Public Health Internship Sites

This listing is currently under development; more agency sites are being added daily.

A Tiny Home for Good

1220-22 South Ave, Syracuse, NY 13207

An organization dedicated to reducing homelessness in the local Veteran community and for individuals fleeing domestic violence by building small homes for individuals to rent or move in permanently. The organization takes a holistic approach by not only providing living accommodations, but also case management to help meet individual needs and community building activities. Transportation required.

ACR Health/AIDS Community Resources

627 W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13024

ACR Health provides support services to individuals with chronic disease, and provides prevention and sexual health services to both youth and adult groups. Transportation required.

Alliance for Positive Change

64W 35th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001

Alliance provides numerous programs to the NYC area which focus on improving systemic inequities; programming includes healthcare, housing, harm reduction, coaching, and economic mobility programs. Transportation required.

Allyn Foundation

484 S Salina St,, Syracuse, NY 13202

A foundation focused on eliminating social inequities, primarily in three key areas: early childhood, community prosperity, and women's health. Transportation required.

Alzheimer’s Association

441 W Kirkpatrick St, Syracuse, NY 13204

A local organization dedicated to eliminating Alzheimer's Disease through research and providing support services to those affected. Transportation required.

American Cancer Society

1120 S Goodman St, Rochester, NY 14620

A non-profit that provides a variety of services to individuals with cancer, engages in advocacy, and conducts cancer research. Transportation required.

American Heart Association

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A national entity dedicated to reducing rates of heart disease and stroke; programming includes community events, education campaigns, policy change, and more. Transportation required.

American Red Cross

636 S Warren St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A national organization that provides support to individuals and communities in crisis; including disaster relief, blood donation, professional development, and international services. Transportation required.

Arise Child and Family Services

635 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

A local organization with a mission to work with people of all abilities and to improve equity within the community; works to further the independent living philosophy. Transportation required.

Arthritis Foundation of New York City

122 E 42nd St #2315, New York, NY 10168

The Arthritis Foundation is a national foundation dedicated to advocating for those at risk for or who suffer from arthritis; the organization has a variety of programming related to prevention, education, research, and advocacy. Transportation required.

Atlantic States Legal Foundation

658 W Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13204

A foundation that focuses on preserving the environment and protecting water sources. Transportation required.

Boys and Girls Club

2100 E Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13224

A non-profit that offers programming to support positive youth development and to prepare youth for real-life challenges. Transportation required.

CAI Global

505 8th Ave #16, New York, NY 10018

CAI Global helps organizations improve the quality of their healthcare services through training, technical assistance, research, and capacity building. Transportation required.

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

1654 West Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13204

A nonprofit human services agency targeting at-risk youth and adults; provides programming related to care coordination, housing, peer support, and emergency support. Transportation required.

Center for Better Bones

605 Franklin Park Dr, Syracuse, NY 13057

The Center for Better Bones promotes bone health and bone repair by means of nutrition, diet, exercise, lifestyle guidance, and support. Transportation required.

Center for Community Alternatives

115 E Jefferson St #300, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit organization that focuses on reducing incarceration and conducts advocacy for alternative solutions for justice. Transportation required.

Center for Court Innovation

601 Tully St., Syracuse, NY 13204

The Center for Couter Innovation is a social justice based organization focused on building community capacity and reducing violence in the criminal justice system. Transportation required.

Central New York Area Health Education Center

9 Main St, Cortland, NY 13045

A nonprofit, community-based organization working to improve health care access, delivery, and health outcomes in Central New York Transportation required.

Central New York Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance

131 W. Seneca Street, Manlius, NY 13104

An organization dedicated to raising awareness about lyme and other tick-borne diseases Transportation required.

Central NY Dialysis Center

910 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13210

A health center that provides dialysis to those with kidney disease, as well as health education and prevention resources. Transportation required.

Chadwick Residence

335 Valley Dr, Syracuse, NY 13207

A non-profit organization focusing on women and children; provides emergency shelters and housing support programs. Transportation required.

Children’s Consortium

1010 James St,, Syracuse, NY 13201

The Children's Consortium offers a variety of services to parents in the CNY community to support youth development, including group and individualized services. Transportation required.

Clear Path for Veterans

1223 Salt Springs, Chittenango, NY 13037

A non-profit organization providing housing services, wellness programs, and links to additional non-clinical support programs for Veterans and their families. Transportation required.

Community Health Initiative Haiti

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A non-profit organization working both in the U.S. and on the ground in Haiti to assess and fulfill the needs of rural Haitians to build healthy, thriving communities.

