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Internship Eligibility

General information

Current students in graduate school and recent graduates (Master’s degree or higher — up to one year after graduation date — are eligible to apply. You may not be a current San Mateo County employee.

Successful applicants will demonstrate one or more of the following:

You, or a member of your family, have been adversely affected by health inequities related to any of the following:

  1. systemic failures of the social, physical or economic environment
  2. live or grew up in a low-income neighborhood
  3. are the first in your family to attend higher education, or
  4. have experienced discrimination due to race, ethnicity or other social or economic situations.

Have a deep passion for addressing health inequities, and have experience working in programs that promote equity. This can be through a multitude of intervention types and variety of locations or organizations.