Public Health Job Opportunities

Communications and Marketing Student Internship

Deadline: Until Filled

The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking an intern 10-30 hours per week. The internship program is designed to give participants firsthand experience in community engagement and relationship building, with special attention focused on efforts to increase concern and awareness about Alzheimer’s disease with the Communications and Marketing Department.  The Communications and Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting with tasks to support creative services, marketing/social media, media development and engagement and public relations efforts.

For more information, including how to apply, please review the position description- Communications and Marketing Internship Description.

Various positions w/SHPEP

UNMC’s Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a national program established by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. SHPEP is a six-week residential summer enrichment program for first and second year college students interested in the health professions. See more about SHPEP here: http://www.shpep.org/

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Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements

A Community Population Health Research Program Coordinator, Research Associate, and two Graduate Research Assistants are sought to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Each position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements”

Project Coordinator

CHI Health is seeking a Project Coordinator for their 5-4-3-2-1 Go! ® Healthy Kids lifestyle campaign.

Program Description:

The Community Benefit & Healthier Communities (CB&HC) team at CHI Health has been implementing a campaign promoting healthy habits to children in kindergarten through 5th grade in multiple counties in Nebraska for several years.  The goal of this initiative is to reduce overweight/obesity in children in CHI Health service areas through a community-wide campaign using the 5-4-3-2-1 Go! ®message. The main strategies include engagement in schools and out-of-school setting, promotion in clinics, and outreach in the community through events and media. The Coordinator will execute current work plans in Douglas, Sarpy, and Cass Counties, assist leads in Colfax and Pierce counties to execute their work plans, and work with the Community Benefit team to develop additional strategies which may or may not include expanding to other communities. Continue reading “Project Coordinator”