Public Health Job Opportunities

Temporary Health Surveillance Specialist

Deadline: until filled 

NE DHHS is seeking a temporary Health Surveillance Specialist to work with the Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program and Office of Epidemiology. The Surveillance Specialist will: Conduct investigation and interviews of Nebraska residents with reported cases of occupational and environmental-related illnesses, injuries, and poisonings. Conduct data collection, and database management for public health surveillance systems. Assist in the generation and analysis of health indicators. Prepare annual reports, factsheets, summaries of data sets, and presentations on occupational and environmental health issues. Continue Reading…

Summer Student Intern (paid w/USDA)

Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Omaha USDA office’s Policy Development Staff team is looking for a summer intern–this is a great opportunity to get paid experience and get your foot in the door with a federal agency! They are looking for individuals with a broad public health background (food safety and/or Epi is a plus). You need to be comfortable working with data as well.

View the job description at USAJobs.

CDC Public Health Associate Program

Application Period: January 12-16, 2015

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) gives recent graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree a valuable opportunity to get hands-on public health experience. This two-year program provides opportunities for associates to gain broad experience working in public health programs in state, tribal, local and territorial (STLT) public health organizations; community-based organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. PHAP also provides competency-based training designed to build the next generation of public health professionals.  Continue Reading…