Current Opportunities

Three kinds of items are listed here:

  • Paid job openings
  • Volunteer openings (internships)
  • Events (lectures, information fairs, etc.) related to career development

Use the drop-down menu to select from these categories.

Additional opportunities can be found on the IPHY Advising Blog.

Category Item
Volunteer positions

Date posted: 7/25/14

Volunteers needed - Rocky Mountain Riding Therapy

The program is located in South Boulder. We work with children and adults with a variety of physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities, providing therapy and recreation opportunities using horses and horsemanship. Our program relies heavily upon volunteers, who team up with our Path International certified riding instructors. If you are interested in volunteering, please attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training session. These workshops are held every 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m., except for the months December and January.

See http://www.rmridingtherapy.org/volunteer.html for more information, or contact the barn at (303) 494-1299 or volunteer@rmridingtherapy.org.

Paid positions

Date posted: 7/11/14

MEDICAL ASSISTANT NIWOT

The position is for a Medical Assistant in Niwot dermatology practice. The office is located about 15 miles from campus. No experience necessary, willing to train. Great for pre-med, pre-nursing or pre-PA students. Current students and graduates are welcome to apply. We are in need of part time and full time people. All applicants should email their resume with a cover letter to office administrator at Sinotrish@gmail.com. The part time applicants should include the days of the week and specific hours they are available.

Job duties involve assisting the physician and the PA in the practice. Rooming patients,taking a history, assisting with minor surgical procedures --skin biopsies and excisions, as well as laser and other cosmetic procedures. Other duties include patient education, and calling patients with test results. Both providers like to teach, so looking for candidates that are eager to learn. Other important qualities include being detail oriented, easy going, friendly and conscientious. One year minimum commitment.

Volunteer positions

Date posted: 7/2/14

Internship - EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSIOLOGY/KINESIOLOGY FITNESS SPECIALIST

Since 1973, Green Mountain at Fox Run has provided challenging, active internship programs for exceptional candidates. We are a nationally renowned, professionally directed, weight and health lifestyle program, exclusively for women. Our client population consists of women from college-age to retirement-age, all at varying fitness levels, who are seeking to make serious changes in their eating, activity, and health/lifestyle behaviors. Our program has been featured in over 2,000 media pieces for its innovative, first-of-its-kind, non-diet approach and lifestyle model for long-term weight management.

Our interns work with a multidisciplinary team of registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, behavioral, stress management, and movement therapists as well as our Executive Director, who holds a PhD in nutritional biochemistry & metabolism.

Our internship programs provide an outstanding hands-on experience, in beautiful Ludlow, Vermont. Cycling, hiking (Appalachian & Long Trail), downhill (Okemo, Killington) and cross-country skiing/snowshoeing are minutes from our doorstep. This is an ideal opportunity for the intern who desires an active learning internship experience. This is not an administrative, desk position. Internship positions are available year-round and do include room and board.

Internship Summary:
The Green Mountain at Fox Run is a women's-only resort, with a fitness internship program that lasts approximately 12 to 16 weeks. The ability to work enthusiastically and discreetly with both a fitness-compromised population is essential. Interns are required to complete a minimum of one project that will be decided upon by both intern and Internship Coordinator. Duties and Responsibilities: Group Exercise Instruction - conducting group fitness classes according to the ACSM guidelines Exercise Modifications - proving exercise alternatives for special populations Leading Excursions - leading hikes and other outdoor activities on and off-site Assist Fitness Staff with Exercise Prescription Assist Fitness Staff in production of fitness handouts, bulletin boards and other small administrative tasks

Educational Requirements:
Applicants should be juniors, seniors, or graduates in either Bachelors or Masters Degree programs in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Physical Education, and Wellness, or other closely-related field. Applicants must possess the ability to work enthusiastically and discreetly with a fitness-compromised population. Preference will be given to individuals with strong teaching skills in group exercise classes, including strength training, aerobic fitness, water aerobics, recreational fitness, hiking, dance, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates and the like.

Required Competencies:
Personal Skills - ability to work with a diverse population with varying levels of health and fitness knowledge and ability. A positive attitude and strong work ethic are a must. Leadership Skills - must be comfortable taking on leadership role with clients and functioning as part of the Green Mountain at Fox Run team. Group Exercise Certifications - Individuals with certifications in fitness are preferred, but will train the right person.

Lori Wright
Green Mountain at Fox Run
PO Box 358
Ludlow, VT 05149
www.fitwoman.com
802-228-8885
Paid positions

Date posted: 6/20/14

ASAP, a tutoring program of CU Boulder Residence Life, is hiring IPHY Tutors. Qualifications: 3.0 cum. GPA & 3.2 GPA in the subject tutored. Need part time tutors (undergrad & grad students) for the following subjects: IPHY 2800, 3060, 3410, 3470, 3480. $9.50-$12.00/hr. Visit cuboulder.erezlife.com to create a profile, then apply for "Tutor - ASAP 2014-2015." Questions? Contact Lisa Guinther algu4058exc@colorado.edu.

