Public health professionals are increasingly in high demand, and the field is currently experiencing a number of new trends. An internship can help further advance your skill set and prepare you for career advancement. An internship can help boost your career by giving you the opportunity to:
Practice applying skills and knowledge learned in the classroom
Acquire skills and knowledge useful to your career
Interact with technical experts in the field
Contribute to a project of public health importance
Increase professional self-awareness and accumulate experience to help enhance job competence following completion of the academic program.