The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment offers unpaid student/clinical internships for a variety of disciplines. Internships are for students in an educational program where internships are required for graduation. Undergraduate and graduate level internships are available. A current signed agreement with the school is required for placement. Space is limited.
Internships have been accepted for the following disciplines: Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Registered Dietitian, Social Worker, Environmental Studies, Community Health Educator, and Health Informatics. Nurse Practitioner clinicals are limited to Women’s Health rotation only.
Internships are not limited to the above listed disciplines. Priority is given to Kansas schools and Johnson County citizens. We have signed internship agreements with many state schools and universities, including those in the Kansas City metro area.
If students would like to schedule an informational interview to learn more about the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, complete this form and email it to the Student Intern Coordinator or call 913-477-8337. Instructions on how to complete the form can be found here. Interviews with department staff can be arranged for students.
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