Internships at UNH Health Services

Health Services Interns

Our internship program supports the academic mission of the University by providing students opportunities to apply classroom knowledge to practical work experience. We offer a variety of internship opportunities each year that may be suitable for students across many academic disciplines.

Information sessions

Internship information sessions, which we strongly recommend interested applicants attend, are scheduled in the spring semester. The applications open in mid-February with placements made before the academic year ends.

Title Day Date Time Location
Session 1 Tuesday March 21 10:00 am - 11:00 am Health Services, 2nd Floor
Session 2 Thursday March 23 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Health Services @ HRC

Apply

Applications are CLOSED for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline was March 29.

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Placement 

  • Internships are available to UNH students who have appropriate experience, background and interest
  • We are looking for students who can commit to a full year internship (fall and spring semester)
  • We do not offer internship opportunities during the summer or semester breaks
  • In most cases, we can work around your academic schedule
  • If you are seeking academic credit, this must be arranged through your academic program
  • We will provide you with an internship supervisor who will:
    • Provide appropriate training
    • Meet with you weekly for supervision 
    • Work with you to develop a learning contract that outlines credit hours, responsibilities and placement goals and objectives
    • Provide ongoing feedback and you will be evaluated at mid-placement and at the completion of your placement 

Variety of Majors

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Students who have interned at Health Services have come from various academic programs, including:

  • Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Biochemistry
  • Communications
  • Education (graduate program)
  • English
  • Family Studies
  • Health Management and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Nutrition and Animal Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies

Benefits

Enhance Your Skills 

  • Public health event planningHealth Services Intern Quote
  • Research
  • Public speaking
  • Writing and editing
  • Assessment, evaluation and data analysis 
  • Research 
  • Group facilitation 
  • Communications, marketing and social media 
  • Counseling (graduate students only)
  • Health policy development 

Gain Knowledge in Wellness and Health  

  • Emotional wellness
  • Environmental wellness
  • Financial wellness
  • Intellectual wellness
  • Occupational wellness
  • Physical wellness
  • Social wellness
  • Spiritual wellness 

Feedback 

  • "Having the opportunity to be an intern at Health Services allowed me to develop new skills and learning tools that I will be able to take with me into my future endeavors. I always felt very comfortable and like I was apart of the team at Health Services."