Health – Current Opportunities

Opportunities to enroll in various programs, internships, and scholarships are always passing through our office and we felt they would be better accessible if they are posted on our website! You can also find a comprehensive directory of numerous summer programs offered via the following link, courtesy of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences: Directory of Summer Internships

Research and Summer Opportunities

Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program

Undergraduate college students in Hawai`i with two years of science studies have the opportunity to take part in a program where they will learn laboratory techniques and shadow scientists in either Thailand or Cameroon during the summer. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded program ($1.3 million over five years) will engage nine undergraduates and one graduate student annually in international research in tropical medicine, infectious diseases and related health sciences.

For eligibility, application procedures, and more program information, please visit the website. The application deadline is October 20, 2014.

John A. Burns School of Medicine

There are many research activities at JABSOM. Please see the following link: https://jabsom.hawaii.edu/JABSOM/research/

China California Heart Watch

The China California Heart Watch, a non-for-profit charity whose mission includes medical research, teaching and clinical care in rural Yunnan Province, China is seeking students, particularly those interested in future careers in medicine, public health, or related fields to participate in an internship this year. This program allows students the opportunity for first-hand experience of medical problems – particularly cardiovascular problems – and care in the impoverished communities of Yunnan.

The internship will be conducted under the direction of Professor Bob Detrano, MD/PhD of the University of California, Irvine and Professor PC Chow, MD of the Hong Kong Queen Mary’s Hospital. Students are required to cover the cost of all travel expenses to/from and within China, including room, board, and food. The program requests a tax-free donation of $2100 for the summer program. The dates of the summer internship will be July 10, 2014 – July 28, 2014 and to attend, students must arrive in Dali, China by July 9, 2014 to attend the training session between July 10 – July 12.

For more information and to apply online, visit China California Heart Watch or contact robert@chinacal.org.

Global Health Education Programs Through CFHI

Child Family Health International (CFHI) is the leading nongovernmental organization (NGO) placing health science students on global health education programs in ways that are socially responsible and financially just. We model best global health education practices which demonstrate a priority commitment to community engagement and local integrity. CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.

Their programs are open to all students of the health sciences, and are located in countries such as:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • India
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Uganda

Their opportunities provide:

  • clinical programs every month
  • 4-12 week replacements
  • mentoring by local physicians
  • Spanish language training
  • weekly medical lectures
  • volunteer opportunities

For more information and to apply online, visit Child Family Health International (CFHI)

Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC)

Summer research experience is available for undergraduates! Research is available for several science fields, including astronomy, biosciences, engineering, physics, and psychology, as well as general and special interest programs.

Check out their website for more information.

Also, if you’re interested in research opportunities in Hawaii, the mainland, and even abroad, check out these opportunities!

Job Opportunities

Kaplan Campus Representative, UH Manoa Job Opening

Kaplan is seeking enthusiastic, motivated, and well-connected college students to work part-time promoting Kaplan campaigns and events, as well as on-campus and online test prep courses.

Responsibilities include:
-    Serve as a Kaplan brand ambassador throughout the campus community
-    Generate new leads among the campus population using the following tactics:
o    Identify and actively introduce Kaplan to campus groups and campus leaders
o    Increase campus penetration via on-campus tabling, email, and social media
o    Promote and register students for free Kaplan events and campaigns
o    Advise students regarding grad school admissions tests and Kaplan programs
-    Post and distribute fliers, handbills and other marketing materials

Job Qualifications:
-    Actively enrolled Sophomore or higher
-    Able to commit up to 5 – 10 hrs/wk for at least one full semester
-    Goal-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills
-    Well-networked and outgoing member of campus community
-    Active participant in campus clubs; preference given to club officers
-    Sales, marketing, or event promotion experience a plus

Benefits:
-    Competitive hourly pay rate
-    Enhance leadership, sales, and marketing skills
-    Build resume with a world-leading education company
-    Earn a free * Kaplan test prep course (up to a $2,099 value)
-    Help students (and yourself) achieve educational and career goalsInterested applicants may apply online here

Medical Assistant Job Opening

Medical Assistant wanted for a fast-paced, multi-site clinic (Honolulu & Aiea).

Currently seeking a highly motivated and intelligent medical assistant for our multi-site, multi-provider practice to start immediately. We will train you.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
- Patient screening
- Answering phones
- Collecting payment
- Providing excellent customer service to our patients.

Applicants must be reliable, able to travel to the Aiea Clinic, computer literate with typing skills, and the ability to learn quickly is a plus. Previous experience in a medical office is highly desirable.

Our Office Hours are M, W, F from 8:30 am- 5:30 pm; T, TH from 8:30 am to 6:00 PM and Saturday from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Start date is immediate.

Qualified candidates should submit resume via email to avc.omanager@gmail.com.

Medical Assistant Job Opening

Qualifications :
1. Sincere interest in health care/medicine/nursing.
2. Past employees have been, but applicants are not limited to, pre-med,
pre-nursing, pre-health, and physician assistant graduates or students.
3. Comfortable with computers.
4. Comfortable answering phones politely and professionally.
5. Ability to learn and retain processes quickly.
6. Enjoys working with people of all ages.
7. Ability to multi-task.
8. Ability to work long hours daily (10-12 hours daily).
9. MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT AT LEAST 1.5 – 2 YEARS FROM HIRING DATE
10. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AT LEAST 28-34 HOURS PER WEEK.

Duties :
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Duties include reception work, triaging patients, scheduling, and assisting physicians in daily duties in extremely busy pediatric and internal medicine (adult) practice. Individual will be trained on the job, but he or she must make a significant commitment, self-motivated, and comfortable multi-tasking.

Salary range : To be discussed at time of interview.

Other salary info : Based on skill level at hourly rate. Full medical, dental, and vision
upon meeting state-regulated minimum weekly hour benefit
requirement.

Benefits: Full medical, dental, and vision upon meeting state-regulated minimum weekly hour benefit requirement.

Address : 550 South Beretania St. Suite 502 Honolulu, HI, 96813
No. of Openings : 2
Start Date : ASAP
Closing Date : 10-01-2013
Job Program : FULL TIME
Job Affiliation : UH Manoa
Job Number : 124654

Speech Language Pathologist Opening

Who to contact : Jacob Tavares
95 Mahalani St. STE 19A.
Wailuku, HI 96793
jtavares@imuafamilyservices.org – www.imuafamilyservices.org
(808)244-7467 x 224

Job Duration: We are looking to hire someone as soon as possible.  They must have their ASHA certification and State of Hawaii SLP license.  CFY candidates will be considered.  It would be a full time, non-exempt position.

Salary:  The salary is competitive, but variable based on the candidates experience.

Benefits:  A full medical benefit package is included while employed at Imua Family Services.

Requirements:  A master’s degree in a field qualifying the candidate as a Speech Language Pathologist.

Scholarship Opportunities

Science in Action: Summer Programs for High School Students

If you’re a high school student with a passion for science or math, the Science in Action program offers an exciting summer experience!

  • Noncredit courses will provide hands-on discovery and learning with world-class UHM faculty and researchers
  • Access to facilities, laboratories, and data at the UHM campus, the John A. Burns School of Medicine, and Coconut Island
  • Opportunity to gain high-level skills and strengthen your resumé
  • Choose from a variety of 1 or 2 week noncredit courses in areas that include medicine, mathematics, marine biology, botany, and microbiological oceanography
  • Thanks to generous donors, all students in the program will receive a scholarship toward their course fee(s); scholarship amounts are specified on individual course webpages

Please apply online by clicking here.