Internship and Fellowship Postings as of July 20, 2022

Jul. 20, 2022

POSITION:  Intern – Hepatitis Program Assistant (Paid Internship)

ORGANIZATION: Viral Hepatitis Program at NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Program Description:

The NYC Health Department’s Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) in the Bureau of Hepatitis, HIV and STI works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Hepatitis B and C in NYC. The Capacity Building unit within VHP administers multiple direct service programs through contracts with substance use treatment programs, community organizations, hospitals, and health centers. 

The Clinical Practice Facilitation Program (CPF) provides technical assistance, training and data reports to healthcare facilities in order to build their clinical capacity to screen for, diagnose and treat NYC residents with hepatitis B/C and HIV. CPF engages with clinical and non-clinical staff to participate in hepatitis clinical practice improvement projects and implement system changes.

Intern Responsibilities, assist with:

  • Provision of training, technical assistance and data reports to health care facilities
  • Recording and tracking CPF activities in Public Health Partners Connect database
  • Project planning and implementation with partner facilities
  • Analysis, reporting and data visualization of surveillance and program data
  • Performing literature reviews and the preparation of peer reviewed publications
  • Writing of abstracts, creation of posters and slide presentations
  • Meeting planning, meeting notes, and follow up items
  • Complete other tasks as assigned (e.g. site visits, enhanced surveillance, patient navigation, etc.)


  1. Currently matriculated in the CUNY Master’s of Public Health program (MPH)
  2. Applicant must be interested in public health program implementation, capacity building and data analysis
  3. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with a sense of customer service
  4. Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a diverse team
  5. Highly organized with attention to detail
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and databases

Preferred Skills:

  1. Knowledge of Hepatitis B/C or HIV (epidemiological and socioeconomic profiles, transmission, prevention, treatment)
  1. Interest in working with vulnerable populations
  2. Familiarity with clinical settings
  3. Ability to handle multiple assignments

We especially encourage LGBTQIA+ people and people of color to apply.

Schedule: 19 hours per week during Fall/Spring Semester and up to 34 hours per week during Winter and Summer breaks 

Rate: $20/hour

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: minimum 6 months

If interested, send cover letter and resume to Nadine Kela-Murphy, MPH at with subject: Hepatitis Program Assistant


POSITION: Student Volunteer

ORGANIZATION: CUNY SPH CATCH (Center for Advanced Technology and Communication in Health)

CATCH is looking for student volunteers.

The mission of CATCH is to develop and implement new technologies and approaches (e.g., computer modeling, artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, multimedia, social media) to help decision making in health and public health. This includes finding ways to help various decision makers, including product developers, health professionals, healthcare administrators, policymakers, and the general public better understand and communicate key issues. 

CATCH is looking for support with examples, including:

  • Designing, developing, running, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting results/outputs from computational models
  • Preparing reports and manuscripts for publication
  • Multimedia
  • Graphic design
  • Social media 
  • Data entry

Kindly email the below to

  • Your resume or CV
  • Description of your interests
  • Available days of the week and hours 


POSITION: Various Internships

ORGANIZATION: CUNY Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs

The City University of New York is pleased to offer several high impact internship opportunities based in public service learning. The programs below, listed with their projected program cycle timeline, are coordinated by the CUNY Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs:

Spring – Caucus CUNY Scholars Internship Program (Deadline: 1st Monday of December)

Fall – Women’s Public Service Internship Program (Deadline: 2nd Thursday in July)

Spring/Fall – NYC Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs (2 weeks prior to semester or prior to registration)

Each program will provide qualified students the opportunity to learn with the offices of selected legislators alongside an academic seminar. Each program has specific eligibility requirements and expectations. CUNY students who are interested in participating should first review the descriptions of the programs on the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship website:  

The next step is to complete this Interest Form to connect with your Campus Faculty Coordinator for a conversation about your eligibility and registering for the internship seminar on campus. The Campus Faculty Coordinator (CFC) will review your transcript, provide the specifics of the the on-campus course, and provide recommendations for which internship experience is best for you at this time. The CFC will provide the application link.

To view the official posting: CUNY ETR Program Pre-Application Interest Form – Formstack


POSITION: Program Evaluation Fellow 


WorkWell NYC seeks an independent and highly motivated Program Evaluation Fellow to provide monitoring and evaluation support for a variety of worksite wellness initiatives that aim to improve the health and well-being of City of New York employees. 

WorkWell NYC is a joint worksite wellness initiative between the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations (OLR) and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) that focuses on improving the health and productivity of the City’s workforce of over 370,000 employees. WorkWell NYC’s core mission is to create workplaces that engage and empower employees to live healthy, active lifestyles and to provide health and wellbeing services, programs, and resources for employees and their families. To achieve this goal, WorkWell NYC develops and implements programming across key areas: healthy eating, physical activity, mental well-being, preventative health behaviors, and health equity. Some of WorkWell NYC’s current initiatives include physical activity challenges, a worksite vaccination campaign, and chronic disease prevention programming. 