Confidential Help for Alcohol and Drugs (CHAD)

75 Genesee St #4, Auburn, NY 13021

An organization that provides chemical dependency services, including treatment and prevention programs, to the residents of Auburn and Cayuga Counties. Transportation required.

Crouse Hospital

736 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

A hospital with a mission to provide the best patient care and promote community health.

Dunbar Association

1453 S State St, Syracuse, NY 13205

A community center seeking to improve racial equity, decrease poverty levels, and enhance the quality of life for the Syracuse community. Transportation required.

Food Bank of Central CNY

7066 Interstate Island Rd, Syracuse, NY 13209

A non-profit organization seeking to eliminate hunger; provides food to individuals and families in need, nutrition education, and advocacy initiatives. Transportation required.

FoodFeasible, LLC.

6100 East Lake Rd, Cazenovia, NY 13035

A company that provides food and nutrition education, and promotes local and sustainable food sources. Transportation required.

Francis House

108 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208

An organization that provides hospice services to terminally ill individuals and their families. Transportation required.

Health Foundation of Western & Central New York

126 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A foundation that advocates for the betterment of public health by investing in youth and senior programs. Transportation required.


443 N Franklin St Suite 001, Syracuse, NY 13204

A non-profit organization working to improve care coordination through far reaching health information exchange. Transportation required.

Helio Health

555 East Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13202

An agency that provides support and treatment programs to individuals in need of mental health services. Transportation required.

Hillside Work

704 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13224

A non-profit organization working to empower families by providing services to overcome education barriers, training services, and more. Transportation required.

Hopeprint, Inc.

745 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

A volunteer organization with a focus on refugees; provides family empowerment initiatives, resettlement services, and community advocacy. Transportation required.

House of Psalms 23, Inc.

6138 S. Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13205

A nonprofit that provides a safe space for women reintegrating into the community from the US justice system, county shelters, or actively fleeing domestic violence. This organization pillars education, health care, and community. Transportation required.

House of the Good Shepherd

1550 Champlin Ave, Utica, NY 13502, Utica, NY 13502

A youth and family centered non-profit that provides services related to foster care, education, psychiatric care, unsecure detention, and more. Transportation required.

Huntington Family Centers

405 Gifford St,, Syracuse, NY 13204

Huntington Family Centers offers programming for all ages, from Pre-K to Elderly, including Pre-K schooling, youth development services, adolescence pregnancy prevention programs, parenting resources, and more. Transportation required.

Immigrant Refugee Youth Association

706 N Salina St #201, Syracuse, NY 13208

A non-profit dedicated to helping immigrants of all ages with community integration, job placement, wellness, and other services. Transportation required.

Interfaith Works

1010 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

An organization with a mission to promote racial and religious diversity through education, advocacy, and dialogue. Transportation required.

Jewish Home of CNY

4101 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13214

Also known as "Menorah Park," this organization has a variety of programs dedicated to helping older adults live independently while still maintain traditional Jewish values. Transportation required.

Legal Services of Central New York

221 S Warren St #300, Syracuse, NY 13202

A social justice oriented agency advocating for and providing legal assistance in areas such as: COVID-19, eviction, language access, juvenile justice, racial justice, and more. Transportation required.

Loretto Management Corporation

700 E Brighton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13205

A non-profit healthcare system that provides a variety of services to older adults; medical, nutrition, rehabilitation, palliative care, etc. Transportation required.

Madison County Health Department

138 N Court St, Wampsville, NY 13163

A county health department that provides numerous services to Madison County residents, including but not limited to: Child Safety, Vaccinations, Healthy Homes, Disease Prevention, and more. Transportation required. Transportation required.

Madison County Office for the Aging

138 Dominic Bruno Blvd, Canastota, NY 13032

An agency with a mission to increase the quality of life for older individuals through advocacy and service. Transportation required.

McMahon-Ryan Child Advocacy

601 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A service organization that seeks to provide resources to children affected by abuse and abuse prevention services. Transportation required.

Mohawk Valley Health System

1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica, NY 13502

A non-profit health system dedicated to working with the people of the Mohawk Valley to make a difference. Transportation required.

New York Civil Liberties Union – CNY Chapter

499 S. Warren St., Suite 430, Syracuse, NY 13202

The NYCLU is a social justice organization advocating for racial justice, immigration rights, bodily autonomy, voting rights, workers' rights, and more. Transportation required.

New York Edge

58-12 Queens Blvd Ste 1, Woodside, NY 11377

A nonprofit organization that provides numerous programs in the New York City area seeking to bridge the opportunity gap faced by unprivileged students by strengthening academic performance, self-confidence, health and wellness, and more. Transportation required.

New York State Wastewater Surveillance Network

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A network of community, universities, and health departments across New York tracking and monitoring COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. Transportation required.

