Faculty Internships in Environmental Health: Planning and Implementation
* The National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council requires that each environmental health student complete an internship or practicum class.
* Many faculty members, however, have not had field experience.
* Faculty internships could be a means of bridging the gap between academician and practitioner.
* They are beneficial primarily for two groups of professors:
--those who, after earning doctorates, enter the teaching profession without any practicum experience, and
--those who have worked full time as environmental health practitioners but have been out of the field for a significant number of years.…
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Publication information: Article title: Faculty Internships in Environmental Health: Planning and Implementation. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Journal of Environmental Health. Volume: 68. Issue: 5 Publication date: December 2005. Page number: 26+. © 1999 National Environmental Health Association. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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