Blue Ribbon Internship Opportunities through the Office of Academic Affairs

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Office of Academic Affairs (OAA)

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of Internship

Intern Supervisor/ Credentials/Title

Hours

1

NEW—added 6.17.16 Open (year round)

Office of Academic Affairs

Internship Programs, QI and data collection and reporting platform development Main campus/Central office-Moreton Bldg., 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78756 Wendy Andreades, MBA Coordinator, Internships 15-30 hrs./wk. or Negotiable
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of Internship

Intern Supervisor Credentials/Title

Hours

2

Open
(year round)

Budget Section

Business and Financial Systems Analysis

Main Campus-
Central Office/
Moreton Bldg.,
Austin, TX 78756

Mary Ann Uranga,,PhD
Unit Director/Grant Analysis & Reporting

30-40/wk.
-480 hrs. total

 3

Open
(year round)

Accounting Section/ Program Analysis & Requisitions Unit

Budget Analysis and Requisition Processing
Accounting Section

Main Campus–Central Office
Moreton Bldg.,
Austin, TX 78756

James Curik,
Accounting Claims
Manager

30-40/wk.
480 hrs. total

Division for Family and Community Health Services (FCHS)

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of Internship

 Intern Supervisor Credentials/Title

Hours

4 NEW-added Summer 2016
Open (year round)
Title V Office of Family and Community Health Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program Internship Main campus/Central office-Moreton Bldg., 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78756 Beverly MacCarty, MA  16 hrs./wk.  
or negotiable
5

Spring 2016-
Summer 2016
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NEW-Added Spring 2016

Newborn Screening Unit

 

Newborn Hearing Screening Project

2 internships available

Main campus/Central office-Moreton Bldg., 2nd floor,  Austin, TX 78756

Eugenia Dunham, MPH, MS, Manager Newborn Screening Support Grp.

16 hrs./wk. /
120 hrs. total
or negotiable

6 NEW – added 6/22/16 Fall 2016 Office of Decision Support Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Epidemiology Internship (Paid internship) Main campus/Central office-Tower Bldg., Austin, TX 78756 Sonia Baeva, MA, Epidemiologist 15 – 20 hrs./wk Or negotiable.
Division for Disease Control and Prevention Services

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of Internship

Intern Supervisor/ Credentials/Title

Hours

7

NEW- added Summer 2016 Open – year round

TB, Hansen’s and Refugee Health Services Branch  TB and Refugee Health Services Project Main campus/Central office-Tower Bldg., Austin, TX 78756 Elizabeth Foy, RN, BSN, TB and Hansen’s Disease Nurse Consultant 15 – 20 hrs./wk or negotiable.
Division for Regional and Local Health Services (RLHS)

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of internship

Intern Supervisor/
Credentials/Title

Hours

8

Open
(year round)

Regional Health Dept.    [Region 4/5 North]

- TB Elimination and Immunization Program

Prevention and Control of
TB & other Communicable
Diseases

Region 4/5 North Health Department,
2614 NW Stallings Dr.
Nacogdoches, TX 75963

Suzanne Fisher, MPA-HCA, RN, BSN, Nurse Manager

20-30 hrs./ wk.

9

Spring 2016 -
Summer 2016

Regional Health Dept. – [Region 6/5 South] 
-  Community and Family Health Services Program

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Region 6/5 South Health  Dept./Huntsville Clinic
800 E Wendt St
Bellville TX 77418

Pam Patterson, BS, RN, CCE,
Public Health Nurse and Case Manager

20–25 hrs./ wk.

10

Open
(year round)

Central Office - Office of Public Health

Applied Public Health Project

Main Campus-Central Off.
Moreton Bldg.-Ste. 157
1100 W.49th St.,
Austin, TX 78756

Beverly Pritchett, FACHE, MHA
Director, Office of Public Health

20 hrs./wk. or negotiable

11

Open
(year round)

Central Office – Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section

Health Emergency Preparedness Project

Main Campus-Central office/Bernstein (G) Bldg., 4th flr.-1100 W.49th St.,
Austin, TX 78756

Bruce Clements, MPH
Director, Community Preparedness Section

20 hrs./wk. or negotiable

12

Open
(year round)

