Environmental Health Internship: 2021 fall term (September 1 - December 15)

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Employer
American Public Health Association
Location
Washington, Dist. of Columbia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 22, 2021
Ref
2196174614
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Salary
The Environmental Health program in the Center for Public Health Policy offers interns an opportunity to work on priority issues impacting the public's health, including climate change, the built environment, food safety and sustainable food systems, toxic exposures and air quality. APHA internships are unpaid. APHA internships are unpaid and due to COVID-19 this internship will be remote.
Interns complete research on issues, develop fact sheets and background reports, support outreach and communication to public health professionals, and contribute content to the Environmental Health web site. In addition, interns are provided opportunities to participate in relevant hearings, briefings, meetings and webinars, as well as interact with APHA leadership and members.

All APHA interns also work on the Association's Get Ready campaign, writing blog posts and working on group projects each semester.
Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for unpaid APHA internships. The internships at APHA are extremely beneficial to those seeking to acquire practical work experience in the above-mentioned areas. Candidates should be working toward a bachelors, graduate, or postgraduate degree, and all majors are welcome. Candidates should also have:

- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Research and analysis experience
- Strong interest in environmental/environmental health issues

Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for an internship position should upload the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format (LastName.CoverLetter):
- Cover letter;
- Resume;
- A writing sample;
- Unofficial transcript; and
- At least two letters of recommendations (Employer or Professor). Please send letters of recommendation to: Recruitment@apha.org.

Deadline date: July 1, 2021 @5 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time)

EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.

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