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INTERNSHIPS

The Prevention Research Center (PRC) 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 Cookbook Project, Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, Grow Dat Youth Farm, New Orleans Police Department – Victim /Witness Assistance Unit, St. Anna’s Medical Mission, and Youth Run NOLA.

Click here for brief descriptions of the internships.
Click here for the application for all internships.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, for emailed or faxed applications, and all mailed applications must be post-marked by Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The internship positions may begin during the fall semester with the bulk of work performed during the spring semester. Exact start and end dates depend 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 Dissemination Coordinator, at 504.988.7410 or nking2@tulane.edu. Application materials should be submitted to Naomi either via email (nking2@tulane.edu), fax (504.988.3540), or mail (1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans LA 70112).

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Targeting obesity to reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes and other co-morbidities in African American youth: a review of the literature and recommendations for prevention

 

Nutrition and Food Availability

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Eating as an automatic behavior

 
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Policy Briefs

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A Question of Access: Addressing Poor Nutrition, Food Availability, and Policy

 

Reports

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What Do New Orleans Residents Want in Their Neighborhoods?

 
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