WORK AND HEALTH CERTIFICATE TRAINEESHIP


Those interested should contact Dr. Jenny Tsai (jennyt@uw.edu) before completing an application. Details are below and in the attached flyer.

Student Funding Opportunity Available

 

APPLY FOR AN INTERDISCIPLINARY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINEESHIP TO ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

 

This new traineeship offers an opportunity for UW graduate students in all disciplines and professions to explore and consider how dimensions and contexts of work influence the health and well-being of populations and can better inform their own disciplinary research or practice. Trainees will be offered knowledge and skills to address adverse employment and working conditions, as well as methods to protect and promote health among workers.

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Trainees will complete two three-credit core courses, six credits of electives from a select list, and one three credit capstone project related to work health conditions.
  • Funded trainees will be required to attend the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training provided by the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (NWCOHS), with the exception of if their home degree program provides RCR training.
  • Funded trainees will also attend NWCOHS-sponsored seminars and continuing education (CE) courses.

 

Applications due May 1st to begin in fall of 2021.

 

Interested students are strongly encouraged to contact the program director, Jenny Tsai, at jennyt@uw.edu for details prior to completing their application.

 

The traineeship is able to offer a quarter of tuition to some applicants, distributed in the quarter of their capstone project. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be current UW graduate students eligible to receive federal funding.

 

Find the application at nursing.uw.edu/programs/certificate/apeoh/. Please note you will fill out the Advanced Practice Environmental and Occupational Health Certificate application to apply to the traineeship.


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