R. Brick Lancaster Community Health Internship

This opportunity supports a student who, during a community-based internship, will conduct a health education and health promotion project that addresses a significant public or school health issue identified by a local or state public health department or community agency.

The competitive internship includes:

  • A stipend of $2,000 to work a minimum of 180 hours (or work a semester-long), full-time, community-based internship toward the pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate health education degree.
  • One-year SOPHE student membership.
  • An opportunity to present the results of the project completed during their internship at a SOPHE Annual Conference/Advocacy Summit and/or publication in one of SOPHE’s peer-reviewed journals.

Applications are accepted for terms/semesters: January-April | May-August | September-December. These dates are subject to change.

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Brick Lancaster, CHES, was a practitioner who worked for several decades at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and helped champion the link between research and public health practice.