Jobs/Internships

Teach for America

Are you interested in challenging yourself in an impact-driven career? Putting your talents to work to disrupt inequity and create opportunity? Joining a powerful network of more than 50,000 leaders from all backgrounds and sectors? By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a network of leaders shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. Check out some of the inspiring ways our alumni are leading across education, business, policy, law, medicine, and more. How will you lead? Apply to the 2018 corps today.

NEXT Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

To learn more, visit our website.

Blood and Marrow Transplantation Ambassador

I am the Associate Program Director in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. I am looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to help us change the practice of medicine. I’m hoping you can share this message with members of Alpha Epsilon Delta. 

The very first successful bone marrow transplant was performed at the University of Minnesota in 1968. We are the oldest and one of the largest, most successful BMT programs in the world. I encourage you to spend some time learning about the pioneers in our division by exploring the links below. If you are inspired by the work we are doing, please consider joining a network of highly-motivated student ambassadors from colleges across the country. 

Ambassadors will be responsible for raising awareness about rare diseases, educating others about current research, and advocating for patients and their families. There will be many ways to contribute, and there is no minimum time commitment! This is a unique leadership opportunity and exciting way to get involved in an internationally respected program. 

Please consider joining the Facebook group, and share with anyone else who might be interested: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pediatricbmtambassadors/ 

Historical Milestones in BMT: https://www.mhealth.org/care/treatments/blood-and-marrow-transplant-adult/historical-milestones 
Pediatric BMT website: https://bmt.umn.edu/ 
CRISPR/Cas9 paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/npjregenmed201614 
Adrenoleukodystrophy paper: http://www.elaespana.es/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Miller-2011-HCT-for-c-ALD.pdf 
Patient story: http://legacy.umn.edu/stories/zuzia-s-new-skin


Cardinal Scholars

Click here to apply!

Cardinal Scholars is a service that connects tutors with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students seeking help. Tutoring sessions can take place at the student’s home, at a nearby library, on the tutor’s campus, or even via Skype.

New tutors can join our platform to be considered for local opportunities that match their subject skills and weekly availability.

    Desired Skills and Experience: Teaching, Tutoring, Leadership, and Mentorship

    Responsibilities: Tutor local students based on your subject preference and availability (work as much or as little as you’d                                                     like!)

    Qualifications: Fantastic teachers who have experience teaching or mentoring others, are academically curious and                                                           intelligent, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Compensation: Online tutoring sessions start at $15/hour, and in-person tutoring ranges from $23/hour up to $50/hour.

We connect tutors all over the country with students in their area for in-person tutoring—as well as online sessions—so you can tutor in your hometown during breaks and in your college town during the school year! To learn more, please visit cardinalscholars.com/about and check out our FAQ’s for tutors.

*Coming on board as a tutor does not guarantee immediate tutoring work but does offer the opportunity to be considered for an assignment if we receive a tutoring request in your area for in-person tutoring and/or around the country for online tutoring.



Student Brand Ambassador Role:

Kaplan is hiring Student Brand Ambassadors for campuses across the US and Canada. 

It is 5 hours per week ($15/hour) and involves networking on campus, utilizing social media and digital communication, and building relationships with student groups

There are also cool perks, like mentorship, professional development, and internal opportunities. You can learn more about the position here: bit.ly/KaplanAmbassadors

If you're interested, let me know at pamela.pulido@kaplan.com so I can refer you. This is a competitive position and the next training cohort begins at the end of this month, so let me know ASAP if you want to apply!



Susan G. Komen Internships

4 Different Opportunities:

  • Graphic Design Internship
  • Public Relations and Marketing Internship
  • Race for the Cure Internship
  • Volunteer Development Internship

Candidates interested in applying for these positions should submit a cover letter and resume’ to director@komenbatonrouge.org. The opportunities can be found at: http://komenbatonrouge.org/about-us/career-and-internship-opportunities/



               Work/Research Opportunities at Pennington Biomedical for College Students

There are two options for students to gain work/research experience at the Pennington Center. 

