HP Internship Opportunities


The Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH) administers the AmeriCorps and the Medically Underserved in Utah (AMUU) program which places AmeriCorps members in community-based orgaogdennizations. The AMUU program is recruiting health professions students for AmeriCorps positions in at the Midtown Community Health Center clinics in Utah and Davis Counties. Students will provide patient education and patient navigation services with medically underserved populations (navigation of Medicaid/Medicare, PCN, SCHIP, etc). Training and onsite supervision will be provided. Priority will be given to bilingual applicants.

The Program

Since 1990, the Association for Utah Community Health has administered the AmeriCorps and the Medically Underserved in Utah (AMUU) program placing AmeriCorps members in community-based organizations throughout Utah. The AMUU program is adding AmeriCorps positions that will place health professions students in community health centers to provide patient education and navigation (navigation of Medicaid/Medicare, PCN, SCHIP, etc).

Student Benefits

Utah Healthcare Corps (UHC) has contributed greatly to the improvement of health outcomes in the areas of immunization, diabetes, reproductive health, and has worked to reduce health disparities for special populations.  UHC has been supporting community health centers and their community partners since 1995.  We are celebrating our 21st year of service in Utah!  This program supports members serving in community health centers and other community health based organizations throughout the state of Utah. UHC seeks candidates to fill 1700 hour terms.  Members will provide two specific services: health insurance enrollment assistance and patient education.  The Member will act as Certified Application Counselors assisting clients/patients to navigate the health care system.  This will relieve the increasing burden on direct medical care staff by minimizing the need for these providers to investigate and answer patient questions about eligibility, health system navigation, or other topics that many providers are not qualified to answer.  The UHC member will become the expert in community partners and resources that enhance health care delivery services.  They will become experts regarding health insurance enrollment processes, guiding eligible patients through the application process from beginning to end, resulting in more individuals becoming enrolled in insurance programs and decreasing the cost of healthcare. Some positions may require Navajo/English Spanish/English bilingual ability. 

Some of the benefits of the AmeriCorps program are:

1.     living allowance of $1500/month before taxes

2.     Eli Segal Education award (~ $5,800) upon successful completion of service;

3.     childcare assistance if eligible;

4.     health care coverage;

5.     ongoing training;


As an AmeriCorps member, you will serve 1700 hours at the host-site. In essence, it is almost a full-time position.

For more information, contact Levi Webb levi@auch.org or 801-716-4613 (office) or 801-859-8256 (cell).


992 South 800 West
Brigham City, UT 84302
655 E. 1300 N.
Logan, UT 84341

Be a resource for the Bear River & Logan Health Department.  Work with the Logan and Brigham City site to assist with health education programs.

  • Tobacco Prevention Program
  • Substance Abuse Program
  • Chronic Disease Prevention & Education
  • Injury Prevention
  • Mental Health Program
  • Write Blog articles
  • Prepare information packets
  • Displays for Health Fairs

2017 Spring Semester: Opportunity #1

Under the direct supervision of the “Safe Kids Coordinator”, intern will assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Utah Poison Control mini-grant. Work will include, but is not limited to, facilitating classroom presentations, facilitating community presentations to diverse groups and populations, community health fairs, Poison Control Week promotion, and using media to promote poison prevention and control.

Intern will assist the “Safe Kids Coalition” with the planning and implementation of other injury prevention activities as assigned. These could include: “Safe Kids” Day, sports injury clinics, traffic safety surveys, health and safety fairs, bicycle safety education, updating the PTA resource guide, etc.

