About CHRT


The Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) works to inspire evidence-based health policies and practices in the state of Michigan and beyond. CHRT does this in a collaborative spirit, working with local, regional, state, and national partners. This dynamic work, which is relevant to a broad array of policymakers, community-based organizations, insurers, and providers, creates a tremendous learning environment for those who share CHRT’s passion for improving population health and advancing health equity.

Learn more about CHRT’s on the job training, career support, and work environment in Why CHRT.


As a growing non-profit impact organization with a focus on transforming research and evidence into actionable policy approaches, CHRT employs roughly two-dozen individuals who staff and manage dozens of research, engagement, implementation, demonstration, and evaluation projects for local, state, and national decision leaders.

Job seekers: All CHRT job opportunities are posted to the University of Michigan careers page. To identify CHRT jobs, type “CHRT” into the keyword search field. The university’s careers page can also send you email notifications when new CHRT jobs are posted.

To request email notifications, go to careers.umich.edu and type “CHRT” into the keyword field. Add your email address and click on “follow this feed via email.” Blogtrottr.com will send you a confirming email. Follow the email instructions to receive notifications.

CHRT Internships

CHRT hosts several student interns throughout the year. For students with an interest in health and human services policy, non-profit organizations, and communications, CHRT is an excellent place to learn and grow.

  • During the summer, CHRT offers a full-time summer internship for University of Michigan students obtaining a master’s degree in public policy (with a focus on health) or a master’s degree in public health (with a focus on policy). Interns are responsible for a variety of assigned projects and research tasks such as health policy and social determinants of health analyses; data analyses; drafting issue briefs, slides for presentations, or stories; and providing ongoing support for policy or research projects.
  • During the academic year, CHRT offers part-time positions for University of Michigan students with a broad range of interests including business operations, health policy, and communications. CHRT also employs interns from the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Future Public Health Leaders Program.

University of Michigan students: To identify open positions visit the University of Michigan’s Student Employment site. In the lower-left corner of the page, click “find a job” or “conduct a search.” Choose “work-study” if you qualify and “non work-study” if you don’t (if you qualify for work-study, you can click both boxes). Click “advanced search.” In the keyword search bar, type “CHRT.”