National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Students
National Environmental Health Association
The National Environmental Public Health Internship
Program is a 400 hour internship designed to encourage
environmental health students to consider careers at
local, state, or tribal environmental health departments
Students will be placed with a local, state, or tribal
health department and paired with a mentor. The
internship program includes a variety of professional and
career development opportunities for participants.
There are multiple internship cohorts each year with
opportunities to enroll in fall, spring, or summer.
Students will complete 400 internship hours over a 10-16
week period. In-person, virtual, and hybrid formats are
available, depending on student and health department
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
- Be a current sophomore, 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
- Be enrolled as a student during the summer or fall
- Have active health insurance
Amount of funding
Participants will receive a base stipend of $6,000 for
undergraduates and $8,000 for graduates for a 10-16 week
internship. The stipend is intended to cover lodging,
food, and incidental expenses.
A need-based allowance starting at $500 is available for
students who relocate for the internship.
Environmental health · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Public health
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