Case Intern for Attorney Thomas Whalen at the Ulster County Public Defender’s Office

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Thomas J. Whalen Attorney and Counsellor at Law & Ulster County Public Defender’s Office

Agency Location: 3146 Route 22, Dover Plains NY 12522

CEL Location: Mostly in Poughkeepsie; Dover Plains

About Thomas J. Whalen Attorney and Counsellor at Law & Ulster County Public Defender’s Office: Public Defender’s Office, private law office

Position Description: Assist Attorney Thomas J. Whalen in his position at the Ulster Country Public Defender’s Office with specific, sensitive case. This position would be ideal for an individual interested in criminal law and psychiatry. 

Skills Desired: Aspiration for career in criminal justice/psychology

Number of Available Positions: 1

Schedule: Wednesdays, Fridays

TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Unique opportunity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine  in Middletown NY.  You will be able to:

Learn about Osteopathic Medicine

Attend classes with a current 1st year student

Learn about simulation

Learn clinical skills in the simulation lab

Use their 3D virtual anatomy z-space lab

Network  with current students and faculty

Students will need to be available for one afternoon each week.  Dates for the Fall ’19 semester are yet to be determined.  Students will carpool to Middletown.

Contact Dr. Kaul at likaul@vassar.edu

 

 

Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter – Communications Intern

The communications intern will assist the communications and events managers in planning and promoting Alzheimer’s Association events through press releases, email blasts, mailings, social media, online calendar entries, public service announcements and other outlets.

Desired skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing, editing and fact-checking.
  • Familiarity with Windows for PC, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop a plus.
  • Experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Familiarity with video editing software and experience with event planning a plus, but not required

*There are 4 positions available.

Schedule:

Hours are flexible within the office hours of 8:30 am — 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. On some occasions, after-hours or weekend work might be required related to special events.

To apply:

To be considered for this unpaid internship, please send a cover letter and resume with two writing samples to Communications Manager Dugan Radwin at dradwin@alz.org or call her at 845.471.2655, ext. 8618, with any questions.

Anderson Center for Autism

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Anderson Center for Autism

Anderson Center for Autism understands that autism dramatically affects the lives of all who face it. For families, the autism community and public organizations, Anderson Center is uniquely qualified to serve as a valuable, compassionate resource by providing education, support and outreach services, and information aimed at delivering assistance and increasing overall autism awareness.

Based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), their treatment approach focuses on techniques and interventions that use reinforcement to teach individuals the skills they need to strive for independence and reach their full potential. Their professional team administers ABA programs that comprehensively address each individual’s educational, emotional and social needs in a proactive, positive manner.

* The Anderson Center for Autism has various opportunities depending on student needs.

Skills needed: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to learn and question
  • Supporting people with intellectual disabilities
  • Specific skills depend on focus of study
* There are 5-10 positions available

Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00-10:30P. This includes 2 separate shifts.
  • Day and Residential placement opportunities.
  • There are also various professional positions Monday-Friday 8:00A-4:00P.

Other Requirements: 

  • Background checks
  • TB screening
  • Various Human Resources paperwork

Interested students should contact Cindy Mowris (Coordinator Staff Development) at             CMowris@andersoncares.org 

Planned Parenthood – Health Center Advocacy Program

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley

By connecting advocates and patients, the Health Center Advocacy Program (HCAP) engages patients in how local and national policy affect their access to healthcare, empowering them to become advocates themselves. They are looking for a group of passionate, committed volunteers to help them launch this exciting new program. HCAP advocates will be present in Health Center waiting rooms engaging patients in individual conversations around local and federal policy issues, upcoming events, and the general political landscape as it relates to access to care at Planned Parenthood.

Skills needed:

The ability to comfortably approach strangers and discuss potentially sensitive topics; an interest in the intersection of reproductive healthcare and policy; the ability to follow HIPAA confidentiality guidelines; desire and ability to work independently.

Schedule:

Two hour shifts assigned based on health center hours and student availability

*There are 5 positions available

Other Requirements:

  • Specialized training including at-home web learning is required.
  • Three references must be checked before student can start

* Additional opportunities may be available based on student interest, availability, and access to transportation.

Students that are interested should contact  Anique D’Angelo (HCAP –Grassroots Organizer) at anique.d’angelo@ppmhv.org

HRH Community Health Care

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

HRHCare Community Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventive, behavioral and oral health care and care coordination services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. HRHCare services include family and internal medicine; pediatrics; women’s health (OB/GYN); dental; behavioral health; HIV and hepatitis C care; nutrition counseling; WIC (women, infant, and child) services; health education services; benefits counseling; and transportation services.

For more information: HRH Community Health Care or contact Lisa Kaul

Mental Health America

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it; with recovery as the goal.

For more information: Mental Health America or contact Lisa Kaul

Health Quest, Division of Clinical Research

This opportunity is available for Spring 2020

Health Quest’s Division of Clinical Research works with an extensive network of clinicians to support patient care through clinical trials. Their team is focused on offering additional treatment options for our patients. They conduct clinical trials in oncology, cardiology and neurology at our locations in Poughkeepsie and Kingston, NY. They currently offer 45 studies to over 1.5 million people across six counties with full-time experienced staff, managers, data operations and clinical research coordinators. They participate in outpatient Phase III & IV trials as well as registry and observational studies.

For more information: Health Quest