Student Fellowship

Healthy Community Outreach Program

GET OUT THERE this summer and improve community health!

We’re now accepting applications for these fellowship positions.
Review the postings and apply.


Healthy Communities Outreach fellowship positions for 2020

As a paid Fellow of the OSU Moore Family Center Healthy Community Outreach Program, you can

  • Collaborate with experienced professionals who work to improve nutrition and the food environment in their communities.
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in
    • Community-based participatory research
    • Community engagement
    • Health leadership
    • Best practices in health promotion and behavior
    • Promoting policy, systems and environmental changes to optimize the nutrition and health of every person, family and community
  • Make a difference in the health and wellness of an Oregon community.
  • Earn an hourly wage while engaging in work that enhances your career readiness.
  • Earn college credit for this work experience.

Fellows work 20-30 hours per week during summer term at an OSU Extension Office in one of several communities across Oregon.

The fellowships are open to all CPHHS students.


Check out the fellowship opportunities for 2020


Community: Corvallis

Serving Lane, Linn, Coos, Douglas, Jackson and other counties.

Visit Master Food Preserver programs in multiple counties to gather information about how the volunteer training programs work and to prioritize how to best communicate and promote food safety and food preservation practices. Collect and organize photos, video, and text for online and print materials, and roll out a social media strategy for the program. Corvallis application.


Community: Hood River

Serving Hood River, Wasco, Klickitat and Skamania counties.

Add to your credentials with training in the StrongWomen Program, a national evidence-based community exercise and nutrition program targeted to midlife and older women. Lead classes and support volunteer leaders in program implementation and evaluation using surveys and focus groups. Ensure that StrongWomen programs across the state comply with OSU’s new liability standards. Develop reports to be used in scholarly posters or presentation. Hood River application.


Community: Redmond

Serving Deschutes County

Get your groove on at the farmers’ market by leading tours, demonstrating Food Hero healthy recipes, and other activities. Implement Kids on the Move, a research based physical activity curriculum for kids 0-5 years and their caregivers. Plan activities with the support of Extension faculty; develop and implement an evaluation survey to learn the educational preferences of farmer’s market attendees. Use the survey results to identify next steps educational opportunities. Redmond application.


For more info on what these positions entail, check out bios of last year’s fellows.

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