February Student E-Newsletter

Job Opportunities for Students and Alumni

!!!UWM – Graduate Student Services Associate!!!
Position description:
• Answering phone calls and e-mails for both students and applicants at the Graduate School front desk.
• Fulfilling transcript orders
• Maintaining records system in the office
• Opening and distributing mail throughout the Graduate School office
• Operating cash register and running closing report
• Utilizing Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
• Verify degrees and enrollment
• Other tasks as assigned
Application Process:
Students interested in applying for this position please upload a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Handshake. For questions about the position, please contact
Nicole Solakiewicz, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, at solakie2@uwm.edu.

!!!UWM – Helen Bader School of Social Welfare – Research Assistant!!!
This position supports the project titled “Racine Elevates: All Children’s Health” (Dr. Joshua Mersky, Principal Investigator).
1. Assist with recruitment and retention of study participants.
2. Distribute surveys and enter subject data.
3. Collaborate with other project personnel
4. Attend project team meetings
Email a cover letter, resume and the names of two references to Nora Miller, Program Manager.

UW-Madison – Narrative and resource development coordinator 
Under the general supervision of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) Section Chief at the Department of Health Services and the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group in the Population Health Institute in the School of Medicine & Public Health, the position is responsible for collaborating on efforts supporting overall development of a statewide health equity narrative plan as well as the management of print and web-based resources to support health equity and tobacco prevention communications efforts in Wisconsin.

UW-Madison – Community Scientist
The primary responsibilities for this position will involve conducting qualitative and quantitative research related to the work of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) program, a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, focused on improving health outcomes and advancing equity in our nation. The position will also assist with program evaluation efforts.

Milwaukee Health Department – Part-time Temporary Public Health Analyst
The PHA will develop and implement systems to collect, analyze and disseminate information related to the opioid epidemic including but not limited to: biosurveillance, community resources, and planning efforts. A main function involves implementation of activities in the WI Department of Health Services (DHS) Public Health Preparedness grant to enhance public health’s response to the opioid epidemic in Milwaukee County This effort aims to create a broader sustainable structure focused on the opioid epidemic that will assist in larger substance abuse efforts. For more info, contact Tiffinie Cobb.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation – Program Manager, Healthy Schools and Communities Program
The Program Manager, Healthy Schools and Communities Program is responsible for overall management and implementation of the Healthy Schools Program and (Resilience in School Environment) RISE Initiative in a specific state or region.
The Program Manager will activate schools to improve the school health environment through implementation of policy, system, and environmental improvements that reshape school disciplinary practices. These practices will increase physical activity and improve nutrition and increase student and staff resilience.

Walworth County Judicial Center – Public Health Specialist
This position is responsible for providing and managing health education programs that help individuals, families and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles by collecting and analyzing data to identify community health needs and opportunities.  This position serves as a health resource specializing in behavioral health related prevention priorities and teaching in a variety of settings to all population groups including health professionals.

Foxconn – Public Health Communications Specialist
Foxconn is seeking a Public Health Communications Specialist who enjoys the challenge of performing in a start-up environment and has a desire to revolutionize a whole new industry. The Public Health Communications Specialist will build a legacy, and have a direct impact on the current and future state of Foxconn’s culture.

UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences – SR. Administrative Program Specialist
The Administrative Program Specialist (Grants Administrator) is responsible for performing pre- and post-award grants management and reports directly to the Director, Shared Office for Administration of Research (SOAR). This position will be supervised by the Director of SOAR but will be overseen by Associate Deans in Joseph J. Zilber School of Public, College of Health Sciences, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare and College of Nursing. The Grants Administrator (GA) will take the lead in all pre-award administrative aspects of the research application and will manage the post-award administration for sponsored programs for grants within their specified portfolio. The GA will serve as a liaison among principal investigators (PI’s), university administrative units, sponsors, and departments/deans on proposal development and submission and award review, set-up and financial management.

IMPACT – Coordinated Entry Prevention Navigator
The Coordinated Entry Prevention Navigator works closely with the 2-1-1 Community Resource Specialists, the Coordinated Entry Team, and community partners to provide in-person assessment, resource development, and short-term case management to individuals at high risk of homelessness. The goal of this intervention is to divert or prevent people from becoming literally homeless, and when that is unavoidable, to work with the Coordinated Entry System to facilitate connection to emergency and permanent housing solutions. The Coordinated Entry Prevention Navigator will provide quality professional services to internal and external customers and implement IMPACT’s philosophy of teamwork, customer service, and value added, in the call center and in the community.

Brown Deer Farmers Market – Community Engagement Volunteer
Brown Deer Farmers Market is hiring a Paid intern for the 2019 summer. Check out the application here

Imagine MKE – Neighborhood Liaison
As part of the strategic agenda, Imagine MKE will partner with the Wisconsin Black Historical Society in the Amani neighborhood to launch a neighborhood arts and culture pilot project that engages residents in creation and amplification of arts and culture in the Amani neighborhood.  Imagine MKE is seeking a neighborhood liaison to support the Imagine MKE Neighborhood Pilot Program in the Amani Neighborhood. The Liaison will report to the Director of Outreach at Imagine MKE (and the CEO when that person is hired). The Liaison will be located at the WBHS and will be supported by WBHS, the Imagine MKE staff, and the Neighborhoods Workgroup of Imagine MKE in fulfilling their duties and achieving their objectives.

Division of Personnel Management – 2019 SAAIP Internship Program
The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program is one of many internship programs offered by the State of Wisconsin. The Division of Personnel Management, Bureau of Merit Selection and Recruitment, administers the SAAIP and provides racial/ethnic minority students, female students, students with disabilities, and veteran students an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within Wisconsin state government. SAAIP is a paid internship which provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government. Many of the interns have succeeded in obtaining employment in state government as limited term or permanent state employees.

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