**Please note that internships undertaken for academic credit in the BSPH program must be approved by the Center for Public Service.
Alliance For Health
The alliance provides unbiased information to elected officials and their staffs, journalists, policy analysts and advocates. Interns have a variety of responsibilities including: research, health policy analysis, media list compilation, administrative duties, and web page updates. Interns also attend events and forums on Capitol Hill and in the D.C. area.
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
The internship program at the Academy for Educational Development was established to: Enhance AED's ability to attract students of academic excellence as potential full-time employees. Aid in the development of a multicultural workforce by focusing on attracting candidates from historically diverse institutions of higher learning.
American Cancer Society
The purpose of the summer internship program is to develop public awareness of the American Cancer Society. Interns will assist in establishing a network in communities to provide community outreach programs. Internships are offered with stipend and throughout various locations in the country.
American Legacy Foundation
Ideal candidate is a current student pursuing their undergraduate degree. An interest in public health or tobacco control is a plus. Those interested in applying should send their resume, references, and answers to the following questions (in 250 words or less). Please indicate which department you are applying to.
American Medical Student Association Internship
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is has internships opportunities for both fall and summer in health policy at AMSA's national headquarters near Washington, DC. This internships is a great opportunity for pre-medical or public health students to gain knowledge in health policy, diversity in medicine, global health, and politics.
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
The Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program brings talented college seniors and recent graduates to Washington, D.C., where they are placed in congressional offices and learn about health policy issues, with a focus on issues affecting racial and ethnic minority and underserved communities. Through the nine-week program, Scholars gain knowledge about federal legislative procedure and health policy issues, while further developing their critical thinking and leadership skills. In addition to gaining experience in a congressional office, Scholars participate in seminars and site visits to augment their knowledge of health care issues, and write and present a health policy research memo that addresses a problem of concern to disadvantaged populations. The program completely covers living costs, airfare to/from Washington, DC and provides a stipend upon completion.
Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund
Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall Internships and fellowships are available for undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates, as well as professionals on sabbatical or making a career change. We ask that interns be able to devote at least 12 hours/wk for at least 3 months. Interns and fellows are usually not paid but are given a transportation subsidy to defray the costs of commuting to our office. See website for more details.
The Carter Centers offers unique and diverse opportunities for students who are interested in contemporary international and domestic issues. The internship program is recognized nationally and internationally and has special appeal for those who wish to combine academic study with practical application and experience. Internships are offered throughout the year for students who have demonstrated superior academic ability and who have course work, professional or personal experience and career interests related to Carter Center programs.
CDC Collegiate Leaders In Environmental Health Internship
This is a 10-week summer internship for undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, or related fields who are passionate about the environment, about human health, and about the link between the two. Interns will participate in environmental health projects, interact with federal officials and scientists, and visit important environmental health sites in Atlanta. Other activities may include "brown-bag" lunches with CDC staff, as well as attending lectures from important environmental health leaders in the Atlanta area.
CDC Student Summer Employment Program
The Student Summer Employment Program provides training and work experience for individuals during summer months. The work ranges from office support to trades and labor occupations to positions in professional fields.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
CBPP conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs with an emphasis on those affecting low and moderate-income people. Full and part-time internships for students are available throughout the year and include communications, health policy, outreach campaigns, special supplemental nutrition programs (WIC) and others.
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) - HIVCorps Internship Program
IDRZ's work includes research, training, and service delivery in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and maternal-child health. The HIVCorps internship is designed to provide students and recent graduates with the opportunity to participate in international HIV program and research initiatives. For additional information or questions regarding HIVCorps, contact Maria Lombe email@example.com.
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a national consumer organization that focuses on health and nutrition issues. CSPI offers internships for a small number of qualified students in undergraduate, graduate, law, and medical schools each summer and during the school year.
Children's Defense Fund
CDF focuses on programs and policies that affect large numbers of children, rather than on helping families on a case-by-case basis. They monitor the development and implementation of federal and state policies and provide information, technical assistance, and support to networks of state and local child advocates, service providers, and public and private sector officials and leaders. Throughout the year, CDF's headquarters in Washington, D.C. offers a wide range of unpaid internships to provide an opportunity for students and recent graduates to receive academic credit and valuable work experience in the nonprofit/public interest sector. The internship program aims to recruit and to cultivate emerging child advocates.
