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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is required for placement within our department. Space is limited. We currently have an MOU with the University of Kansas, School of Medicine. If we do not have a MOU with your school, please complete the Instructor Request Form to get started. 

Contact Us: For additional questions, please e-mail the Education Coordinator at kira.king@jocogov.org or call (913) 477-8337.


Title Application Period Length of Assignment
Strategic Planning, Workforce Development

Learn and apply Adult Learning principles to design training, manage internal learning management systems, provide support and troubleshooting for training and presentations, contribute ideas to the department’s Quality Improvement Plan, assist the Workforce Development Coordinator in conducting orientations to the department, attend internal and external meetings and conferences applicable to the development of the public health workforce.   >> Apply Here!

April – July of the previous academic year for Fall placement OR September One semester
Health Clinic - Social Work

The student completes psychosocial interviews with clients beginning our prenatal program and then provides case management for those women throughout their pregnancy and for up to a year postpartum. The student would be placed in the clinic and must be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 0800 to 1700. In addition to providing services and support to the prenatal population, we provide support to our family planning and STI patients as needed. The student will learn our EMR and provide necessary documentation in that system.   >> Apply Here!

April - July of the previous academic year 1 yr., August - May

Rotations & Practicums

Title Application Period Length of Assignment
Community Health - Dietetics (WIC)

Interns are given the opportunity to become familiar with the WIC organization and learn the eligibility requirements and referral procedures for WIC clients. The intern will observe the Registered Dietician (RD) and participate in direct client contact counseling clients in topics including: prenatal, postpartum, breastfeeding and pediatric education.   >> Apply Here!

Varies Varies according to student needs