Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2017

Catalog Description

The internship is designed to be fulltime work in a health-related agency or worksite. This is 600 hours (15 weeks) total on-the-job experience during the regular semester. The duration of the internship is planned to allow the variety of experiences that will provide the most benefit to the student. The student must follow the schedule that is typical of the agency including work hours during the day and any holidays that may fall during the course of the internship. Students may not work or take classes during the course of the internship. All coursework in the degree program MUST be completed prior to the internship experience. The student will assume the tasks and projects that are assigned to them by their internship site supervisor. The student should consider the internship to be a professional job and follow all the requirements of the internship placement site including dress code, communication protocols, scheduling etc.

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Public Health Commons