Public Health Internship

Course Description

Work in public health agency planning, implementing and/or evaluating a health promotion program or programs. Minimum of 120 hours of structured work experience in a healthcare organization under the direct supervision of one or more experienced health promotion specialists. Grading is H, S, U only. Course is eligible for In Progress (IP) grade. This is a two month course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the professional knowledge and skills learned in didactic public health courses to work in a public health agency.
  • Plan and complete one or more supervised applied project (s) related to public health in an approved public health organization.
  • Write a report demonstrating the successful integration of academic knowledge and skills to community health issues in a public health organization.


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