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 $2,000 stipend to work a semester-long, community-based internship toward the pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate health education degree.
  • A 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.
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.