Thursday, February 25, 2010

General info on Field Practicum in ENVH

Please don't hesitate to start looking for field practicum experiences soon. There are plenty of opportunities available. Some good starting points are the highly acclaimed ASPH programs:

ASPH / CDC internships
ASPH / EPA internships

Private companies are also excellent candidates:

Kern County Field Practicum

Kern County field Practicum opportunities for ENVH majors are available through Seth Wiafe here at the school. There is plenty of spatial data to work with. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to have a field practicum in GIS.

Internship in the Coachella Valley

For those ENVH students who are interested in working with agricultural communities in the Coachella Valley, please contact Johanny Valladares ( or myself for information on four possible field practicum internships.

The internships will be to deliver environmental health curriculum to kids and families. There is lots of room for interaction with people.

ENVH internships with HUD available

Yet another ENVH student has finished her degree. Congratulations to Jennifer Lopez! She has paved the way for additional HUD field practicum students. If you are in the ENVH department, please contact myself or Johanny Valladares ( for more information.