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What It Is

​​​​​​​​​​​The mission of the Student Internship Program is to build the future of the public health workforce through education, training and hands-on experiences. Interns will be immersed in the exciting career opportunities the Kentucky Department for Public Health has to offer. Enrichment opportunities such as participating in meetings, community events, meeting leadership and touring state facilities will be available throughout the internship experience. The Student Internship Program is open to students of all levels, with various goals and is flexible to meet your needs. Select a route that best fits your interests.

Focused Route

target.jpgAlready have a public health career path in mind? This route is ideal for those with a specific public health career in mind or graduate students seeking practicum placements, such as epidemiology or health planning. A practicum catalog of projects will be available soon.

Discovery Route

discovery.jpgHave an interest in a public health career and want to explore different options? This route will allow you to spend time in different areas of public health to help determine your interest. This opportunity has a limited number of openings.​