Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)

Summer Opportunities for Internships in Public Health Departments

AHEC summer intern programs provide hands-on learning opportunities for students and assistance to local health departments. 

Read more about CHIP:

Annual Reports:

2015 Presentations:
2015 CHIP interns had the option of creating a digital story to present their projects. A few are highlighted below.

Andrea O'Bright
Calumet County Health Division
Northeastern region
Public Health Nurse Intern

Miguel Garcia
Public Health Madison and Dane County
South Central region
Inland Beach Monitoring

Andrea Brocker 
Watertown Department of Public Health 
South Central region 
Practical Application of Environmental Health Theory

Lauren Bagley
Adams County Health and Human Service:
Public Health Division
South Central region
Advocating for a Healthier Adams County

2014 Presentations:
Each CHIP intern presented highlights from her/his project in the form of a 10-minute PowerPoint slideshow or Prezi using the webinar technology Bluejeans.


Courtney Saxler, CHIP statewide coordinator

2016 Program Dates:
June 6 - July 29

Publicity flyer (PDF)
Host Announcement (PDF)
Partnership Agreement

2016 CHIP Student Application:

Application information

Link to Application

More information for CHIP Host Sites: