The Newton Public Health Department is seeking a highly qualified undergraduate intern from SPHHS to participate in a semester-long internship beginning in January 2020 for approximately 26 hours per week. The intern’s primary role will be to assist activities of departments such as environmental health and social services.
Working with seasoned professionals, this internship opportunity will give students exposure into the day to day operations and diverse responsibilities and challenges of a municipal public health department.
Participating students will receive 9 academic credits through the internship, and will receive an additional 3 credits for completing a professional development course on Friday mornings on the Mt. Ida campus in Newton. Housing for the semester is available on the Mt. Ida campus.
Attend an info session, or learn about our opportunities on our website.
Submit a resume and cover letter for the specific internship you are interested in applying for to Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, SPHHS Assistant Director for Employer Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule a compatibility pre-screening interview with the SPHHS Office of Career Planning to discuss:
- Amount and type of credits and faculty advisor selection
- Match your interest with the opportunity and confirm your availability
- Discuss housing and provide information on logistics
- Understand program requirements and answer questions
To schedule an interview for the weeks of September 23th and 30th, email your availability to meet for a 30-minute interview to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz. This can be accomplished at the same time you upload your resume and cover letter.
Once you have completed steps 1-3, your application will be forwarded directly to the Boston Internship that you have applied to and students selected by the employer will complete a second interview with that organization.