Intern will assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the suicide prevention grant. Intern will identify community partners to provide lethal means restriction education to adults, partner with local gun dealers to disseminate educational materials on firearm safety, submit social media posts on lethal means restrictions, and coordinate campaign efforts with the Utah Department of Health and the Department of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

2017 Winter/Spring Semester: Opportunity #2


Under the direct supervision of Health Promotion Director assist with the following:

  • Inform, educate, and empower youth age 11-14 by implementing a Public Health Merit badge class for boy scouts in Cache County (April).
  • Inform, educate, and empower parents and caregivers in Cache County by participating a minimum of three community events that promote child car seat use.
  • Inform, educate, and empower parents and caregivers in Cache County by assisting with a minimum of two community car seat checkpoints (Feb. & April).
  • Conduct Operation Vape Front assessments with e-cigarette retailers in Cache, Box Elder, and Rich County.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Contact:  Allena Pierce, BS, CHES
Health Promotion Deputy Director, Internship Coordinator
Email:  apierce@brhd.org
Phone: 435-695-2064


CAPES!  Children's Adaptive Physical Education Society!
Weber State University
Ogden, UT

The CAPES! program serves children ages 5-12 years old who have a diagnosed disability throughout the Davis, Weber, and Ogden areas.  For 10 weeks each semester, up to 35 children participate in land- and water-based activities in small groups run by WSU students who are enrolled in coursework from the Human Performance and Teacher Education departments.  Beginning Fall 2014, a parent-training component was added that provided an opportunity for parents to improve their skills at working with their child.  Some of the topics addressed include behavior management, understanding their child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP), and how to improve social/communication skills. Other topics of interest included, but not limited to, puberty, nutrition, diet, stress management/relief, organization, boundaries, and coping with and accepting their child.

Internship responsibilities include: (a) assessing parent interest on various topics related to health promotion; (b) developing 60-minute presentations/lessons for each topic; (c) scheduling guest/expert speakers to add more clarity to the discussions; (d) conducting research and presenting at national conferences on the effectiveness of the parent training; and (e) improving the overall quality of life for the parents and their children.

If interested in improving the lives of parents through health promotion:
Contact:  Dr. Patrick A. Leytham 
Email: patrickleytham@weber.edu
Phone: 801-626-7848


GDEN, UT 84403

This internship provides an opportunity to get "real world experience" in a hospital setting.  Use your creativity and marketing skills, increase your knowledge of health related topics, and practice CHES competencies.  It also provides the opportunity to network with other health educators and hospital staff.  

  • Assist with marketing McKay-Dee Hospital’s Car Seat Program and CPR classes
  • Design PowerPoint presentations for the monitor in the hospital lobby
  • Assist the Health Educator in teaching babysitting classes
  • Practice CHES competencies by acting as a resource person for hospital patients and community members seeking information
  • Speak about health related topics at community events as needed
  • Represent CHIC at health fairs upon request
  • Assist with updating 211ut.org and learning about resources within the community
  • Help with ordering pamphlets and other materials for the center
  • Attend meetings in the community with the Director
  • Obtain CPR certification at no charge

Contact: Elon Jensen
Email: elon.jensen@imail.org
Phone: 801-387-7804

5327 Adams Avenue Parkway, Suite C
Washington Terrace, UT 84405

Community Nursing Services offers internships that provide a variety of experience in different aspects of health promotion and education by assisting CNS with our Music and Memory Program as well as participation in health fairs, and other activities.  You will gain a greater experience understanding the geriatric and aging population.  You will learn valuable information about: Alzheimer's, Dementia, Medicare, Medicaid, and all forms of Senior Resources.

CNS started in 1928 and is the longest standing home care and Hospice company in Utah.  The internship hours are flexible to meet your schedule.  We have available hours Monday thru Friday.  The hours range from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some exceptions depending on the event.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Elizabeth Jones
Email: Elizabeth.Jones@CNS-Cares.org
Phone: 801-985-7168



, UT 84015

Under the supervision of the family Health Services Director or Health Promotion Bureau Manager; develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion intervention programs designed to build healthy communities with Davis County.

Specific areas may include:

  • Tobacco prevention
  • Alcohol prevention
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Unintentional injury & fall prevention
  • Immunizations
Contact: Jacob Isaacson, MPH
Email: jisaacson@co.davis.ut.us
Phone: 801-525-5099
Davis Moves, Davis County School District
20 N. Main Street
Farmington, UT 84040
Assist the Healthy Lifestyles department at DCSD with their employee wellness program, health curriculum in secondary and elementary, extra-curricular, and employee events.
Judy Prall, Wellness Coordinator


Corporate Health and Wellness Internship: private sector health promotion and education, worksite wellness program, employee health management, and employee health events.