Children's Environmental Health Network
The Network accepts students each semester and during the summer. Student projects could include: working with education and outreach staff to work with targeted communities; working on current policy issues; working on the newsletter or web site; organizing and researching the library; fundraising research; gathering information for the Resource Guide; and outlining plans for new projects. This position is designed for juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in public health, environmental studies, public or nonprofit administration, public policy, communication/journalism or health sciences.
City Hall Fellows
This fellowship is a one year training program designed to give recent graduates a hand at running their city by spending a year inside the highest levels of city government to see how it works from the inside out. This fellowship allows for opportunities to be a part of policy decisions from the creation to design to evaluation and integrates hands-on, full-time work experience inside local government with intensive training in how cities work and the people, issues, and organizations that influence local policy.
CIS is committed to giving students the opportunity to study abroad and having a great experience. Focused on helping students save money and supporting students every step of the way, CIS Abroad will works to engage their students in the culture of their host country.
City of New Orleans Health Department Student Experiences
Health professional, graduate and undergraduate students are invited to participate in our Student Experiences Program. The NOHD can provide unique and challenging experiences in finding in practical solutions to public health problems as our New Orleans recovers during the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The Clinton Foundation has three locations: NY, AR, and MA. These sites include five critical areas: Health Security, Economic Empowerment, Leadership Development and Citizen Service, Education, and Environmental Sustainability.
Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
A 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through collaborative projects, experiential learning opportunities, individual environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and shadowing and mentoring relationships at CDC/ATSDR.
Connect-123 facilitates career-related internship and service learning opportunities for international undergraduate and graduate students in Cape Town in a wide range of fields including public health and education. Past internship projects have included working with disadvantaged children and their parents on health-related issues, including safety, sexuality, and basic hygiene. Roles have included training, mentoring, and assisting local non-profits with overall program development. For all programs, Connect-123 provides substantial local support, including relatively high-end, secure housing, logistics support, and regular social programs (ranging from cultural tours to community service activities). They also advise program participants prior to departure and provide ongoing support and guidance once in Cape Town, from academic advice and mentoring to hands-on help in case of an emergency. To date, they've worked with students from over 180 universities and expect to have over 250 students from 20 countries participating on programs during 2009. They have also formed successful partnerships with several US-based universities and can develop customized programs in Cape Town and Buenos Aires around specific requirements.
Department of Health and Human Services
Provides links to employment, internships, fellowship and summer programs in DHHS agencies. Like many government sites it isn't really pretty to look at, but the content is extremely valuable if you are seeking employment in a federal government agency. Be forewarned that some of the sites being linked to are not as intuitively easy to use as some other sites on the web.
Directors of Health Promotion and Education
The DHPE/CDC Internship Program aims to place students of minority-serving institutions in public health settings (federal, national, state and local health agencies, community-based health organizations, voluntary health agencies, etc.) for practical experience in the field of public health education.The internship program offers students a unique experience to receive firsthand experience in health promotion and health education. The program has been designed to provide students with practical experiences in public health related to the core competencies of health education and to introduce the students to the essentials of public health.
Drexel University School of Public Health Opening Doors Program
Paid ($4000) 10 week summer research opportunities for undergraduate students for health disparities research. Juniors and seniors in social and natural science disciplines with a GPA of at least 3.0.
Environmental Health Investigator
This is an internship available with the City of New Orleans. Interns will aid and essentially become Health Department inspectors identifying environmental health hazards such as high lead levels as well as rat and mosquito infestations. Interns participate in neighborhood analysis and reporting of problem areas especially within the 17 Target Recovery areas. For more information send email here.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
International corporation that provides consulting services for environmental, health and safety concerns. One of their many offices is based in Metairie.
EverettPublic Service Internship Program
Purpose of the program is to encourage students' careers in public service. Offers summer 10-week internships in diverse areas including health and safety, environment, and minority, youth and women's issues.
Explore Health Careers
EHC includes a national database of enrichment opportunities, some of which provide experiences that offer exposure to providing care for underserved populations. In addition, many of the programs in the Find a Pre-Health Enrichment Program.
First Pic, Inc.
FirstPic, Inc. is a Washington, DC area organization looking for highly motivated students who are interested in exploring future career paths in a program development and grant administration environment. Interested graduate and undergraduate students who are majoring in non-profit management, public health, and human services are encouraged to apply. A limited number of full or part-time paid internships are available. Interns will serve as project assistants on initiatives related to health, youth development, crime prevention, web development, and Native American communities.
