The mission 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:
Student Internship Placements
As of January 2023, the Student Internship Program has established over 20 internship opportunities across the Kentucky Department for Public Health's seven 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.
SIP Factsheet Student Application Practicum Catalog
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. Click here to read about recent experiential learning events.