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HLTH462. Public Health Internship

This course provides public health students the opportunity to work with individuals, agencies, and community organizations under the supervision of public health professionals. Specific policies and procedures are established to facilitate the field experiences which are systematically selected and provide opportunity for practice in a variety of public health settings. Students must make application to the department for approval one semester before registering for the internship program. Students cannot receive remuneration while receiving credit for the internship. Students are required to complete a minimum of 250 clock hours of field experience with an additional two hour weekly campus-based seminar. Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above (4.0 scale), no grades below C within the 27 credit hours of core courses for the Public Health major. Credit, 6 hours. Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters.