Gillings MPH Practicum
Partnering with communities from Lenoir County, NC to Lilongwe, Malawi, UNC Gillings students are making a world of difference

This 200 (minimum) hour planned, mentored and evaluated applied practice experience (paid or unpaid) gives students an opportunity to use their Gillings MPH training in a professional public health setting. Annually, over 200 organizations benefit from the time, talent and work produced by practicum students.  

AY 2020-2021 Gillings MPH Practicum Facts

Making a Difference in N.C.

Students worked in 17 counties in North Carolina

Around the Globe

Students worked in 17 countries


Students worked with over 215 organizations

The Gillings MPH Practicum

Students, faculty and alumni discuss the Gillings MPH Practicum.

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Is your organization interested in partnering with UNC Gillings to offer a practicum opportunity to Master of Public Health (MPH) students?

Learn more about the Gillings MPH practicum or submit an opportunity with your agency.



Please contact the MPH Practicum Team.