The goal of the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools Internship is to
The HSHPS Student Internship Program is a 10-week paid traineeship that places students at either the CDC Headquarters or at one of the satellite offices across the country. The program provides each trainee with an increased understanding of public health and the CDC as an international public health agency through practical hands-on experiences. Also, each trainee is matched, according to the area of interest outlined in his/her application, with a mentor who is an experienced scientist/researcher at the CDC. In addition, the trainee will work on a specific project, to be determined upon acceptance into program, with their mentor.
The program consists of the following activities/requirements (subject to change). All trainees are required to complete all activities as part of the program.
Students will also have the opportunity to participate in various networking events with CDC scientists and researchers, policy and program development meetings, staff meetings, and agency-wide meetings on major Federal initiatives related to Hispanic health.
HSHPS U.S.-Mexico Border Student Internship Program The HSHPS US-Mexico Border Student Internship Program is a 10-week paid traineeship that places students at one of the HSHPS member institutions in the border region (Please see list of member schools). The program provides each trainee with an increased understanding of public health along the U.S.-Mexico border through practical hands-on experiences with up to half of program time to be spent in the field. Also, each trainee is matched, according to the area of interest outlined in their application, with a mentor who specializes in border health. In addition, the trainee will be exposed to a variety of different projects being conducted along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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The Multicultural Advantage Internship Center maintains a constantly updated listing of a wide variety of internship programs.
To view current internship listings: Visit the Internship Center