Regional Health Dept.
[Region 8]
-  Family and Community  Health Services Program

2 internships available

Rotations in Public Health
2 interns may be accepted
 

Region 8 Health Dept./
7430 Louis Pasteur
San Antonio, TX 78229

Katherine Velasquez,
PhD., RN. Program Manager, Specialized Health & Social Service

10–30 hrs./ wk. or negotiable

13

Open
(year round)

Regional Health Dept.
[Region 8]
- Specialized Health and Social Services – Employee Wellness  Program

Workplace Wellness Project
2 interns may be accepted
 

Region 8 Health Dept. –
7430 Louis Pasteur
San Antonio, TX 78229

Katherine Velasquez,
PhD., RN.
Program Manager, Specialized Health & Social Services

10–30 hrs./ wk. or negotiable

14 Open (year round) New - added Spring 2016 Regional Health Dept. [Region 8] - Family Health Services Public Health Nursing, RLHS-Region 8 Region 8 Health Dept. – Family Health Services 7430 Louis Pasteur San Antonio, TX 78229 Theresa Kostelnik, RN Public Health Nurse, Family Health Services 10–30 hrs./ wk. or negotiable
15

Spring - Summer 2016 New–Added Spring 2016

Regional Health Dept.
[Region 9/10]

- Family and Community Health Services

Development of Clinical Procedures for Family and Community Health Services

Region 9/10 Health Dept.
401 E. Franklin, Ste. 210
El Paso, Texas 79902

Mona Esquierdo
Program Manager Family and Community Health Services

24 hrs./wk. or negotiable

16

Spring - Summer 2016 New – Added Spring 2016

Central Office – Office of Public Health

Advanced Nursing Practicum

Main Campus -  Moreton Bldg., Ste. 157
1100 West 49th St.
Austin, TX 78756

Monica Hughes, BSN, RN
State Nursing Director

20 hrs./wk. or negotiable

17 NEW –added Summer 2016 Regional Health Department [Region 11] – Family and Community Health Services Adolescent & Preconception Health & Safety in South Texas (Health Service Region 11 Harlingen, TX 78550 Mauro Ruiz, B.S. Family & Community Health Services Program Manager (co-supervisor may be available to meet preceptor credentialing requirements) 1 10 – 30 hrs./ wk or Negotiable
18 NEW –added Summer 2016 Regional Health Department [Region 11] – Family and Community Health Services Child Health & Safety in South Texas (Health Service Region 11) Harlingen, TX 78550 Mauro Ruiz, B.S. Family & Community Health Services Program Manager (co-supervisor may be available to meet preceptor credentialing requirements) 1 10 – 30 hrs./ wk or Negotiable

19

NEW –added Summer 2016 Regional Health Department [Region 11] – Family and Community Health Services Prenatal and Infant Health & Safety in South Texas (Health Service Region 11) Harlingen, TX 78550 Mauro Ruiz, B.S. Family & Community Health Services Program Manager (co-supervisor may be available to meet preceptor credentialing requirements) 1 10 – 30 hrs./ wk or Negotiable

Division for Regulatory Services

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location

Intern Supervisor/
Credentials/Title

Hours

20

Spring 2016–  Summer 2016

Environmental and   Consumer Safety Section

FDA Cooperative Agreement Special Projects

Exchange Bldg.
8407 Wall St
Austin TX 78754

Julie Loera,
Food Safety Officer

20 - 40 hrs./wk.

Division for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSA)
 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location

DSHS Supervisor/
Credentials/Title

Hours

21

Open
(year round)

Hospital Services Section - Austin State Hospital -
Psychology Unit

Austin State Hospital Psychology Research Practicum: Trauma-Informed and Person-Centered Care

Austin State Hospital campus-
4110 Guadalupe Austin Tx 78751

Victoria Latifses, PhD.
Director of Psychology

20 - 40 hrs./wk.
or negotiable

22

Spring 2016-  
Summer 2016

Office of Decision Support

Mental Health Research Internship

Austin State Hospital campus-
Austin, TX 78756

Suzanne Alston, PhD, Manager III; and
Abigail Cameron, PhD, Survey Research Specialist/IRB 2 Administrator

8 - 24 hrs/wk. or negotiable

Last updated June 28, 2016