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    MDH Public Health Workforce Development Internship Program

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    We appreciate your interest in the MDH Public Health Workforce Development Internship Program.  The application period for the summer is now closed.  We are currently reviewing applications.  Decisions will be made within the next month.  If selected for an interview, please be prepared.  Please start gathering references (at least one academic and one personal, non-relative if you do not have any professional references).  If you are interested in the fall session, please see the link at the bottom of the page to sign up to receive alerts.​​​​ 

    About the Program: This internship program aims to bolster the public health workforce at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). This program seeks to introduce students to roles within public health and expose them to different subject areas. This practical experience will enhance the knowledge that students have gained from their studies and prepare them to enter the public health workforce. 

    Eligibility: This program is currently open to undergraduate (completion of at least 60 credit hours) and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university and in good academic standing.  Recent graduates (from an undergraduate or graduate program) may be accepted.  

    Compensation: Students will be paid ($16.50/hr undergraduate; $19.50/hr graduate).​​

    Timeline: The program will run for 10 weeks for the Summer term, from June 5 -  August 13, 2024.  The summer term will be full-time at a rate that averages up to 40 hours per week. Students can work a maximum of 400 hours during the 10 weeks.​

    ​Application Instructions: 
    Applications must be submitted online.  The available internships are categorized by subject area.  You may apply to more than one posting (subject area) for the program.  You will be considered for all of the vacancies within the subject area that you apply to.  ​​Hiring managers will contact candidates directly for interviews.  Please note that application submission does not guarantee an interview. ​

    Summer i​ntern selections should be made by May 2024.

    ​​​Please sign up here to receive an alert when the Fall 2024 application opens.​​​​