  • The first option is a paid option for students to perform work duties;
  • The second option is the Non-Employee Trainee (NET) program, to facilitate opportunities for interested persons to learn about PBRC research and methods by training in the lab of a scientist.  Student workers are paid, and the benefits of their work flow to the institution; Non-Employee Trainees are not paid, and the benefits of training flow to the trainee/intern.

For more information, click the following link: Work/Research Opportunities

If interested in the student position, please fill out the application form and email it to jobs@pbrc.edu

If interested in the Non-Employee Trainee position, please fill out the general interest application and email it to trainees@pbrc.edu



                            Baton Rouge Sports Foundation

Our Public Relations Intern will be tasked with supporting the marketing, promotion, and overall communication activities related to BRASF initiatives, events, projects and achievements.  This is a hands-on opportunity which will give the intern a chance to plan and direct all communication activities for our organization. 

This position includes a stipend based on experience and time commitment.  Interns are expected to work 15-20 hours per week.  Some BRASF events and projects require work during weekends or nights. BRASF prefers interns who can commit to working with our organization for six months or longer.

For more information, click the following link: Public Relations Internship. This link contains information about the requirements and duties involved in the internship.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and portfolio samples to Eric Engemann (eric@brasf.com).  Any questions can be directed via email or by phone at 225.382.3571.




                       Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Internships

There is a Public Relations/Event Coordinator Internship Position Available (One per semester).


The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a national non-profit organization that raises money for medical research. Our Baton Rouge office is looking for someone to help us organize and execute our fundraisers. Responsibilities include date planning, venue arrangements, securing committees and sponsors, food and entertainment, volunteer coordination, community publicity, event staffing on-site, and follow-up. You will assist our Executive Director and Development Directors in taking each event from inception to completion in the specified time frame, meeting deadlines and always being prepared with a back-up plan.


For more information on the requirements necessary, click the following link: skills and necessary qualifications


Contact Erin Achberger (Executive Director) at eachberger@cff.org 



                                      Volunteer with HAART

HAART is currently looking for volunteers to help at their Wellness Center. The Wellness Center provides health screenings, HIV/STD screenings, and education to gay and bisexual men or transgender individuals. We want to provide a holistic approach to health and to empower our clients to improve their wellness.

Click on the following link for the job description: The Wellness Center.

If you are not interested in this specific job, please contact Jaclyn Martin (Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator) at (225)927-1269 (Main Line) or (225)424-1816 (Direct Line).



                    Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory

On behalf of the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory, the LSU Olinde Career Center is sending you this direct job notification. The LA State Police Crime Lab is currently seeking applicants for the position of Crime Laboratory Analyst 1 position. Currently, there are seven vacant positions available, located in Baton Rouge, LA. They are seeking candidates with strong science backgrounds looking for a challenging career in forensics and or crime scene investigative work.  If you are interested in this type of challenging work, please see the job listing below. For more information, click on the following link: Crime Lab Analyst.


Interested candidates need to submit their resume, transcripts, cover letter and references to:

    Joanie Brocato, Ph.D.

    DNA Manager

    Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory

    Joanie.Brocato@la.gov



                                        The Atlantis Project

The Atlantis Fellowship is a competitive pre-med summer-break program in Spain, Italy, Greece, and other countries. Accepted Fellows shadow doctors in local hospitals for 100 hours with additional opportunities for MCAT prep, application advice from current MD students, and access to a network of medical leaders including our alumni. Summer 2017 spots are closing in early April. Apply nowPassword: atlantis. Name of campus rep: {club name}


Haiti International Clinical Apprenticeship Program (HICAP)

This is a summer opportunity for pre-med and other health professional students. Check out our video. If you are interested, you can apply for a scholarship to help fund your excursion by clicking on the following link: Colline Foundation Scholarship. You can check out past students testimonials. For more information on what will occur in Haiti or how to apply, click on the following link: Colline Foundation Flyer.


                   Summer Sales and Marketing Internship

There are 4 positions available in Baton Rouge for the LSU Sales Team. 
    Full-Time availability Monday – Friday (8:30AM – 5:30PM)
    Housing & Vehicle available in the Baton Rouge area

We kick off our internship with our Nationally Recognized All-Expenses Paid Sales Foundation Academy Training in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on the campus of UNC. Then, we will fly you back to your college town where you will get to work on a team to help connect local business leaders to your college community.

