HLTH 496R

Academic Internship: Health Science

Public Health College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Experiential learning within a public health, primary care/health care, health services, or health policy setting in addressing the social determinants of health. During the internship, students will obtain experience as proctored by an approved internship supervisor. Performance will be assessed through an internship report and internship supervisor rating.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Min

0.5

Fixed

9

Other Prerequisites

HLTH 100; or HLTH 210.

Note

An APPROVED Internship Application is required before adding. https://sa.byu.edu/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/Y_INTERNSHIP_STUDENT.Y_INT_WELCOME.GBL?nb

Title

Professionalism

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate professionalism at the internship site, including dress and grooming, collegiality, appropriateness, communication, and punctuality (preceptor evaluation).

Title

Professional Competence

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate professional competence and ability to complete assigned tasks and meet the agency's expectations (preceptor evaluation).

Title

Ethical Standards

Learning Outcome

Practice ethical standards appropriate to the internship site (preceptor evaluation). 

Title

Hour Requirement

Learning Outcome

Successfully complete the hour requirement for the internship (internship coordinator evaluation).

Title

Internship Deliverable

Learning Outcome

Successfully complete the internship deliverable to the Internship Coordinator (internship coordinator evaluation). 

Title

Competencies and Areas of Responsibility

Learning Outcome

Show evidence of participation in competencies and areas of responsibility appropriate for your public health emphasis: (internship coordinator evaluation) Health Science: a minimum of 1 of the Health Science emphasis-specific learning outcomes.