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The Office of Public Health Practice & Training

For Students

The following resources are helpful for students to plan, find, and complete the required practicum experience.


Overview of Practicum Process

Practicum Process - describes the overall practicum process for students, including planning, steps for completing the practicum experience, registering for practicum credits, calculating credits for customized practicum experiences.

Practicum Examples - provides examples of practicum experiences.

Finding a Practicum

Find a Practicum - describes the various methods of finding a practicum for each type of practicum opportunity (including projects with outside organizations, with JHSPH faculty, and practicum courses).

Practicum Courses - lists the various JHSPH courses with an approved practicum component.

Practicum Opportunity Site Listings - provides a listing of practicum opportunities that are currently available for JHSPH students. *Students must complete a Practicum Learning Plan to obtain approval of practicum activities, including experiences found on the Practicum Opportunity Site Listings and approved courses with a practicum component.

Practicum Linked to Capstone

Practicum Linked to Capstone - describes how the MPH practicum requirement may be linked to the MPH Capstone requirement, when appropriate.

Practicum Awards

Practicum Awards - announces the Practicum Award recipients as well as describes the application process for annual practicum awards.


Forms and Documents - collection of resources relating to the practicum experience, including the proposal form, educational plan, goals analysis, evaluations, and example timelines.

Contact Information - listing of people, offices, and modules that may serve as a resource for students who have additional questions and concerns about the practicum process and requirements.