• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

Internships

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging internship or cooperative education experience? North Georgia Public Health aims to improve the future of public health by promoting excellence and professional development of students in public health and related disciplines. We provide unpaid internship opportunities in our clinic locations. We are excited to work with students and enjoy teaching students about public health.

We offer a variety of unpaid internships/clinical rotations for:

  • Undergraduate Nursing students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Nurse Practitioner students
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students
  • Dental students
  • Dietetic and Nutrition (Registered Dietitian)

Our locations include: Whitfield, Murray, Gilmer, Fannin, Pickens, and Cherokee. We do not have opportunities in every location, but may be able to meet specific location requests based upon preceptor availability.

We must have an active contract with your school in order for you to intern at one of our facilities. If not please note, there will be delays in processing until an active contract is obtained and signed by all parties.

To request an internship opportunity, please submit your resume, school name, current degree/program, clinic department of interest, semester/quarter of internship request (i.e. including dates of your rotation, number of hours to complete) to Ylonda Campbell, ylonda.campbell@dph.ga.gov

Volunteers

Volunteers are an essential part of our team. Through a variety of job assignments volunteers, along with NGHD staff, help to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Whitfield, Murray, Gilmer, Fannin, Pickens, and Cherokee counties. If you are looking for a place to make a difference and assist our residents in living healthier lives the North Georgia Health District is the place for you.

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity, please email your resume to Ylonda Campbell, ylonda.campbell@dph.ga.gov.  Please include your areas of volunteer interest or desired skill sets (i.e. front desk clerk, office clerical support, billing clerk, etc.).

Note:

  • No phone calls or personal visits will be accepted. Only email requests will be considered.
  • Intern/Volunteer opportunities are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and there is limited availability

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