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The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) within the Maryland Department of Health welcomes interns, 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. 


Application Process  

Prospective interns will be asked to complete an application, 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.  


Submitting an Application

Complete applications​ and accompanying attachments should be e-mailed to MDH.HealthDisparities@Maryland.gov at least 2 months prior to internship start date.