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University of Denver HLS Classroom-to-Workplace Program Greg Moser Adjunct & HLS Initiatives Coordinator (303) 271-4904

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1 University of Denver HLS Classroom-to-Workplace Program Greg Moser Adjunct & HLS Initiatives Coordinator (303)

2 International Security MA Program HLS Certificate Program HLS MA Program NORTHCOM MOU and Internships Charter Member of HSDEC HLS Curriculum Development Seminars and Conferences Classroom-to-Workplace Partnerships Program Overview

3 Goals Colorado HLS Assistance Program HLS Fellowship Program Applied Research & Policy Center Maintain and expand leadership role in “Thinking About HLS” Build HLS Partnerships Advance HLS scholarship

4 Provided practical HLS experience for our students Help local, state and federal agencies meet ad hoc staff needs –Exercises –Planning –Grant administration –GIS –General HLS Program Support Looking at expansion to the private sector HLS Classroom-to-Workplace Program

5 Summary of Projects Seven HLS exercises CDEM Grant admin internship 3 internships with CDE Several internships with NORTHCOM GIS Internship Six state and local internships this summer Upcoming exercises

6 Tri-County air disaster exercise Jefferson County Mass Immunization Coors Mass Decon Exercise Vail HLS Exercise CDPHE SNS Exercise Denver Dirty Bomb Jeffco MAC HLS Exercise Support Teams

7 l Process Summary Network & build relationships with local, state, federal and private sector HLS stakeholders Assess needs/interest in HLS interns and temp staff for HLS related projects Provide practical focused HLS education and training to prepare students Determine funding options Recruit, screen and place students –Internship? –Temporary hire? Tailor supervision and reporting

8 L Funding and Admin Issues/Options Grant application to the State –No indirect costs allowed –Fund an intern as HLS intern coordinator Direct contract with host agency –Hourly rate –Project deliverables and administrative costs Unfunded –Integrated into curriculum –Experience, networking Results since April 2004 in intern funding intern/temp hours –Highly competitive graduates with practical experience

9 L Summary HLS tasking has created a significant increase in staffing needs at state, local and federal levels HLS students need the experience and networking Funding and administration need to be streamlined Highly cost effective win-win staffing option Helps build the partnership between your program and your HLS community –Opportunities –Partners and networks –Link between theoretical and applied HLS –Field research and Best Practices

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