Diversified Insurance Group is an innovative employee benefits firm on the cutting edge of new approaches to corporate health management.  One of the services offered to clients is employee health promotion program consultation and management.  This internship opportunity will provide a student with experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating corporate health and wellness programs.  The selected student will work closely with, and report directly to, the Corporate Health Specialist at Diversified.  Diversified offers a fun and fast paced environment to work in while delivering a high level of professionalism.  The selected intern will assist in planning, developing, presenting, and evaluating health programs and quarterly challenges.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  This person should have completed any advanced writing requirements.
  • Ability to work required hours.  Hours are flexible (normally between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, with occasional work from home), but the intern will be expected to complete all required tasks.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in Health Promotion and Education, Public Health, Communications, or a related field.
  • Good skill and understanding in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Preferred skill and understanding in Adobe InDesign, and Microsoft Publisher.

Contact: Steven Day, MS, CHES, CWWS
Email: sday@digrisk.com

Phone: 801-325-5048
**Please send resume to email address

Head Start- Davis County

320 S. 500 E.

Kaysville, UT 84037

Description: Head Start is a federally funded program that serves low-income, high-need families and children the year prior to their entering Kindergarten.  The Davis Head Start program is administered through the Davis School District.  The Head Start administrative building where interns are housed is located in Kaysville.  Interns will also have the opportunity to visit classrooms in several elementary schools throughout the county.  There is a work-space, which includes a computer available for you as part of your internship. Interns will get to work with children, families, and learn of the many community resources available to people.   

Possible Activities:

  • Teaching children a variety of healthy lifestyle topics.
  • Promote healthy lifestyle activities to parents and families.
  • Developing new methods of educating children and families.
  • Assist with implementation of innovative ways to promote healthy lifestyle activities.
  • Assisting staff with vision and other screenings.
  • Assisting families in receiving follow-up services when a concern is found.
  • Attend with staff community collaboration meetings and other events.
  • Track immunization, height, weight, and other health data.

Internship Requirements:

  • Sensitive to low-income families
  • Communication skills
  • Hard and honest worker
  • Basic computer skills
  • Follow policies & procedures- especially regarding privacy

For more information, please contact: Mark Dewsnup

Cell 801-510-3339








Community Outreach and Prevention Education

Outreach interns must be college seniors or graduate students. Outreach interns are normally serving to satisfy a college-level internship in community health education or a related field. Interns must have reliable transportation and insurance. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for travel to/from events and Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Outreach interns attend community events, health fairs, and other cancer related events to provide information about cancer prevention and screening. Interns help with program planning, writing grants, and presentations at local schools, churches, and community organizations.

To apply for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your resume, two letters of recommendation, and availability to lori.maness@hci.utah.edu. 

New interns are accepted each semester: Consider applying early.

This is an unpaid internship with rewards. In addition to personal satisfaction from helping others, Huntsman Cancer Institute extends the following benefits to volunteers.

  • Free parking
  • Lunch voucher for each four hour shift worked
  • Free annual tuberculosis screening
  • Annual volunteer recognition awards
  • Inclusion in many Huntsman Cancer Institute events, including the annual summer picnic and holiday events
  • Information about the latest in research and patient care

Contact:  Garrett Harding, Outreach Coordinator
Email: garrett.harding@hci.utah.edu
Phone: 801-587-9976



1102 N. 1200 W.
Ogden, UT 84404

The aging field is growing at a rapid pace; unfortunately, the workforce does not seem to be keeping up with that pace. It would be a great opportunity for you students that are willing to reach outside of the youthful professions and learn how important aging shapes our world. We have a brand new building with new programming and changes in long term care. It’s an exciting time for students to grow and become professionals in their respected fields.  

