The Office of Public Health Practice coordinates and supports the placement of students and volunteers throughout the department. 

The placements include: internships, field experiences, clinical rotations, practicum, observations, and shadowing. They involve a broad variety of career disciplines which serve public health. 

 Typical Student Types 

  • Billing and Coding
  • Dietetic
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Interpreters
  • Medical residents and fellows
  • Medical
  • Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Veterinary/Public Health

 Additional experiential opportunities are possible in, health communications, health promotion, and other diverse areas.

Public Health Resources for Students

See more resources for students interested in the field of public health.
  Resources Page


 Candidates for placement should send by e-mail or mail:

  • formal letter of interest, and
  • current resume.

 The letter of interest should address:

  • preferred program(s) or area(s) of interest,
  • will the placement fulfill an academic requirement,
  • number of contact hours required, and
  • dates of availability.

 Send along with all other questions to:

Mail: Columbus Public Health 
Attention: Krystie Weist
Human Resources
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

Email: [email protected] 


Krystie Weist
(614) 645-5589

Student Employment

Persons looking for job opportunities or seeking employment at Columbus Public Health should contact  CPH Human Resources