IH Blast

Welcome to the IH Blast,  the IH Department’s way of keeping you informed about events, opportunities, and things of interest to our concentrators. Click on headings for general information, and to access subpages.

Catholic Relief Services Summer Internship Opportunities

By Emily Morin
April 17th, 2014 in Practicums/Internships, Volunteer.

Summer Internship Program Flyer The Summer Internship Program is CRS’s formal internship program.  The program takes place from June to August for a period of 10 – 12 weeks (in some cases the internship may extend beyond the summer months). Interns work in departments across the organization and are responsible for a variety of tasks based on their skill set and the needs of their departments. Interns receive regular guidance, direction, and support from their supervisor to ensure a successful experience. The program is designed as a collaborative learning experience that includes a performance management assessment, activities with other interns in... More

Country Director position in Uganda with Sparks Microgrants

By Emily Morin
April 17th, 2014 in Jobs.

Attached is the job description for an exciting opportunity to work with Spark Microgrants, a partner of Segal Family Foundation. Spark is hiring for a Country Director in Uganda. The Deadline is May 9th! Country Director Job Description April 2014

Last Infectious Disease Current Events Club meeting of the semester-all students welcome!

By Emily Morin
April 17th, 2014 in IH Events.

Come to the last meeting of the IH Current Events club, under the Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases emphasis area for this semester. We’ll talk about recent developments in international health and infectious disease, as well as where these developments fit in the bigger picture. Bring in any stories you think your fellow students should know about! All concentrations are welcome. Thursday, May 1st 12-1pm in CT376 Pizza provided!

Academic Services Coordinator position open in the Department of Global Health-great for an alum!

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Jobs.

Our Academic Services Coordinator position will be available starting in late spring. We will not accept applications from current students, but this is a perfect position for a May graduate or any other alumni! Please see the official job posting here!

HE2RO QuantCorps Fellowships for 2014

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Fellowships.

 The HE2RO QuantCorps offers Boston University master’s graduates and South African honours and master’s graduates an opportunity to participate in valuable research studies and projects, under the supervision of HE2RO’s senior staff and faculty from Boston University and the University of the Witwatersrand. It seeks to train South African and international public health graduates in the skills of applied research in epidemiology, health economics, data analysis, and health policy analysis and creates an opportunity for young researchers to gain experience and become eligible for professional positions at HE2RO. HE2RO expects to appoint approximately four QuantCorps Fellows in 2014. Learn more... More

Health for America Fellowship Opportunity

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Fellowships.

Learn more here!

Unreasonable East Africa job opportunities

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Jobs.

We are looking for 4 talented individuals to join our team in Kampala to fill these short term/internship positions. You could be a student at the University or just completed your degree or are looking to transition roles from your current job. This is also a chance for you to experience our institute first hand including interacting with our class of entrepreneurs, learning from our 50 world class mentors and  joining the Unreasonable family.  Do you think you have what it takes, APPLY NOW before April 20th, 201

Closing Soon (4/18/14): Health Business Advisor for Private Sector Partnerships with GHFP program

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Fellowships.

Global Health Fellow Program II Technical Advisor I: Health Business Advisor for Private Sector Partnerships Front Office, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development Location: Washington, DC Assignment: Two year fellowship GHFP II-P2-081   The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).   GHFP-II's goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency's immediate and emerging human... More

M&E Emphasis Area event April 24th-pizza provided!

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in IH Events.

We will be hosting our second Monitoring and Evaluation Emphasis area meeting on April 24th from 1:00-2:30pm in room CT374. Along with discussing a journal article, we will be streaming a Coffee Break Special Series from American Evaluation Association on Linking Your Work to the Body of Knowledge in Your Field by Matt Von Hendy.  If you would like to attend the meeting and be part of the discussion, please email Pavitri Dwivedi at pavitrid@bu.edu. All concentrations are welcome and pizza is provided!

“Terrorism and Public Health” presentation hosted by Rotaract tonight! All students welcome, pizza provided!

By Emily Morin
April 16th, 2014 in Outside Announcements.

