About NCEH and EHSB
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Summer Program in Environmental Health (SUPEH) is a 10-week internship for students majoring in environmental health. Interns participate in activities with the Environmental Health Services Branch (EHSB) of CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH). The internship is located at CDC’s Chamblee campus and lasts 10 weeks. Interns engage in summer-long projects. They also participate in trips and activities to acquaint them with environmental health activities at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.
To learn more about the internship, read Putting Theory into Practice - CDC's Summer Program in Environmental Health (SUPEH). [PDF - 508 KB]
NCEH serves the public through responsive public health actions to promote healthy and safe environments and prevent harmful exposures.
EHSB's objective is to strengthen the role of state, local, and national environmental health programs and professionals to better anticipate, identify, and respond to adverse environmental exposures and the human health consequences of these exposures.
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SUPEH Internship Experiences
Read about four 2011 SUPEH interns' experiences in Environmental Health Internship Essentials. [PDF - 208 KB]
Following are SUPEH intern presentations and reports. These documents have not been revised or edited to conform to agency standards. The findings and conclusions in these reports are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC.
- Victoria Banks, East Carolina University – summer 2014
- William Koehne, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – summer 2014
- Rosemary Pearson-Clarke, University of Georgia – summer 2014
- Raquel Sandoval, Boise State University – summer 2014
- Miranda Willis, East Central University – summer 2014
- Kymry Brooks, Findlay University – summer 2013
- Rachel Johnson, Baylor University – summer 2013
- Andrew Kleist, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – summer 2013
- Amy Wong, University of Georgia – summer 2013
- Alex Choo, Jacob Gerke, Victoria Sellers, and Maha Syed [PDF - 283 KB] – summer 2011
- Abby Boorstin, University of Georgia [PDF - 12 KB] – summer 2010
- Kyle Hobson, Old Dominion University [PDF - 50 KB] – summer 2010
- Rachel Spencer, University of Georgia [PDF - 47 KB] – summer 2010
- James Alan Goggins, Western Carolina University [PDF - 100 KB] – summer 2009
- Samantha Kantrowitz, Colorado State University [PDF - 165 KB] – summer 2009
For more information on environmental health internships, visit the EHS Workforce Development Internship Experiences page.
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