Sites & Resources

Finding a site

Students may use various resources and strategies to locate Applied Practice opportunities and connect with organizations. Below are some resources and tips that are frequently used:

Tips for identifying potential sites:

Potential Site Settings:

  • Governmental agencies
  • Non-governmental agencies
  • Non-profit agencies
  • Industrial organizations
  • For-profit settings
  • Appropriate university-affiliated practice-based settings; university-affiliated settings must be primarily focused on community engagement, typically with external partners. University health promotion or wellness centers may also be appropriate sites.

Career Resources

During your Applied Practice experience, we encourage students to be professional and follow work ethics best practices. Therefore, the SPH Career & Professional Development Center provides you with the tools and resources necessary to successfully manage your career beginning when you first enroll as a student, and continuing as you become an established public health professional.

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