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Health Promotion Practicum Program: SUMMER 2014

The Prevention Research Center at Tulane University is offering SIX competitive practicum internships that provide students with real-life experience in the field of health promotion working with selected partners of the PRC. The practicum program is limited to Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine students. Preference is given to graduate-level students who have not yet completed a practicum, but practica have been awarded to exceptional undergraduate students in the past.

The practicum hosts are the Broad Community Connections/ReFresh Project, Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools, New Orleans Health Department, Sankofa Mobile Market, Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana and Vietnamese American Young Leaders Associations (VAYLA).

Click on the document links below for brief descriptions of the internships and the application for all practica.
Internship Descriptions Summer 2014
Internship Application Summer 2014

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, for emailed or faxed applications, and all mailed applications must be post-marked by Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Each internship position will begin during the summer semester but may roll over into the fall, depending on student availability, program timing, and the organization’s specific needs.

The interns will be required to work a total of 300 hours for the designated organizations. For students in the Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences Department, this program will fulfill your practicum and project requirements. The interns will also be required to fulfill all reporting requirements mandated by the school’s practicum manual.

Questions? Contact Naomi King Englar, PRC Communications and Training Coordinator, at 504.988.7410 or Application materials should be submitted to Naomi either via email (, fax (504.988.3540), or mail (1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans LA 70112).



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