- HDFS 310 & 410
- HDFS 430
Public Health Undergraduate Internships
If you are interested in international internships, please see IE3 Global for application deadlines, they are typically 2-3 months prior to the internship term of interest.
If you are interested in summer internship programs or national internship programs, including the CDC and the OHSU Summer Administrative Internship, these deadlines are at least 3 months prior to summer.
Weeks 1-3 of the term before, or earlier
Identify sites of interest if you haven’t already done so
Review the suggested site list (pdf) and other sites from networking, listservs, meeting with Dr. Elliott, researching interests.
Review the Internship Manual (docx) and H410 Syllabus (docx) and Survival Guide (docx) and Internship Requirements Checklist (docx) before communicating with site.
Contact the Undergraduate PH Internship Coordinator, Dr. Elliott, if you need more assistance with finding sites.
Weeks 3-5 of the term before
Contact sites if you haven’t already done so, if they don’t have an application, use the email draft (docx)
Have solid resume and cover letter versions, here are Examples of Resume/Cover Letters (pdf) as a guide.
Follow up with sites if you haven’t heard back or it has been awhile
Questions? See FAQs
Weeks 6-8 of the term before
Complete the Learning Agreement (docx)
Email it in pdf, doc, or docx format to Dr. Elliott by Wednesday of Week 8 (if you need more time, email Dr. Elliott before this deadline for an extension).
Follow the instructions in the email confirmation that you receive to register, with the CRN you requested. When you register, it is set at 1, you need to manually change it from 1 to either 6 or 12 credits.