Monday Morning News(letter)

May 4, 2020

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Course Announcements

EPID 7010E

Summer, Short Session 1 (June 5- July1)

Dr. Jessica Knight. CRN - 66012

Email scervin@uga.edu with questions.

HPAM 3750/7100

Summer, Thru Session, 3 Credit hours

Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams

Email gbagwell@uga.edu with questions.


Course Overview:

Contact Tracing & COVID-19: Special Problems in Health Policy &

Management (HPAM 3570 for undergraduate credit; HPAM 7100 for

graduate credit) is a new course being offered this summer in the

College of Public Health. All aspects of the course will be online, taught

through virtual seminars and an experiential learning project. Course

material will include an overview of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, more

commonly known as COVID-19, the public health approach to the

pandemic, and public health surveillance methods.After completing

the course, students have a skill set in conducting contact tracing for

the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Meetings & Events

Career Events/Resources for Graduate Students

Navigating Disruption: Adapting Your Job Search in the Era of COVID-19

Tuesday May 12, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Online via Zoom, Registration required: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VV-38_ZDQjervy0494sQHg

Are you a graduate student who is currently on the job market? Has your search been upended by the pandemic? Never fear! There are many ways you can make forward progress on both your job search and your career exploration during this chaotic time. During this session we will discuss general changes in the job market in the era of COVID-19, as well as tips and resources for you to maintain forward progress. We will also focus on alternate strategies for resume-building during the COVID-19 era and will be sure to save plenty of time for student Q&A so that all of your questions get addressed.

This session will be co-facilitated by Andrew Crain, Director of Experiential Professional Development (xPD) in the UGA Graduate School and Ryan Carty, University Talent Scout (Business) at Facebook.

Internships/Fellowships

CDC Fellowship

Looking for CDC Fellowship and Training Opportunities? Follow the following link on LinkedIn!

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/fellowships-and-training-opportunities/Looking for CDC

ARM Library Internship

Below is the link to the ARM library services Fall 2020 intern vacancy. It opened May 1 and closes on May 29.

· https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567073700

FMA Internship

FMA’s fall internship announcement is open through May 27.

· Graduate (GS7) https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566366200

· Undergraduate (GS4) https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566366900

Job Opportunities

ARM Data Analyst Positions

ARM is hiring Data Analysts. This announcement closes on May 27. ARM data analysts play a central role in GAO’s most quantitative work, often analyzing important agency data that only we and the agencies have. They have opportunities to learn a variety of tools – including SAS, Stata, R, and Python. ARM data analysts have opportunities to lead in areas as diverse as webscraping, automating analyst tasks, and the DaTA Community.

· Open to federal employees with competitive status:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566535200

· Open to the public

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566537600

Careers At The CDC Foundation

At a time when the world faces a growing number of public health challenges, from infectious to chronic diseases, the CDC Foundation has a very real opportunity to make a difference. The CDC Foundation is a nonprofit that helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives throughout the world. We combine philanthropic and private resources with CDC’s world-class scientific expertise and the CDC Foundation’s speed and flexibility to create innovative, high-impact programs and breakthrough collaborations.


We realize our success depends on our most valuable resource—our staff. The CDC Foundation looks for committed, talented professionals willing to engage in the complex work of protecting the public’s health. We value diversity of talent, ideas and backgrounds. Our staff works with CDC and partners to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex health challenges.


Different Ways to Work with the CDC Foundation:
CDC Foundation staff members manage and raise funds to support hundreds of programs, facilitate partnerships and lead the day-to-day operations of the organization—we recruit staff who are experts in program management, fundraising, population health, communications, finance, technology and more. We also manage field employees who work with CDC to help implement programs, work in labs or conduct research.


Search open positions, apply online or check the status of your application.

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