Summer Public Health Scholars Program


Description of the Internship Program

 The Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH) Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is a 10-week internship that includes hands-on experience and immersion in a public health research setting. Scholars will attend weekly seminars and lectures with public health leaders. IPPH faculty members will mentor interns, exposing them to the breadth of public health.

Funded Internships: 2018 internship will begin May 21, 2018 and end July 27, 2018. Scholars work closely with one or more IPPH faculty member on existing or planned research on a specific public health issue. The internship experience plays an integral role in public health preparation and is designed for all graduate students interested in pursuing a career in public health or related field.

Interested students should identify up to 2 faculty members with whom they would like to work. More information about each IPPH faculty member, including a broad description of their research interests can be found HERE.

Eligibility

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and be enrolled as a full-time student in an Augusta University graduate or professional degree program. Applicants must be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4-point scale).

Application

Internship applicants must complete the (1) SPHSP application and submit a  (2) resume or CV containing current GPA.

  • You will be asked to provide basic applicant information as well as brief responses to questions about research interest.
  1. Why are you interested in the IPPH Summer Public Health Scholars Program? (Max 200 words)
  2. How will the SPHSP experience help you reach your career objectives? (Max 200 words)
  3. Describe one or more public health research topics in which you would like to conduct research. (Max 100 words)

  • Please e-mail resumes/CVs to Ms. Kim Dyches (kidyches@augusta.edu) with the e-mail header "2018 Summer Scholars Resume."

Deadline for Applications: Applications are due by February 15, 2018. If selected, applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with one or more faculty.

Application Coming Soon (Feb 1, 2018)