The PRCHN Internship Program seeks undergraduate and graduate students who wish to gain experience in public health research. There are many projects and initiatives at the PRCHN offering interns a variety of experiences including: ground truthing, food retail audits, field data collection, environmental surveillance, data entry, and data analysis (depending on skill level). Specific intern duties will vary based on placement, but interns will also have the opportunity to gain an overview of all the research and surveillance conducted at the Center.
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The goal of the PRCHN Internship program is to provide students with a dynamic experiential internship in preparation for a career in public health by developing core public health practice skills. There are many diverse research projects and initiatives at the PRCHN covering topics such as childhood and adolescent obesity and the impact of exercise and healthy eating, food deserts and access to healthy food, community gardens, adolescent health risk behaviors, use of food stamps at farmers’ markets, and cigar use in young adults.
While at the PRCHN, interns work specifically on one project but also have the opportunity to gain an overview of all the research and surveillance conducted at the center. The specific duties of each PRCHN intern will vary depending on his/her placement, but the following list provides an insight into the scope and breadth of the opportunities:
Internships Session Timelines and Application Deadlines
The 2022 PRCHN Summer Internship Program will take place from June 5th through August 6th. This is a 9-week internship program where interns complete a minimum of 120 hours. However, the start and end dates of the internship are flexible to accommodate individual schedules if necessary. An additional number of hours may be required for these internships and will be tied to specific projects.
The internship begins with a mandatory half-day orientation and introduction to the PRCHN and to the specific project to which the intern is assigned. This is also a great opportunity to meet your fellow interns and the staff at the center!
Applications for the summer 2022 cohort are due by April 8t at 5:00 pm EST .
*The days and times for the internship will vary according to each specific project and the student’s schedule.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must complete the PRCHN Training and Mentoring Application Form by April 4th. Please read the information on this page before submitting your application.
All applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and selected applicants will be invited for an interview (via Zoom or in-person). Notifications for interviews will be emailed two weeks after the application deadline. If you are applying outside the formal internship application timeline, your application will be reviewed when received and our Internship Coordinator will respond to you as soon as possible.
For questions or more information, please contact Briana McIntosh at firstname.lastname@example.org.