Career and Professional Development Opportunities, Week of 8/19/2013

Take a look at what’s happening in the next few weeks. Find the latest job and internship openings on the SPHHS Jobs Database.

Career Development Opportunities

Epidemic Intelligence Service, applications due September 1, 2013.

GE-NHMA Health Professional Student Leadership & Mentoring Program. The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), working with the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), will select 50 talented Hispanic medical and public health students to a one year “GE-NHMA Health Professional Student Leadership and Mentoring Program” funded by the GE Foundation. Deadline to apply: September 6, 2013.

White House Internship Program, deadline to apply for Spring 2014 program is September 8.

GW Career Fair, September 12, 1-5pm, Charles E. Smith Center.

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program, applications due September 30 and October 28.

Professional Development Opportunities

Society of Health Policy Young Professionals’ Trivia Night, August 20, 6:30-8:30pm EDT, Science Club, 1136 St. NW, Second Floor Washington, DC, RSVP.

Obesity Prevention at the State and Local Levels: Lessons Learned and New Opportunities, August 21, Noon-1:30pm EDT, Sheldon Hall W1214, Wolfe Street Building. Live webcast available here.

Webinar: “Current Debates in Global Health Policy,” August 22, 12-1pm EDT.

National Minority AIDS Council Leadership Workshop: “Building Leadership for Organizational Change and Sustainability,” August 21-22, Washington, DC.

GW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Invited Speaker Series, “Environmental Toxicity of PAH and Arsenic Exposures,” Dr. Scott W. Burchiel, August 23, 12:30-1:30pm EDT, EOH Conference Room, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 203A.

2013 ISDS Conference, December 10-13, 2013, New Orleans, LA. Abstract submission deadline September 6.

“Learning in Disaster Health: A Continuing Education Workshop”, September 17-18, Washington, DC.

Call for Abstracts, Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges, April 25-27, 2014, Berkeley, CA. Abstract submissions due September 30, 2013.

NIH Grant Training Seminar: “How to Obtain Peer-Reviewed NIH Research Grants,” August 27, 8:30am-5:00pm EDT, Johns Hopkins University, Rockville Campus.

UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center Conference, “Evaluating Bioactive Food Components in Obesity and Cancer Prevention,” September 27-29, Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

AcademyHealth Health Policy Orientation, October 28-31, 2013, Washington, DC. Registration is limited to 50 participants.

Second Century Symposium: Transforming Public Health Education, November 1, 2013, 8:30am-6:00pm, Harvard University Longwood Campus.

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