Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Intern   The office of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs accepts a limited number of internship and fellowship applicants each year. The Chairman’s Office seeks individuals with specific interests in Indian education, tribal economic development, Indian land management, federal trust responsibility, Indian healthcare, Indian housing, and tribal law and order. Interns and fellows assist with legislative research projects, hearings and administrative tasks and gain firsthand knowledge on how a Senate Committee works to pass legislation and conducts oversight on federal agencies, programs and policy implementation. Though no specific major or program is required, a good academicRead More →

Community Environment Fellowship Qualifications: ·       A Master’s degree in urban planning or public health received within the last five years. ·       Background in physical activity, nutrition or obesity is desired. ·       Previous evaluation experience or experience in creating models is preferred. How to Apply: ·       To be considered, please send a current CV/resume to the attention of CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCCDPHP-2014-0077 in all communications. https://orise.orau.gov/cdc/applicants/description.aspx?JobId=119 Applications are now open for the 2015 Spring Term of Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program (SULI). Deadline: October 7, 2014 5:00 PM ET. The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematicsRead More →

Hello, Below are a series of scholarships and internships. Health Educator/Communicator Fellowship Qualifications: ·       A Master’s degree in public health, communication or a related field received within the last five years. ·       Experience with state or local health departments is beneficial. How to Apply: ·       To be considered, please send a current CV/resume to the attention of CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCEH-2014-0076 in all communications. https://orise.orau.gov/cdc/applicants/description.aspx?JobId=2320   Scholarship and Internship Opportunity for Native American Vets Good afternoon, I hope you are well. I am writing to inform you of an opportunity my organization has for Native American Veterans.  We have scholarships available for Native American VeteransRead More →

Porter Scientific Inc – Pembroke, NC JOB DESCRIPTION Porter Scientific Inc is adding additional staff to its existing team of field representatives conducting facility surveys in support of the Hurricane Sandy Recovery effort. Duties include: inspection of buildings and facilities utilizing IRVS software; identify hazards/flaws/ risks/issues for each facility; perform research via databases and software to gather information on facilities; determine seismic, wind, flood, and terrorism threats on facilities; site visits to meet with facility representatives to gather information, review of physical documentation in field (plans, permits, certificates, etc.); document brief description summary of each facility, utilize software such as ArcGIS and HAZUS to interpret resultsRead More →

  Association of American Indian Physicians’ 43rd Annual Meeting and Health Conference NIDDK Announcement NIDDK Announces Travel Awards to AAIP’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Health Conference!  A limited number of travel awards will be offered toAmerican Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who may have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas, including diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, and digestive, liver, urologic, kidney and hematologic diseases. As a recipient of this award, students will receive paid travel expenses, lodging and per diem to the AAIP Annual Conference that will be held in Denver, CO JulyRead More →

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants Deadline: May 22 Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas: implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs; purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives; and purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs. Maximum grant award is $4,000. http://bit.ly/1i0oLDc Tribal Health Public Support Fellowship   Qualifications:   ·        A Doctoral degree in the social or health sciences received within the last five years. A candidate with a master degree inRead More →

CDC Disease Detective Camp and CDC Junior Disease Detective Camp The David J. Sencer CDC Museum is pleased to announce the 2014 summer programs: CDC Disease Detective Camp, and CDC Junior Disease Detective Camp. Both are academic day camps held at CDC’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Identical sessions of each camp are held twice during the summer. Application to the camp is open to the public. There are no camp fees, but each camper is responsible for bringing or buying his or her lunch. See below for information about each camp, and please visit http://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/ for complete information, and application forms. Please note that admission to theRead More →

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Accepting Applications for 2014   Deadline to apply is March 1, 2014   The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program is looking for interested freshman and sophomore college students who want to pursue a career in medicine or dentistry. Students who meet the following eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply at one of the 12 institutions: *Be currently enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college; *Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5; *Be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa; and *Not have previously participated in SMDEP.   SMDEP is implemented at 12 program sites (80Read More →

Call for Applications Cleveland Clinic is proud to sponsor a two-day conference focusing on science and innovation for American Indian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and first-generation science, math, and pre-med undergraduate students. Cleveland Clinic physician and research scientist-led presentations and an abstract poster scholarship competition comprise the conference agenda. The 6th Annual Aspiring Physicians and Research Scientists Conference (APRSC) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 21st, Thursday, May 22nd and Friday, May 23rd, 2014 at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. The application deadline is March 21, 2014. Apply Now Applicants must submit an online application, letter of recommendation or online recommendation form from an academicRead More →