  • Help write and distribute our Nursing Home Newsletter to Resident and Families
  • Help and facilitate groups to Veterans and Families that promote good health: Diabetes education, Stress, Alzheimer’s Disease etc.
  • Work closely with Recreational Activities and Groups Promoting involvement
  • Work closely with Social Work to help promote a better human environment for the residents to reduce loneliness, helplessness, and boredom
  • Work closely with the Admissions process, learning all the resources and professional connections within the aging field have opportunities to get out in the community to promote aging and quality of life

Contact:  Andrea Aston, Social Services Director
Phone: 801-334-4302-direct
Main: 801-334-4300



3159 Grant Avenue

Ogden, UT 84401

Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership- Assist the Nutritionist and Nutrition Assistant to fulfill their roles and duties to meet nutritional and special dietary needs for children and families.  Responsibilities- process nutrition referrals, plan and prepare special diet/allergy meals, present family engagement meetings, create nutrition and health related handouts, provide nutrition education, and support Head Start committees.

Marshal White Center- Instruct fitness classes (variety of areas), assist in youth programs, teach nutrition or other health related classes, and assist in the Tops Weight Loss program.  Assist in planning, preparing and producing community events.


  • Major in Health Promotion, Human Performance, or a related field.  Note:  A nutrition minor and/or Spanish speaking skills a plus
  • Must be able to pass a background check and a TB test
  • Food Handler’s permit needed if assisting food preparation
  • Schedule is flexible (Mon-Sat. with some evening time available)

Contact:  Jessica Peterson-Nutrition Assistant

Phone: (801) 399-9281 EXT 360

Email:  jpeterson@owcap.org




231 E. 400 S. 

Internship Position Description

  • Salt Lake Community College Health & Wellness Services – Health Promotion department is seeking qualified senior students to apply/fulfill internship position. The intern will work closely with the Program Manager and be responsible for assisting with developing strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must develop, implement, and evaluate one theory and evidence-based health promotion policy, program, or initiative
  • Work with student group in assisting to develop programs and services for students
  • Assist Program Manager in training and evaluating peer educators
  • Assist Program Manager in marketing Health & Wellness Services
  • Serve as a health information and referral resource

Qualifications & Skills

  • The ideal candidate must be interested in proactively addressing health issues relevant to college students. Topics may include but are not limited to: alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; sexual and reproductive health; sexual assault and partner abuse; nutrition, eating disorders, and body image; stress management, etc.
  • Must be a senior student seeking degree in Health Education and Promotion, Community Health, Public Health or a related field.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and to be able to communicate effectively with peer educators, college employees, and possibly community agencies
  • Must be able to organize and manage a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Must possess positive work attitude and be dependable and responsible
  • Must be able to work as a team member and independently

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to:

Contact: Tatiana Burton, CHES, Program Manager
Email:  Tatiana.burton@slcc.edu
Phone: 801-957-4837


MURRAY, UT 84123

Select Health offers internships that provide a variety of experience in different aspects of health promotion and education. Interns will participate in our employer health fairs. This will involve conducting biometric screenings including body fat analysis, blood pressure, and cholesterol/glucose testing. In addition to the screenings you will also have the chance to teach participants about their results and ways to improve their health. Training will be provided.

Other aspects of this internship include working with a team of health educators and nurses to plan and implement programs. You may have the chance to assist in implementing programs or other projects as well as a chance to write articles for newsletters.

The internship hours are flexible to meet your schedule. We have health fair events Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays. The hours range from 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. with some exceptions depending on the event.

Requirement: Background check, drug screen, & current immunizations.

Contact:  Angela Bishop Harman, MPH, MCHES, cWC
Email: angelabishop.harman@selecthealth.org
Phone: 801-442-7390


Sports Nutrition

Description: This internship will provide you with an opportunity to work with Weber State Athletes.  You will help in organizing the re-fueling station, maintaining inventory and re-stocking.  You will also be able to assist in marketing and promoting the re-fueling station.  You will be able to assist the Sports Dietitian in analyzing athlete’s diets and will be able to observe nutrition counseling sessions. You will also be able to participate in team nutrition presentations. 

