Public Health Job Opportunities

Coordinator, Hope Lodge

Save lives. Fulfill yours.
At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer.

Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2.5 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer.

Oversee the operation and activities of the Hope Lodge a residential hospitality house for adult cancer patients and caregivers, ensuring that the Hope Lodge mission and guiding principles are met.  Provides assistance and support to guests, volunteers, and other visitors as appropriate.  Ensures a safe, supportive, “home away from home” environment at all times during shifts.

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MPH Student Worker/Community Student Research Assistant

Job Title:  Community Student Research Assistant                            

Department: Health Promotion                                                                                                           

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Research Assistant(s) will assist with data collection on children in the youth settings in rural communities in Nebraska and assist in subsequent video data coding.  The position may perform literature searches, maintain a library of articles for staff, filing, photocopying, running errands and other lab tasks as assigned.                                       Continue reading “MPH Student Worker/Community Student Research Assistant”


Internship opportunity with Community Population Health Initiative Focusing on Childhood Physical Activity

College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

We are seeking interns to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Interns will be working under the auspices of 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).   Continue reading “Internship”