Public Health Job Opportunities

How to find a job opportunity

Handshake is UNMC’s preferred platform to find student jobs! UNMC students can utilize Handshake to browse and apply for local, national and student job opportunities, view upcoming career events, and more. 

Access Your Account: Students are automatically assigned a Handshake account upon acceptance to UNMC. Log in here using your NetID and password to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers. For more instructions on how to access your account, please visit the Handshake support page

Questions about Handshake? Check out Handshake’s frequently asked questions. If you have questions about career planning, please contact the COPH Director of Career Services, Brenda Nickol at brenda.nickol@unmc.edu.  

List of job opportunities

COPH Career Services receives job opportunities directly from local, state and regional employers. Find them below:

Short term position w/Latino Center

The Latino Center of the Midlands is looking to contract with a master’s student (who would be paid) to process evaluations for an internship program. There are 12 interns in this program who all have a pre-health career field interest. They would need someone to process all evaluations/surveys and compile it into a summary report that would be provided to our grant funders. 

The work is to be completed in the Fall of 2022, and can be done virtually.

If interested, contact Emily Nuss, Family & Community Well-Being Manager:

P: 402.733.2720 ext 1402
E: enuss@latinocenter.org

Health Data Fellow w/the Nebraska Hospital Association

This AmeriCorps Fellow will mine historically significant hospital data and provide analysis and forecasting. The AmeriCorps Fellow will serve with the NHA executive team to use the data forecasting in developing and prioritizing action steps for the management of clinical and financial outcomes for rural healthcare in Nebraska.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone in a data or healthcare focused degree program.

Deadline to apply: June 24. This is a 12mo, full time position, for $30K/yr (this is A Lead for America Fellowship, through the AmeriCorps program).

View full information and apply online here.

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