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What We Do

Corps members serve on short-term assignments throughout the academic year at the request of our practice partners. These assignments involve a broad range of health topics and skills, and often take students directly into community settings "where public health happens." 


Diverse Work

Diverse Places


Outbreak investigation

Data entry or analysis

Literature searches

Emergency preparedness exercises

Facilitating flu shot clinics

Facilitating TB testing

Inspecting schools for asthma triggers

Biometric screening

Key informant interviews

Community surveys

Policy research and development

Population health analysis

Accreditation preparation



Needle Exchange Centers

Homeless shelters

Free clinics

Health fairs

State fairgrounds


Mobile fresh produce trucks

Community centers

Local health departments

State health department




Check out
our student snapshots to learn more about Corps experiences.