Foundation for Sustainable Development
International internships in Argentina, Bolivia, Nicaragua, India, Kenya & Uganda working in the following development subjects:*Microenterprise/Microfinance * Environment * Appropriate Technology * Women's Empowerment * Human Rights * Health * Youth & Education * Community Development*
Global Health Council Career Network
The Global Health Council offers a number of internships (and also jobs) to bachelor-level students interested in public health each semester. These listings can be found on their career network.
Internships available all over the globe!
Global Service Corps
Global Service Corps (GSC) is a non-profit organization that sends volunteers abroad to work, teach, and learn on projects in developing countries. Join one of the short-term (3-4 weeks), long-term (6 weeks to 6 months), or student internship programs (10 weeks or longer). These programs target three primary project areas: Environment, Health and Education.
Gulf Restoration Network
The Gulf Restoration Network (GRN) is a network of environmental, social justice, and citizens' groups and individuals committed to restoring the Gulf of Mexico to an ecologically and biologically sustainable condition. Great opportunity for those interested in environmental health!
Like a Peace Corps for Health, HealthCorps is a national service and peer mentoring initiative. In high schools, HealthCorps "Coordinators" empower teens in underserved populations to make simple lifestyle changes to enhance their well-being and resilience and take the message to friends, familes and neighbors.
Health Research Training Program
The Health Research Training Program (HRTP) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene provides undergraduate, graduate/professional school students the opportunity to experience some of the "real life" challenges of public health. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, and policy. Most students work full-time for 10-12 weeks during the summer, and part-time during the academic year. Financial stipends are available on a limited basis. Some support may be available for those students in the Federal College Work/Study program.
Harvard Medical Schools's Immunology Graduate Program Summer Undergraduate Program in Immunology
This 10 week program lasts from early June to mid August and consists of a combination of weekly lectures and laboratory work with faculty from the Immunology Graduate Program, with extensive interactions with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as well. The intention is to provide an exposure to current topics in Immunology to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing graduate school. Selection criteria include undergraduate background, interest in studying life sciences at the graduate level, and letters of reference. Preference will be given to students in their sophomore or junior year.
Health Students Taking Action Together (H-STAT) Summer Internship
Health Students Taking Action Together (H-STAT) creates a statewide community of health professional students and engages them in education, activism and service. By mobilizing students to take action on health issues confronting Georgia, we foster a civic ethic in future leaders that will benefit the state for years to come.
Hepatitis B Foundation Summer Internship
Interns work with professional scientists from the Hepatitis B Foundation and its research affiliate, the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research and the Drexel Institute of Drexel College of Medicine. Valuable mentoring and supervision of individual projects is provided for each student. At the conclusion of the summer, interns present their projects to the entire faculty in a special seminar.
Hispanic National Internship Program
Applicants to the Hispanic National Internship Program are undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are active in community and campus activities. HACU staff matches academic backgrounds to internship descriptions provided by the host organizations. Interns work in the Washington, D.C., area and at field sites throughout the country. HACU provides roundtrip airfare to the internship site and weekly stipends of $520 for graduate students.
INROADS gives you access and professional/managerial training to land a paid internship at a top company. There are three keys to success for INROADS students: Selection, Education & Training, and Performance. For over four decades, INROADS has helped businesses gain greater access to diverse talent through continuous leadership development of outstanding ethnically diverse students and placement of those students in internships at many of North America's top corporations, firms and organizations.
Institute on Philanthropy and Volunteer Service-Summer
IPVS is ideal for undergraduate student leaders who are engaged in service programs on and off their campuses. All majors and fields of study are welcome. With a single application, students are enrolled at Georgetown University, live in a furnished apartment on campus in the heart of DC, and are placed in a competitive internship for eight weeks.
Intrax is a globally-oriented company that provides a lifetime of high quality educational, work and volunteer programs that connect people and cultures. Intrax has operations in more than 100 countries worldwide and offers diverse educational and cultural programs including: high school exchange, international au pairs, language classes, volunteer opportunities, leadership programs, and work and internship placements.
Live, Learn & Intern (DCinternships)
A sponsored program by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University. The Institutes are academic internship programs held each summer, fall and spring in Washington D.C. for undergraduates interested in the following subject areas: Public Policy, International Affairs, Nonprofit and Community Service.
