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 (MDH) 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
- A public health practice experience involving average of 6-8 hours/week spent onsite at the hosting agency) over 3 academic terms.
- Attendance at the PHASE orientation lunch.
- Attendance at check-in meetings once a term with PHASE course faculty.
- Submission of PHASE Student Monthly Update Reports on the 15th of each month.
- An internship agreement form to be completed with the preceptor.
- A concept paper outlining goals and intent of project.
- A final paper highlighting the student's experience, results, and lessons learned.
- A 15-minute oral presentation of the student's experience at the mandatory final PHASE symposium at MDH. Symposium attendance includes course faculty, preceptors and other interested public health practitioners and academicians.
Important Assignments and Deadlines for 2018-2019
|Assignment||% of Grade|
|Internship Agreement Form||5%||November 12, 2018|
|Concept Paper||15%||November 28, 2018|
|Monthly Update Report||5%||15th of every month|
|PHASE Check-in Meetings||5%||Varies - see next table|
|Final Paper||25%||May 6, 2019|
|Oral Presentation at PHASE Symposium||15%||May 10, 2019|
|Student Evaluation of Program||5%||May 10, 2019|
|Student Performance Evaluation (completed by preceptor/Course Faculty)||25%||May 13, 2019|
|Orientation Lunch||October 30, 2018|
|Check-in Term 2||December 5, 2018|
|Check-in Term 3||February 20, 2019|
|Check-in Term 4||April 10, 2019|
*Required to attend all meetings. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.
Review the Course Syllabus:
- The 2017-2018 syllabus is accessible here. The 2018-2019 syllabus will be available in September 2018. Please contact Paulani Mui (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding course content.
Review Frequently Asked Questions
The application period for the 2018-2019 PHASE Internship is open from August 31 through September 17. Applications are due by 11:59pm on Monday, September 17, 2018.
For more information, please contact Paulani Mui at email@example.com.