Thursday, January 5, 2012

[EQ] Public Health Internships for Undergraduates interested in Eliminating Health Disparities

Summer internship programs for undergraduate students interested in public health and in eliminating health inequalities

Both programs are hosted by the University of Michigan - School of Public Health

Application deadline is February 10, 2012

The Summer Enrichment Program in Health Management and Policy (SEP)
Designed to familiarize undergraduate students with how management and policy can combine to combat inequalities in health care that confront low-income communities across the United State via practical work experience.
Interns are placed in hospitals, community health centers, and other health care organizations in the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint area.
The application is available at:

The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP)
Designed to increase awareness of Health Behavior/Health Education and Environmental Health Sciences as viable career options for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in eliminating health disparities.
Students will be placed in public health and community-based organizations in the Southeast Michigan area that can provide them with experiential learning opportunities in either Health Behavior/Health Education or in Environmental Health.

The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) is funded through a Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE).

For program details and application, please see:

SEP and FPHLP program participants will receive a paid eight-week summer internship, an orientation session, on-campus housing, and round-trip travel expenses to and from Ann Arbor. MI. Daily transportation to and from the internship site, and a GRE preparation course (Kaplan) and are also provided at no cost to the students.

Please note that the application deadline is February 10, 2012.

Please contact Charlita Daniels, Program Manager  or

Richard Lichtenstein, Ph.D. Director Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP)

Department of Health Management and Policy - University of Michigan School of Public Health - Ann Arbor, MI  USA


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