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Public Health | Internships


Jolynn Gardner
Program Director
Gray Hall 116

AU’s Washington, DC, 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

American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
American Public Health Association
American Red Cross National Headquarters
American Statistical Association
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Centers for Disease Control: Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
Doctors without Borders
Everett Public Service Internship Program
Food and Drug Administration
International Center for Women Research
Kaiser Permanente
National Coalition for Promoting Fitness and Sports
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Partners in Health
Population Connection
Support for International Change
The Aziza Foundation
US Dept of Health and Human Resources