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Host a 2023 MDPH Summer Intern - Health Department Applications Due 2/17/23

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Division of Epidemiology is pleased to announce the 2023 MDPH Summer Local Health Internship Program. The goal of the program is to provide graduate public health students with the opportunity to supplement their classroom education by gaining an understanding of the critical role of local health departments, and to support local health departments in undertaking and completing public health projects. 

If interested in hosting a student intern this summer, complete the online 2023 Summer Local Health Internship Host Application Form by Friday, February 17th.  

Click here for the description of the program and three sample project descriptions from previous years which resulted in successful matches with student interns.  Please keep in mind that students typically begin their projects in late May and conclude their work in mid-August.

If you have any questions or require assistance in designing competitive public health projects, please contact Julie Coco at

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