Internships

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7 ways the pandemic changed global public health

Chinyere Neale

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on the travel industry and on the field of international education. But it has helped global public health come to grips with its colonial past and articulate its goals in ways that are truer to the mission of public health itself.

Brittany McQueer, Rita and Rebecca Gelman, University of Michigan School of Public

Real-World Experiences for Adaptable Students

By David Pratt

Today’s public health students face a dynamic work environment and often rely on flexible forms of support to succeed in work-based experiences. When donor funds address the full range of needs, students can focus all their energy and creativity on their academic and professional development.

Sarah Javaid, MPH '21

Alumni and Donors Provide Critical Student Support during the Pandemic

Generosity can make all the difference. In a year of unprecedented challenges, Michigan Public Health saw a significant increase in the number of smaller donations made to the school. Many of those gifts went to supporting students experiencing critical needs due to the pandemic.

Elizabeth Brines, MPH '21, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Remote Global Health Internship Is Not an Oxymoron

Global internships last summer were rather different from what students might have envisioned. With a creative spirit, adaptable skills, and a passion for moving public health forward, Michigan students spent their summer months connecting with and learning from a variety of global health partners.