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Internship Opportunities

Eastern Idaho Public Health offers the following internship opportunities:

Non-paid internship; one intern per semester, as needed; work on projects with Health Education Specialists in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, and Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the Health Educators, Community Health staff Members, and other interns on your team;
  • Attend a mandatory orientation with Public Health Staff to ensure confidentiality and agency policies;
  • Assist with various Physical Activity and Nutrition Program trainings, follow-up and assist with the action plans and reports;
  • Assess parks and convenience stores related to tobacco free policies;
  • Present tobacco information to students and school staff;
  • Create worksite wellness monthly messages for the agency;
  • Input pre- and post-survey data;
  • Assist and attend Youth Adult Partnership meetings and activities;
  • Market health education programs throughout the area;
  • Track and update participant contact information;
  • Participate in community coalition, when available.


  • Junior status, minimum
  • Completion of Program Planning and Implementation and Community Health Methods or equivalent
  • Current on immunizations
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Internship Sessions Available

Application Deadline

January – April

October 15th

April – July

February 15th

July – September

May 31st

September – December

May 31st

  • Explore career path
  • Contact hours toward medical, therapy, and other schools
  • Practice compassion
  • Develop and refine professional skills
  • Network with other professionals in the field
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Resume builder
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Gain confidence

*Employers overwhelmingly point to internship experience as one of the most important factors they consider in hiring new college graduates for full time positions.

  • Mail application to:                      
    Christina Capel
    Eastern Idaho Public Health
    1250 Hollipark Drive
    Idaho Falls, ID  83401

    E-mail application to:             

    Direct questions by Phone to:   
    Christina 208-533-3162

  • After the application deadline, applicants may be e-mailed to schedule an interview date and time
  • Face-to-face, in person, interviews are generally required
  • Community Health Staff conduct interview
  • Please bring resume, if not included with application
  • Internship offers will be extended via e-mail within a week of completion of interview process
  • If you are not accepted as an intern, you will be informed via e-mail

Clinical Rotations

The next available Clinical Rotation opening will begin Fall semester 2024.


  • Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) Volunteers
    The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to allow local volunteers–medical and health professionals as well as others–to contribute their skills and expertise throughout the year as well as during times of community need. The Eastern Idaho MRC unit is made of volunteers who can assist our community during emergencies, such as an earthquake or influenza epidemic.
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