Public Health Job Opportunities

Environmental Health Specialist I

The Douglas County Health Department is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist I.

Primary Function: Incumbent works under the direction of an assigned Supervisor or designee, conducting routine inspections, investigating complaints and enforcing city ordinances, and state laws (e.g. the applicable food codes, or environmental health and safety laws).

Paid Internships w/Nebraska Appleseed

Nebraska Appleseed’s internship program is now paid at $15 per hour! Additionally, we will continue to offer fully remote internships to those living in Nebraska. Internships are part-time, averaging 10hrs/wk, and are possible for each semester (fall, spring, and summer)

Nebraska Appleseed is currently accepting applications for our Internship Program!

Nebraska Appleseed is dedicated to improving the lives of all Nebrakans through public policy, community support and education, and grassroots organizing efforts. We do this with the help of our dedicated interns.

Nebraska Appleseed interns have the chance to work on public interest issues in the areas of research, advocacy, community outreach, and other critical organizational projects.

CSTE Applied Epi Fellowship–applications reopened (close Friday, April 2nd)

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has reopened the Class XIX Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) program application to accept new applications for placements beginning summer 2021. The new application deadline is Friday, April 2, 2021. The goal of AEF is to provide a high quality on-the-job training experience in applied epidemiology for recent graduates and prepare fellows for long-term career placement at the state and local level. Based on their interests and available positions, fellows are matched to a state or local health agency for two years under the guidance of two experienced mentors.

During their assignment, fellows develop a set of core competency skills related to epidemiologic methods, communication skills, public health practice and policy.

How to Apply
To apply for AEF Class XIX consideration, please view and complete the online application at [] by Friday, April 2, 2021.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, visit []. If you have questions about the fellowship application, please contact CSTE via email at or call the National Office at 770-458-3811. 

Wellness Promotion and Prevention Coordinator, Student Health and Counseling, UNK

Job Description or Duties

The Wellness Promotion and Prevention Coordinator will provide leadership in all aspects of health promotion, education, and prevention activities related to student health and well-being at UNK. The position works towards a shared agenda of broad-based cultural and systemic change through strong systemic connections with campus and community partners. Plans and implements campus programs and department curriculum.  Sets health goals/priorities for campus education based on American College Health Association/National College Health Assessment data and consistent with initiatives of the offices within Student Health and Counseling. Conduct data analysis utilizing SPSS, IRB, survey development, data trends, etc. Recruits, selects, and trains peer health educators and volunteers as well as provides oversight and direction to peer health educators. Teaches students the fundamentals of communication and presentation skills. Grant management: responsible for executing programming consistent with grant funding as well as keeping track of expenses. Coordinate and Chair UNK Substance Use Task Force Coalition, which includes scheduling meeting times with on and off campus stake holders; providing training opportunities to task force members; and, working with members to provide them with resources and grant funds to enhance their alcohol free programs. Plans and implements campus programs and events that promote healthy, safe, and responsible living. Maintain positive working relationships with a variety of regional, statewide and local coalitions to communicate UNK efforts and develop potential collaboration opportunities. Maintain positive working relationships with a variety of regional and statewide coalitions to communicate UNK efforts and develop potential collaboration opportunities.

HRSA Pathways Student Intern, Kansas City

Deadline: 3/19/21

HRSA-Kansas City is seeking qualified students to participate in the Pathways Student Internship Program under indefinite appointments.  Appointment is based on continued needs/funds for the position and the student’s continued compliance in the Pathways Intern Program.  This is a developmental program while the student completes his/her education.  After successful completion of the program requirements, the intern may be non-competitively converted to a term position (not to exceed 1-4 years), or a permanent position in the competitive service.  However, in some situations a conversion may not be a guarantee.

The student may work a full-time or part-time schedule. Part-time hours are typically 16-32 hours per week.  The work schedule will be established so that it does not interfere with the academic schedule during the school year.

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HRSA Pathways Student Intern – Medical/Health

Pay Scale and Grade: GS-0699-5/7

Salary: $30,414 to $48,978 per year (Salary range listed does not include locality pay. The starting salary for this position will be set at the Step 1 of the position based on location.)

Closing Date: Friday, March 19, 2021

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