Health Equity Internship Program - Undergraduates or Graduates - The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists


CLOSING DATE: June 24, 2022


JOB #: 18637

POSTED: June 27, 2022


The Health Equity Internship Program was created to support the diversification of the public health and health-related workforce. The public health nutrition workforce, like many areas of health, needs assistance with diversification and the recruitment of a new generation of nutrition professionals. This 12-week paid internship was developed to support those efforts. Since 2002, the internship program has prepared nearly 1,000 students with practical skills in the Essentials of Public Health Services and Core Competencies of Health Education and Promotion. The Health Equity Internship Program was formerly managed by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education.

Federal, regional, state and local health agencies provide real-world work experience to students for 12 weeks to complete health equity projects in the areas of HIV, Cancer, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Lupus, Nutrition, Mental Health, Program Planning, Health Policy, Tobacco, Injury/Violence Prevention, Aging and more. Recently, COVID-19 projects have been added to potential internship placement settings. There is no cost to the agency to serve as a placement site for a student intern.


ASPHN is currently accepting intern and preceptor applications for its Fall 2022 Health Equity Internship Program. The deadline to apply for Fall 2022 is Thursday, June 30, 2022. Applicants selected for the Fall 2022 Session will be notified by Monday, August 1, 2022. Please review the timeline below for complete details.

Additional Details:

  1. CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN AN UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE PROGRAM at an institution of higher education in the U.S.
  2. IN GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING within your program

Intern applicants must be currently enrolled in a U.S. institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level and be in good academic standing at their institution. Applicants are required to upload and submit letters of recommendation and an unofficial transcript through the online application portal. We encourage students attending minority-serving institutions (HBCUs, HSIs and TCUs) to apply. For a listing of minority serving institutions of higher education, visit the U.S. Department of Education. International students attending U.S. institutions of higher education will be required to submit a student visa with their application.

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