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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 (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

Important Assignments and Deadlines for 2019-2020

Assignment% of Grade 
Internship Agreement Form5%November 11, 2019
Concept Paper15%November 27, 2019
Monthly Update Report5%15th of every month
PHASE Check-in Meetings5%Varies - see next table
Final Paper 25%May 4, 2020
Oral Presentation at PHASE Symposium15%May 8, 2020
Student Evaluation of Program5%May 8, 2020
Student Performance Evaluation (completed by preceptor/Course Faculty)25%May 11, 2020

Important Meetings

Orientation LunchOctober 30, 2019
Check-in Term 2December 11, 2019
Check-in Term 3February 19, 2020
Check-in Term 4April 8, 2020

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

Review the Course Syllabus:

Review Frequently Asked Questions

Review Past PHASE Projects


The next round of PHASE Internship applications will open in September 2020.

For more information, please contact Paulani Mui at