Internship Specifications:

  • Supervisors- Julie Hansen, WSU Athletic Dietitian and Amy Crosbie, Assistant Athletic director
  • Starting date: January 9, 2017
  • Duration: April 21, 2017
  • This is not a paid internship
  • Credit: 2 (120 hours)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Student majoring in ESS or HP
  • Working towards a nutrition major-emphasis in Sports Nutrition
  • Have taken or are taking Sports Nutrition-3020 Spring 2017
  • Outgoing dynamic personality
  • Be able to carry boxes of food
  • Has transportation
  • Organized
  • Knowledge of Excel and basic computer skills
  • Hard and honest worker

For more information, contact: Julie Hansen at jhansen@weber.edu

Students participating in the Stress Management Internship may be involved in several of the following activities:

  • Support the activities of the SRC
  • Assist in directing affairs of the SRC including scheduling of assistants
  • Schedule and promote open houses with Dr. Olpin
  • Continue the development and advancement of new activities in the lab
  • Help organize and administer ongoing research associated with the lab
  • Coordinate activities with WSU Student Wellness
  • Wellness Fairs - Stress management related campus health and wellness fairs and other campus activities
  • Coordinate activities with WSU Employee Wellness program
  • Wellness coaching/Stress Management workshops - stress management related campus stress management classes i.e., secretaries, women's groups, etc.
  • Assist Dr. Olpin in a variety of the activities in his Stress Management and his Mind/Body Wellness courses which may include the following: putting additional classes online; editing current online classes; developing a Mind/Body wellness textbook/trade book based on the Mind/Body Wellness class
  • Assist in the continued development of the Stress Management Place website, blog, and Facebook. This may include the following:
  • writing stress management and wellness related articles coordinating online activities, announcements, and events
  • Continue Development of a community resource website/manual to be available as a reference for all things mind/body/spirit, alternative/complementary therapies, and stress management

Prerequisites to this internship:

  • Successful completion of Health 1110 - Stress Management/span>
  • Successful completion of Health 2400 - Mind/Body Wellness (formerly the Art of Emotional Wellness)
  • Completion of either the Health Promotion or Human Performance (wellness emphasis) required classes Permission by Dr. Olpin to participate in this internship

Preferred skills to qualify for this internship:

  • Successful completion of Health 3100 - Applications of Technology in Health Promotion
  • Excellent people skills - outgoing, dynamic, motivated
  • Possible credit hours available for this internship: 1-3 hours

For more information, contact Dr. Olpin: molpin@weber.edu or 801-626-6485

1408 S. 1100 E.

Assist in the development and maintenance of prevention interventions and educational programs targeting individuals in Utah at risk for HIV infection focusing on underlying issues that can lead to increased risky behaviors.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in coordinating the Utah AIDS Foundation’s HIV and STI Counseling and Testing Center;
  • Provide STI results to clients;
  • Be trained in all aspects of test site including becoming a test site counselor, lab technician, intake, specimen collection, etc.;
  • Coordinate and run the HIV and STI Counseling and Testing Site and assist with other testing events on and off site;
  • Assess HIV risk related health education needs for at risk populations;
  • Assist with the design and implementation of education programs and interventions in accordance to the targeted populations’ needs that serve to reduce HIV transmission risk;
  • Evaluate the helpfulness, impact and effectiveness of health education programs;
  • Oversee and facilitate Speaker’s Bureau presentations such as HIV 101 and STI 101 in the community including public schools, mental health treatment facilities, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health education theory and principles;
  • Knowledge of behavior change theory;
  • Skill in education and training techniques;
  • Skill in written and verbal communication;
  • Ability to make presentations, develop curriculum, and objectively evaluate program effectiveness.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be working toward a degree in community health education, health promotion, public health, or closely related field.
Contact: Tyler Fisher, Director
Email: tyler@utahaids.org
Phone: 801-487-2323

The Utah Department of Health offers your students a chance to get experience by way of internships, practicums, and student projects.  We typically offer a variety of opportunities for students - ranging from public health projects to business / organizational development projects. We have recently produced a compilation of these opportunities at the link
Utah Department of Health Internships.   This resource contains both paid and unpaid opportunities.

