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This page contains organizational information for possible internship and practicum sites.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center maintains one of the world's most dynamic programs of cancer research. The extraordinary patient care we provide benefits from our innovative programs in basic, translational, and clinical research. Research at Sloan-Kettering Institute is dedicated to understanding the biology of cancer through programs in cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, computational biology, immunology, and therapeutics.

URL: www.mskcc.org/jobs  

Developmental Disabilities Institute
Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) was founded in 1961, to address the special needs of children with Autism and other developmental disabilities, and provide therapeutic intervention. Today, DDI is a non-profit, multi-site agency serving over 1,500 children and adults with Autism and related disorders, providing educational, residential, day habilitation and vocational services, as well as medical and dental services to over 5,000 patients through our Opti-Healthcare division across Long Island, NY.

URL: www.ddiny.org 

The Way Back, Inc.
The Way Back is a non-profit organization which operates community based transitional residential facilities for men and women ages 18 and over who have a primary psychiatric diagnosis. Founded in 1980, we are one of the oldest mental health housing providers on Long Island and in New York State. The Agency is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health.

URL: www.thewayback.org 

Emblem Health
EmblemHealth is committed to ensuring that health care dollars are used most effectively to help members stay healthy, get better quickly or live well with chronic illness.

URL: www.emblemhealth.com

United Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk
The Mission of United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk is to Advance the Independence, Productivity, and Full Citizenship of People with Cerebral Palsy and other Disabilities.

URL: http://www.ucp-suffolk.org/

Clean Tech Rocks-New York
Our mission is to accelerate the development of New York State CleanTech companies and organizations through our people, programs, community activism, advocacy, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.

URL: http://www.cleantechrocks.com/

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
The mission of Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services, Inc. is to provide clinical treatment, rehabilitation, housing opportunities, social and support services, counseling and guidance to individuals, families and the community affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, psychological difficulties, addiction and/or dependency problems.

URL: http://www.centralnassau.org/

Triumvirate Environmental
Triumvirate is dedicated to building an environment where health and safety professionals can seek expert insight, analysis, and solutions to meet their sustainability and efficiency goals.

URL:  http://www.triumvirate.com/

The CDM Group
The CDM Group is a minority-owned management consulting firm that focuses on national, State, community, and individual health and well-being. Founded in 1987, CDM offers a strong concentration of skills in health, education, program and resource development, legislative policy and analysis, research, knowledge dissemination, and information technology. CDM’s mission is to bring knowledge to practice by researching, evaluating, and analyzing complex data and transforming them into fact-based, usable resources for our clients and their constituents.

URL: http://www.cdmgroup.com/

NuHealth Health care in America is changing, and NuHealth is part of that change. We are committed to deliver excellent essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone, at every stage of life. We want to make health care more accessible, affordable and patient-friendly for young families, hardworking singles and seniors with growing health care needs here on Long Island.

URL: www.nuhealth.net

 Inter-University Consortium For Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.

URL: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/index.jsp

USAID Global Health Fellows II

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute (PHI) in partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health, Management Systems International, and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. GHFP is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).  The goal of GHFP is to improve the effectiveness of USAID Population, Health and Nutrition programs by developing and increasing capacity of health professionals in Washington, DC and overseas.

URL:  http://www.ghfp.net/

Public Health Law Research—Temple University

Public Health Law Research, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation® program at Temple University, is a national initiative to promote effective regulatory, legal and policy solutions to improve public health.  The Public Health Law Research program is dedicated to building the evidence base for laws that improve public health. We work by funding research, improving research methods, and making evidence more accessible to policy-makers, the media, and the public.

URL:  www.phlr.org

Professional Development at AcademyHealth

AcademyHealth represents a broad community of people with an interest in and commitment to using health services research to improve health care. We promote interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives, learn from each other, and strengthen their working relationships.

URL:  www.academyhealth.org   

MedStar Health Research Institute

MedStar Health Research Institute provides scientific, administrative and regulatory support for research programs throughout MedStar Health. These programs complement the key clinical services and teaching programs in all nine hospitals in the MedStar Health system and the communities we serve.

URL:  www.medstarresearch.org

American Institute for Research

AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving peoples’ lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.

URL: www.air.org/health

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center

The REMS Technical Assistance Center's primary goal is to support schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education in emergency management, including the development and implementation of comprehensive emergency and crisis response plans.  The TA Center disseminates information about emergency management to help schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education learn more about developing, implementing, and evaluating crisis plans.

URL:  http://rems.ed.gov

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is the professional organization representing accredited and emerging graduate public health programs, medical and health professions faculty, and students dedicated to inter-professional prevention education and research.   

URL:  www.atpm.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health leads the execution of CDC’s global health approach, working in partnership to assist Ministries of Health to plan, manage effectively, and evaluate health programs; achieve U.S. Government program and international organization goals to improve health, including disease eradication and elimination targets; expand CDC’s global health programs that focus on the leading causes of mortality, morbidity and disability, especially chronic disease and injuries; generate and apply new knowledge to achieve health goals; and strengthen health systems and their impact. CDC remains committed to ensuring that every dollar spent achieves maximum public health impact.

URL:  www.cdc.gov/GlobalHealth


The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward this goal, the Center focuses its efforts on two primary objectives:  Advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.

URL:  www.choosemyplate.gov