The School has launched it’s summer internship programme for 2021 following the success of the 2020 summer internship scheme. The scheme offers undergraduate students with an interest in public health the opportunity to carry out a 6-8-week project supervised by SPHR Early Career Researcher (ECRs), Fellows and PhD students.
The summer internships will:
- give undergraduates a first-hand opportunity to gain greater experience in the field of public health research
- raise the profile of public health research careers amongst undergraduate students
- encourage students with an interest in public health from a wide range of degrees and disciplines to undertake a placement in public health research
How to apply
Undergraduate students can explore the opportunities below at each of our Members. If you are interested in a project you can find out more on how to apply by selecting the specific project. Each Member will have their own recruitment process, it is important to read the information for the project carefully before applying. If there is not a link to the project you are interested in please check again as this will become available once the position is out for advert. Any queries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on @NIHRSPHR for updates.
SPHR Summer Internship 2021 opportunities by Member
- Using small-area measures to explore the drivers of placed-based inequalities in health.
- Shifting Multi-sectoral Governance structures in local authority areas: locating Local Resilience Forums (LRFs)
- How has the infrastructure and labour force associated with social prescribing adapted to Covid-19 and lockdown?
- Evaluating outcome measures for mental health and wellbeing using systematic reviews (Job post now closed)
- Analysis of factors that influence alcohol consumption using survey data(Job post now closed)
- Analysis of local media coverage of unequal outcomes related to COVID. (job post now closed)
- Peer-influence on parents feeding young children
- Mental health impact of school closure on children with SEND
- Natural experiments in Public Health
- Understanding the mental health of school-aged children in the UK using epidemiological data
- Physical activity interventions for improving public mental health
- Exploring the effectiveness of ‘Forest Schools’ on the health and development of pre-school aged children
- Effects of changes in income on the mental health of children in poor families during a period of austerity in the UK.
- Developing an audit tool for suicide prevention training across the North East and Cumbria
- Co-producing co-production principles for research in SPHR and ARCs: supporting qualitative data analysis, co-design process and methods.
- Exploring and understanding access to community mental health and addiction support for individuals experiencing homelessness during the pandemic (Newcastle University applicants only)