National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Students
The National Environmental Public Health Internship Program is a 10-week internship designed to encourage environmental health students to consider careers at local, state, or tribal environmental health departments following graduation.
Students will be placed with a local, state, or tribal health department and paired with a mentor.
Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria.
- Attend a National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) accredited undergraduate or graduate environmental health academic program
- Be a current junior, senior, or graduate student at the time the application is submitted and have completed at least one full year of academic training with a majority of courses in environmental health focus areas
- Have a grade-point average of at least 2.8 on a scale of 4.0, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in environmental health coursework
- Have active health insurance and be capable of performing various environmental health tasks, some of which may be physically challenging
The program will support 19 undergraduate and 6 graduate environmental health student internships and provide a base stipend of $4,000 ($400 per week) for undergraduates and $6000 ($600 per week) for graduate students. The stipend is intended to cover lodging, food, and incidental expenses. An additional relocation stipend is available to cover the costs if the student relocates for the internship.
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