Career Opportunities and Internships in Environment HealthThe Indian Health Service has provided excellent career opportunities for Environmental Health professional for over 40 years.
There are approximately 300 Environmental Health positions currently in the Indian health system. Positions are located in a variety of remote, rural and urban settings throughout the US. The positions offer the opportunity to practice a variety of community-oriented environmental health specialities from General Environmental Health, Instutitional Environmental Health, Injury Prevention, Community Water Supply and Waste Water Disposal System O&M Consultation, and Environmental Health Program Management.
Most Environmental Health careers in IHS start with a general Environmental Health assignment in a community, and lead to a specialty assignment. About 10 to 15 entry-level positions are filled in IHS during a typical year. Most entry-level positions offer the opportunity to practice grassroots environmental health and learn the profession. Most mid and upper level vacancies in IHS are filled with professionals with IHS field experience. Employment in IHS offers geographic mobility and career progression opportunities.
- Environmental Health Job Vacancies Database
- Internships - The COSTEP experience
- USPHS: Commissioned Corps Online Application