A meaningful educational experience for a college student to gain valuable experience in their field of study; while accomplishing tasks and completing projects in an enriching environment. Experience will involve projects that align and strengthen the student's ten essential public health services. The intern will gain networking opportunities, which include interactions with CHRISTUS leaders and Associates. The Intern will be provided with a variety of projects to support learning objectives in Community Health to include program development, program implementation, program facilitation, program evaluation, marketing/communication, data analysis, and research and website development.
Research and recommend information and materials for Community Benefit teams and associates to build the capacity in successfully implementing programs for developing healthy communities.*
Provide program support for the organization's Community Benefit initiatives, including projects across the Ministries.
UNT (Bachelors): 1 semester = 8 hours/week = 100 hours in total in 12 weeks*; The student will receive a total of 3 school credit hours.
UNTHSC (Masters): 3 semester = 18 hours/week = 600 hours in total in 32 weeks; The student will receive a total of 3 school credit hours.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.