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National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites

Sponsor
National Environmental Health Association
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

303.802.2200
staff@neha.org

Purpose

The National Environmental Public Health Internship Program is seeking local, state, and tribal health departments to host summer environmental health student interns.

The program provides opportunities for college students from environmental health programs accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council to receive stipends to complete a 10-week internship. Information for students interested in applying is available on the internship page.

For 2022, student and health department participants are encouraged to focus on projects that explore climate and health, sustainability, health inequities, and environmental justice issues.

Examples of past interns' projects may be found on the success stories web page.

Eligibility

Local, state, and tribal health departments are eligible to apply.

To be considered as a host program, the health department must:

  • Provide opportunities for student interns to experience multiple environmental health programs and activities
  • Have the ability to assist the student in identifying and completing an independent project that focuses on solving a current, local environmental health challenge
  • Assign a mentor to advise the intern on a daily basis during the internship period
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

This is an opportunity to host an intern who can assist with environmental health projects. Information provided by the health department will be posted on the NEHA website for prospective students to view.

Participating health departments are provided a support package valued at up to $1,500 to compensate for intern related costs.

Terms of agreement

Application process

Links to program guidelines and the online application for host sites is available on the program website.

Application information for students interested in environmental public health internships is available in the student section of the program website.

Tagged as
Environmental health · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Public health



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