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While unpaid, this summer internship offers many opportunities to work closely with USC global health and human rights faculty. It may also lead to a paid internship for the Fall 2013 semester.
When: Mid-May – Mid-August, 2013
Apply: Send your resume and a writing sample or cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 17.
WEB DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP
SEXUAL & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH & RIGHTS NETWORK
The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights is seeking a web development intern to help build an online presence for a premier sexual and reproductive health and rights network. Applicants must have experience in web development and design and will work with the USC Institute for Global Health’s web manager to conceptualize and implement both the design and functionality of the website through an open-source content management system (i.e. Drupal or similar) with user management capabilities. While unpaid, this is an excellent portfolio-building opportunity for a budding web developer interested in taking on a high profile, global project.
Date: Mid-summer 2013 - Fall 2013
Requirements: Applicants must be able to contribute at least 5 hours a week to this project.
To apply, please email Larissa Puro at email@example.com with a resume and your portfolio.
Public Health Field Studies Position
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center
The Charles Drew University Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (CDU PAETC) is seeking a graduate level public health student with an interest in HIV, culturally fluent care, provider training, and program administration, beginning the second or third week of May, 2013.
- 10-20 hours per week, depending on length of internship
- Minimum 200 hour commitment; preferably 400
- Begin as soon as possible
- Located on Charles Drew University campus in South Los Angeles
- Stipend is available
Charles Drew University is a Historically Black Medical School in South Los Angeles. CDU degree programs include Urban Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Physician Assistant, and other science degrees. AIDS Education and Training Centers (AET Cs), funded by HRSA, are located throughout the United States. CDU is a Local Performance Site of the Pacific Region AETC.
The CDU PAETC mission is to improve health outcomes of people living with HIV by training health care professionals from community clinics and organizations.
CDU PAETC trains nurses, physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, mental health and substance abuse counselors, public health professionals, and other providers as well as Los Angeles County department of public health staff.
CDU PAETC sponsors trainings/conferences on campus and throughout the County. CDU PAETC works closely with the Los Angeles County Office of AIDS Programs and Policy, UCLA PAETC, and USC PAETC.
Provider trainings cover all areas of HIV care, including mental health, substance abuse, other co-occurring disorders, pharmacology, engagement in care, and culture/race/gender issues.
The CDU PAETC has a special focus on the interplay between HIV, mental health, and substance abuse.
Every training addresses cultural fluency.
Learning opportunities and responsibilities may include:
- Extensive networking opportunities with LA County DPH staff, community clinic providers, and other healthcare agency administrators
- Researching and creating new HIV curricula; updating existing curricula
- Analyzing needs assessments to determine trainings gaps
- Grant writing
- Developing online trainings
- Developing content for CDU PAETC website and other online media
- Assisting with funder reports and work plans – includes compiling participant data and some data entry
- Logistical coordination of trainings and conferences
- General program support
- Desire to work on health issues affecting communities of color
- Professional communication skills and demeanor
- Ability to work independently and willingness to ask for help when needed
- Comfort discussing sexual health
- Occasional travel within the County; mileage will be reimbursed at $.50 a mile.
- Flexibility – hours will vary according to training events
- Proficiency in MS Office; MS Access knowledge helpful but not required
- Website content management helpful, not required
The student will work in an office in SPECTRUM, CDU’s on-campus HIV psychosocial and mental health services center, located on the Charles Drew University campus.
Student will encounter but not work directly with patients/clients. o
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