Opportunities for Students
Many students at Rollins have completed practicum experiences in Latin America or working with Latinos/Hispanics in the United States. The links below demonstrate some sources of information for opportunities, past and current in Latin America or with Latinos/Hispanics.
See the funding section, below, for links to practicum funding resources.
HACU National Internship Program
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and University offers an internship program to work throughout the U.S. with federal agencies such as them National Institute of Health, Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Agriculture. Check out the website and past newsletters for information on past and current opportunities. Emory is a member institution of HACU.
Hispanic Serving Health Professionals Graduate Fellowship
If you are interested in minority health research and have less than five years of public health experience, consider opportunities with the Hispanic Serving Health Professional Graduate Program.
See what our faculty are working on in Latino Health and identify opportunities to get involved.
Community Collaborations Page
Take a look at Community Partners organizations working in Latino Health in Atlanta and identify opportunities to get involved.
Many students, faculty and staff at Rollins volunteer or facilitate volunteering opportunities with local organizations in multiple capacities.
Listed below are just some of the ways you can become involved in the local community:
There are many funding opportunities for work related to Latin America or Latinos/Hispanics in the U.S. Take a look at scholarships, fellowships, and grants that are available to students who are Latino/Hispanic or are dedicated to working with Latinos/Hispanics or in Latin America.
Funding for Global Opportunities in Latin America
Global Field Experience (GFE)
Students interested in working in Latin America can apply for funding through the Global Field Experience fund. Click the link above to see information about how to apply.
Global Field Experience by Country
To see a past Global Field Experiences in Latin America, take a look at this list.
Global Health Institute (GHI)
Emory University’s Global Health Institute also awards funding to individuals and multidisciplinary teams working in global health. Click the link above to see information about GHI field scholars and learn how to apply.
Funding for Opportunities working with Latinos/Hispanics in the U.S.
Georgia Latino Health Award
The Georgia Latino Award supports RSPH students in gaining applied public health experience at the community-level through service to an organization working to improve the health and well-being of the Georgia Latino population. This award program is sponsored and administered by the Rollins School of Public Health and the student-led Health Organization for Latin America (HOLA). The award provides financial assistance to students who propose to work with a Latino-serving organization as part of their summer practicum. See More
- HSHPS Hispanic Health Services Research Scholars (Emory not a member)
- HSHPS Graduate Fellowship Training Program Overview (Emory not a member)
- CDC-Student Fellowships & Internships
- National Alliance for Hispanic Health Scholarship
- HACU Scholarship Program
- National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program