Public Health Job Opportunities

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!”

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: http://cstefellows.org/

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.

Community Research Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Athena Ramos in the Center for Reducing Health Disparities is seeking a work study student to assist with an on-going research project. See the job description below, and contact Athena if you are interested.

MUST be eligible for Federal Work Study. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please see COPH Career Services for more information, and/or communicate with UNMC Financial Aid.

Ramos FWS

Senior Researcher

Deadline: until filled

HDR is seeking a Senior Researcher (would probably be a best fit either for a recent grad who had prior work experience, or for someone who has been out and working for a while. PhD is preferred.)

The Senior Researcher leads development and implementation of Research initiatives. This is a senior-level consulting role, and the candidate is expected to seek out and leverage opportunities to develop impactful research across HDR program areas. Specific responsibilities include working with internal and external clients (as well as more junior Research staff) to develop viable and significant research questions and hypotheses, to develop and delineate clear research designs and approaches, to guide junior staff in systematic literature searching and reviews and in writing research plans and protocols, to develop and validate data collection instruments as needed, and to oversee and participate in data collection and analysis processes. The Senior Researcher is expected to conduct advanced statistical analyses, including analyses of correlated/longitudinal data, and to be able to clearly summarize results and lead teams in writing reports and manuscripts. The Senior Researcher must work collaboratively with content experts in other Consulting groups and with project leaders on research initiatives. The candidate should be an articulate advocate for the value of research to clients, to the industry,  and within HDR. Continue reading “Senior Researcher”

Safety/Industrial Hygiene Data Support Intern

Union Pacific is looking for interested students who would like to work as a year-round intern in the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering group in Omaha, Nebraska starting as soon as possible. This position offers the ability to review, discuss and understand data on employee exposures to noise and chemicals in the complex UPRR work environments. In addition this position will provide an opportunity for the intern to improve current IT and business processes, and become involved in developing and generating performance measures. Union Pacific will accommodate the interns work schedule to fit their school schedule (within reason); and the intern will be expected to work sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The successful applicant will be expected to work between 15-20 hours a week.

This internship is an introduction to the fields of Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety Engineering with minimal field travel to UPRR shops or yards outside of the immediate Omaha and Council Bluffs, IA area.

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