June at the Career Center: National Health Corps, Clean Water Action, Harvard Pilgrim, and Environment America

National Health Corps Member, Americorps: The North Florida area is home to over a million residents and a diverse number of pressing health needs.  In response to the existing health disparities, Jacksonville hosts many agencies which provide crucial services to those in need.  As part of the North Florida Health Corps, members become an intricate part of the community, providing many important services to those in need.  One of the most powerful aspects of the NFHC is that it is made up of unique individuals with fresh ideas and unbridled optimism who believe that we can individually and collectively help change the world. (Deadline: Sunday, June 15)


Campaign Staff, Clean Water Action: Clean Water Action is currently entry-level campaign staff to organize local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of New Jersey communities. Ideal candidates possess strong communication skills and a genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics and the empowerment of our fellow NJ residents. (Deadline: Monday, June 30)


Research Assistant, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute: The Research Assistant will work with the Therapeutics and Infectious Disease Epidemiology group (TIDE) within the Department of Population Medicine. The TIDE group manages large, complex, national, multi-institutional research initiatives. The Research Assistant will be responsible for providing organizational, administrative, and clerical support for multiple research projects. (Deadline: Monday, June 30)


Fellow, Environment America: Environment America stands up to polluting industries, fights for a green future, and does what it takes to win. Each year, we hire college graduates with the passion, the commitment and the talent to carry out this mission. As an Environment America fellow, you’ll get a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the kinds of institution-building that can sustain long-term battles. (Early Deadline: Tuesday, July 1)

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.