The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH), New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico, and other interested graduate schools are working together on building and sustaining a successful internship program. NMDOH Internships are specifically designed to provide a reward able experience to prepare our interns for a future job with a public health department.
NMDOH Internships are offered by several departments within the NMDOH, including:
- Epidemiology and Response
- Public Health
- Policy and Accountability
Before the beginning of an internship, the MPH student must have completed 21 hours of coursework in a Master of Public Health Program.
Including the following courses:
- Principles of Public Health (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Human Health and the Environment (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Principles of Epidemiology (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Epidemiology for Public Health Practice (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Statistical Methods in the Health Sciences (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
- Biostatistics (or equivalent) - 3 Credits
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Other Elective Credit Hours: 6
The following internship opportunities are currently available.
This opportunity is in Santa Fe, NM for the Fall 2013 semester and is being provided by Gregory Manz of the Epidemiology and Response Division Bureau of Health Emergency Management.
The following projects are ongoing in the Section, and offer a variety of hands-on learning experiences. The projects focus on the recent expansion of Public Health education to include emergency preparedness and response, and represent an opportunity to work with a professional group of educators and trainers.