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  • Mansel Adelbert Nelson
    Mansel A Nelson Senior Program Coordinator Tribal Environmental Education Institute for Tribal Env Prof Northern Arizona University 928-523-1275 Begin
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    Mansel A Nelson
    Senior Program Coordinator
    Tribal Environmental Education 
    Institute for Tribal Env Prof
    Northern Arizona University
    928-523-1275

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    From: Marybeth Martin <marybeth.martin@...>
    Date: June 29, 2012 11:06:39 AM MST
    To: Maylynn Warne <maylynn.warne@...>
    Subject: FW: Internship Opportunity- Department of Health and Human Services

    FYI: Feel free to forward to any interested individuals. Have a Great weekend!! J

     

     

     

    Marybeth Martin

    Program Assistant

    Northern Plains Health Promotion Programs

    Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board

    1770 Rand Rd.

    Rapid City, SD 57702

    (605)721-1922 ext. 141

    Fax (605) 721-1932

    www.gptchb.org

    Program Logo_edited-1.jpg

     


    Subject: Internship Opportunity- Department of Health and Human Services
    Importance: High

     

    This message was sent to you on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

     

     

    Dear Colleges and Universities-

     

    Please disseminate this internship opportunity to your students!

     

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently launched the SAMHSA Internship Program (SIP). This 15-week, paid internship is designed to attract undergraduate and graduate students from populations typically underrepresented in the behavioral health field, including women, persons with disabilities; Asian and Pacific Islanders; Veterans, and students of Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Recovery Institutions. Interns will have the opportunity to work 40 hours per week at SAMHSA headquarters in Rockville, MD, on behavioral health projects, special assignments, or research in areas that match their career interests and academic field of study.

     

    Application Deadline: August 1, 2012

     

    Internship Dates: September 10—December 21, 2012

     

    For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.samhsa.gov/about/employment/

     

     

    SAMHSA Internship Program Overview

     

    Eligibility

    Applicants must:

    •     Have proof of U.S. citizenship or a permanent resident registration card (I-151 or I-551). Individuals on temporary visas are not eligible

    •     Be enrolled in or a recent graduate (within two years) of a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree program in behavioral health, clinical or social sciences, or

            health/business administration from an accredited academic institution

    •     Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

     

    Stipend

    Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $380 a week, while graduate students’ stipend is $480 a week. Stipends are paid bi-weekly.

     

    Housing and Travel

    Non-local interns will be placed in shared housing. SAMHSA will reimburse non-local interns who find and pay for their own housing up to $600 per month. SAMHSA will handle travel arrangements and pay for roundtrip fares and baggage fees for non-local interns traveling from their home to their temporary housing by plane, bus, or train.

     

    Session Dates

    •     Summer: 09/10/12 – 12/21/12

     

    Application Process

    Interested students should submit the following documents immediately:

    •     Resume

    •     At least two recommendation letters from professors, supervisors, or individuals who can attest to work ethics, experience, and knowledge

    •     Copy of the most recent (unofficial) academic transcript

     

    Only Fall semester applications will be accepted.

     

    APPLY NOW!

     

    Kind Regards,

     

    Carl-Henry J. Fortune, MPH, MBA

    Project Director

    DB Consulting Group, Inc.

    8403 Colesville Road, 10th Floor

    Silver Spring, MD 20910

    (301) 589-4020 ext. 4151

     

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