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PAID Tulane SPHTM Work Study Students Needed
The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) is looking for graduate student workers to assist the center in its research, advocacy, community engagement and communication activities. Ideal candidates are those available to work during summer semester 2015 through the following school year.
The positions are limited to students with work study eligibility, 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. April 17, 2015 for emailed or faxed applications, and all mailed applications must be post-marked by April 15, 2015.
To apply, send a one-page cover letter, resume and two professional references to:
Keelia O’Malley, MPH, Assistant Director
Tulane Prevention Research Center
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2322, New Orleans, La 70112
504.988.3286 phone; 504.988.3540 fax komalley@tulane.edu

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 through the end of April. The internship position will begin immediately or, at the latest, at the beginning of the summer semester 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).

Six Internship OpportunitiesNOW CLOSED
Summer 2015 Tulane PRC Health Promotion Practicum Program
The Prevention Research Center at Tulane University is offering SIX competitive practicum internships that provide students with real-life experience in the field of health promotion working with selected partners of the PRC. The practicum program is limited to Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine students. Preference is given to graduate-level students who have not yet completed a practicum, but practica have been awarded to exceptional undergraduate students in the past.
The practicum hosts are The Cookbook Project, Fitness Fleet, Friends of Lafitte Corridor, National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI New Orleans, The ReFresh Project – Broad Community Connections, and Second Harvest Food Bank – Cooking Matters.
These internships are unpaid, except for the Fitness Fleet practicum which has payment available. Click on the links below for brief descriptions of the internships and to download the application for all practica.
Internship Descriptions Summer 2015
Application Form Summer 2015
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, for emailed or faxed applications, and all mailed applications must be post-marked by Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The internship position may begin in April or May, but the bulk of work will be performed during the summer semester. Exact start and end dates depend on student availability, program timing, and each host organization’s specific needs.
The interns will be required to work a total of 300 hours for the designated organizations. For students in the Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences Department, this program will fulfill your practicum and project requirements. The interns will also be required to fulfill all reporting requirements mandated by the school’s practicum manual.
Questions? Contact Naomi King Englar, PRC Communications and Dissemination Coordinator, at 504.988.7410 or nking2@tulane.edu. Application materials should be submitted to Naomi either via email (nking2@tulane.edu), fax (504.988.3540), or mail (1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans LA 70112).

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Sankofa Community Development Corporation: Operations Manager

The mission of Sankofa Community Development Corporation is to build bridges for healthier communities, spur development by addressing health disparities, and support youth empowerment through education and intergenerational learning. ‘Sankofa’ comes from the Akan language of Ghana and translates literally to SAN (return), KO (go), FA (look, seek and take). In the Akan culture, the Sankofa represents the importance of respecting the wisdom of the past while planning and working for the future. At Sankofa, we believe health to be the cornerstone of a thriving community. When individuals are healthy, relationships function better, families operate more easily and communities are more cohesive. This creates opportunities for increased safety, stability and overall viability.

Job Summary
The operations manager will oversee day-to-day operations of Sankofa’s programs and administrative systems, supervise staff, and serve as the right-hand to the executive director. The operations manager will be responsible for development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices, management of the organization’s human resources, and assistance with the budget development and management in collaboration with the executive director and programs manager. The operations manager reports to the executive director, interacts with the board of directors, and serves as a member of the management team. There are opportunities for advancement and growth in this position with experience and demonstrated capacity to execute work.

For more information about this position and instructions to apply, click here for the full job posting.

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Vitamin supplement intake is related to dietary intake and physical activity: The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)

 

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