Student Internship Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The goal of the Student Internship Program (SIP) is to enhance the future of the public health workforce through education, training and hands-on experiences. The SIP has two areas of concentration: 

Programs and Services

Student Internship Placements 

​The Student Internship Program has established over 40 internship opportunities across the Kentucky Department for Public Health's se​ven Divisions, Office of Health Equity and Commissioner's Office. Opportunities are available for both graduate and undergraduate students. Click the Practicum Placement link below to view application instructions and current position availability. 


  Practicum Catalog​​​​ (practicum catalog with updated project will be available Fall 2024)    Student Application​ (next application cycle will open Fall 2024)                        


Experiential Learning Opportunities 

The Student Internship Program partners with colleges and universities across Kentucky to establish public health experiential learning opportunities for college students. These programs are typically targeted toward students in the early stages of their academic journey and aim to expose them to a wide array of career paths within the public health field. 



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