Contact Rebecca L. Ward




Utah Birth Defect Network, a program of the Utah Department of Health

The Utah Birth Defect Network (UBDN) is a statewide, population-based surveillance program that has identified birth defects in children born in Utah since 1994. The UBDN is operated by the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness, Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs.  Although not all birth defects can be prevented, steps can be taken to increase a woman’s chance of having a healthy baby. The mission of the UBDN is to prevent birth defects and secondary disabilities by monitoring occurrence, conducting research, and providing education and outreach.

The Utah Birth Defects Network Internship is an overarching of all birth defects with particular attention to Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) and Newborn Screening. Responsibilities include projects for National Birth Defects Prevention Month – January 2017

  • Create a Social Media Calendar
  • Create Brochures for CCHD and Newborn Screening (Hearing, Heart & Heel stick)
  • Create Provider Education Materials for CCHD


Julie Southwick, MS, CHES

Health Educator, State of Utah Zika Action Plan Committee


office: 801-883-4647

Amy Nance, Utah Birth Defects Program Manager

State of Utah Department of Health

Family Health and Preparedness

Bureau for Children with Special Care Needs

Utah Birth Defects Network

44 N. Mario Capecchi Drive

Salt Lake City, Utah  84114


Utah County Health Department

151 S. University Avenue

Provo, UT 84601

Stephanie Jones



Visit this website address before calling about an internship: http://publichealthandyou.pbworks.com/


Utah Department of Health

Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Program

Bureau of Health Promotion

Cannon Health Building

288 N 1460 W

Salt Lake City, UT 84116


This internship is a unique opportunity to assist the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias State Plan Specialist in carrying out the implementation of The State Plan. This includes attending and contributing to planning meetings, good communication within workgroups and the Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Coordinating Council, good organization and note taking skills, as well as an ability and willingness to remain flexible. Intern must have the knowledge and desire to work in public health planning and work plans through to completion.

This is an unpaid internship.


  • Major in Health Promotion or a related field
  • Willing to work Monday- Friday; flexible hours between 8 am - 5 pm.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Have taken or will be taking Program Planning and Implementation.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with others
  • Positive attitude and willing to assist the State Plan Specialist in any way she may need
  • Ability to write reports, emails, and documents clearly

Contact: Lynn Meinor

Phone: (801)538-6198

Email: lmeinor@utah.gov

***send resume via email


Wasatch County Health Department

55 S. 500 E. 

Heber City, UT 84032

Assist with health education projects including promotion of Physical Activity & good nutrition, worksite wellness program, Injury & Tobacco prevention events.

Contact: Jonelle Fitzgerald

Phone: 435-657-3260

Email; jfitzgerald@wasatch.utah.gov


477 23rd STREET
OGDEN, UT 84401

Division of Health Promotion Internship Opportunities

Title: Community Health Education Internships

Agency: Weber-Morgan Health Department, Division of Health Promotion

Deadlines: Applications and resumes will be accepted at any time throughout the year. Positions are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Applicants will be contacted approximately 1 month before the start of a new semester.

Hours: Variable (we require a minimum of 200 hours, but encourage more)

Description: Interns will work with program managers in several of the following areas:

  • Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
  • Tobacco Prevention
  • Injury Prevention

Possible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementing a 4-8 week worksite wellness program
  • Conducting presentations on various topics
  • Attending car seat checkpoints and various safety events
  • Assisting in planning and implementing community events and campaigns
  • Participating in coalition meetings
  • Attending Teen Tobacco Reduction classes and various anti-tobacco events
  • Completing obesity prevention projects

Requirements: Must be pursuing a degree in Health Promotion or a closely related field. Must be currently enrolled in or have already taken a Program Planning class and be eligible to begin working toward internship credits. Applicants must be able to complete a minimum of 200 hours and maintain a consistent schedule. Must be dependable, computer literate, organized, self-motivated, tobacco-free, and enthusiastic about improving health in the community.  Must also have the ability to communicate well with staff and the community, and have reliable transportation. To apply, please fill out the Division of Health Promotion Internship Application form (found at www.webermorganhealth.org/internships.php) and submit it with a copy of your resume.