Louisiana Primary Care Association’s Community HealthCorps
The Louisiana Primary Care Association’s Community HealthCorps Program was recently awarded funding from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living to support tobacco prevention and control efforts in East Baton Rouge parish. Through this partnership, LPCA will work with clients at the BREC Senior Center to host the “Breathe Easy: Health and Wellness Series” where local healthcare providers will facilitate discussions about various health topics; specifically, those exacerbated by tobacco usage. LPCA will also motivate senior citizens participating in this project in activities facilitated by the Louisiana Cancer Control Partnership.
Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students
The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students invites recent minority graduates and current undergraduate and graduate minority students to participate in an exciting and unique international exchange program. Interns are given the opportunity to conduct community-based research under the guidance of a prominent international scientist in one of six countries. Interns will see their research skills strengthened and their cultural and linguistic abilities validated, and will experience and contribute to an international scientific collaboration.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Summer Internships
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, located in New York City, offers summer research internships to outstanding undergraduate students who are planning to pursue an MD/PhD or a PhD and who are interested in doing research at a leading biomedical institution. The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Mount Sinai is a 10-week program that begins the first week in June. SURP fellows receive intensive biomedical research training in a cutting-edge biomedical laboratory, thus gaining an insider’s perspective into Mount Sinai graduate programs and academic life. The fellowship includes free housing and a $3,000 stipend.
MPHProgramsList.com Public Health Internship List
Over 146 state, national and worldwide public health internships.
National Center for Environmental Health/CDC Summer Internship
This is a 10-week summer internship for undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, or related fields. Interns will be placed in environmental health programs at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC): National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR). Over the course of the summer, interns will participate in environmental health projects, interact with federal officials and scientists, and visit important environmental health sites in Atlanta. Other activities may include "brown-bag" lunches with CDC staff, as well as attending lectures from important environmental health leaders in the Atlanta area.
The National Council
The National Council is a not-for-profit association of 1,300 behavioral healthcare organizations that provide treatment and rehabilitation for mental illnesses and addictions disorders to nearly six million adults, children and families in communities across the country. Policy Interns at the National Council gain substantive experience in state and federal policy on issues affecting adults and children with mental disabilities and the organizations that provide them community-based mental health and substance abuse treatment. Interns should have strong analytical, research and computer skills, including the ability to effectively use the internet. Graduate students are preferred, but stellar undergraduates with a strong interest in healthcare and/or disability policy will be considered. Interns may work for academic credit or a stipend of $12/hour, up to $2,500/semester.
National Council for Science and the Environment
NCSE interns will gain a diverse experience in a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis for environmental decision making. Small stipend offered.
National Institutes of Health, NIH
Features information on the NIH summer internship program in biomedical research. While the program is clearly focused on the laboratory research component it might be of interest to some public health students who have this interest.
National Research Center for Women & Families
Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall Internships are available for undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates who are available at least 12 hours/wk for at least 3 months. Through these internship opportunities you will learn first-hand about the Washington policy scene by gaining hands-on experience in several possible areas including: government relations/public policy development, communications/media relations, and/or non-profit fundraising / development, and, all the while, you will be making a significant difference in the lives of women and families. See website for more details and types of internships available.
New Orleans Hazard Mitigation Office
The Hazard Mitigation office manages the City’s FEMA-funded hazard mitigation programs, including the elevation and reconstruction of homes, hardening of critical facilities, and updates to the City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Office communicates hazard and risk information to New Orleans residents, coordinates with city, state, and federal agencies, and builds long-term capacity in integrated disaster planning.
Peer Health Exchange
Peer Health Exchange gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Our vision is to give as many teenagers as possible the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions by building a health education organization that serves teenagers nationwide.
Presidentials Intern Program for Undergraduate and Graduate College Students
The American Red Cross Corporate Diversity Department offers internships for undergraduate students. The Presidential Intern Program provides an opportunity for college students to learn about key professional positions with the American Red Cross. The Presidential Intern Program is open to students who are currently enrolled in school or have recently graduated the spring immediately before their appointment. Interns must be eligible to work in the United States.
Project Concern International is a global health and humanitarian non- profit organization dedicated to mobilizing and building health communities and saving lives of children and families around the world. They offer volunteer opportunities and occasionally internships.
