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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) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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.

Key Components of the PHASE Internship

Important Assignments and Deadlines for 2016-2017

Assignment% of Grade 
Internship Agreement Form5%November 14, 2016
Concept Paper15%November 30, 2016
Monthly Update Report5%15th of every month
PHASE Check-in Meetings5%Varies - see next table
Final Paper 25%May 8, 2017
Oral Presentation at PHASE Symposium15%May 12, 2017
Student Evaluation of Program5%May 12, 2017
Student Performance Evaluation (completed by preceptor/Course Faculty)25%May 15, 2017

Important Meetings

Orientation LunchNovember 3, 2016
Check-in Term 2December 7, 2016
Check-in Term 3February 22, 2017
Check-in Term 4April 12, 2017

*Required to attend all meetings. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

Review the Course Syllabus:

Review Frequently Asked Questions

Review Past PHASE Projects

14th Annual DHMH PHASE Symposium: From Theory to Practice

Date: Friday, May 12th, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. registration, 9:15 a.m. welcome remarks from Dr. Howard Haft, DHMH, and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, JHSPH)
Location: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 W. Preston Street (State Street Metro Stop), Conference Room L-3, Baltimore MD 21201

Open to the public!

Questions? Contact

The next round of PHASE Internship applications will be open in September 2017.

For more information, please contact Paulani Mui at