 After the summer is over, we offer full-time opportunities within our organization! We also have an extensive Career Partner network of companies like Federated Insurance, Enterprise, Bloomberg, Stephan Gould, Verizon, and Edward Jones, which hire our interns because they value the real world experience they receive in our program. 

I have included the link to our  Internship Video and Website



                      Tulane Cancer Center - Cancer Registry Assistant

The Tulane Comprehensive Cancer Clinic has a job opening for a recent graduate or student who is taking a transition year before entering medical school.   Please see the attached statement of work to learn more about his opportunity. Please direct all questions regarding this position to the contact information on the attached flyer.


 Adult and Juvenile Osteology and Bioarchaeology Fieldschool

Our osteology and bioarchaeology programs are designed to offer intensive, practical, hands on experience with remarkably well preserved human osteological remains, focusing primarily on research skill acquisition. They provide a very effective transition between the controlled teaching environment of an osteology academic lab and real "life" burial assemblages. As such, our programs offer an essential and necessary skill set to anyone pursuing a career in physical anthropology, bioarchaeology, forensics or medicine. For more information on any of our programs including the dates, click on the following links to view the flyers: Adult Osteology Workshop, Juvenile Osteology Workshop, and Medieval Funerary Excavation.


        Project Horseshoe Farm's Post Graduate Fellowship and Undergraduate Internship

Project Horseshoe Farm is a community-based healthcare and education nonprofit in Greensboro, Alabama.  For more information on the fellowship or internship, click on the following links: flyer and brochure. Deadline to register for the 2017-2018 Horshoe Farm Fellowship is February 12, 2017 at 11:59pm CST.


            Spanish & Medicine Shadowing Abroad Program

For those of us that are NOT fluent in Spanish...
What if you could travel overseas for only nine weeks and return with all this?
    - Credit for THREE Spanish courses
    - Shadowing experience at a learning hospital
    New network of prehealth/premed friends from around the country
    - Travel stories to talk about at cocktail parties for the next 25 years
    A unique experience to stand apart on school and job applications 
    - A great stride toward Spanish fluency 
For more information click on the following link.


                            Summer 2017 Medical Fellowship
 
My name is Maghan Knight and I am the Director of Volunteer Programs for the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). As the primary contact for the AED Chapter at Louisiana State University, I wanted to pass along information to you for your members regarding our upcoming summer opportunities for pre medical students. Details regarding our most popular program, our Summer International Health Fellowship, can be found below as well as in the attached Info Guide. If you have any questions about FIMRC or the programs that we offer, please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at missions@fimrc.org.

For more information on the fellowship, click on and view the following link.


                Global Semesters - Summer in Cyprus: Pre-Med

This program includes full body cadaver labs and special courses at the St. George’s University of London’s medical school in Europe’s sunniest country - the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

Click on the following link to view Global semesters' flyer.

You can also find more information about the program here:

https://www.globalsemesters.com/programs/cyprus/summer-in-cyprus-pre-med



                             PhysAssist Scribing Opportunity


PhysAssist Scribes is currently seeking candidates who are interested in gaining paid medical experience to join our scribe teams in Baton Rouge, LA as well as nationwide to include Dallas/ Fort Worth, TX, Knoxville, TN, Louisville, KY and many more. Part time scribes work 18-30 hours and full time scribes work 30-40 hours per week. Our scribes work in the emergency departments at several facilities, including Oschner Medical Center, and many more. This is NOT an internship or a volunteer opportunity. Scribing allows you to work with & shadow healthcare providers and get paid doing it, while gaining rare clinical experiences and hours that help you grow as a person and as a professional.

Scribes provide real-time charting for physicians by shadowing them throughout their shifts. 
As a scribe you will:
  • Work side by side with physicians as they see patients
  • Document the patient history and chief complaint
  • Document the physical exam and procedures
  • Record x-ray, lab, and diagnostic test results
  • Prepare plans for follow-up care

For more information, reference this comprehensive Scribe video or contact your Louisiana Recruiter:
Sherika Austin - sherika.austin@iamscribe.com or 682-301-3276

If you're interested, feel free to apply at links.iamscribe.com/apply.
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