CANFIT’s INTERNSHIP PROGRAM in on hiatus until 2018
What is CANFIT’s Internship Program?
CANFIT’s Internship Program is a great opportunity for students wishing to gain knowledge around program and policy work that focuses on improving nutrition and physical activity for underserved communities.
CANFIT strives to make the intern experience unique and rewarding for students. The time commitment can vary from 10 hours/week to full-time, depending on your academic program and availability. An internship with CANFIT will consist of:
- Exposure to local, state and national policy work focusing on nutrition and physical activity
- Working on culturally-relevant projects – Students may also be asked to research and/or create materials or programs that fit within the CANFIT mission
- Field site visits (community work, conferences, youth projects, presentations, etc)
Junior or senior level student working towards a Baccalaureate or Master degree in public health, community health, nutrition, recreation, health education, health promotion or related field from an accredited college or university; good oral communication and written skills to instruct and interact effectively with a diverse group of individuals.
Looking to Volunteer with CANFIT? Check out our Jobs/Volunteer section!