Fwd: Internship Opportunity- Department of Health and Human Services
Mansel A NelsonSenior Program CoordinatorTribal Environmental EducationInstitute for Tribal Env ProfNorthern Arizona University928-523-1275
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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
Subject: Internship Opportunity- Department of Health and Human Services
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
• 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
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.
• Summer: 09/10/12 – 12/21/12
Interested students should submit the following documents immediately:
• 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.
Carl-Henry J. Fortune, MPH, MBA
DB Consulting Group, Inc.
8403 Colesville Road, 10th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-4020 ext. 4151