The internship experience (HTH 4936) is required for seniors seeking a degree in health or public health. The internship should be completed during the final semester of the degree plan. Please read this page fully for all of the information you will need to find and register for an internship.
The internship gives the student an opportunity to apply and integrate the cognitive knowledge and skills developed in the classroom in real-world settings. The major goals of the program are:
Public Health Internship Eligibility and Modality Information
Health and Public Health majors are eligible to apply for an internship if they have:
For the fall and spring semesters, interns need to be within 13 hours of graduation including the 6 hours of the internship. During the summer semester, interns should only take HTH 4936 and HTH 4921 (if required for their degree).
Internships are required for all graduating health and public health students meeting the eligibility requirements. Course substitutions are not an option. Students may complete internships in-person, remote, or hybrid. Note, the modality will depend on the needs and requirements of each individual internship site. Students are responsible for ensuring their site offers the student’s preferred modality and working with the site supervisor to complete appropriate paperwork documenting the modality.
For students completing an internship in Spring 2023, you will need to:
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