Region IV Public Health Training Center

The Region IV PHTC has recently announced its paid field placement positions for summer 2018, including two at My Brother Keeper in Ridgeland and Jackson, Mississippi. We were hoping you would be able to pass along these opportunities to your students and encourage them to apply for any of the positions listed. These positions are paid (students receives a $1,500 stipend) and offers them the chance to work alongside seasoned public health practitioners. More positions will be announced in the next couple of weeks, but all of the open positions can be viewed on our website below. Attached is the position description for My Brother’s Keeper. Positions will close on a rolling basis, so interested students should apply ASAP.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Please review the following website link regarding internship opportunities:


National Council Summer Internship Program

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations' Washington, DC Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students a ten-week professional, academic, and career opportunity internship in the nation's capital. The program features a demanding mix of professional involvement, intellectual challenge, career exploration, and cultural encounters designed to provide interns with a rich and varied experience during their time in Washington. Visit this website for more information:


Join the Mississippi Youth Council!

If you’re interested in advocating for better sex education in Mississippi; and meeting other youth leaders and making some money doing so; then apply today! The application process for the 2018-2019 Mississippi Youth Council (MYCouncil) is now OPEN through May 11, 2018.


  • High school or college student, ages 15-24, with a passion for advocating for comprehensive sex education in Mississippi to prevent unintended teen pregnancy and the transmission of STIs, including HIV/AIDS
  • Good leadership and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respectfully work with a wide range of groups and individuals, including LGBT persons and people of different cultural, religious, racial, and political backgrounds

What does MYCouncil expect?

  • That you care about comprehensive sex education and preventing unplanned teen pregnancy and the transmission of STIs
  • That you will attend all trainings and meetings, including an in-state orientation in August/September 2018 
  • That you will talk to and meet other young persons, state legislators, school board members, and other leaders in your community to advocate for comprehensive sex education

What can YOU expect?

  • $100 per month from August 2018 through May 2019 ($1000 total)
  • To meet, work with, and learn from amazing young leaders across the state
  • The opportunity to travel and attend trainings across the state and country
  • Hard work, excitement, and fun…all while making a difference!


Please click here to review and submit your online application.  ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 11, 2018!

If you have any questions about MYCouncil or about the application, please contact MYCouncil’s coordinator,Christopher Cox, at or call 769-208-4060.




 PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

Check out this new website at for information on the program!




Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living in Austin

See the information below about a Coordinator position with the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living in Austin.  This is a great opportunity for recent graduates!

The Center Coordinator position is open and applications are being accepted.  This position provides administrative and research support for the Center Director and Operations Manager by providing daily management of organizational tasks.  The ideal candidate is a recent public health graduate with a research background.  Please share with your networks and anyone you know who may be interested in applying or who may be a good fit.