ProWorld offers intern, volunteer and study abroad experiences for individuals and families looking to make a difference abroad while gaining the cross-cultural skills and knowledge to succeed as global citizens. ProWorld began in Peru in 1998 and has since expanded to fourteen countries in three continents. We are proud of the work our volunteers have done over the past decade and continue to push forward to make the world a better place. Our mission to empower communities, promote social and economic development, conserve the environment and cultivate educated, compassionate global citizens.
Public Health Education Internships in Ecuador (Coming Soon)
Internships in less-developed regions of Latin America offer a unique opportunity to understand health actual problems and their interaction with the complex social realities, as well as to contribute and to help sound efforts in health promotion and education offered by governmental and non-governmental institutions. Additionally it is a good chance to improve Spanish fluency in a full-immersion experience, and finally it is a great occasion to help in several ways impoverished groups in the Quito region.
Public Health Apprentice Program (PHAP) - Texas
PHAP is a three-year CDC fellowship program, in collaboration with McKing Consulting Corporation, and in partnership with public health agencies in Texas, that provides training and work experience in diverse public health programs such as chronic disease, environmental health, immunizations, STDs, and TB. Apprentices may be expected to perform the following job functions: patient/client interaction to elicit or provide information; investigation of public health problems and issues; data collection, analysis, and reporting; surveillance activities; public health education; home visits; community involvement/partnership; and liaison of public health responsibilities with other public or private providers or partners. For more information send email here.
Rising Star Internships
A national site that is not public health specific but does have a wide variety of categories relevant to public health. For example: health care, hospital administration, environmental health and behavioral science to name a few. Although not all areas have multiple internships posted, this site is worth keeping an eye on. If nothing else it is creatively designed and visually pleasing.
Save the Children
Save the Children is the world’s largest independent organization for children, making a difference to children’s lives in over 120 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children helps children to achieve a happy, healthy and secure childhood. Save the Children listens to children, involves children and ensures their views are taken into account. Save the Children secures and protects children’s rights – to food, shelter, health care, education and freedom from violence,abuse and exploitation. They offer summer internships of varying types, stipends, and in different parts of the world.
Sojourner Truth Community Center
STCC is located in the Treme Area of New Orleans. The community center was re-opened in January of 2009, and is staffed by Catholic Charities. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the STCC was operated by residents of the Lafitte Housing Development. The Lafitte site is now in the process of being redeveloped. STCC is charged with serving former Lafitte Housing Development, Treme and Tulane/Gravier residents. We offer programming/training in the areas of: youth enhancement, health & wellness, wealth development, basic needs and stabilization. Currently we are in partnership with Tulane Community Health Center at Covenant House. STCC has been adopting their monthly health foci, which has produced some great health campaigns. In an effort to further develop our health & wellness program, we are hoping to obtain students that would be interested in assisting with the implementation of our community center’s health & wellness model (community outreach, preparing health presentations, assisting with general health & wellness activities). Students would have the full support of our staff, and volunteers from the community. Students interested in this opportunity should contact Ms. D’Ana Smith at 504-827-9963.
Student Conservation Association (SGA)
Internships are available in all 50 states and in dozens of conservation disciplines. Interns live and work with others on critical conservation projects such as restoring wilderness, building sustainable communities, and providing environmental education. Expenses are paid, the work and the friendships are real, and the benefits to our world are undeniable.
A newly created site for high school and college students seeking temporary jobs with the Federal government.
US State Department Student Intern Program
The State Department is responsible for formulating, implementing and supporting U.S. foreign policy. The department manages several student employment programs for students to get experience in a foreign affairs environment through first-hand knowledge. Some students work in Washington, D.C., and others have the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas. Positions are both paid and unpaid and many are available during spring, summer or fall.
Visions in Action
A non-profit organization committed to social change in Africa and Latin America through grassroots volunteer efforts. Ten intern positions are available on a continuous basis in the Washington DC office for 3 month periods or more at 15-40 hours per week. Nationals of the developing world are eligible and French and Spanish speaking ability is a plus.
Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH)
WISH provides housing (for a fee) to students with internships in Washington, DC. The townhouses are located in the heart of the city on Capitol Hill, making it convenient for those interning right in the city.
AED Development Fellows Program
Unpaid, international fellowships for students or recent graduates. Fields include public health, nutrition, monitoring and evaluation, behavior change and gender issues. A great opportunity to gain overseas work experience along with cross-cultural and foreign language skills.