Paid positions

Date posted: 5/15/14

The HabLab (Humans and Buildings Laboratory, http://www.colorado.edu/hablab/) project is seeking to fill an immediate, short-term position for a student aide. HabLab utilizes Biopac equipment to study environmental effects on HRV and GSR. The position is for 35-40 hours total (8-10 hours/week) over the next 4 weeks. The primary responsibility will be to run experimental sessions in downtown Denver on Monday or Wednesdays. Undergraduate or graduate students with psychophysiology, statistics, human subjects training and related experience are especially encouraged to apply. Please email Meredith Banasiak at Banasiak@colorado.edu for more information.
Paid positions

Date posted: 5/2/14

Therapy/Clinic Aid - FT Paid position

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to felicia.latsko@childrenscolorado.org and can call Felicia with any questions at (720) 777-0042.

Why Work at Children's....
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

Additional Information:
Department: Broomfield Therapy Admin
Hours per week
: 40, eligible for benefits
Shift
: Monday-Friday, Some occasional Saturdays possible, day shift

Job Overview:
Provide a clean, organized and appropriately prepared environment for therapy. May also assist clinic staff (in patient care activities or in front office tasks) and be responsible for day-to-day facility management. Assist therapy team in completion of prescribed daily therapies/treatments for children. Assist the Early Childhood Special Education Teacher in implementation of intervention programs for children with learning disorders.

Qualifications:
Preferred License/Certification - CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Required
Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent
Six months experience as a therapy aide or certified nurses assistant. Skilled in use of general office equipment. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and product lines.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Sit: 1-2 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 6-8 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Carry: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Climb: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Crawl: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Lift: Light lifting regularly, moderate lifting occasionally.
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Reach: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: 1/3 or more of time
Others: May assist in lifting, transporting and positioning of patients
Use of Hands/Feet: Both Feet - Precise Motor Function (Or Fine Manipulation)
Use of Hands/Feet: Both Hands - Precise Motor Function (Or Fine Manipulation)
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 100 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time

Equal Employment Opportunity:
It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Paid positions

Date posted: 4/25/14

The Leinwand lab is looking for a part-time professional research assistant with experience handling reptiles. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with snakes. Furthermore, the research environment is beneficial to anyone interested in pursuing professional school and provides an ample opportunity to gain experience working in a laboratory. Our website can be found at http://cimb.colorado.edu/faculty-research/research-labs/leslie-leinwand-lab Contact: Jason.Hirshberg@Colorado.EDU

Paid positions

Date posted: 4/24/14

Full time physical therapy aide needed for outpatient orthopedic facility in Broomfield. Ideal candidate will possess a degree in physiology or related field. Please email resume to Leah with Alpha Rehabilitation at leah@arboroccmed.com.

Paid positions

Date posted: 4/2/14

EXERCISE SPECIALIST WITH FRAIL ELDERS

We are looking for a compassionate Exercise Specialist who has experience working with frail seniors. This part-time (paid) opportunity (possibly growing to full time) requires travel within Boulder County and involves providing one-on-one functional fitness services to elders. We are looking for applicants with or working toward a bachelors' degree in a related field.

Job Criteria: EXPERIENCE WITH FRAIL ELDERS AND DEMENTIA CARE REQUIRED.

Candidate MUST have:
An excellent understanding of the functional aspects of the human body as it relates to aging.
The ability to assess functional capabilities (ROM, strength, functional mobility) and be able to prescribe exercise programs specific to the senior population.
An understanding of age-related disease processes/medical conditions and appropriate modification of exercises related to those conditions.
Good time management skills
Excellent observation skills
Creative ideas & problem solving around functional fitness
Exceptional communication skills
Patience, openness and compassion

For information about our services please go to www.functionalaging.com. Initial inquiries by email please to sage@functionalaging.com. We will only consider applicants with a resume and cover letter.

Volunteer positions

Date posted: 3/10/14

Physical Therapy Volunteer Opportunity

Looking for a student who would be interested in gaining experience by assisting my relative with physical therapy appointments. Six months ago he suffered a TBI. He will be getting his PT and OT therapies through Mapleton Outpatient rehabilitation. He suffered damage to his right eye and is unable to drive. He has dyskinesia in the right leg but is mobile and able to walk on his own. At this time, therapists have recommended that he be attended at all times.

We are looking for someone to drive him to his appointments two times a week and possibly shadowing the PT/OT. In addition, if possible we would be interested in having someone then oversee some PT time at home or the gym MWF for an hour or two.

If interested, please contact us at bestetina@me.com.

Volunteer positions

Date posted: 1/31/14

Frasier Meadows Retirement Community Wellness Center is looking for a student intern to work with older adults, guiding them through strength training programs within our Wellness (fitness) center. No pay is offered for this internship at this time, but it is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the field of Older Adult Fitness and Wellness while earning academic credit for your hours. Hours can be somewhat flexible according to student schedule; but an example of times that are currently needed include: Mondays 8-10am or 8-noon and 1:15-3:00pm; Wednesdays 1:15-3:00pm; Fridays 8-10am or 8-noon and 1:15-3:00pm. Other possibilities of experience in addition to the aforementioned duties may be explored if student's available hours allow.

Please contact Whitney Garcia McCain, Director of Fitness and Physical Wellness at Frasier Meadows Retirement Community in Boulder: 720-562-4317 or email wlgarcia@frasiermeadows.org

Volunteer positions

Date posted: 11/19/13

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Exercise Physiology

  • Thinking about a career in Exercise Physiology? This would be an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the field.
  • Unpaid - but with potential for academic credit.
  • Exposure to working with a variety of populations and complex medical conditions.
  • Senior Community Wellness/Education
  • Locations in Boulder & Longmont
  • Please contact Jon at 303-939-0691 or email jmojock@mbfphysicaltherapy.com