Graduate Students

Updates from the UGA Career Center

Check out these opportunities:

  1. The Task Force for Global Health is offering a fellowship opportunity to a graduate student from June – August 2016. Deadline for application is May 1! Contact debkang@uga.edu for program application.
  2. The Health Management Academy is looking for a Health Services Fellow and a Director position. Master's Degree required! Contact debkang@uga.edu for program application.
  3. CALLS FOR APPLICATION: Health Policy Research Scholars. Applications are open now through April 19 for programs beginning this fall. Each year the program will select up to 50 first- or second-year doctoral scholars pursuing research-focused degrees in an eligible discipline that can advance a Culture of Health. Participants receive an annual stipend up to $30,000 for up to four years and are eligible for a competitive dissertation grant of up to $10,000. For more information on the program, who is eligible, and how to apply, please see the attached fact sheet or visit www.healthpolicyresearch-scholars.org. If you have additional questions, please refer to Dr. Thomas LaVeist <RWJF_HPRS@jhu.edu>
  4. The Data Science Fellowship application is now open! The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares Masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. The program will be both in-person (NYC, DC, SF) and online section of the fellowship. The sections will be from 6/6/2016 to 7/29/2016. Click here for the application: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply
  5. The VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans (COE) is accepting applications for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in our VA Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA)-funded advanced training program in mental illness research and treatment, specifically addressing war Veterans with co-occurring disorders such as PTSD, TBI, depression and substance use disorders. This fellowship is 75% research (which includes 25% clinical applied research) and 25% direct clinical service to veterans. Training will commence between July and October 2016. Application materials are to be submitted electronically via email (mail to: Lianna.Evans@va.gov)

Student Spotlight

Congratulations to Ashley C. Lima (Behavioral Science) & Matthew L. Vanauker (Religion) for becoming the 2016 Finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows Program!

Are you a student interested in non-academic careers?

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