SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM The BERNARD AND KATHLEEN BEAZLEY SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM is a 12-week paid summer internship for students interested in pursuing a DDS, DMD, a Master in Dental Hygiene or a Master in Public Health.
Located at Oral Health America’s headquarters, 180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL, this internship begins in May/June and ends in August/September. Relocation and transportation costs of the internship are the responsibility of the student and are not covered by Oral Health America. This internship is designed to provide knowledge of the world of dentistry and oral health beyond private practice. Interns will gain:
Opportunities for dental research and communications about direct service to vulnerable populations
Project leadership experience at the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the oral health of all Americans
Opportunities to engage in public health dentistry in a variety of community-based settings
Invaluable experience working with the public to solve some of the nation’s toughest healthcare challenges
Potential for one year Program Coordinator Fellowship employment with OHA, depending on availability and performance as a summer intern
Connections with dental school leaders, oral health professionals, dental manufacturers and national organizations and associations
Complete the attached application, essay questions and submit a resume.
Provide two Professional Reference letters - Addressed to Beth Truett, President and CEO of Oral Health America, and mailed directly to Christine Spencer, Administrative Assistant at Oral Health America.
Interviews will be granted to candidates who meet the qualifications of the internship, illustrate good academic standing, the strength of their references, and their interest in oral health or public health.
Application, Essay Questions and Resume - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Professional Reference Letters – Friday, December 16, 2016
All Applicants will be notified by March 2017
Please submit Application, Essay Questions, Resume and Professional Reference Letters to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to Oral Health America, 180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60601 at Christine Spencer’s attention.
Questions: Please contact Christine Spencer, Administrative Assistant at Christine.Spencer@oralhealthamerica.org or 312.836.9900
Please provide two letters of recommendation, with one recommendation from a faculty member from your designated major, pre dental or hygiene program. Letters of Recommendation can be mailed to: Christine Spencer
Relationship and contact info (e-mail and/or phone number)
Disclaimer and Signature
I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to an internship assignment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application may result in my release.
Please answer the following questions below. The answers to these questions are not to exceed three pages.
Why are you interested in an internship at Oral Health America?
What specific experience would you like to gain through this internship, and what approaches would you take to maximize your learning?