Placement Data

Placement Highlights

Between May to August 2018, 121 MPH graduate students integrated and applied classroom learning with professional experience, collaborated with leaders in our field, and engaged with real-world public health challenges. At the same time, agencies across a variety of sectors and locations gained fresh perspectives and a wide range of public health skills from students.

  • San Francisco Bay Area (89)
  • International (17)
  • Southern California (4)
  • Northern California (3)
  • Washington, D.C. (2)
  • Illinois (2)
  • Maryland (2)
  • Montana (1)
  • Wyoming (1)

Employment Sectors 

University/Research 37%
Government Agencies 25%
Nonprofit Sector 19%
Healthcare Systems 10%
Private Sector 9%

Host Organizations

*multiple interns at same site

Alameda County Health Care Services Agency: Care Connect/Whole Person Care

Alameda County Public Health Department

  • STD Control & Prevention Unit
  • Shoo the Flu Program

American Heart Association: Greater Bay Area Division

Analysis Group

Anne Arundel Health System Research Institute

Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans

California Department of Industrial Relations: Compliance Division

California Department of Public Health

  • Infectious Diseases Branch*
  • Environmental Health Investigations Branch
  • Tuberculosis Control Branch
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch*

California Emerging Infections Program

California Food Policy Advocates

California Health Benefits Review Program

California Health Care Safety Net Institute

California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

California Primary Care Association: Government Affairs

Californians for Pesticide Reform

ChangeLab Solutions

Children's Environmental Health Laboratory

City of Richmond: City Manager’s Office

Community Clinic Consortium of Contra Costa & Solano Counties

Contra Costa Health Services, California Children’s Services

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center: Safety & Performance Improvement

County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency: North County Regions Community Health Promotion

Covered California, Plan Management Division*

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation

End Hep C San Francisco

Ethiopian Institute of Technology- Mekele University

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

First 5 Alameda County

Food Water Energy Consortium, Nutrition & Public Health

Genentech, Inc.

  • Access Solutions
  • Pricing, Contracts, and Distribution

Gilead Sciences, Inc., Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology

Harder+Company Community Research*

Health Education Advocacy Research Training -Women & Girls

Helena Group Foundation

Homeless Prenatal Program


IMPAQ International, LLC

Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Health Economics and Health Systems Innovations

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Global Disease Epidemiology & Control Program

Kaiser Family Foundation: Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Permanente

  • Care Management Institute, Complex Needs
  • Community Benefits Program
  • Napa-Solano Family Medicine Residency Program
  • The Permanente Medical Group, Inc,

Kennedy Krieger Institute: Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training

La Clinica de La Raza, Inc.: Planning Department

Marin Community Clinics, Operations Division

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Epidemiology Program

N. Chapman Associates Inc.

National Center for Youth Law

National Nurses United

Natural Resources Defense Council, Health & Food Division

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

  • Air, Community, & Environmental Research Board
  • Environmental Justice Division

Pan American Health Organization, Comprehensive Family Immunization


Petris Center

Pit Vidura


Prevention Institute

Public Health Research Institute of India, Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research Training

San Francisco Department of Public Health

  • Center for Public Health Research
  • The Trans*National Cohort Study

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Emergency Planning & Security

San Mateo County Health System, Public Health, Policy, & Planning

San Diego State University: Biology & Computer Sciences Department

Sanitation & Health Rights in India

Stanford University: Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatal & Developmental Medicine

Sutter Health:  Research, Development, & Dissemination

Telecare Corporation

United Nations Population Fund: The Gambia Country Office

United States Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Evaluation & Inspections/Office of Inspector General

United States Forest Service: Department of Agriculture National Technology and Development Program

Universidad Del Valle

Universidade Federal Fluminese

University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources: Nutrition Policy Institute*

University of California, Berkeley

  • Best Babies Zone
  • Bixby Center for Population, Health, & Sustainability
    • Organizing to Advance Solutions in the Sahel
    • Planetary Health Center of Expertise
  • Department of Political Science
  • Safe Transportation Research & Education Center
  • School of Public Health: Division of Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology*
  • School of Public Health: Health for a Prosperous Nation
  • School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences Division*
  • School of Public Health: Integrative Cancer Research Group
  • School of Public Health: Joint Medical Program
  • School of Public Health: Rural Education & Community Health
  • Wallace Center for Maternal & Child Health Research

University of California, Davis

University of California, San Francisco

  • Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health*
  • Center for Vulnerable Populations*
  • Department of Medicine, Hepatology Division
  • Division of HIV, Infectious Disease, & Global Medicine
  • School of Medicine
  • Preterm Birth Initiative
  • Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago: Building Resilience Against Climate Effects

Wildlife Conservation Society

Willis Towers Watson:  Health & Benefits Group

Wyoming Department of Health: Division of Public Health

Yap Memorial Hospital: Public Health Division