Internship and Job Opportunities for Health Sciences Students

Environmental Health / Industrial Hygiene / Occupational Health

University of Washington - Radiation Safety Technician, Seattle, WA.

The Department of Environmental Health & Safety has an outstanding opportunity for a Radiation Safety Technician. 

The Radiation Safety Technician provides compliance and technical support for operations of Radiation Safety (RS) by utilizing knowledge and experience specific to the radiation safety program. The person in this position must be able to perform work using knowledge and experience specific to radiation protection principles, and exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying Radiation Safety Program policies and procedures in areas of assigned responsibility.

In addition to technical duties, this position will also be involved in strategic planning activities, program development, process improvement, and incorporation of EH&S strategic plan goals into work plans. This position will directly contribute to and be accountable for creating and sustaining a culture of service, quality, accountability, and excellence within Radiation Safety and Environmental Health and Safety.

This is an entry-level position in the University of Washington Radiation Safety Program.   Please see the job posting for additional information or contact Mike Zittle, if you have any questions.


Mayo Clinic - Health & Safety Specialist:  Jacksonville, FL.  https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/jobs/health-safety-specialist-103989br/


Health Physics

University of Virginia -  Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS):   Recruiting a Health Physicist to support the Health System's radiation safety program.  The person hired into this position will collaborate and communicate with medical directors, attending physicians, medical physicists, fellows, residents, nurses, technologists, administrators, regulatory personnel (both internal and external), and others to effectively manage the radiation protection program objectives, monitor compliance with radiation protection policies and procedures, regulations, accreditation organization(s) standards, and national recommendations. This position provides health physics support for various therapy procedures involving use of radioactive material, e.g. I-131 and Y-90 microspheres.

The Health Physicist will be an EHS employee who works directly for the University Radiation Safety Officer and with the Radiation Safety Committee to recommend radiation safety procedures, to educate personnel in radiation protection practices, and to execute radiation safety tasks. The Health Physicist may also serve as the Associate Radiation Safety Officer.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu  and search on Posting Number 0623958.Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. This position will remain open until filled.


The University of Chicago has an opening for an Associate Health Physicist.  The individual will provide support to the University of Chicago’s Radiation Safety Program and Laser Safety Program. The primary functions and duties will be in the following areas: radioactive waste management, radiation monitoring program, laboratory surveys, package receipt surveys, radioactive material accountability, emergency response, escort users to secure locations according to internal procedures, coverage for medical procedures involving therapeutic use of radionuclides, laser safety, database entry, ALARA program, radiation safety training, and instrument quality control. Work is supervised and assigned at the task level.  For additional information see the posting https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Associate-Health-Physicist_JR02615


Medical Physics


Medical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology


Public Health


Radiological Health Science

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