Internship Opportunities

IPHI offers a variety of intern positions, and a dynamic and challenging work environment.

Community Capacity Development Intern

The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking an intern in IPHI’s Center for Community Capacity Development to: (1) assist health departments and non-profit hospitals in conducting community health assessments and developing community health improvement plans, and (2) literature review and background research for a statewide suicide prevention curriculum and other projects.

Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) Intern – beginning Spring 2018 only

The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking a graduate-level intern to support the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity, a statewide coalition launched and coordinated by the Illinois Public Health Institute. Through this unique training opportunity, interns will gain hands-on experience in several possible areas including: government relations/public policy development, communications/media relations, and health and policy research.

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) Intern

The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking a graduate-level intern to support Data Across Sectors for Health, a national initiative to support multi-sector collaborations sharing data and information to im­prove the health of their communities. The intern will gain hands-on experience working in a National Program Office, coordinating between funder and grantees, participating in systems-level changes, and contributing to a burgeoning field of sharing data across sectors.