Archive for February, 2017

Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking Fellowship Applications are NOW OPEN!

Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking is seeking a diverse team of responsible, open-minded, motivated, and dynamic “changemaking” Student Fellows who are excited to shape our continued growth and join a culture of creative, collaborative social innovation at Tulane, in New Orleans, and in other partner communities.



Undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, program, or department are welcome to apply for one or more of the following positions:

  1. Design Thinking (DT) Student Fellow (4 positions) 
  1. Support, help design, facilitate, promote, and execute a variety of design thinking for social impact education programs including the human-centered design “crash courses” and Fast 48 weekend bootcamp. DT Fellows are responsible for increasing awareness of DT through education, workshops, and partnerships with campus and community partners.
  1. Changemaker Institute (CI) Student Fellows (3 positions)

Develop, organize, promote, and execute Taylor’s social venture accelerator program, the Changemaker Institute. Fellows will plan in the Fall (revise curriculum, recruit participants and secure mentors and speakers) and execute the Institute in the spring, which rolls out over 8 Saturday sessions.

  1. Communication & Marketing (C&M) Student Fellows (3 positions)

Communicate, promote and market Taylor programs, events, trainings, and activities. C&M Fellows are the authors and curators of various marketing platforms including, but not limited to, the Taylor newsletter, TaylorHub (our blog), event calendars, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. This team is also in charge of photographing events, directing short promotional and informational videos, and graphic design work.


Taylor Student Fellows are paraprofessionals. Fellows are more than the usual student worker and are responsible for creating and implementing Taylor programming and outreach. Student Fellows must be comfortable working at a fast pace and must possess the initiative necessary to thrive within ambiguity and in dynamic environments. 

Applications due March 24th at 11:59 PM 
Apply at:
Questions? Contact Julia Lang,



February 24, 2017 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

Get LinkedIn seminar

how-to-linkedin_spring-2017_smrPlease join us for the second seminar in the spring Conference Series presented by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health and Tulane Career Services.

What:  “Get LinkedIn” featuring Margaret Cartwright, Esq, , Director of Career Services Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical medicine.

When: Monday, January 30, 2017, 12-1 PM CST.

Where: Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (Tidewater), 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, Room 1206

What: Learn about the mechanics of setting up a profile and how to develop interesting content, make connections, and effectively use LinkedIn as a tool in your job search with SPHTM Career Services.

February 22, 2017 at 11:56 am Leave a comment

Bureau of Family Health Open Position: Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program Coordinator- Apply by March 7th

Bureau of Family Health Open Position: Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program Coordinator

The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (BFH), in partnership with Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center, has an opening for the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program Coordinator. This fulltime position ensures the timely completion of the MCH Title V Block Grant Application and Annual Report, while also providing oversight of performance goals by managing performance measure workplans. The Title V Block Grant is a federal grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). This grant is awarded to each state for programs and initiatives that improve the health and well-being of women, mothers, children and youth, including those with special health care needs, and their families. This position will be located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Education in public health or maternal and child health is preferred.

The Title V MCH Program Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Coordinate the completion of the Title V Block Grant Application and Annual Report narrative and forms. This includes but is not limited to: writing, editing, and synthesizing narrative, staying informed of BFH program developments, maintaining detailed, current record of grant requirements, and working with BFH communications and data teams to ensure accuracy of grant reporting.
  • Manage the Title V performance measure workplans, and ensure that performance measure team leads quarterly update their plans, meet once a quarter, and stay up to date with current Title V requirements and priorities.
  • Oversee the development of a Title V advisory group and processes to secure ongoing connection with regional community action groups; work to ensure authentic community voice in Title V workplan.
  • Work with Louisiana’s MCHB Program Officer and other key MCHB staff and partners (such as the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs) to stay informed on the national and state level developments of Title V priorities.
  • Expand and maintain relationships with state agencies, statewide organizations, and community based providers to ensure awareness of and robust referral pathways to services.
  • Collaborate with national, state, and local partners to maximize impact of Title V activities.
  • Develop new relationships with national membership and grassroots organizations with on-the-ground capacity and a desire to advance Title V policy priorities.
  • Assist with preparation for and management of Title V federal site visits.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample by March 7th via email or mail to:
Gloria Grady
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 2025G
New Orleans, LA 70112

February 16, 2017 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

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