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ASTHO Scholars Program

Company: The Association of State and Territorial Health Of
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

ASTHO is seeking to host a George Mason University (Master of Public Health) graduate research assistant for the 2021 2022 academic year! ASTHO is an exciting and rewarding environment in which to work, and a place where the contributions of graduate students are valued.

Responsibilities:

  • The ASTHO scholar will be assigned to a department and will report to the Senior Director or the designee to assist with departmental goals and initiatives.
  • Researches and analyzes policy issues related to various aspects of public health.
  • Assists with deliverables of federally funded projects related to public health and identified departmental goals.
  • Regularly reports on project activities such as: summarizing key take-aways from conference calls and external public health meetings.
  • Provides support for meeting planning and contract management.

Terms:

  • Must prove acceptance into the George Mason University Public Health Program and enrolled for at least nine hours of graduate work during the semesters in which they are employed.
  • Students receiving assistantships must be in good academic standing (a minimum 3.0 GPA) and maintain good academic standing for the duration of the position.
  • Enrollments will be monitored throughout the duration of the add/drop period, and tuition will not be paid unless you are enrolled for the required minimum number of credit hours.
  • Must agree to work with ASTHO for one year as a full-time regular employee in an analyst or equivalent position receiving a competitive salary after completion of MPH.

Apply:

  • Interested students should complete the application and submit a cover letter and resume by Wednesday, June 30, 2021

ASTHO is the only national, nonprofit organization representing the nations state and territorial public health officials and the agencies they serve. ASTHOs members, the chief health officials of all 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the five U.S. territories, and the three freely-associated states, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, assuring excellence in public health practice, and advancing health equity and optimal health for all. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and opened a second office location in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health to this day. ASTHOs mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the publics health and well-being.

Vision

State and territorial health agencies advancing health equity and optimal health for all.

Mission

ASTHOs mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the publics health and well-being

Keywords: The Association of State and Territorial Health Of, Arlington , ASTHO Scholars Program, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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