Internship and Job Opportunities for Health Sciences Students

For all majors


  • C4E Spring and Summer 2017 Internship Opportunities

C4E is offering undergraduate students a new internship opportunity, which support our on-going communications effort. The main tasks will pertain to promoting Center initiatives and programs, undertaking research assignments, and assisting with data management. Specific anticipate tasks include, but are not limited to assisting with event promotion, updating the C4E website, distributing mailings and advertising, and posting Center updates on our social media outlets. In addition to posting updates regularly, communications interns will also assist with creating digital content and building out event or project pages in print documents and on our website.
We anticipate that these positions will require inters to exercise initiative, good judgement, and problem solving. We are looking for bright, motivated undergraduate students interested in making meaningful contributions to the Center. The internships are for a year. Positions are also available through the summer. The internships pay in $10 per hour for 10-20 hours per week (up to 35 hours per week available in the summer). The positions will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants can submit a resume that details their relevant work and educational experiences, a writing sample (preferably about an environmental topic), and a short cover letter stating interests and qualifications to environment@purdue.edu.
Applications will be reviewed beginning 1/23/17.


  • Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is currently hiring Health Staff and Registered Nurses for our 2017 season (June 18 - August 20) and we are searching for motivated health-oriented individuals to fill positions.  Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is a non-profit summer school of the arts serving more than 5,400 junior high and high school students each season.  In 2017 Blue Lake will be opening a new Health Lodge facility, which will operate 24 hours a day to serve a camp community of over 2,000 at a time. 

    Positions are available for registered nurses and undergraduate health majors (e.g. Nursing, Pre-Med, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Music Therapy, Sports Medicine, Health Sciences, etc.) as well as those with Standard First Aid & CPR or greater certifications.

    Our health staff provides a variety of services including basic first aid, medication management/distribution, and emergency medical care.  The Blue Lake health team is typically comprised of registered nurses, emergency responders, and health majors with Standard First-Aid/CPR training.  They support a diversified camp population of youth and college-aged staff as well as university/secondary teachers and their families. Health Staff receive practical, hands-on experience with short-term patient care, documentation, triage, and basic diagnostics.  They also receive valuable training in team building and problem solving.

    Information and application materials are also available at: http://bluelake.org/employment/staff/health_positions.php.  

    Specific inquiries can be addressed to: Jessica Bryant at jbryant@bluelake.org , or by calling 1-800-221-3796 ext. 214.

  • The Indiana State Department of Health is currently seeking a Disease Intervention Specialist for
    Tippecanoe County, A Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) is an investigator that intervenes in the
    spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). The DIS investigates reported, suspected and
    potential cases of STDs. Investigations include interviewing those infected with specific STDs,
    analyzing case information, interacting with health care providers, conducting computer record
    searches, contacting clients by phone and/or in person and documenting investigation on forms
    required by ISDH and/or CDC. Interviews are for the purpose of providing health education and
    partner notification and are documented on forms required by ISDH and/or CDC. The DIS contributes
    significantly to the design of non-traditional interventions such as targeted screening programs.

Environmental Health

Industrial Hygiene / Occupational Health

  • Life Safety Code Surveyor

Indiana Department of Health - Fowler, IN

The Indiana State Department of Health is currently seeking a Life Safety Code Surveyor. This position is responsible for implementing the Long Term Care Life Safety Code survey process. This survey process includes conducting on-site surveys in a variety of health care facilities to determine compliance with federal certification and state licensure requirements where applicable and reviewing/evaluating the facility physical environment and the protection of residents or clients from fire.

This position will cover a large territory in northwest Indiana including, but not limited to: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, Fulton, Marshall, Benton, White, Carroll, Cass, Howard, Tippecanoe, and Warren counties.

This salary for this position is $36.374.

        Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,374.00 /year

Required education: Bachelor's

        Please review all application instructions before applying to Indiana Department of Health.

  • Life Safety Code Inspector

Indiana Department of Health - Kentland, IN

$36,374 a year

The Indiana State Department of Health is currently seeking a Life Safety Code Surveyor. This position is responsible for implementing the Long Term Care Life Safety Code survey process. This survey process includes conducting on-site surveys in a variety of health care facilities to determine compliance with federal certification and state licensure requirements where applicable and reviewing/evaluating the facility physical environment and the protection of residents or clients from fire.

This position will cover a large territory in northwest Indiana including, but not limited to: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, Fulton, Marshall, Benton, White, Carroll, Cass, Howard, Tippecanoe, and Warren counties.

This salary for this position is $36.374.

             Apply here

  • DMI is looking to interview and recruit some of your 2016 graduates, in regards to a possible career with DMI Medical. Please see the attached job description and qualifications we are looking for in a student/new hire, and well as contact information. Note that the qualifications may closely resemble those of an industrial hygienists, but we are also interested in other science and engineering majors.

    DMI is a small company in NW Indiana, specializing in medical gas testing. Clients include major hospitals and healthcare facilities in the greater Chicagoland area, including Northwestern, University of Chicago and the Rehab Institute of Chicago. DMI Medical is a distributor of medical gas equipment and serves parts of a 3-state region. Our company sells, inspects and services medical gas systems for hospitals, surgery centers, eye centers, and long term care facilities. We teach our technicians the NFPA standards and testing techniques needed to be successful in this field.

    We have immediate job opportunities for science majors and industrial hygenists. We are looking for individuals with a technical aptitude that show initiative and hold a better than 3.0 grade point average.

    Send your resume, transcript and work references to: timbo142@aol.com; No phone calls please.

  • AIHA’s Exposure Assessment Strategy Committee and Lippert Components, Inc.  -  11/4/16
  • Tesla has EHS job openings at a number of levels at Tesla for IH/OH graduates at their production facility in California.  You can view the jobs (use EHS as the keyword) at www.tesla.com/careers or contact Matt Le (male@tesla.com) directly for further informaton.
  • Immediate need for two Occupational Health and Safety Specialists. The Occupational Health and Safety Specialists for Environmental Health and Safety are responsible for providing technical guidance, training, and inspective/risk analysis of the University-wide occupational health and safety programs to ensure a safe environment in which to facilitate research and the pursuit of academic excellence. Occupational health and safety includes, but is not limited to, hazard communication, respiratory protection, confined spaces, fire safety, construction safety, hearing conservation, lockout/tagout, fall protection, machine guarding, and electrical safety. The Occupational Health and Safety Specialists reports to the Senior Occupational Health and Safety Specialist for Environmental Health and Safety.  For complete details or to apply, visit https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=661536
  • Immediate need for Environmental Health Specialist. The Environmental Health Specialist for Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for providing technical guidance, training, inspecting and risk analysis of the University-wide environmental programs to ensure a safe environment in which to facilitate research and the pursuit of academic excellence. Environmental health include, but are not limited to, air quality, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials management, storage tanks, asbestos, lead, mold, indoor air quality. The Environmental Health Specialist reports to the Senior Environmental Health Specialist for Environmental Health and Safety. For complete details or to apply, visit https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=661537

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