2019 Summer Internships at the Army Public Health Center

- United States4.0

TemporaryEstimated: $39,000 - $54,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Organization U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
Reference Code APHC-2019-0003
How to Apply

Components of the online application are as follows:
Profile Information
Educational and Employment History
Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the opportunity)
Resume (PDF)
Transcripts/Academic Records - Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts
Recommendations
Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system.

If you have questions, send an email to Army-PHC@orise.orau.gov. Please list the reference code of this opportunity in the subject line of the email.

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

Description
The mission of United States Army Public Health Center (APHC) is to enhance Army readiness by identifying and assessing current and emerging health threats, developing and communicating public health solutions, and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Army's Public Health Enterprise. Their vision is to be a world-class provider of public health services across the Army and DOD. For more information about APHC please visit https://phc.amedd.army.mil.

The APHC will host various summer internships in the fields of environmental health sciences and engineering, veterinary, clinical public health and epidemiology, health promotion and wellness, occupational health, toxicology, laboratory sciences, information technology, and cyber security. Selected individuals will be afforded opportunities to gain real-world experience in an Army lab or in an office setting alongside established scientists, veterinarians, chemists, engineers, physicians, nurses, and other STEM professionals, all experts in their fields.

Appointment Length

This appointment is a summer research appointment (10-12 weeks). Appointments may be extended depending on funding availability, project assignment, program rules, and availability of the participant.

Participant Benefits

Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by APHC. Stipends are typically based on the participant’s academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include the following:

Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
Relocation Allowance
Training and Travel Allowance
Nature of Appointment

The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOD, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.

Qualifications
Knowledge in the fields of environmental health sciences and engineering, veterinary, clinical public health and epidemiology, health promotion and wellness, occupational health, toxicology, laboratory sciences, information technology, and cyber security.

Eligibility Requirements
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
Degree: Any degree .

Discipline(s):
Communications and Graphics Design (1 )
Computer Sciences (17 )
Engineering (27 )
Environmental and Marine Sciences (13 )
Life Health and Medical Sciences (47 )
Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
Other Physical Sciences (12 )
Physics (16 )
Social and Behavioral Sciences (32 )