Public Health Job Opportunities

Healthier Community Program Coordinator

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Project Coordinator

Project Extra Mile is seeking a Project Coordinator.

Job Description: The Project Coordinator is responsible for enhancing and complementing the youth leadership, media advocacy, and awareness work being done at Project Extra Mile to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harms. The Project Coordinator will help plan and implement programs and develop relationships with both young and adult leaders in the Omaha metro area to help the organization achieve its mission.

SAMHSA Internship

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Internship Program. []

The SAMHSA Internship Program is a full-time (at least 33 hours per week) internship that lasts 10 weeks in the Summer and 15 weeks in both the Fall and Spring. SAMHSA is located in Rockville, MD and internships are in-person COVID-pending. This program allows interns to work under the guidance of a SAMHSA manager in a department [] whose focus matches the students’ interests. Professional development sessions are also included for the students to enhance their knowledge and marketability.

This is a fully funded program sponsored by SAMHSA. This means that housing and roundtrip travel are completely covered for the student. A sizable stipend is also provided to alleviate other living expenses and local transportation costs.

Applications for our Summer 2022 Session are due February 3, 2022, by 10:00PM ET. Individuals from underrepresented groups in STEM are encouraged to apply.

Public health-oriented students at Schools of Public Health may attend upcoming SAMHSA Informational Webinars, organized by The Washington Center for Internships and Seminars (see more opportunities here: a variety of Funded Federal Diversity Internships []) :

November 17, 2021, at 2:00PM ET

Register here: []

January 13, 2022, at 4:00PM ET Register here: []