Internship Opportunities

Los Angeles Department of Public Health (type “internship opportunity into the site’s search bar)
South County health center

Fielding Internships:
The Jonathan and Karin Fielding internship provides funding for summer experiences at state and local departments of Public Health.  Please go to for more information about how to apply.


Scholarship support for college students who are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones has now become available! To help support these students and learn more about the potential scholarships available, visit the following websites:



Hands on Peru (HOP) – Summer 2020.   Volunteer in Huanchaco, Peru this summer with Hands On Peru! There are three programs to choose from: volunteering in the medical clinic (Hands to Care), teaching English to schoolchildren (Hands to Teach), and building homes for those in need (Hands to Build).  Medical classes will be provided to those volunteering at the medical clinic; therefore, no previous experience is required. You would have the opportunity to be hosted by a Peruvian family and be fully immersed into Peru’s beautiful culture.  Check out HOP’s website ( or their Facebook page at Hands On Peru, and feel free to ask me any questions (email: [email protected])! You can apply at the following link:

Planned Parenthood internship – The 2018 Summer Planned Parenthood Advocacy and Campaign Team (PPACT) internship will pair interns with local campaigns of candidates endorsed by Planned Parenthood in order to learn grassroots organizing and taking direct action in supporting candidates who will champion reproductive health, rights, and freedom.  To apply:

Local PH Internship Opportunity Summer 2020 – Berkshire Nursing Families is recruiting to fill 2 full-time internship positions to work within our program in summer of 2020. BNF is located at the North Adams Regional Hospital. Berkshire Nursing Families provides education, lactation consultation, a 7-day-a-week breastfeeding hotline, and home visits – all of which are free of charge – to every family who needs them.  The intern will assist in the development and operations of various programs and initiatives both at the BNF office and playgroups, and out in the community, with a heavy focus on marketing and communication of services to the Berkshire community.  More information here:

Summer 2020 internship opportunity at Community Health Programs (CHP) in Great Barrington.  Here is a link to this paid opportunity: CHP internship   Students may apply directly on this site.  Lia Spillote, CHP’s Executive Director, is hoping that student interns will help CHP identify new opportunities to provide cost-effective, high quality care.  These internships offer pre-health students a birds-eye view of health care provision, policy and administration.

Year long paid internship at Casa de Esperanza, a non-profit in Houston, Texas.  Casa de Esperanza provides residential care to children birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or the effects of HIV.  Care is provided in our neighborhood by our Hands of Hope interns.  Information about our internship may be found here:

PH service-learning opportunity –  The Courier Program is an eight week, rural and public health, service-learning program with a rich and adventuresome history that targets college students with interest in public health, healthcare or a related field.  The program cost is $1500.  Application and information at ( Please note that you cannot save your application online and must complete it all at once. Copies of an unofficial transcript and valid driver’s license will need to be provided with the online application.  Three reference letters must be submitted by February 12, 2018, at 5 pm (EST) in order for the application to be considered complete. References should send letters by email to [email protected] with the applicant’s name in the subject line.

Epidemiological internships available at CDC, Atlanta for Summer 2020. For more information, contact Dr.Nick Wright ’57 as soon as possible [email protected].