Terrorism and Public Health Presented by George Annas, JD, MPH Hosted by Rotaract Wednesday April 16th 5:00pm in L206 Pizza Provided

BNID Weekly Job/Internship postings

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in Jobs, Practicums/Internships.

JOB / INTERNSHIP OPENINGS Country Director Madagascar - PIVOT  Digital Library Curator (Internship) - Open Learning Exchange (OLE) Media Relations Manager - Ivy Child International Assistant to Director - Empower Dalit Women of Nepal Social Enterprise Fellowship in Haiti - Archimedes Project Junior Social Research Project Assistant (Virtual) - GK Consulting, LLC

Deadline extended to contribute to the student-run SPH journal “The Movement”

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in IH Announcements.

Contribute to The Movement, the student-run journal at the School of Public Health. The deadline has been EXTENDED to April 14th. This semester’s theme is Social Justice in Health, but other subjects are also accepted! Email your writing as Word documents to bumovement@gmail.com. Connect with us: Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/bumovement Twitter: @BUMovement Website: www.bu.edu/themovement Email: bumovement@gmail.com

GHFP Fellowship in the Service Delivery Improvement Division of the Population and Reproductive Health Communications Intern Office of Population and Reproductive Health

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in Fellowships.

Global Health Fellows Program II Service Delivery Improvement Division, Population and Reproductive Health Communications Intern Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development Anticipated timeframe: May 2014 - August 2014: Compensated 12 week internship Location: Washington, DC INT-P3-043   The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).   GHFP-II's goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency's... More

Directed study available for students familiar with “R” computer statistical language

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in IH Announcements.

Are you a student (second or third semester) who knows "R" computer statistical language? Two Global Health faculty, Veronika Wirtz and Warren Kaplan, are looking for help on a late spring/summer project related to diabetes and access to insulin. This project could be used as directed study. If interested please contact Veronika Wirtz at vwirtz@bu.edu or Warren Kaplan at wak@bu.edu.

Open position with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in Jobs.

See the full job description here: JOB POSTING_NYDPH

Global Health grads help run Boston hospitals too-learn more at the fellowship career panel this Thursday, April 17th!

By Emily Morin
April 14th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars, Fellowships.

The Career Center is hosting a fellowship panel Thursday, April 17th from 5-5:50pm in CT460A. There will be four panelists (listed below) with Dr. Vicky Parker from the Department of Health Policy & Management as moderator: Kristen Apa, Boston Medical Center (an IH alum) Aaron Fishman, Mass General Hospital Priscilla Lueras, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Mary Tyson, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will share what it's been like to be an Administrative Fellow at their hospital, and share tips for preparing for the application and interview process. Please RSVP via the SPH CareerLink!

Vitamin Angels presentation on current programs-Monday, April 14th at 5pm in CT305

By Emily Morin
April 10th, 2014 in IH Events.

Gecko Health Innovations Internship Opportunity in Cambridge, MA

By Emily Morin
April 10th, 2014 in Practicums/Internships.

Job Opening: Business and Policy Intern Mobile-health startup. Part-time or full-time www.geckocap.com  Location: Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA Employer: Gecko Health Innovations is an early-stage health-IT company developing a medical device and mobile health application that helps patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers better manage asthma. Job description: We are looking for a talented individual who shares our vision for improving the lives of patients and families with asthma to fill the role of Business Development and Policy Advocate. The ideal candidate should be driven, have excellent written and oral communication skills, experience working in the healthcare industry, and ability to work independently and in a team with little... More

The Future of Activism in a Time of Shrinking Abortion Access event April 16th

By Emily Morin
April 10th, 2014 in Outside Announcements.

A conversation with renowned reproductive rights activist and scholar MARLENE GERBER FRIED, Co-Director, Civil Liberties and Public Policy, Hampshire College. All welcome! Learn more here: Marlene Gerber Fried event 4 16 14

Public Health Program Asc (Based in Cambodia) through Emory University

By Emily Morin
April 8th, 2014 in Jobs.

Learn more here!