Internship Program

How to Apply:

Students who are interested in participating in an internship with the Riley County Health Department should complete the application and submit it to the Riley County Health Department.  Applications can be submitted electronically but you will need to complete the online contact form in order to receive further instructions.

In addition to the application, please include the following items:

  • Résumé/CV
  • Description of project/internship goals (500 words or less)

All internship requests will be processed based on completeness of application, résumé/CV and description.  A response will be garnered as time permits, but within a two (2) week time frame after submission of appropriate documentation.

Application deadlines for MPH students are as follows:

  • Fall Semester:  7/15
  • Spring Semester:  11/15
  • Summer Semester:  4/15

For other programs, rolling applications are accepted.

Program Areas:

  • Administration (1)
  • Childcare Licensing (1)
  • Family Connections (1)
  • Health Education (1)
  • Public Health Clinic
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness (1)
  • Raising Riley (1)
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

For each program area, the maximum number of internships available per semester is indicated in parenthesis.  Internships may not be available in each program each semester.

Compensation:  Please note, the Riley County Health Department is unable to provide compensation for internships.

Hours of Operation

General Services
Clinical Services
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Some after hours and weekend work may be requested or made available depending on the program or project area.

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.