Contact: Lori Greene, BS, CHES, Health Promotion Supervisor and Intern Coordinator
Email: lgreene@co.weber.ut.us
Phone: 801-399-7189

Weber State Non-Traditional Center

Develop Health Education Programs for Non-Traditional students and their famiies.  Possible duties include: brochure development, powerpoint presentations on various health topics geared to this student population, and providing materials at Health Fairs.

Debbie Cragun, Director, Non-Traditional Student Center



Student Union, SU 322



Are you a Health Promotion Major looking for a great internship opportunity?  The Student Wellness Office at Weber State University may be a great fit for you!

Student Wellness Interns:

  • Assist with any and all levels of programming for the Student Wellness office including planning, implementation, evaluation, marketing, outreach, etc.
  • Work directly with other departments throughout campus to plan and implement wellness-related programming or assist with outreach activities. 
  • Actively participate on the Student Wellness Advisory Committee. 
  • Serve as a credible resource and role model for fellow Weber State Students
  • Research common campus concerns and possible methods for addressing them
  • Present on various health topics to fellow students
  • Obtain hands on experience in preparation for CHES certification

Upcoming Projects: Spring Semester, 2016

  • Assist with collecting survey data for the National College Health Assessment
  • Assist with collecting information for the university’s Biennial Drug and Alcohol Report
  • Provide The Body Project workshops, a nationally recognized program to improve body image and prevent eating disorders among college-aged females.
  • Work with members of the Student Wellness Committee to plan and implement Love your Body Month activities in February.
  • Work with the Non-Traditional Student Center, Counseling and Psychological Services Center and the Center for Students with Disabilities to provide targeted programming and outreach for the students they serve.
  • Assist with ongoing Student Wellness programming


  • Required coursework: Completed HLTH 3000 (Foundations of Health Promotion) and HLTH 3200 (Methods in Health Education).  Completed or concurrent enrollment in HLTH 4150 (Needs Assessment & Planning Health Promotion Programs). No exceptions.
  • Eligible to begin completing internship hours
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum number of office hours each week, with the possibility of some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to be a “self-starter,” both independently and as part of group
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Interested students:

Please visit www.weber.edu/studentwellness and click on the “Internships” tab to download the internship application.  Please complete the application and e-mail it to rochellecreager@weber.edu at least one month prior to the semester you would like to begin your internship hours. 

Contact:  Rochelle Creager, Manager
Email: rochellecreager00@weber.edu



Contact person

Stephanie McClure

Women’s Center Director



Description of the internship

WC Interns are an integral part of the Women’s Center (WC) staff, contributing to the WC mission, developing as student leaders, and providing services and programs around social justice and violence prevention issues.

Our interns: 

  • Cultivate skills in student engagement and peer education 
  • Collaborate with a team of other social advocates to create progressive change
  • Positively challenge campus culture surrounding violence, discrimination, and oppression

We have two internship options: 

  1. Violence Prevention Peer Educator Intern
  2. Social Justice Peer Educator Intern


Violence Prevention Peer Educator Intern 

• Work as part of the WC team to plan and implement peer workshops and trainings that focus on violence awareness and prevention, including risk reduction and bystander intervention skill development 

• Create educational displays and social marketing on a wide range of violence issues

• Assist in focus groups and research efforts 

• Assist in development of prevention initiatives for target populations

Social Justice Peer Educator Intern 

• Work as part of the WC team to plan and implement peer workshops and trainings that address a wide range of social justice issues, with an intersectional and gendered focus, for a wide range of campus groups 

• Create educational displays on a wide range of social justice issues

All Interns 

• Seek out opportunities for collaborative projects with other campus organizations and departments

