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What To Expect As We Start Winter Term 2021

Learn more about accessing academic and technical resources at PSU during Winter Term

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Internship Credit Tuition Remission Available for Winter 2021

Are you seeking funding to help support your PHE 404 Internship? The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health has one-time funds that can be applied to support PHE 404 tuition for Winter term,  2021. Here is how to apply:

If you are a student who is planning to register for internship credit in Winter 2021 and are struggling financially, you may qualify for this award. Funds are available for 4 credits of PHE 404. Students must be enrolled as a Health Studies or Applied Health and Fitness major and be in good standing with the School of Public Health and at PSU.

Students must complete the application by January 15, 2021. You can find it here.

Students must also be registered for an approved spring internship. Make sure to have your internship cleared by Jane Mercer or Belinda Zeidler and complete the required paperwork found here: https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/SPH-Internship-Packet-2019-Updated.pdf 

Looking for alternative internships due to COVID 19 limitations? Check these ideas out:https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/COVID-Internship-Activities.pdf

The application will be used to determine eligibility and does not guarantee an award. Awards will be made on a first come first serve basis pending determination of eligibility by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

For additional information, please contact Belinda Zeidler @zeidlerb@pdx.edu.

“ASPPH Presents” Webinar: Careers in Public Health

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in public health? Watch a free webinar presented by the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) as we explore the various opportunities within the field and how you can find your fit. Panelists will provide an overview of the career paths, required skill sets, and what it’s like to do the work they do. There are endless ways to fulfill your passion within the field. This webinar will help you Identify different career paths within the field of public health and define action steps that can be taken to learn more and/or enter the field.

“The webinar is perfect for both SPH undergraduates and future students. It helps explain the many career possibilities in our field and for each area of study.” – Dr. Belinda Zeidler, MST, assistant professor and assistant dean for undergraduate affairs. 

Undergraduate Student Listserv Digest

Don’t miss the latest news and information posted on the SPH Undergraduate listserv, including academic updates and opportunities, internships, and much more. Simply click on the listserv button here to view all the latest messages.

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Navigating the School of Public Health

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (“School” or “SPH”) is a partnership between Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University. School of Public Health graduate students study, work, and socialize across the universities‘ three campuses (OHSU’s Marquam Hill campus, the South Waterfront campus, and PSU’s downtown campus). In general, graduate programs are offered though Oregon Health and Science University and undergraduate programs are offered through Portland State University.

Be sure to explore the “Undergraduate Student Essentials” menu on this page for important information and resources for navigating the School of Public Health.

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