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External link 11th Annual Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative -- June 21st-29th, 2008 Exit Disclaimer
Through its cooperative agreement with the Office of Minority Health, the Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative is an intense academic enrichment and reinforcement program designed to better prepare American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students to remain in the academic pipeline and pursue a career in the health professions and/or biomedical research. The Association of American Indian Physicians will select 60 AI/AN high students and 12 counselors to attend the Patty Iron Cloud NNAYI Program held each summer in Washington DC.
External link Pre and Post Doctoral Training Program in Health of Older Minorities Exit Disclaimer
The Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas has openings available for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral positions. Pre-doctoral fellows will earn a Ph.D. degree in Sociomedical Sciences or Health Services Research curricula in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, the Institute for Medical Humanities, or other relevant doctoral programs at UTMB. Funded by a training grant from the National Institute on Aging, these positions are for research focusing on the health of older minorities, with a particular emphasis on older Hispanics.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

External link NIH Research and Training Opportunities
Search the National Institutes of Health’s site for a variety of research and training programs designed for a student and post graduates. Some of the opportunities include loan repayment programs, summer internships, post baccalaureate research, graduate education programs, post doctoral training, clinical and research training programs.
External link Housing and Urban Development Graduate Student Research Program Exit Disclaimer
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) sponsors the Graduate Student Research Program (GSRP). The goal of the program is to recruit graduate students who are interested in starting or advancing their careers in housing and urban development. The program combines educational with practical experience to enhance learning.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

External link The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (SRCOSTEP)
SRCOSTEP) is designed to assist students financially during the final academic year of their qualifying degree in return for an agreement to work for the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps after graduation. The payback service obligation is equal to twice the time sponsored, i.e., an 18-month employment commitment for 9 months of financial support.
External link The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JRCOSTEP)
The JRCOSTEP allows students to gain valuable professional experience with the PHS early in their education. JRCOSTEP participants serve in assignments throughout the country during their official school breaks for periods from 31 to 120 days. Although opportunities can be offered throughout the year, most JRCOSTEP participants are hired for the summer months (June, July, August).
External link CDC Public Health Prevention Service
The Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS) is a unique 3-year training and service program for master's level public health professionals. The program focuses on public health program management and provides Prevention Specialists with experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation through specialized hands-on training and mentorship at CDC and state and local health agencies. In addition to on-the-job training, the PHPS program provides formal instruction in program management, epidemiology, surveillance, emergency response, and project evaluation. Prevention Specialists participate in a variety of activities, such as seminars, evaluation projects, web-based training, temporary duty assignments, and conferences that are designed to provide them with essential public health program management skills. The selection process for entrance into PHPS is highly competitive, and candidates are recruited from schools, universities and public health/management programs across the country. Applications are typically accepted September through February.
External link Emerging Leaders
The Emerging Leaders Program is a two year program that will allow you to explore diverse career fields, involving your educational background, within the Department of Health and Human Services, while providing you with the skills and experience needed for a career with the Federal Government. During the program you will have unique professional opportunities, including close interaction with various agency executives, as well as with public, private, non-profit, and advocacy organizations. If selected for the program, you will be hired at the GS-9 level. After 1 year in the program, you will be considered for a promotion to a GS-11. At the end of the program, graduates are advanced to a GS-12 level. Recruitment typically occurs annually from September-March.
External link Presidential Management Fellows Program
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is your passport to a unique and rewarding career experience with the Federal Government. It was established by the President through an Executive Order in 1977 to attract outstanding leaders from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs to Federal service. In order to enter the program, prospective PMFs must be nominated their school’s Dean, Chairperson, or Academic Program Director, or Nominating Official of their graduate program in order to be considered for the PMF Program. Nominees undergo a competitive assessment and selection process to become PMF finalists. Finalists then become eligible for appointment by a Federal Agency. Federal agencies appoint Fellows to an excepted service position at the GS-9, GS-11, or GS-12 level, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Appointments are made under this authority for two years. Upon completion, a Fellow may be promoted up to the GS-13 level. PMF assignments may involve domestic or international issues, technology, science, criminal justice, health, financial management, and many other fields in support of public service programs. Deadline: Annual, October.

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