School of Population Health



Since the School of Popluation Health commenced offering the opportunity to undertake an internship, students have attended a range of placements including:

1.Domestic Placements:

  • Australian Government Department of Health: Office of Health Protection and Response Division
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
  • Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
  • Biosecurity Program, The Kirby Institute, UNSW
  • CMMB - Catholic Medical Mission Board
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response - Intergovernmental Liaison Team, NSW Ministry of Health (particular activities will depend on the current situation for the pandemic at the time)
  • Football United, School of Population Health, UNSW
  • Homelessness Health Program, Priority Populations Unit, Population & Community Health Directorate, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Integrated Systems in Epidemic Response (ISER) - NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence
  • NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • NSW Refugee Health Service
  • NSW Sexually Transmissible Infections Program Unit (STIPU)
  • NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA)
  • Prevention Education & Research Unit (PERU)
  • Royal Life Saving Society (Australia)
  • Sydney Institute for Women, Children and their Families
  • The Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation (CHETRE)

2. International Placements:

  • Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health (Sri Lanka)
  • Faculty of Public Health Diponegoro University (Indonesia)
  • National Institute for Communicable Diseases (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Renji Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine (Shanghai, China)
  • SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Department of Community Medicine (Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
  • The George Institute for Global Health (Hyderabad, India)
  • The George Institute for Global Health (New Delhi, India)
  • Think Pacific Foundation (Fiji)
  • United Nations University International Institute for Global Health

Occasionally, placements may change or become unavailable due to issues beyond the control of the School.

Placements vary per term, please contact Vanessa Green by email for a current list of placements.