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Prevention Institute e-alert: February 2, 2015

Now Seeking Graduate Interns to Work With Us

Prevention Institute is now accepting applications for 2015 Graduate Interns. We're looking for graduate students who are committed to improving health and safety and reducing inequities through a focus on prevention. You’ll have a chance to grow your skills by working with our organizational teams to address health and social issues using a prevention approach, including violence prevention, injury prevention, traffic safety, health reform implementation, and healthy food and physical activity promotion.

Prevention Institute's internship program is for continuing graduate students (masters or doctoral) in public health, social work, public policy, urban planning, and related fields. Internships are paid; we ask summer interns to commit to working 40 hours per week for 10-12 weeks, and those seeking internships during the school year to commit to working a minimum of 15 hours per week. Our internship provides students with the opportunity to:

  •  Apply what they are learning in graduate school by delving deep into a project or set of projects, and;
  •  Learn about Prevention Institute, our unique approach, and how the practice of primary prevention is taking hold across the country.

Applications are due February 16th.

To learn more, including how to apply, please visit our site. And please spread the word by forwarding this announcement to interested candidates and organizations, or sharing with relevant online groups.

"An Invaluable Experience"

“Interning at Prevention Institute was the most important professional experience of my academic career. The work is rewarding and the opportunities for skill-building, professional development, and real-world learning have been invaluable.”
– William L. Haar
MPH/MSW Student,
UC Berkeley, 2014

Apply Today

Applications for 2015 Graduate Internships are due February 16. Learn more and apply.

Undergraduate Opportunities at PI

Prevention Institute does offer administrative work experience for undergraduate students throughout the year. To inquire, email Alyshia.

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