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202-885-3971
jgardner@american.edu
Gray Hall, Room 116

Dr. Jolynn Gardner
Director, Public Health

Public Health
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
Public health interns

AU’s Washington location gives unparalleled access to internships at numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in public health at the local, national, and international levels. As a required portion of the BA and BS in public health, an internship enriches coursework with hands-on experience and gives an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the classroom to professional settings.

Here is a sampling of internship sites that would be approved for the BA and BS in public health:

 

Internship Locations

A Wider Circle
Active Minds, Inc.
Adolescent Prevention Education Programs with Children's National Medical Center  
AidGrade
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association  
American Heart Association
American Public Health Association
American Red Cross National Headquarters
American Statistical Association
AU Wellness Center
Bladder Cancer Advocacy
Bread for the City
Center for Science in the Public Interest
CDC—Washington, DC Office
Centers for Disease Control: Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
Center for Health and Healthcare in Schools
Public Health internship with Children's Hospital The Center for Mind Body Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Clean Water Action
Community of Hope
Council on Foreign Relations
DC Greens
Department of Health and Human Services
Doctors without Borders
Epilepsy Foundation of America
Equal Rights Center 
Everett Public Service Internship Program
Family Health International 360
Feeding America
Feed the Children
Food and Drug Administration
Food Equity Council (FEC) of Prince George's County
Friends of the Global Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria
Frontline Medical Communications
Genetic AllianceGirls on the Run, DC
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center  
International Center for Women Research
Iona Senior Services
Kaiser Permanente
La Clinica del Pueblo
Lupus Foundation of America
Management Sciences for Health
March of Dimes  
Mary's Center (WIC Program)
Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs National Abortion Federation
National Association of Community Health Clinics
National Association of County and City Health Officials  
National Coalition for Promoting Fitness and Sports
Public Health internship with SOME National Crime Prevention Council
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Park Service
National Women's Health Network
Next Step Charter School
Pan American Health Organization
Partners in Health
Peer Health Exchange
Population Action International
Population Connection
Public Health Foundation
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
Rescue Social Change Group
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)
Safe Kids Worldwide
The Saudi Health Mission
So Others May Eat (SOME)
Strategic Health Care
Support for International Change
The Aziza Foundation
US Dept of Health and Human Resources
Virginia Fair Share Education Fund
Washington Youth Garden
The Women's Collective
Office of Women's Health (US Department of Health and Human Services)