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Health Education Internship

The Health Education’s Internship program provides students with an environment for professional preparation through hands on experience related to their field of study. The Health Education Internship program strives to prepare the student with knowledge and experience that is applicable to real-world settings.

Description: Health Education is an approved host site for internships out of the Health and Kinesiology department and the Sociology department. The intern will work under the supervision of the Health Education Coordinator and will gain experience in the following:

  • conducting presentations on health topics

  • coordinating campus-wide health promotion campaigns

  • participating in health education outreach

  • coordinating a health education project

  • other duties as assigned

The Health Education internship is a semester long and is unpaid. The amount of hours that must be completed by the intern will be determined by their academic department requirements. The internship candidate must be an active student that is approved to conduct an internship through the student’s academic department. All students interested in pursuing an internship with Health Education is instructed to complete an online application (located on the health education webpage), participate in an in-person interview, and pass the UTSA Criminal Background Check before being selected as an appointed intern. Applications and interviews must be completed the semester prior to when the student would like to begin the internship.

The student is responsible for ensuring regular communication between the Health Education Coordinators and the internship coordinator for the student’s academic department. The Health Education Coordinators may be asked to submit performance evaluations throughout the semester that will be taken into consideration for the student’s internship grade. The student’s academic department is responsible for determining the student’s internship grade.

Application Process

Applicants must submit the following items to SHS Health Education:

  1. completed application (PDF),

  2. cover letter,

  3. and a resume.

Please email your application to SHS Health Education. The email address is SHSHealthEducation@utsa.edu, subject line Health Education Internship. After submission, you will receive an email to confirm receipt of your packet.