Public Health Job Opportunities

Global Health Project Associate

UNMC College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health is seeking a Project Associate. This position will provide support to the Global Health Center at the College of Public Health.  Main responsibilities include project coordination, communication and contribution to the Global Health Center.

Immunization Epidemiologist

Job Description

This position will serve as the Immunization Program Epidemiologist for the Iowa Department of Public Health. The Immunization Program resides in the Bureau of Immunization and Tuberculosis.

Responsibilities of this position include:
Under the supervision of the Chief of the Bureau, this position will provide epidemiological analysis of vaccine preventable diseases and immunization data. This position will assist with data related to the Immunization Program and the Public Health Tracking Portal. Duties include data tracking, statistical analysis, and reporting on immunization coverage levels compared to state and national benchmarks for immunization rates for all age groups and social/ economic determinants. The position works in collaboration with program staff regarding data sets and leads work to collect, compile, analyze and report statistical data. This position will require the use of SAS statistical software and Tableau data visualization programs to complete reports and ad hoc data requests. This position will be responsible for analyzing data and preparing reports prior to submission to CDC and coordinating public facing data sets. Utilize data to perform statistical analysis of Bureau data. Disseminate data and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders and use results to recommend specific action and/or new policies, procedures, and standards for program quality improvement and provide technical assistance to IDPH grantees on data related issues. Participate in Department data work groups, CDC site visits, and state and national trainings and workshops.

Environmental Quality Internship Program

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Internship and Clerkship Program are unique opportunities and come with a high level of responsibility. As an intern, you will work on a wide variety of assignments including: researching environmental issues, assisting the staff in drafting documents, fact checking, administrative tasks to support the work of CEQ, and other duties as assigned.

Internship Program

CEQ interns are supervised by CEQ Staff, and provide critical research and writing assistance on a range of environmental policies such as: implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), environmental justice, sustainability, climate change, resilience, public lands, water, and transportation. Through CEQ’s participation in policy processes across the Federal government, interns have the opportunity to perform diverse and substantive policy work. The office environment is fast paced, so accuracy and attention to detail are absolute requirements. 

Qualifications Needed 

CEQ seeks undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent college graduates who are:

  • Highly motivated
  • Willing to contribute where needed
  • Ability to handle fast pace and quick turnaround assignments
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and maturity
  • Computer literacy

There are no curricular requirements for selection as an intern; however, CEQ prefers applicants who have completed relevant coursework, and whose work experience demonstrates a commitment to environment, climate change, or natural resource issues.

CEQ offers part-time and full-time (40 hours per week) internships but requires a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week. This is an unpaid internship, and if selected and upon request, CEQ will provide you information you may need to help secure funding, stipends, or credits through your school. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and if selected will be required to undergo a background check.

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Health Assessments & Plans Communications Specialist

The Iowa Department of Public Health is looking to fill a Health Assessments and Plans Communications Specialist to assist the department. This position functions within the Deputy Director’s Office and the Bureau of Public Health Performance.

The successful candidate for the position will assist with the coordination and technical assistance to IDPH advisory groups, state agencies, state community planning groups, and other organizations in implementing the state health needs assessment and improvement plan (SHA&SHIP).