Internships at UNH Health Services

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.

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

Applications are closed for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

Sample Opportunities  

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 

Placement

  • Internships are available to UNH students who have appropriate experience, background and interest
  • Priority is given to 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:

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

Feedback From Students

  • "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."