AIDS Action Pedro Zamora Fellowship
In the spirit of Pedro Zamora’s work to curb HIV transmission and improve the lives of HIV positive people, AIDS Action offers a public policy fellowship in his name. The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for young professionals, undergraduate and graduate students who seek experience in HIV related public policy and government affairs.
American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellowship
The William J. Clinton Fellowship program aims to build the capacity of Indian NGOs while developing American leaders with an understanding of India. AIF provides a range of support to fellows, including training, technical support, on-going supervision, a stipend, supplemental health insurance, and travel to and from India. The Clinton Fellowship offers young Americans the chance to serve with Indian NGOs for a period of 10 months.
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
The Kaiser Family Foundation offers this program in memory of former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan. For nine weeks, Scholars live and work at congressional offices in Washington, DC, learning about legislative procedure and health policy issues. The program is based at Howard University. Racial and ethnic minorities who are recent college graduates are eligible to apply.
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships for Graduate Study
Fellowship candidates must have an outstanding undergraduate record, demonstrate financial need and be attending a designated college or university. The program of study need not be limited to Armenian studies, and candidates can be of any national descent. Applications must be submitted through the dean of the university where the student is pursuing graduate studies. In the case of undergraduate liberal arts colleges, students in their senior year are eligible to apply for a fellowship to fund their future graduate work. Please contact your school's financial aid or fellowship office for more information and to obtain an application. Applications are generally due in January.
EPA National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship
The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to their field of study. The NNEMS program is sponsored by EPA's Environmental Education Division (EED), Office of Children's Health Protection and Environmental Education (OCHPEE). Students who are awarded NNEMS fellowships are offered a unique opportunity to gain research and training experience directly linked to their undergraduate or graduate studies. NNEMS fellows conduct research projects to augment their academic studies, which EPA supports with financial assistance.
Fulbright Fellowship Program for U.S. Students
The Fulbright Fellowship program provides opportunities for graduating seniors and students pursuing a Master's of PhD to live abroad while pursuing a research project designed by the student. Students can apply for placement in over 140 countries worldwide and grants are available in all fields of study. Fulbright also has a separate program sponsoring non-U.S. citizens to study in the U.S. for graduate school.
Greenlining Institute Fellows Program
The fellowship is a year long program for young leaders that have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by the start of the program. Fellows are assigned to specific program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a Program Manager and the Academy Director. Fellows receive intensive training for policy work at the highest level.
Health Corps, a comprehensive health education program, founded and developed by heart surgeon and bestselling author Mehmet Oz, is seeking dynamic, proactive, and engaging individuals to teach its school curriculum and coordinate community health education events. Coordinators will be a part of a national initiative launched in response to a drastic decline in the health of our nation. Based upon a “Peace Corps” model of employment, Coordinators serve two years in a designated high school and community. The mission of Health Corps is to increase individual awareness and to create a generation of self-empowered individuals today, for a healthier America tomorrow.
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Post-Bachelor Fellowship
The IHME, located at University of Washington, offers a fellowship for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of global heath projects. The PBF program combines advanced on-the-job training and mentoring, and provides the option of pursuing a fully-funded Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.
The Mayoral Fellows Program, City of New Orleans
The Mayoral Fellows Program is a ten-month program gives fellows an opportunity to explore a career in city government while working on specific projects and proposals to help departments reach their goals. Fellows are placed in one of the major divisions, agencies or branches of city government for the first half of the year, and then transferred to a second to ensure a more varied experience. Senior fellows will have the option of remaining in a placement appropriate to his or her field. The program runs from August to June and fellows are paid a salary of $25,500 with pension and health benefits.
Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program
The Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program will provide learning opportunities and support for undergraduate and graduate level students who are dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the United States and globally. Fellows will have the opportunity to learn first-hand how health, economic and/or trade policies affect the health of individuals in our communities, for example, access to affordable life-saving medicines for people living with HIV-AIDS. Through their work, Fellows will also gain new understanding about how their research can directly inform key-decision makers in the U.S. to create safeguards and change policy to protect our health and promote social justice.
