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Health Equity Internship Program
**Note: Fall 2018 Internship spaces within the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities have been filled**
MHHD Health Equity Internship Program
The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) within the Maryland Department of Health welcomes int
erns, volunteers, fellows, those seeking job shadowing experience, and other interested parties to participate in MHHD’s Health Equity Internship Program.
MHHD internship opportunities support the goal of MHHD’s Workforce Development and Training Initiative, to build the capacity of the public health workforce to effectively advance health equity. MHHD is committed to providing interns with a meaningful learning experience within our Office, as well as with our partners.
Click here to learn more about MHHD's Health Equity Internship Program
Prospective interns will be asked to complete an
, a statement of intent that summarizes the internship request, and provide a resume. If a university affiliated internship (for course credit), official placement guidance, as provided by the academic institution, should be submitted. Prospective interns will be contacted for an interview with the MHHD Health Equity Team and asked to discuss his/her background, areas of interest, and other related information to the placement. Understanding that this is a competitive process and placement space is limited, MHHD will work with prospective interns to provide suggestions and guidance on alternate placement locations.
Click here to download the Internship Application
Submitting an Application
and accompanying attachments should be e-mailed to MDH.HealthDisparities@Maryland.gov at least 2 months prior to internship start date.
Other non-MHHD internship programs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP)
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Public Health Student Intern Program (PHSIP)
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464
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