It is possible to complete your field training with a state, federal or international agency with whom UB does not have an affiliation agreement; however, only after consultation with and approval from your faculty advisor.
Possible sites include:
AARP offers internship opportunities in a wide array of areas for undergraduates, graduates and post graduates. Internships are available throughout the organization, including the national office in Washington, D.C. and offices located in the states and U.S. Territories. AARP offers internships to students who are currently enrolled in degree seeking programs. Summer internships typically last 8-12 weeks. Year round internships can extend up to 12 months.
Global Service Corps - A nonprofit international volunteer organization providing service-learning opportunities for people worldwide to live and work abroad in Thailand and Tanzania. Programs include HIV/AIDS prevention, agriculture and food security and community development.
IMPAQ International - Paid internships for students in research and operations. Some experience in economics, health policy, social policy, public policy, or related fields; report preparation; knowledge SAS, STATA, and/or other statistical or applications helpful.
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship Program - Paid summer internship focused on health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications.
National Institutes of Health - Typically, the summer program begins May 1 and ends Sept. 30. Students should plan to spend a minimum of eight weeks during this interval. Online applications are due by March 1, but it is always good to complete applications sooner.