Students & Volunteers

Columbus Public Health recognizes the importance as a public health agency to support and assist in the education and training of students in areas related to public health.  In collaboration with various colleges and universities, Columbus Public Health student internships offer undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain experience in a public health environment through real life, goal-oriented experiences that are related to the student’s major or career goals.  Student internships support the mission of Columbus Public Health while developing and training the next generation of public health professionals.  

Student Placement Types 

Student placements may include: internships, field experiences, clinical rotations, practicums, observations, and shadowing.  

  • Dietetics
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Residents and Fellows
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Nursing
  • Social Work and Counseling
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Interpreters
  • Nurse Practitioner

* Additional opportunities are possible in other diverse areas


For more resources for students interested in the field of public health please visit the Resources Page

Volunteers at Columbus Public Health

Non-Medical Volunteers at Columbus Public Health 

Columbus Public Health supports the placement of non-clinical volunteers in various programs throughout the year, dependent upon programmatic need and availability.  

Medical Volunteer Opportunities 

Medical, public health, and other professionals volunteer for times of disaster and public health emergency, as well as non-emergency community education and service.

For ongoing volunteer opportunities please visit Franklin County & Columbus Medical Reserve Corps


Candidates for placement should provide:

Submit application (link) and attach resume, along with all other questions to: Krystie Weist, [email protected]

Contact Information

Krystie Weist
Internship Coordinator
Human Resources Representative

(614) 645-5589
[email protected]

Student Employment

Students/persons looking for paid job opportunities at Columbus Public Health should contact CPH Human Resources