Practice Experience Procedure

All students must complete all three sections of PHED 5197 prior to enrolling in the Public Health Practice Experience


1) Student meets
with Coordinator of Academic Services

  • Coordinator
    verifies eligibility
  • Discusses type of
    practice experience desired
  • Reviews resume,
    CV, and/or cover letter
  • Review
    Professional Conduct handout and sign the Professional Conduct form

2) Once student is
ready to begin the search, the Coordinator will send the information regarding
the student to the Liaison.

3) Liaison will
provide student will various opportunities and contact information for
potential sites. No information provided
to you by the Liaison is to be shared with any other students. To do so, would be a violation of the Student
Code of Conduct and will be handled accordingly.

4) Student is
responsible for setting up and attending interviews with potential sites.

5) Once the student
has been given an offer, the student takes the offer to the advisor for review.

6) Advisor reviews
the site and supervisor to ensure that the student’s experience will meet the
competencies outlined for the Public Health Practice Experience.

7) If the site and
supervisor are acceptable, the advisor sends approval to the Coordinator and
the student accepts the offer.

8) Once the offer
has been accepted, the student will contact the Coordinator to obtain the
Project Agreement.

9) Academic Advisor
will send the completed and approved Project Agreement to the Coordinator.

10) Coordinator will provide
student will permission number to register, access to Canvas course, and any
follow- up paperwork that the site may require.