• Coordinate and play a lead role in tabling and other WC outreach efforts

• Play an important role in informing the campus about the WC and drawing students, staff, faculty, and community to WC events through presentations and other outreach activities 

• Assist with publicizing WC programs and events, including: using online social networks, flyering on campus, and word of mouth to promote WC events

• Participate in weekly staff development meetings

• Participate in ongoing in-service trainings and complete readings and other internship assignments

• Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with WC staff

• Assist with maintaining WC space in order to create a welcoming environment for all members of the community

Requirements to know before applying for an internship

• Must be committed to the mission and vision of the Women’s Center and be able to serve as an enthusiastic representative of the WC

• Must be committed to working cooperatively as part of a team, and have strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, staff, faculty, and community

Applicants for Spring Semester must contact Stephanie via email before December 7th explaining why they are interested in interning at the WC. Individual interviews will be scheduled before Spring Semester begins. 



Description: This internship will provide you with an opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a wellness coordinator in the field of corporate health. You will be working for The Wellness Connection, Inc. on-site at BD Medical Systems, a corporation in Sandy, UT, helping to manage their employee wellness program. BD Medical Systems has been a consistent winner of the Utah Council of Worksite Health Promotion’s Platinum Award (the highest award given in Utah for corporate health programs). Some of the programs you will be helping with include the following: implementation of a diabetes prevention program, performing biometric body assessments, planning exercise incentive programs, assisting in an indoor triathlon program, weight management, personal health consultations, healthy behavior presentations, a health fair, etc. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the field of corporate health to work at a company that has one of the best employee health programs in the state.

Internship Specifications:

  • 15-20 hours each week
  • This is an unpaid internship

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working towards, or have, a BS degree in Fitness and Wellness Management, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, or similar health related field
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of a corporation
  • Professional, corporate image
  • CPR/First Aid certification desired
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Outgoing dynamic personality
  • Good knowledge of strength and cardiovascular training principles
  • Good knowledge of basic nutrition principles
  • Hard and honest worker

Contact:  Celeste Thorup 
Email:  celeste@wellnessconnectionutah.com
Phone: 801-616-1878




Program will be held at McKay-Dee Hospital Center on Wednesday evenings & Saturday mornings.  During Fall 2015 semester, there will be an internship opportunity to help with Administration/Social Media as WIM is set-up at a new facility.  During Spring 2015, up to 6 interns are needed to assist women with exercise programs and teach topics on Healthy Lifestyles.  Help prepare program participants to run/walk the Ogden Marathon in May.

Contact: Rachel Smith, Director

Email: rslivewell@gmail.com

Phone: 801-336-8526
"A Safe Place to be a Kid"
2305 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401

Come make a difference with us at Youth Impact!  We always need Volunteers to come in and share your hobbies and interests with our participants.  We are an after-school program with a broad range of activities available for Ogden children ages 8-18.  With some emphasis put on academics and giving back to the community, we have created a place for kids to have fun and gain tools to help them be more succesful adults.  From small group activities, arts and crafts, community service, sports teams--the list goes on and on.  The point is: every child who walks through our door can find a place where they belong and a chance to develop skills and interests.

Program hours during fall and spring semester: 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Program hours for summer: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Depending on your level of involvement as a volunteer or intern, there may be additional opportunities to help us out with small group and weekend activities.
Volunteer/Intern Orientation: Before you can volunteer at Youth Impact, you will need to attend a volunteer orientation.  This allows potential volunteers to see the facility, as well as get a feel for the program as a whole.  We ask our volunteers to assist in areas they enjoy, and/or bring down hobbies and things that are of interest to them.  This is imperative when adding to the family-like environment we have created here at Youth Impact.  You are not required to make an appointment, just drop in at one of our scheduled orientation times.

School Year Orientation Times:

  • Monday/Wednesday: 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 1:30 pm

Summer Orientation Times: 
  • Monday: 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 2:30 pm

Kylie Peterson, Volunteer Coordinator