This handbook is intended to be a guide for the New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC) Student Internship Program administrators. As the Regional Center for New England, Boston University School of Public Health will being leading the administration of this program, with support from individuals from each of the six states in the region, including: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The goals of the NEPHTC Student Internship Program are to:
1. Establish or strengthen field placements for students in public or nonprofit private health agencies or organizations, and to
2. Involve faculty members and students in collaborative projects to enhance public health services to medically underserved communities.
These placements are to provide structured opportunities and experiences for students, as they apply their acquired knowledge and skills in a public health practice setting.