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Preprofessional Opportunities

Youth Health Equity Model of Practice


Category: Summer
Location: Rockville Maryland
Deadline: Early February


Student or recent graduate of an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral program. Student in good standing with the college or university in which the student is enrolled Available to work 40 hours a week (summer placement), or for the time required by the placement site. Available to work on-site at the placement site, unless a telework agreement has been established prior to accepting the match.


Are you interested in reducing health disparities 
and advancing health equity?

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in-the-field with seasoned leaders committed to health?

Are you an organization committed to health equity that could benefit from additional capacity?

The HHS Office of Minority Health Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP), provides Health Equity Fellowships to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students interested in a career in health. These fellowships provide hands on, “in the field” learning opportunities through short-term placements in diverse organizations or institutions that promote health equity and/or addresses health disparities. Fellowship sites include but are not limited to government agencies, healthcare delivery organizations and systems, public health organizations, health equity councils, and other institutions that promote health equity and/or address health disparities.