The WorkWell NYC Program Evaluation Fellow will support public health program monitoring and evaluation through data entry, tracking program outcomes, and developing systematic reviews for relevant research. The position requires the candidate to work 20 hours per week and will be compensated at a rate of $17/hour. The candidate will begin in August 2022 and commit through May 2023. Potential to extend the internship will be based on performance. Candidates may send a cover letter and resume via email to Pria Islam , using the subject line “WorkWell NYC Program Evaluation Fellow”.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Projects and responsibilities will include:

  • Researching innovative and effective workplace wellness programming in relevant topic areas
  • Working with the Program Evaluator to support successful monitoring and evaluation of workplace wellness programs (i.e. physical activity challenges, vaccination clinics, and chronic disease prevention)
  • Compiling and summarizing data
  • Create and present reports on summarized data for ongoing and completed programs
  • Attend staff meetings and other WorkWell NYC meetings as requested by their supervisor
  • Other program support, as assigned

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Have a strong skill set in data entry and management, specifically in Microsoft Excel; proficiency in other statistical software like Stata, R, SPSS, is a plus
  • Be highly attentive to detail and meticulous in data entry and management
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter who is flexible and able to balance multiple assignments with deadlines
  • Have taken at least one course each in program evaluation, statistics, and epidemiology
  • Have previous experience with researching and developing systematic reviews
  • Have previous experience with public health program monitoring and evaluation
  • Have previous experience with worksite wellness program monitoring and evaluation
  • Have previous experience with the City of New York in health and wellness promotion


POSITION: Various Fall Internships


SKDK, an award-winning public affairs and political advertising agency, is currently seeking interns to join our team for Fall 2022. 

With offices in Washington, D.C., New York City, Albany, and Los Angeles, SKDK brings unparalleled strategic communications experience to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations, labor unions, political committees, and candidates.

Whether it is creating a campaign launch video for a candidate, assisting a corporate client on establishing messaging around their corporate social responsibility strategy, or guiding a nonprofit through a crisis, SKDK is always at the forefront, leading the charge. There is no company better that understands the intersection of press, politics, and policy.

At SKDK, we are made whole by the diversity of our team. We are a firm that invites and celebrates the uniqueness of each member of our team and encourages individuals to bring their best selves into the workplace. Whether it is through participation in one of our Employee Resource Groups, serving on our DEI Council, opportunities to volunteer, or bringing a new perspective to client work, your individuality and experience matters.

To view the official job postings: SKDK Fall Internships


POSITION: Senior & Junior Commissioned Corps Officer Student Training and Extern Programs

ORGANIZATION: Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program – Jul 31

SRCOSTEP training and extern positions are available to individuals who are enrolled as full-time students in certain health professions programs with at least 8 months of educational commitment remaining in the final year. Applicants in: medical laboratory scientist, nurse, nurse practitioner*, pharmacy, physical therapist, physician assistant. Nurse practitioner applicants who already possess a qualifying BSN degree are not eligible for this program.

Junior Commissioned Corps Officer Student Training and Extern Program – Jul 31

JRCOSTEP training and extern positions are available to students who have completed at least 1 year of study in a master’s or doctoral program or at least 2 years of study in a professionally accredited baccalaureate program in specific health disciplines. Effective immediately JRCOSTEP will begin accepting prescreen questionnaires and applications from students in the specific areas of study: engineer, environmental health, pharmacy and nurse.

To learn more: Students | Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (


POSITION: Senior Service Fellow (Research Microbiologist)

ORGANIZATION: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This position is located in CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases (DVD), Respiratory Viruses Branch (RVB), Respiratory Viruses Diagnostics Lab Team (RVDT).  The mission of the Division of Viral Diseases (DVD) is to prevent disease, disability, and death from viral diseases through immunization and other prevention measures. This office is within the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, which plays a critical role in outbreak response, diagnostics development, epidemiology, vaccine development and evaluation, and control of respiratory and vaccine-preventable disease nationally and globally.

The main responsibilities of RVDT are to develop cutting edge diagnostic tests to identify respiratory viruses and to monitor and characterize trends in non-influenza respiratory viral activity through U.S surveillance. This work will provide CDC and state public health labs vital diagnostic tools central to public health and is expected to be disseminated to the scientific community by publication of papers in peer reviewed journals to and ultimately contribute significantly to new scientific knowledge on the biology, natural history, and pathogenicity of all human respiratory viruses except influenza.


The incumbent will:

  • Plan, prioritize, initiate, design, conduct, coordinate, direct, and lead basic and applied research studies
  • Assist in, or plan/develop molecular detection assays, procedures, for the analysis and detection for hRSV and other respiratory viruses to inform in the prevention and treatment measures.
  • Provide consultation and advice to the agency, both internal and external to DVD and to partners outside of the agency (e.g. WHO) in areas of personal research expertise which may also involve overseas travel to provide workshop training.
  • Participate in the development of policy and educational documents and on review and advisory panels and will prepare findings for publication or presentation at scientific meetings.

Basic Qualifications


Degree: microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent.


Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Agency Required Educational Qualifications:

Doctoral level degree in the fields listed above;

One year of related postdoctoral experience at the next lower grade level related to the work of the position in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations.

Highly qualified candidates would possess the following:


Post-doctoral training is preferred or have sufficient qualifications in the field of virology to assist in leading the hRSV and other respiratory virus program both domestically and internationally.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover letter or statement of interest
  • Resume or CV
  • College Transcripts

Email all required documentation listed above to: RVDT at  by 11:59 PM EDT July 29, 2022.

Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed and there may possibly be interviews. If selected, the following documentation will be required:

Send official transcripts directly to  or to

Two letters of recommendation from outside CDC (dated within one year)

Human Resources, in coordination with the program office, will notify the selectee and negotiate the effective date of the position.

To view the official job posting: Senior Service Fellow


POSITION: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)

ORGANIZATION: National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research award is to enhance the diversity of the health-related research workforce by supporting the research training of predoctoral students from diverse backgrounds including those from groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research workforce.

Through this award program, promising predoctoral students will obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting well-defined research projects in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. The proposed mentored research training is expected to clearly enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist.

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) does not allow candidates to propose to lead an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial,  but does allow candidates to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a sponsor or co-sponsor.

To view more visit: Predoctoral Fellowship