The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a graduate student to work in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion as a Diversity and Inclusion Administrative Fellow to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. We are seeking a talented professional and graduate student to promote leadership and career opportunities in academic medicine. This unique training experience is designed to:
The fellow must be enrolled as a graduate-level student from one of Mississippi’s public or private higher education institutions and receiving course credit for the fellowship. A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in a higher education or health system setting is also required. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and results-oriented, with a strong demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion.This is a non-paid fellowship in which the candidate must commit to a semester-long appointment and work a minimum of 10 hours per week (no more than 20). Fellows working full-time are strongly encouraged to obtain permission or approved leave from their current employer. Please note that there is no guarantee of permanent employment at UMMC upon completion of the fellowship period.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 21, 2021. In the subject line, please write “Fellowship Opportunity – Your Name”
Located in Jackson, UMMC is Mississippi’s only academic medical center. Together, our missions of education, research, and health care work to improve the health of all Mississippians. UMMC is in the process of implementing its 2025 Strategic Plan, which establishes five overarching strategies: i) maximize value in quality of care; ii) drive strategic clinical growth; iii) expand health care services statewide; iv) position academic programs for the next generation of learners; and v) strengthen research programs.
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