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PHASE Internship

East Baltimore
2nd term
Health Policy and Management
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructors:
Paulani Mui

Public Health Applications for Student Experience (PHASE), offers students the opportunity to gain real world public health practice experience. PHASE internships require students to synthesize, integrate and apply academic theory in public health practice settings. Through PHASE, students have the opportunity to learn first-hand how public health agencies function and engage in public health decision-making on a daily basis.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply academic knowledge and theory in a real world public health practice setting
  2. Write an outline of the project aims, objectives, timeline, and specific deliverables
  3. Perform background research and data analysis as necessary
  4. Synthesize the PHASE experience and project findings in a final presentation
  5. Present completed project deliverables to the host agency upon completion of the internship
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 10% Completion of PHASE Internship Agreement Form
  • 40% Participation
  • 30% Final Presentation
  • 20% Student performance evaluation by faculty/preceptor

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students not permitted

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

all students must obtain consent.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

PHASE is a non-paid, for-credit two or three term internship program sponsored by the JHSPH, the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH), and the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center (MAPHTC). Students must apply and be accepted for a PHASE internship.