Career and Professional Development Opportunities, Week of 8/26/2013

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.

TSPPPA Career Forum: International Careers, panel of invited speakers from: CARDNO, PACT, QED, VEGA, USAID and World Bank, September 13, 5:00-6:00pm, MPA 309, 805 21st St. NW.

APTR-CDC Preventative Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program, application deadline September 30, 2013.

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

Professional Development Opportunities

Department of Health Policy Brown Bag Seminar: Dr. Julia Zur, ”  Medicaid expansion initiative in Massachusetts: Enrollment among substance-abusing homeless adults,” August 29, 12-1pm EDT, 2012 K St., NW, 8th floor large conference room.

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.

“The Business of Health Care and How it Determines the Medical Treatment Women Receive,” September 26, 1-2pm EDT.

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.

#TouchingLives School Talent International Contest, Do you enjoy singing or dancing? Would you like to help saving lives? Use your creativity and join the Pan American Health Organization and the Global Public-Private Partnership for Hand Washing (PPPHW) in promoting proper handwashing with soap and water through the #TouchingLives School Talent Contest. Closing date for the contest is Saturday, September 14, 2013.

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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