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News and Upcoming Deadlines

Environmental Health Internship Opportunity

The Florida Department of Health is offering a paid internship opportunity for Junior or Senior students enrolled in any natural science program (including health-related programs). The application deadline is May 2, 2016 at 5:00pm (EST). To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please consult this flyer or go to

Volunteer Opportunity

In conjunction with FSU's College of Medicine, Collier County is offering a volunteer opportunity to Health Science and Community Health students. Volunteers would work as teaching assistants or tutors at the Immokalee Health Education Site where they would tutor rural minority middle and high school students in the sciences. The goal of this program is to help more rural minority children not only make it to college, but graduate with science and health-related degrees. Participants would recieve service-learning hours, gain valuable leadership skills, and gain communication skills.

To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jodi Truel, Collier County SSTRIDE Coordinator, at (239) 658-3121 or

 New Programs are coming to the Department of Health Sciences!

The Board of Trustees has approved the addition of two new programs to begin this coming academic year: Public Health (BS) and Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS). The Public Health (BS) degree program will begin enrolling this fall semester 2016. The Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program will begin enrolling in summer semester 2017, pending provisional accreditation.

Additionally, the Community Health (BS) degree program will begin phasing out; new applicants will not be accepted after summer semester 2017 and the program will be phased out completely by fall semester 2019.

Please direct any questions regarding new programs to the Department: 239-590-7495 or  


The 2016 edition of the Health Sciences Newsletter is now available!