The internship program at the Department of Population Health provides students with real world practical experience under the guidance of a qualified and experienced health care professional. The internship for majors is a 200 hour minimum with an option to complete 200 more. Professional practicum may be conducted in settings like schools, community, medical or corporate health settings and other public and private health organizations. Internships should be selected to emphasize experience in leadership and management roles in settings consistent with the student's career goals.
Below are examples of the types of sites where Population Health interns have worked.
- American Heart Association Austin
- CHI St. Joseph Regional Health Center
- Global Experiences (International)
- Houston Methodist Hospital Medical Center
- Huntsville Health Care Center
- MD Anderson
- Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine and Rehab
- Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Grimes County
To search the entire database of Internship opportunities follow this link: Health Internships
(You will need to enter your ID and password to view database)
To submit an internship opportunity, follow this link: Internship submission form
Students in the Department of Population Health may select from other organizations that have established affiliations with SHSU. For additional information related to internship opportunities please contact Ms. Lisa Clarkson, or call 936-294-2664