to the capabilities and interests of the successful applicant(s).
Computer/Software Skills: Microsoft Office skills required. Familiarity or experience with R, Matlab, Python and/or other programming languages is desired.
Technical Skills: Laboratory experience with human subjects including physiological data collection is desired.
Other Skills: The ability to work as part of a diverse, multi-disciplinary, high-performing and exciting team is essential!
Academic Level(s): College Sophomore;College Junior;College Senior;Master's;Doctorate
Massachusetts General Hospital
The Massachusetts General Hospital Continuum Project Healthcare Administration Intern will assist the team in advancing the program's mission by supporting clinician education/training, research and patient engagement activities through programmatic and communications-related projects. The position is unpaid, but academic credit is available and required for this internship. This is a Monday-Friday position (schedule is negotiable) with a 16-hour week minimum commitment during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. The intern will work directly with the program manager and program coordinator and will be assigned independent projects with room for personal input and creativity.
- Drafting content for the program's monthly e-newsletter, fact sheets, reports, emails and intranet site; develop editorial calendar and track analytics/metrics
- Maintain and add content to the intranet site for the program
- Create graphics, assist with layout design for various materials as needed
- Participate in video production for educational videos for clinicians and potentially interviews with patients and families; assist with post-production video edits
- Assist with research projects (e.g., IRB submissions/amendments, focus group note taking & focus group analysis/report development)
- Support staff in planning and preparing folders for clinician education training sessions and CME accreditation; provide onsite support at training sessions
- Develop and maintain social media editorial calendar and draft posts for the division’s social media channels (i.e., Facebook and Twitter)
- Attend regular project meetings and draft meeting notes
- Assist with administrative tasks and other projects as needed (e.g., research conference room date/times, maintain databases, documents, assist with event-planning)
Men's Health Network (MHN) - Alexandria, VA
MHN is a non-profit organization which is seeking students for internship to promote health needs and the overall well being of men and their families. This is a great opportunity to be involved with national public policy issues either through direct advocacy or through research.
With offices located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, MHN interns are afforded an opportunity to compile and analyze research on health, minority issues, child abuse, domestic violence, divorce, welfare, and other family issues. This is an unpaid internship; academic credit is available if offered by your school. MHN also works to educate people on the health crisis facing today's men and the need for both men and women to know about male specific diseases and how male health problems affect the workplace, the economy, and family and other loved ones.
This internship opportunity could include, but is not be limited to:
- Direct advocacy - preparation and presenting of educational briefings for Congressional staff and local health policy meetings
- Attending Congressional hearings and local seminars
- Assisting in the role of Congressional outreach
- Aiding in planning Congressional briefings on pivotal health issues
- Attending policy related events and conferences
- Review previous health policy proposals
- Research new data and facts for new policy proposals
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter indicating what you would like your internship to focus on to email@example.com.
The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN)
The Health Equity Internship Program was created to support the diversification of the public health and health-related workforce. Like several areas of health, the public health nutrition workforce also needs assistance with diversification and recruiting a new generation of nutritional professionals. Since 2002, the internship program has prepared nearly 1,000 students with practical skills in the Essentials of Public Health Services and Core Competencies of Health Education and Promotion. The Health Equity Internship Program was formerly managed by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education. Federal, regional, state and local health agencies provide real-world work experience to students for 12-weeks to complete health equity projects in the areas of HIV, Cancer, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Lupus, Nutrition, Mental Health, Program Planning, Health Policy, Tobacco, Injury/Violence Prevention, Aging and more. There is no cost to the agency to serve as a preceptor for a student intern.
Hourly stipends are paid to the chosen students during the 12-weeks internship and professional development opportunities, such as attending conferences, CHES/CPH exam fees, etc. The Internship Program does not provide funding for housing, transportation or relocation.
Girls Inc. of the Valley
Seeking committed & positive volunteers with strong written communication skills to help high school senior girls from Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, and surrounding areas navigate the Common Application, edit essays, apply to scholarships, and stay ahead of deadlines.
The program is every Tuesday 5 - 7pm and will run for four months from October 15th - January 14th. Must make full commitment (leeway over schools breaks) & have transportation to 6 Open Square Way Holyoke, MA 01040.
To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, 2 references, and writing sample to Meghan Bone. Undergrad & Graduate Students of all majors & identities welcome to apply!
The Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Bethesda, MD
The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) was conceived as a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The mission and vision of the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program is to prepare biosafety and biocontainment professionals of the highest caliber to meet the needs of the biomedical, emerging disease and civilian biodefense research communities through the 21st century.
The NBBTP Fellowship is designed specifically for people interested in careers in high-containment. Fellows are introduced to all elements of biosafety in a high-containment setting, including basic facility management and operations protocol. The program includes traditional lectures, reading assignments, mentoring projects, and travel to off-site conferences and training sessions. This fellowship provides a rare opportunity to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical research centers in the world. Fellowships provide an extraordinary learning environment and rigorous program including academic training, experiential learning, mentorship, developmental assignments, and applied occupational safety and health research opportunities. Fellows will train specifically to support high containment research environments by acquiring knowledge and skills necessary to meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, engineering, communications, management, and public relations challenges associated with the conduct of research in these facilities.
Please note: this is a two-year immersive training Fellowship at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. It is not a permanent, full-time job with either the US Government or the NBBTP government contractor, CDIC, Inc.
To Apply: Interested applicants must complete the Fellowship Application online at https://nbbtpapplication.org/application/. Resumes/CV’s are required components of the application package. However, applicants who submit resumes/CVs without the additional required application materials will not be considered. All application materials are due by 5:00 pm EST on August 1, 2019 including, resume/CV, official transcripts from the university of highest degree, and 2019 reference forms (http://www.nbbtp.org/reference-form/).
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.
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.