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The Office of Public Health Practice & Training

 Public Health Applications for Student Experience (PHASE)


PHASE is a non-paid, for-credit internship program.

PHASE is sponsored in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH), the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center (MAPHTC).

PHASE offers opportunities for Bloomberg School public health graduate students to apply academic knowledge and theory in real-world professional practice settings. The primary goal of PHASE is to enrich Bloomberg School academic degree programs with hands-on public health practice experience.

This year's PHASE Symposium will be on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH). Welcome remarks will be made by Laura Herrera, MD, Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and Thomas A. Burke, MPH, PhD, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice & Training, JHSPH.

Friday May 9, 2014
8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
201 W. Preston Street (State Street Metro Stop)
Conference Room L-3
Baltimore MD 21201
Light lunch will be served
**Open to the public. Please bring a government-issued ID for access into the building**

Symposium Topics

Symposium Flyer

Key Components of the PHASE Internship

Important Assignments and Deadlines

Assignment% of GradeDeadlines
Round 1Round 2
Internship Agreement Form5%November 8, 2013January 31, 2014
Concept Paper15%November 25, 2013February 17, 2014 
Monthly Update Report5%15th of every month15th of every month
PHASE Check-in Meetings5%Varies - see next tableVaries - see next table
Final Paper / Oral Presentation PPT25%March 14, 2014 (ending 3rd term), May 5, 2014 (ending 4th term)May 5, 2014
PHASE Symposium at DHMH25%May 9, 2014May 9, 2014
Student Performance Evaluation (completed by preceptor/Course Faculty)20%March 31, 2014 (ending 3rd term), May 16, 2014 (ending 4th term)May 16, 2014

Important Meetings

Meetings*Round 1Round 2
Orientation LunchOctober 30, 2013January 22, 2014
Check-in Term 2December 4, 2013--
Check-in Term 3February 26, 2014February 26, 2014
Check-in Term 4April 16, 2014April 16, 2014

*Required to attend meetings for the terms enrolled in PHASE. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

Review the Course Syllabus:

Review Frequently Asked Questions

Review Past PHASE Projects

PHASE Applications for the 2013-2014 academic year are now closed.  The next round of PHASE Applications will be open around September 2014.