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Seeking a Public Health Communications Intern-Paid Position!

The Mid Shore Health Improvement Coalition is once again partnering with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and their Public Health Work Force Development Internship Program.


Internships are available through MDH in a variety of specialties including: Epidemiology, Behavioral Sciences, Community Health, Health Education, Health Policy, Healthcare Administration, Infectious Disease, Public Health Accreditation, and Public Health Communications. See all opportunities here.


The Mid Shore Health Improvement Coalition is seeking an intern in Public Health Communications. This is a remote position, up to 20/hours per week.

Apply for the position here.



About the Program: This internship program aims to bolster the public health workforce at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). This program seeks to introduce students to roles within public health and expose them to different subject areas. This practical experience will enhance the knowledge that students have gained from their studies and prepare them to enter the public health workforce.

Eligibility: This program is currently open to undergraduate (completion of at least 60 credit hours) and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university and in good academic standing. Recent graduates (from an undergraduate or graduate program) may be accepted.


Compensation: Students will be paid ($16.50/hr. undergraduate; $19.50/hr. graduate).​


Timeline: The program will run for 12 weeks for the Spring term, tentatively from February 7- April 30, 2024 (dates will be finalized by November). The spring term will be part-time at a rate that averages up to 20 hours per week. Students can work a maximum of 240 hours during the 12-week period.

Application Instructions: Applications must be submitted online. The available internships are categorized by subject area. You may apply to more than one posting (subject area) for the program. You will be considered for all of the vacancies within the subject area that you apply to. ​​Hiring managers will contact candidates directly for interviews. Please note that application submission does not guarantee an interview. Intern selections should be made by January 2024.



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