Blue Ribbon Internship Opportunities through the Office of Academic Affairs

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Assistant Deputy Commissioner – Center For Health Statistics

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of Internship

Intern Supervisor/ Credentials/Title

Hours

1

NEW-added 8.5.16
Fall 2016 OR Fall 16-Spr.17 Blue Ribbon

Center for Health Statistics – Office of Public Health Analytics

Maternal and Infant Complications Associated with Early Deliveries Main campus/Central office-Moreton Bldg., Austin, TX 78756 Jeff Swanson, PhD 15-20 hrs./wk. or Negotiable
 2Open-semester to semester Office of Academic Affairs - 
 Internships
Quality Improvement-Internship Administration ProjectMain campus/Central office-Moreton Bldg., Austin, TX 78756Wendy Andreades, MBA
Internship Coordinator

10-20 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

3

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

 4

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

5 NEW-added Summer 2016
Open (year round)
Central Office
-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
6

Spring 2016-
Summer 2016
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NEW-Added Spring 2016

Central Office
-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

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

Central Office
-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. 

 8

NEW- added Summer 2016
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Central Office
-Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Informational/Educational Materials for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) (Paid internship)

Main campus/Central  Office-Tower Bldg.,
Austin, TX 78756

Rachel Wiseman, MPH   15–30 hrs/wk.       (negotiable)
Division for Regional and Local Health Services (RLHS)

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location of internship

Intern Supervisor/
Credentials/Title

Hours

9

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.

10

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.

11

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

12

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

13

Open
(year round)

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

2 internships available

Rotations in Public Health
2 intern openings
 

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

14

Open
(year round)

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

Workplace Wellness Project
2 intern openings
 

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

15 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
16

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

17

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

18 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)

Region 11 Health Dept.
601 W Sesame Dr.
Harlingen, Tx 78550


Mauro Ruiz, B.S., Manager, 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 Child Health & Safety in South Texas (Health Service Region 11) Region 11 Health Dept.
601 W Sesame Dr.
Harlingen, Tx 78550
Mauro Ruiz, B.S., Manager, Family & Community Health Services Program Manager (co-supervisor may be available to meet preceptor credentialing requirements)  1 10 – 30 hrs./ wk or Negotiable

20

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) Region 11 Health Dept.
601 W Sesame Dr.
Harlingen, Tx 78550
Mauro Ruiz, B.S., Manager, Family & Community Health Services Program Manager (co-supervisor may be available to meet preceptor credentialing requirements)  1 10 – 30 hrs./ wk or Negotiable
21 NEW –added Fall 2016
Blue Ribbon
Regional Health Department [Region 7] – Public Health Clinic Implementation of Expedited Partner Therapy for STD Treatment Region 7 Health Dept., 2408 South 37th St., Temple, Tx 76504 Debra Seamans, MSN, RN 9 20 hrs/week, 6hrs. of which are on-site

Division for Regulatory Services

 

Semester

DSHS Program Area

Internship Project

Location

Intern Supervisor/
Credentials/Title

Hours

22

Spring 2016–  Summer 2016

Central Office
-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

23

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

24

Spring 2016-  
Summer 2016

Central Office
-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 September 8, 2016