Author Archives: Noel Ermer

Job Opportunity: Medical Clinical Assistant Pursuing a Career in Healthcare

Opportunity Expires: May 3, 2021 6:30 AM

This is a unique opportunity for a person interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Vermont Orofacial Pain Associates (VOPA) specializes in the treatment of patients who seek care from specialist in Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), Orofacial Pain, Sleep Apnea and Oral Medicine. For Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain, VOPA provides non-surgical treatment. This often includes oral appliances hand-crafted and maintained in our clinic. Oral Medicine includes a broad variety of conditions that adversely affect the oral cavity. Your assistance for biopsies, injections and excisions may be required for some of these patients. Both orofacial pain and oral medicine are recognized specialties in the profession of dentistry.

We serve patients from all over Vermont, upstate New York and New Hampshire. In order to continue providing access to care during the pandemic we have updated our procedures and clinic equipment to improve safety for patients and staff. We prioritize our clinical staff’s and patient’s safety and concerns. We expect professionalism, teamwork and reasonable consideration in any collaborative efforts to problem solve. This is a challenging environment to work in, but our ability to help patients in need makes the work worth it. The culture in our office is maintained by providing nationally recognized expertize in our field and is grounded in the fact that we are also a generationally small family run business. Responsibilities include extensive subjective and objective patient interviewing and assessment, fitting and maintenance of oral appliances, transcribing narrative reports, clinic stewardship, and maintaining a safe COVID-19 protocol.

Data Analysis and Simulation Modeling Internship

Opportunity Expires March 1, 2021 8:55 PM

Based at Harvard Medical School and MGH’s Institute for Technology Assessment, MJ Lab develops and uses simulation models and data science methods to understand complex public health issues and inform decision and policymaking. The lab has a successful history of hosting MPH students from BU.

The lab invites applicants for internship positions for spring, summer, and/or fall 2021. The candidates are expected to assist the research team with literature search, data analysis, and writing the results. There are several ongoing analytical and modeling projects at the lab; one of the major areas of research is the development of a national, population-level simulation model to inform opioid policies and conduct economic evaluations. The lab has also been analyzing the impacts of COVID-19 on opioid overdose deaths and opioid use disorder treatment.

Candidates will work in a collaborative, productive, and friendly research team, writing scientific articles and research proposals. You can work remotely or at the lab. Please keep in mind this position is temporary in nature.

Massachusetts General Hospital Premed Gap Year Opportunity

The Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for a new Clincial Research Coordinator (CRC).

Excerpt from the job description:

The incumbent works under the general direction of the Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service and is required to work with physicians, clinical nurses, and staff to identify and recruit eligible patients for clinical studies. This incumbent will be the primary compliance officer for the Hand Service, responsible for obtaining regulatory approval at both the local and federal level for the service’s research endeavors. Additionally, he/she will act as primary contact for all of service’s research-related administration.  

Summer Internship in Reproductive Medicine at Boston IVF in Waltham, MA

20 hours/week, MA minimum wage, days/hours/start and end dates very flexible, remote if situation requires.

Intern would be involved in a variety of projects including possible patient recruitment for fertility research, likely co-authorship on resulting manuscripts, would be supervised by a psychologist but doing research with ob/gyn physicians as well. 

Must be a rising senior and preference for psych/neuro/premed majors

Please contact if interested.

Article: 9 Ways to Find and Make the Most of STEM internships

An internship is an invaluable step toward finding a career in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. But landing a coveted STEM internship takes diligence and resolve. Although there are a few challenges that might seem insurmountable, all obstacles can be overcome.

Apply early. STEM internships are competitive, with hundreds or thousands of applicants often applying within the first few days. Sometimes being one of the first applicants can make your polished resume and application stand out before it gets lost in the masses.

There are STEM jobs everywhere. Any company can offer you a valuable STEM experience. Seek out and utilize any connections you have in a company with an IT or technology department. Consider a federal STEM internship or research opportunity.

Be positive and persistent. Reach out to companies that you have applied to after a few weeks, and politely ask if your application could be considered.

Amazon Software Development Engineer Summer 2021 Internship Opportunity

Opportunity Expires April 30, 2021 12:00 AM

• Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to conceive, design, and bring innovative products and services to market.
• Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment, and help lead fundamental changes in the industry.
• Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to innovative technologies at incredible scale and speed.
• Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use.
• Ability to design and code the right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.
• Work in an agile environment to deliver high-quality software.