SIT Study Abroad: Public Health in the Tropics Internship (Summer)

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  • Location(s): Kisumu, Kenya
  • Program Type(s): Internship

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Develop an understanding of the complexities of public health promotion and practice in Kenya and in the tropics more broadly while gaining practical professional experience in public health.Complete an internship at the Centers for Disease Contro... read more

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Through the internship program, I have gained hands-on lab techniques for isolating a bacterial strain that causes TB. I have learned to work as a lab team to accomplished projects. From receptions of samples to releasing results, lab personnel checked each other's work to ensure the accuracy of lab results. I have also learne... - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review
During the hand on lab projects with Kenya Medical Research Institute and the Center for Disease Control, KEMRI/CDC, I learned the value of coordinated teamwork. - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review

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Develop an understanding of the complexities of public health promotion and practice in Kenya and in the tropics more broadly while gaining practical professional experience in public health.
Complete an internship at the Centers for Disease Control or the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
Gain professional experience in a supportive environment.
Challenge yourself and reflect on your internship experience.
Study Kiswahili, the lingua franca of East Africa.

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Internship
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  • Summer
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