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Communications/Social Media Intern Needed
The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is looking for a graduate student intern to assist the center in its work, especially its advocacy, community engagement and communication activities. Ideal candidates are those available to work during summer semester 2015 with potential to work through the following school year.
The position is unpaid and limited to students who are currently enrolled at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Background on the center:
The Tulane PRC’s mission is to reduce or prevent overweight and obesity in the Greater New Orleans Area by addressing the physical and social environmental factors influencing physical activity and diet. The PRC’s mission is accomplished through participatory research; collaboration with community partners and policy makers; communication about environmental factors related to physical activity and diet with public health practitioners, policy makers and community partners; and training of public health professionals, paraprofessional and community members.
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. May 28, 2015 for emailed or faxed applications, and all mailed applications must be post-marked by May 26, 2015.
To apply, send a one-page cover letter, resume and two professional references to:
Naomi King Englar, Communications and Dissemination Coordinator
Tulane Prevention Research Center
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2210, Mail Code #8319
New Orleans, La 70112
504.988.7410 phone; 504.988.3540 fax
nking2@tulane.edu

Food Day 2015 Internship OPEN!
The Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Tulane University has teamed up with the national Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) to offer ONE competitive internship to provide real-life experience in the field of health promotion working on CSPI’s national campaign for Food Day 2015 (October 24, 2015). The internship is limited to Tulane University students, preferably students in the public health undergraduate or graduate programs.
Although the internship is unpaid, CSPI can help cover transportation costs for meetings agreed upon in advance with the intern’s supervisor at CSPI.
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, for emailed or faxed applications. All mailed applications must be post-marked by Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The internship position will begin during the summer and continue into the fall semester, ending mid-November.
Click here for a full description of the internship.
To apply, send a resume, contact information for two professional references, and a cover letter to Naomi King Englar, PRC Communications and Dissemination Coordinator, at nking2@tulane.edu or via fax (504.988.3540).

One Internship Opportunity
Grow Dat Youth Farm is seeking a Program Coordinator Practicum Intern. The application deadline is rolling, meaning students can apply as soon as possible. The internship position will begin immediately and continue through the summer. Exact start and end dates depend on student availability, program timing, and the organization’s specific needs.
Click here for a description of the internship.
The intern will be required to work a total of 300 hours. This internship is limited to students at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The intern will be required to fulfill all reporting requirements mandated by the school’s practicum manual.
To apply, send a resume, contact information for two professional references, and a cover letter to Naomi King Englar, PRC Communications and Dissemination Coordinator, at nking2@tulane.edu or via fax (504.988.3540).

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