The Borgen Project, a national campaign that fights global poverty by working to make it a focus of U.S. foreign policy, has internship positions open in Seattle.
Various available: http://borgenproject.org/seattle-internships/
The Borgen Project
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration in collaboration with the Office of Minority Health Resource Center present:
Becoming Empowered Africans Through Improved Treatment of
Diabetes, Hepatitis B, & HIV
Effective Strategies to Improve Patient-Provider Communication and Adherence to Treatment
Healthcare providers who work with African clients
Provider Education on Tuesday & Wednesday August 19th, 20th
African Client Education on Thursday August 21st
Embassy Suites Seattle-Tacoma Intl. Airport
15920 W Valley Highway
Seattle, WA 98188
Registration begins at 9:30 am, and training is from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day
Annamore Matambanadzo, PhD
Executive Director Advanced African Development Inc.
Emmanuel Koku, PhD
Director of Africana Studies, Drexel University
Senior Program Analyst Office of Minority Health Resource Center
ATTENDANCE IS FREE: but space is limited. Lunch will be provided
Please RSVP to Gary Gant by August 5th 2014, at 206.615.2318 or ggant
ANNOUNCEMENT: Deadline Extended to August 18 for Levinson Emerging Scholar & Washington Research Foundation Fellowships
Announcing two research funding opportunities. These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of August 18 with funding starting next academic year. Please share widely.
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge.
Undergraduates who are interested in devoting a significant portion of time to research, which both complements their coursework and furthers their professional goals, are especially encouraged to apply.
View more information here: http://exp.washington.edu/urp/wrff/
Deadline: August 18
Levinson Emerging Scholars Program
The Levinson Emerging Scholars Program supports talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors who want to pursue creative and advanced research in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, genetics, neuroscience, and related fields.
As Levinson Emerging Scholars, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding to support their research in these disciplines, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.
By funding ten scholars each year, the Levinson Emerging Scholars Program nurtures a growing cadre of high caliber academic researchers who, in turn, will further innovation in biotechnology-related fields and enrich the future of academe.
View more information here: http://exp.washington.edu/urp/levinson/
Deadline: August 18
Questions? Contact URP Staff at urp.
Interested in Global Health? The UW Department of Global Health will begin offering G H 101: Introduction to Global Health as an online course AUT Quarter 2014. The course provides an introduction to global health, including the burden and distribution of disease and mortality; the determinants of global health disparities; the making of global health policies; and the outcomes of global health interventions. The course is entirely online with a proctored mid-term and final exam. This offering is open to all majors at all UW Campuses.
The course is listed online at ghminor.
New Undergraduate Special Topics courses from the Health Services department in the School of Public Health: http://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/AUT2014/hlthsvcs.html
ECONOMICS TO SOLVE TODAY’S HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS
A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH
TTh 100-220 + various discussion sections
SOCIAL NETWORKS AND HEALTH
HAGOPIAN,AMY & KANTER,EVAN
WAR & HEALTH: EXPLORES THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF WAR AND THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONALS IN PREVENTING WAR
Internship Opportunities at HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance
PEER ADVOCATE INTERN (2x):
The Peer Advocate Internship is designed for a LGBTQ or Allied young adult who has experience working young gay/bi/trans* men, or young Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), regardless of sexual identity. Under close supervision and support the Peer Advocate Intern conducts outreach to young MSM in order to collect survey responses for a formative assessment project. The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate current knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of young MSM in Seattle/King County in order to inform future programming and HIV/STI prevention efforts for at-risk populations. Outreach to the target population occurs in-person, at venues and events primarily frequented by young MSM, and online. The Peer Advocate Intern benefits from the position by developing and learning marketable skills for future employment. The Peer Advocate Intern works with and reports directly to Lifelong’s Assistant Prevention Education Manager. This position is a part-time, temporary, non-union position that does not extend beyond a total of 250 hours. The compensation is $12/hour. For more information or to apply, email Michael Barnes at michaelb or call 206-957-1665