National Institute of General Medical Science, National Insitutes of Health Fellowships
MARC U-STAR awards provide support for students underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences to improve their preparation for high-caliber graduate training at the Ph.D. level. The program also supports efforts to strengthen the science course curricula, pedagogical skills of faculty, and biomedical research training at institutions with significant enrollments of students from underrepresented groups.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
These fellowships support up to two years of graduate study in the US for New Americans. New Americans are either resident aliens, naturalized US citizens, or children of two parents who are both US citizens. Fellows receive tuition and maintenance grants. Students may apply as undergraduate seniors intending to continue with graduate study or as graduate students.
University of Washington Environmental Health Research Experience Program
The UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded, nine-week summer experience for undergraduates from any 2 or 4 year college or university with an interest in environmental health sciences. EHREP provides students with hands on experience in laboratories of leading researchers, introduces them to key environmental and occupational health issues while offering research exposure that will help them become competitive for graduate school. Students will work full-time under the supervision of a faculty mentor and will receive a stipend of $5,200.
University of Washington Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Post-Bachelor Fellowship
Provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of global heath projects. The PBF program combines advanced on-the-job training and mentoring, and provides the option of pursuing a fully-funded Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. Each PBF is involved in one or two of our areas of work. PBFs contribute to all aspects of research projects, including building statistical models, writing statistical code, analyzing large datasets, and preparing presentations for conferences and manuscripts for publication.
US Agency for International Development International Programs Fellowship
The Population Reference Bureau is accepting applications for its International Programs Fellowship at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Fellowship is a full-time position lasting for two years and will begin in summer 2011. The Fellowship is sponsored and managed by PRB and funded through PRB’s IDEA Project (Informing Decisionmakers to Act), a cooperative agreement between PRB and USAID. The Fellow will work within USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health in Washington, D.C., which works to advance and support voluntary family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide. The Fellowship is intended for recent graduates with a B.A. or B.S.; candidates with advanced degrees are ineligible.
US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is an elite team of more than 6,000 well-trained, highly qualified public health professionals dedicated to delivering the Nation's public health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science. Driven by a passion for public service, these men and women serve on the frontlines in the Nation's fight against disease and poor health conditions. The US PHS offers opportunities to those at varying degree levels, and also to students pursuing a degree in public health through the JRCOSTEP (Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program).
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice
The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice is designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color. Fellows are based in the Families USA office in Washington, D.C. and learn about Medicare, Medicaid, efforts to achieve universal coverage, and other important health policy issues. At the same time, the Fellows learn about conducting health care campaigns through communication and collaboration with our network of state grassroots advocates and organizations. Fellowships last one year and include a stipend.
World Endeavors offers unique and fulfilling volunteer, study, and internship programs in communities around the world. Internships are located all over the globe.
Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) Fellows Program
The YSOP Fellows Program continues YSOP's mission of engaging young people in direct service, while encouraging their development as the future leaders of non-profit organizations. The program is a year-long internship for recent graduates. YSOP Fellows are involved with every aspect of our organization. The YSOP Fellows Program requires a one-year commitment. YSOP offers Fellows $15,000 as a Living Allowance, $76/month for commutation and other travel expenses, and participation in YSOP’s medical insurance plan. YSOP Fellows receive 10 days of vacation and 10 days of medical or personal leave. Upon completion of 1,700 hours of service, YSOP Fellows may be eligible to receive a $4,725 AmeriCorps Education Award from the Corporation of National and Community Service and enrollment may also permit them to defer payment of outstanding student loans for the duration of their YSOP service.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
AAHPERD awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduates and graduates in health education. Applicants must be a member of the organization or apply for membership at time of application. See webside for list of scholarships opportunities and requirements for each.
J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize for Public Service
A prize of two thousand dollars will be awarded to one or more college or university students involved in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference will be given applicants who have already found such a position, but who require additional funds.
Louisiana Public Health Association (LPHA) Scholarships
The Louisiana Public Health Association will annually award at least one scholarship. The Scholarship Recipient will be presented with the award at the Annual Awards Banquet held during the LPHA Annual Conference in the Spring of each year.
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.
New Orleans Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the scholarship fund is to recognize outstanding gay and lesbian youth from the community, encourage continuing education for self-identified lesbian and gay youth, and foster a positive image of gay and lesbian young people in society. Any Louisiana resident applying to attend or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution that is lesbian or gay is encouraged to apply. Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are only awarded once (directly to the school).
Newcomb-Tulane College Grants and Awards
The Newcomb-Tulane College website lists a number awards for research and other academic study which are targeted specifically for undergraduate students. Visit the website for more details, deadlines, and applications.
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