Internships within the CEC

The CEC offers a number of internship opportunities, for high school students, for undergraduates, and for graduate and professional students. The focus of these projects is improvement of environmental health literacy among the general public.

Examples of Environmental Public Health Internships

Environmental Health Assessment Internship

The goal of the internship is to develop an Environmental Health Needs Assessment about Arizona (AZ EH Needs Assessment). This project will prioritize the hazards(s) of concern and be disseminated on the SWEHSC website. This tool will describe the hazards of concern for the Superfund sites across the state, the demographics of the communities in the immediate area, the schools, health care settings, libraries in those areas, community organizations for COEC collaboration, possible locations for public events and school based activities, and descriptions of other exposures in the area from TOXMAP and other databases and resources. It will help the COEC describe the specific issues that are particular to the arid southwest, a major focus of SWEHSC research.

Environmental Health Outreach Internships

The Intern will assist the Outreach Director in implementation of outreach events to be held in Tribal and other communities Some planning, formative evaluation, additional planning, and summative evaluation will be included in the internship tasks.

For more information on the specific internships available to undergraduate and graduate students, please review the PDF below.