Health Effects Institute

HEI is excited to lauch its Summer Fellowship Program for a second year! The program, which provides a mentor for each fellow, encourages undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in the environmental health sciences to pursue research in this area. Fellows receive financial support for a 10-week summer fellowship in 2024. The program is run in collaboration with the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.

Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Fields, including

  • Environmental Exposure Assessment, Epidemiology, Public Health, Environmental Justice

Benefits of the Fellowship:

  • Spend the summer developing and conducting research alongside a mentor at an academic institution or non-profit organization.
  • Collaborate with a chosen mentor who is committed to your success
  • Receive a $6,500 stipend for a 10-week fellowship, covering travel, housing, and other expenses.
  • Access to office hours for personalized assistance.
  • Engage in valuable career discussions with your mentor.

Who Should Apply:

Potential applicants should self-identify as coming from an underrepresented or disadvantaged background defined as follows: 

  • Indigenous or underrepresented race or ethnicity group in environmental health research as defined by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Individuals with disabilities (physical or mental impairments that substantially limit major life activities).
  • Other socially disadvantaged groups (first generation to attend college, sexual orientation/gender identity, or other).

Application Due Date: February 2nd, 2024

Internship with Colorado Alliance for Resilient and Equitable Systems (CO-CARES) - Spring 2024 Semester

The Division of Disease Control and Public Health Response within the Colorado Department of Public Health is seeking interested students for CO-CARES internship opportunities. CO-CARES is the Colorado Alliance for Resilient & Equitable Systems. CO-CARES aims to improve resilience and wellness amongst Colorado Healthcare workers through education, partnership, and resources.

The internship opportunity will focus on a resource library which is used to provide evidence based information to partners and key stakeholders. This intern will work closely with a CO-CARES Outreach professional in ensuring accuracy, accessibility, and identifying new relevant resources. Additionally, there will be opportunities to engage in data tracking and reporting. There may be other duties and opportunities along with this role as time develops.

If interested please send an email expressing your interest and attaching a resume to Anna Morelock at Based on the number of interested applicants there may be an interview process.