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Environment & Public Health:

Career Preparation Summer Course

Do you want to:

  • pursue a career in the field of environmental and public health?
  • protect the environment and vulnerable populations?
  • make a positive difference in your community?
  • gain marketable job skills, a valuable professional license, and hands-on field experience?

Environment & Public Health (EPH), a 7-week course followed by a 200 hour unpaid field training internship, provides the expertise and hands-on experience you need, and qualifies you to sit for the NJ Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) state licensing exam.

For 2021, the classroom portion of the Environment and Public Health Program will run from June 7 to July 23. Then you'll practice and apply the skills you learned in the classroom throughout your 200-hour (unpaid) field training internship at a local health department (arranged for you by Rutgers).

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REHS: The Credential You Need in Environmental Health

Graduates of the EPH program and field training are eligible to take the New Jersey licensing exam to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). In New Jersey, an REHS acts as the front-line investigator for many of the state's public health and environmental regulations.

Get Real World Experience to Match Your Education

After the seven-week online session concludes, we'll place you in a 200-hour (five-week) unpaid internship with a local health department. You will gain hands-on experience that complements the skills that you've learned in the EPH classroom and prepares you for a successful career in public health.

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Environment and Public Health

2021 Dates

» In the Classroom:
June 7 - July 23, 2021

» In the Field:
200 hour internship at a local health department