NEPHIP = National Environmental Public Health Internship Program
About NEHIP NEHA administers the National Environmental Public Health Internship Program (NEPHIP) with funding from CDC Environmental Health Services Branch. The purpose of NEPHIP is to encourage environmental health students to consider careers at local, state, or tribal environmental public health departments following graduation. Through this internship program, students will be exposed to the exciting career opportunities, benefits, and challenges of working with environmental public health agencies throughout the U.S. Find more information and application instructions here: http://www.neha.org/professional-development/students/internships.
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Students who apply must be from EHAC accredited environmental health academic programs (Click here for a list of Undergraduate and Graduate EHAC accredited programs). Selected students will receive a stipend of $4,000 ($400 per week) to complete a 10-week internship. An additional stipend is available to cover the costs if the student relocates for the internship. NEHA ‘s role in NEPHIP is to help build new relationships between accredited environmental health academic programs and local, state, and tribal environmental public health departments.
In this role NEHA:
Solicits applications from eligible environmental health departments and selects over 20 locations based on established application criteria.
Solicits applications from eligible environmental health students and selects over 20 interns based on established application criteria.
Matches the selected environmental health departments with interns whose qualifications and professional goals align with opportunities at the health department.
Association of ENVIRONMENTAL health academic programs
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