Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Public Health Student Internship Program

The HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is interested in recruiting students like you for internship opportunities as part of their Public Health Student Internship Program (PHSIP)! 

HRSA’s mission is to “improve health care access and quality, promote best practices, and eliminate health disparities.  HRSA programs serve everyone from infants to the elderly, to assure that people in the U.S. have access to a broad range of essential personal and public health services. With more than 3,000 grantees, HRSA supports hands-on health care, clinician training, research and more.”  HRSA is located in Rockville, MD less than a mile away from Twinbrook Metro station (Red Line).  Click here to learn more about HRSA.  

Internship Details:

The PHSIP is an unpaid internship opportunity that serves to provide career exploration in the federal government, shadowing, valuable experience, and academic credit-as approved by the academic institution to students across a variety of disciplines.  Internship terms are flexible and can vary depending on the needs of the academic institution and the intern.  The PHSIP operates on a rolling and continuous basis, and internships can start/end throughout the year.  There is no application deadline.  Each intern will be assigned to a preceptor for supervision and mentoring purposes.  Interns must be currently enrolled students.  Please visit this site for more information about HRSA’s Public Health Student Internship Program (PHSIP)

Application Instructions:

If interested in participating in the Public Health Intern Program at HRSA, contact the HRSA Strategic Recruitment office at PHSIP@hrsa.gov.  Attach the following items to your message: application form (PDF - 490 KB), resume, and unofficial transcript. Documents in .pdf format are preferred.