Center for Professional Development Public Health Systems and Partnerships
The Learning and Professional Development (LPDP) unit is a component of the Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnership, an integrated department within the Health Policy and Practice Division of APHA. It is committed to promoting the well-being and education of local, state, national and global residents of the world.
Continuing Education (CE) constitutes a core activity of the American Public Health Association. The mission of the LPDP unit is to maintain and enhance professional knowledge, to increase technical proficiencies, and to enable members to promote and protect environmental and community health via professional development resources.
The intern will work directly with the Learning and Professional Development Coordinator.
In general, the intern’s duties are as follows:
- Updates the Learning and Professional Development website.
- Assist with the management of the online CE database.
- Assist with the coordination of educational activities.
- Work with the APHA Education Board.
- Assist with material development for Learning Institutes.
The intern must have outstanding organizational and writing skills. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. To ensure that the intern maximizes her/his experience, candidates must be willing to work a minimum of 20 hours a week.