MPHTC Field Placements

MPHTC will offer at least 23 internships to Public Health Students in Region VII

Annual Stipend: $3,500 per student

Number of Stipends Awarded: 23 across HHS Region VII (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska). Five stipends will be available for students in each state.

Purpose: This stipend will help support field placement internship projects of students enrolled in a Master’s level public health program.


  • Students must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in a health science HHS Region VII.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Preference will be given to students doing their field placement project in a rural area with                                                             a focus on socio-environmental factors of public health.


Each year, MPHTC provides internships to University of Iowa College of Public Health graduate students.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Laurie Walkner. Once selected, you will need to complete this form.

Note: some opportunities may have additional application requirements.

MPHTC Field Placement Program Guide

Field Placement Opportunity Proposal (for host sites)

Field Placement Agreement Form (for students)