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SPH Fall 2021 Update

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Internship Credit Tuition Remission Available for Fall 2021

Are you seeking funding to help support your PHE 404 Internship? The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health has funds that can be applied to support PHE 404 tuition in Fall 2021.

If you are a student who is planning to register for internship credit in fall quarter 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 Public Health Studies or Applied Health and Fitness major and be in good standing with the School of Public Health and at PSU.  Registration in PHE 404 is required.

Students must complete the application by October 10, 2021.

Make sure to have your internship approved by Jane Mercer or Belinda Zeidler and complete the required paperwork found here: https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/undergraduate-internships/ 

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.

You must be logged in with your PSU credentials in order to join or access the Undergraduate listserv.


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.

Academic Information

COVID-19 and Fall Term 2021 - Students, Faculty and Staff have many questions about safety, classes and operations for Fall Term 2021. Please visit our COVID-19 information site, for the latest updates and links to public health requirements at both our partner universities.
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