Sep 18, 2018  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

PHS 421 - Public Health Internship


PHS 420 - Public Health Internship  provides the students an opportunity to apply public health skills in community settings. The internship serves as the culminating experience for the program. The public health internships are carefully planned, highly supervised and critically evaluated. Experiences are selected that reflect the mission of the Community Public Health Program and meet the individual learning and career needs of students while responding to real community public health issues as articulated by the internship sites. Preferred internship projects are those that provide opportunities for students to continue the teaching-learning process, service and research activities. During the internship, students are able to gain greater understanding of their responsibilities and enhance their level of competence as public health professionals. Students are to choose a project that allows them to demonstrate competence in public health skills such Analytic/Assessment Skills, Policy Development/Program, Planning Skills, Communication Skills, Cultural Competency Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice Skills, Basic Public Health Sciences Skills, Financial Planning and Management Skills and Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills. Prerequisites: Permission from the advisor and the department head. (6)