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Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center

Public Health Student Volunteer Program

Health Resources and Services Administration
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

HRSA Strategic Recruitment


The HRSA Public Health internship provides a one-semester internship at the Health Resources and Services Administration's bureaus or offices for students enrolled in a public health program.

Interns will have frequent contact with HRSA’s public health experts in one of a wide-range of disciplines including: rural health policy, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, health systems, and program analysis and evaluation.

Interns will:

  • Support the management of grants and programs at HRSA
  • Participate in HRSA’s public health seminar series and related staff development activities
  • Plan and coordinate meetings of public health experts/practitioners
  • Shadow and conduct informational interviews with key HRSA staff
  • Apply skills to goal-based projects in the range of competency areas specified by the student’s school’s curriculum

Students must be enrolled in and be in good standing in a school of public health.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Internships are unfunded.

Application process

Students who are interested in participating in a public health internship at HRSA may contact the HRSA Strategic Recruitment office at Complete instructions can be found on the program website.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Public health

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