Fall 2014 Opportunities
MarylandPIRG is seeking Campaign Interns to assist with public interest issue campaigning. The current priority campaign is to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Interns will gain experience in recruiting and organizing volunteers, building coalitions, and in all aspects of developing and running a political campaign. Three positions are available, and are open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. View details
The Center For Child and Community Health Research within the JHU School of Medicine is seeking a research assistant for a project evaluating the health care of Baltimore City residents. The RA will work with local health clinics to recruit young men to participate, and will assist with subject screening and data collection. The project will evaluate the reproductive and sexual health care in young men between the ages of 15 and 24.
See http://y2connect.org/ for an example of project work.
This position is open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. View details.
Food as Medicine is a Johns Hopkins student group dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the students at two Baltimore City Public Schools. The program partners with elementary/middle schools to provide: (1) interactive health and nutrition workshops for students, (2) a health focused after-school program and (3) school-wide health events. The weekly workshops address the Maryland Common Core Curriculum standards for nutrition. The Food as Medicine program aims to promote healthy behavior changes by not only empowering students to think critically about leading healthy lives, but to also act on the lessons learned throughout the program. Together the Food as Medicine participants and volunteers strive to promote a culture of health and wellness at the elementary/middle schools. If you are interested in becoming involved, please see the application and email Marie Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is September 9, 2014.
JHSPH Center for Injury Research and Policy is seeking an intern to be a part of the Johns Hopkins Mobile Safety Center Health Educator program. The intern will assist with various aspects of the program from developing workshops to collecting data. Open to junior or senior PHS majors. View details.
Dr. Kimberly Gudzune, assistant professor of medicine at JHMI, is seeking undergraduate public health student interns. Students will assist with recruitment and data collection for a study to understand how social networks influence diet, eating habits, exercise, and obesity among urban public housing residents in Baltimore City. The project will examine how neighborhood factors impact these same lifestyles behaviors. View details.
Summer 2014 Opportunities
Dr. Sandra Newman out of JHSPH Health Policy and Management is seeking a research assistant. This person should have an interest in policy work and be meticulous. See job description and information on how to apply here.
Jhpiego, an affiliate of JHU Knowledge Service Unit, is seeking a summer intern. It is looking for a junior or senior PHS student that is interested in working in the area of global health communication for the ReproLinePlus site. View details
Dr. Kimberly Gudzune, assistant professor of medicine at JHMI, is seeking undergraduate public health student interns. Students will assist with recruitment and data collection for a study to understand how social networks influence diet, eating habits, exercise, and obesity among urban public housing residents in Baltimore City. The project will examine how neighborhood factors impact these same lifestyles behaviors. View details
The following Summer 2014 programs can be used to meet your PHS AE requirement:
- Global Health Established Field Placements (GHEFP)
- The Baltimore HIV/AIDS Scholars Program (CFAR)
- Johns Hopkins Community Impact Internship Program (CIIP)
- Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS)
- Johns Hopkins Summer Internship Program (DSIP)
- Public Health Studies Cape Town Study Abroad Program
Spring 2014 Opportunities
The JHU Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is seeking a part-time student intern (10 hours a week) to begin work on the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project. The intern will assist with revising and monitoring courses on the Global Health eLearning (GHeL) Center and other tasks as needed within its portfolio of web-based knowledge management tools. Paid position. View detailsThe JHU Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is seeking a part-time student intern for the Spring 2014 semester in support of the NetWorks and DOVE Cholera Projects. The NetWorks project focuses on improving distribution of bed nets for malaria control and improving the use of nets through research and behavior change communication. The DOVE cholera project is promoting the increased use of oral cholera vaccines, which have recently been shown to be safe and effective in reducing unnecessary deaths due to cholera. Duties and potential assignments for both projects are varied. Proposed start date is January 2014 for 15 weeks, with 5-15 hours required weekly (varies). Paid position. View details
Fall 2013 Opportunities
The Strategic Communication Program Unit of JHU Center for Communication Programs is seeking to recruit a student intern immediately to help with organizing files, updating SharePoint information, and cataloguing materials into the Media/Materials Clearinghouse (MMC) for global health projects in Zambia and Liberia, among others. Paid position. View detailsProfessor Mendelson from the JHSPH is seeking students to join a research team studying whether a mindfulness and yoga program promotes positive outcomes for middle school students. Students would help conduct cognitive and physiological assessments with seventh- and eighth-grade students and their teachers in Baltimore City schools. Proposed start date is October 1, 2013, with five hours required weekly for approximately 15 weeks (a semester). Most assessments will occur between 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; ideally, the applicant should plan to be free at least one weekday morning between 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. View details
The Incentive Mentoring Program (IMP) PHS project aims to research and develop resources and programming to help better support low-income students, particularly those with learning disabilities and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in the realm of post-secondary education. IMP is seeking a research intern to begin in September, available 4-6 hours a week. View details View details
The Comprehensive Cancer Control Program within the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking a part-time fall intern to assist with various projects to support the Maryland Cancer Collaborative (MCC) and the Maryland Patient Navigation Network (PNN). Duties and potential projects are varied. Proposed start date is September 16 for 8-10 weeks. View details View details
Food as Medicine is a Johns Hopkins student group that empowers Waverly Middle School students to be proactive about health and nutrition. Johns Hopkins students serve as mentors to the program by leading and planning weekly workshops addressing the Maryland Core Curriculum Standards for nutrition. Mentors also lead the weekly after-school health/nutrition program and help plan the health fair and family health night. If you are interested in becoming involved, please see application and e-mail Nicole Carbone at email@example.com.
Public Health/Science Writing with NetWorks (CCP Project): The NetWorks project is a five-year USAID-funded global project focusing on improving distribution of LLINs for malaria control and improving the use of nets through research and behavior change communication. We are redesigning our website and entering our final year of operation. We will need a strong writer to translate our journal articles, case studies, and news items into brief web blurbs and features to disseminate to our partners and donor audiences as we wind down the project, share our major findings, and prepare for the next phase of the project. Our proposed start date is October 1, 2013, with 8-10 hours required weekly for approximately 15 weeks (a semester), and with the possibility to renew for spring semester. Paid position. View details View details