Public Health Job Opportunities

Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist

The Refugee Empowerment Center is seeking a full time AmeriCorps member. This Refugee AmeriCorps position will take place at ECDC’s affiliate office, Refugee Empowerment Center (REC), in Omaha, Nebraska. The PC Job Readiness Specialist will support REC’s Preferred Communities (PC) program by helping newly resettled refugees and other eligible individuals gain access to the local job market by providing training and job placement assistance. Continue reading “Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist”

Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)–applications now open!

Deadline: February 16

The Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP) online application is now open for summer 2018!


This is a nine week, paid summer internship opportunity open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in occupational safety and health, and in working with worker organizations like unions and worker centers. Attached is a flyer with more information. Two COPH graduates have completed this internship, so contact Career Services if you would like to be in touch with them for more insight.  Continue reading “Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)–applications now open!”

DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment

The Douglas County Health Department is preparing to conduct the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) assessment in local retail food outlets (grocery and convenience stores). This will be the fourth assessment since 2009. The NEMS assessment is important to evaluate access to healthy foods among Douglas County residents. Continue reading “DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment”

Great Plains Tribal Epi Center & Chairmen’s Health Board, Internships

Several internships are now available through the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center (GPTEC) for the spring and summer of 2018! Continue reading “Great Plains Tribal Epi Center & Chairmen’s Health Board, Internships”

CSTE Applied Epi Fellowship–application closes January 12

CSTE, in collaboration with CDC, the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), established the Applied Epidemiology Fellowship to train recent graduates in the expanding field of applied epidemiology. The goal of the Fellowship is to provide a high quality training experience and to secure long-term career placement for Fellows at the state or local level.

Participating fellows will receive two years of on-the-job training at a state or local health agency under the guidance of an experienced mentor. The Fellowship’s mission is to meet the nation’s ongoing need for applied epidemiology workforce capacity in state and local health departments through a national fellowship-training program.

Visit the fellowship website for more information:

This is an exceptional opportunity for anyone interested in governmental epidemiology. Please work closely with Career Services if you are interested in applying for the fellowship program.