Internship Information


INTERNSHIP INFORMATION:

Thank you for your interest in the Thomas Jefferson Health District. The Thomas Jefferson Health District provides public health services to the residents of the City of Charlottesville, and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.

Please note internships are only individuals to applicants currently enrolled in an academic program. If you are not enrolled in an academic program, but would like to volunteer with the TJHD please visit: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/mrc/tjmrc/

If you are interested in applying to a clinical internship, WIC, or nurse practitioner opportunities please contact our internship coordinator at: 434-972-6200

All other applicants please continue below for the posted openings within each area of the TJHD.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please review each positon to find those in which you are most interested in and take note of the Job ID for use in the application.

You will be able to access and submit an application during the open application period (October 25th-November 20th). Applications will not be accepted outside of this period of time.

We also offer the opportunity for students to design their own internship. If you have a project that would be applicable to the TJHD we want to hear about it! Within the application you will propose a project in place of an open internship position, if we like your idea and wish to move forward with it we will help you develop and implement your research and project. If you wish to do this, please prepare the following in advance to filling out the application, so that it may be included.

  • A brief description of your project, include title, methods, expected/possible outcome(s). (500-word maximum)
  • Expected length of time the project will take.
  • Why would you like to conduct your project with us; Why is the TJHD the best place for your project?
  • Expected materials/resources the project will need.

ALL applicants will be required to submit the following documents for applications to be considered complete:

  • Up to date resume/CV
  • References
  • Up to date unofficial Academic Transcript
  • Professional writing sample, something to use would include an excerpt from a previously written academic or professional work.

Please send these documents via email to: tjhealthdistrict@gmail.com
Subject line: “(First and Last Name), Intern Application
Please note, your application will be considered INCOMPLETE until the required documents have been received.

All applicants are limited in applying to no more than 3 open internships per semester. Any additional applications received in excess to the 3 submitted will be discarded. A project proposal is considered 1 of these 3 submitted internship positions; students may only offer 1 project proposal.


AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS:

For Spring 2018 the following internships are available at TJHD:

Population Health

Environmental Health

Emergency Preparedness

Communicable Disease

Clinic Opportunities


Please submit the requested material as mentioned above and complete the internship application though the link below: