Health Promotion Internships

Application

Due to COVID-19, Health Promotion is not anticipating providing internships during Fall 2020. Visit this page for future updates.

Step 1: Email cover letter, resume and volunteer application to uchdinternships@gmail.com with “Fall 2020” as the subject.

Step 2: Click here to fill out a short questionnaire.

Shortly after the application deadline, you will be contacted regarding the interview process.

If you have any questions regarding the internship application process, please contact uchdinternships@gmail.com.

Learn More About Health Promotion Programs

Youth talking to legislators at Capitol Hill

Tobacco Prevention and Control

Possible intern responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a mentor to OUTRAGE! youth as they engage in advocacy work at the Capitol
  • Assist with retailer permit process
  • Teach community classes, including Dimensions, youth classes, etc.
  • Develop and distribute retailer education materials
  • Assist in analyzing evaluations of Dimensions courses
  • Plan and implement Baby Steps social media campaign
  • Evaluate Baby Steps, including the effectiveness of a referral process with healthcare providers
  • Assist with recruiting youth into OUTRAGE!

Bike. tricycle, scooter

Injury Prevention & Environmental Health

Possible intern responsibilities include:

  • Develop social media content
  • Coordinate the statewide Radon Poster Contest in schools
  • Present to various public groups about poison prevention
  • Assist in planning and preparing for the annual Household Hazardous Waste Takeback Event
  • Prepare educational materials for National Radon Action Month
  • Serve as a scribe during car seat checks
  • Assist with asthma home visit assessments and education

Chronic Disease Prevention & Worksite Wellness

Fitness gear

Possible intern responsibilities include:

  • Conduct surveys and interviews for various assessments, such as walkability or food service nutrition guidelines
  • Collaborate with primary care clinics to develop policies that better utilize quality measures in chronic care management
  • Work with schools to strengthen wellness policies and develop safe walking/biking routes for students
  • Advertise classes and workshops at community health fairs
  • Recruit participants into lifestyle modification/self-management workshops
  • Plan and promote employee “lunch and learn” presentations
  • Create a quarterly employee newsletter
  • Assist with planning, promoting and implementing employee wellness challenges

Microphones

Public Information and Communication

Possible intern responsibilities include:

  • Create social media content for a variety of platforms
  • Assist with coordinating department communications calendar
  • Shadow and assist with media interviews and public speaking engagements

Clinical assistant talking to couple

Wellness Clinic

This internship is housed within the Community Health (Nursing) Division and requires interns to be bilingual in Spanish and English

Possible intern responsibilities include:

  • Provide health coaching and information about healthy lifestyles directly to clients
  • Conduct community outreach at health fairs and events