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Employment Opportunities at the UIHI

Job announcements are posted on the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Current Employment Opportunities at the UIHI

Project Assistant
The Project Assistant will be responsible for providing support to Urban Indian Health Institute leadership staff and to Project Coordinators in the development, tracking and implementation of projects. The employee will participate as part of project teams and provide assistance with developing materials, logistical and administrative support and performing other tasks as assigned. For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Position posted March 8, 2016
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Public Health Trainee (Temporary)
Are you a high school senior or undergraduate college student looking for a unique summer experience? Are you considering a career in health (in education, policy, research, or health care)? Do you want to learn how health data and information can be used to understand and improve the issues affecting the well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)? Each summer the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board offers an internship for a Public Health Trainee to help people explore the field of public health in a community-based setting. See the Seattle Indian Health Board careers website for the complete job announcement and to apply. For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Position posted March 8, 2016
Application Deadline: April 29, 2016, first application review in early May.
This part-time temporary position is funded until August 31, 2016, with a flexible start date.

Project Coordinator – Epidemiologist
This position is responsible for providing a wide range of evaluation and other epidemiologic assistance to projects of the UIHI, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, and external stakeholders. This work includes evaluation activities and core epidemiologic functions such as conducting surveillance, primary data collection, data analysis, and interpreting and presenting evaluation and health data. The Project Coordinator-Epidemiologist reports to the UIHI Associate Director and receives technical guidance and oversight from the Scientific Director. This position aids in the monitoring of health status and its correlates, identifying disease trends, and providing data and technical assistance to promote and protect the health of urban American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs).

Position posted February 5, 2016
Application Deadline: Open until filled

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

The goal of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) Volunteer/Intern Program is to support and mentor students and emerging public health professionals, especially members of the AI/AN community, who are interested in careers in public health. Through the Volunteer/Intern Program, the UIHI provides training in public health practice and career development opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students as well as emerging professionals. This Volunteer/Intern Program seeks to build the capacity, diversity and cultural competency of the public health work force as an important step in the goal of eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity for AI/ANs.

UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure

UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure

This brochure provides more information about the UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program and answers to frequently asked questions.Download»

Current Volunteer and Internship Opportunity Descriptions

General Project Support Volunteer/Intern Opportunity

General Project Support Volunteer/Intern Opportunity

Assisting the UIHI in its core function to help serve urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.Download»

Communication Volunteer/Intern

Communication Volunteer/Intern

Assisting the UIHI Communication Team in serving Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) by updating, tracking and sharing resources and materials. (March 2015)Download»

For more information on volunteering and interning at the UIHI, contact Shelley McDaniel, Administrative Coordinator at info@uihi.org or (206) 812‑3030.