Onondaga County Health Department

421 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY 13202

An agency with a mission to protect and improve the health of all Onondaga County residents and the environment. Transportation required.

Oswego County Department of Health

70 Bunner St, Oswego, NY 13126

An organization that provides a variety of preventive, educational, and clinical services to protect the health of all Oswego County residents. Transportation required.


217 South Salina Street, 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit community based organization focused on building community capacity and building self-sufficient communities; provides a variety of programming for all ages, from Pre-K education to Tax prep, and more. Transportation required.

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York

1120 East Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210

A non-profit dedicated to providing health care and health education to all with no judgement; focus on sexual health. Transportation required.

Prevention Network

906 Spencer St, Syracuse, NY 13204

An organization that provides a variety of support services and education programs to prevent addiction and help those suffering from addiction. Transportation required.


1010 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

A non-profit focused on reducing unintended pregnancy and improving maternal/infant health. Transportation required.

Refugee & Immigrant Self Empowerment (RISE)

302 Burt St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit dedicated to advocating for and providing a variety of support services to refugees and immigrants. Transportation required.

Rise Above Poverty

600W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13204

A nonprofit organization focused on providing basic living necessities to youth living in poverty. The organization also works to raise awareness of socioeconomic issues of homelessness and poverty within the community. Transportation required.

Rising Pheonix-Sports Program

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A non-profit organization that implements trauma-sensitive, girl-centered sports programming for teen girls involved in the juvenile detention system. Transportation required.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

1 Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

A nationally recognized, New Jersey based Hospital known for its quality of care standards. Transportation required.

Rochester Regional Health

100 Kings Highway South, Rochester, NY 14617

A healthcare system; includes hospitals, physicians, home health programs, outpatient services, rehabilitation services, assisted living centers. Transportation required.

Room to Grow

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A nonprofit grassroots organization working to increase fresh food access to communities in and near Cortland, NY. Transportation required.

Sage Upstate, Inc.

431 E Fayette St #050, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the health and wellness of older LGBT and questioning peoples in Central New York. Transportation required.

Samaritan Medical Center

215 North State Street, Syracuse, NY 13203

Transportation required.

Sarah’s Guest House

100 Roberts Ave, Syracuse, NY 13207

An organization that provides lodging and transportation to individuals and families receiving long term medical care away from home. Transportation required.

Sidi Moumen Cultural Center

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A non-profit cultural center focused on developing opportunities for youth to participate in performing arts, learn languages, develop professional skills, and academic success

Spanish Action League

700 Oswego St, Syracuse, NY 13204

A non-profit which seeks to bridge language and cultural barriers within communities; also provides social support and crisis services. Transportation required.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

301 Prospect Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203

A non-profit healthcare system offering primary, specialty, and home health care. Transportation required.

St. Lucy’s Food Pantry

425 Gifford St, Syracuse, NY 13204

St. Lucy’s Food Pantry, of St. Lucy’s Ministries, provides food and other basic living necessities to people in need Transportation required.

SUNY Upstate Medical Center

750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210

A healthcare system providing patient care, outreach, and research. Transportation required.

Syracuse Community Connections

401 South Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204

A non-profit dedicated to improving health equity by increasing access to health care, education, and engagement. Transportation required.

Syracuse Community Health Center

819 South Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A healthcare center focused on providing comprehensive, patient-centered care. Transportation required.

Syracuse Housing Authority

516 Burt St, Syracuse, NY 13202

An agency that provides quality, affordable housing, as well as services to foster economic independence to those most in need. Transportation required.

Syracuse Northeast Community Center

716 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203

A community center that works with area residents to provide services and programs to improve quality of life, promote neighborhood stability, and address changing community needs. Transportation required.

Syracuse Rescue Mission

155 Gifford St, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit that provides basic need services and employment assistance. Transportation required.

Syracuse University Health Services

Barnes Center, Syracuse, NY 13244

A service serving the Syracuse University community; offers medical services, an on-campus pharmacy, emergency services, and wellness education.

Syracuse University Hendricks Chapel

West Zone, Syracuse, NY 13244

A chapel that provides a pantry to SU and SUNY ESF students; provides food and personal care items at no cost.

Syracuse University Institute for Veterans and Military Families

Falk Complex, Syracuse, NY 13244

An academic institute devoted to advancing the lives of veterans and their families though program development, research, policy, and evaluation.

Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center

Barnes Center, Syracuse, NY 13244

A resource center of Syracuse University seeking to creating an inclusive campus environment and provide services to LGBT peoples, including discussion groups, identity series, STI testing, social justice series, and more.

Syracuse University Office of Sustainability

South Campus, Syracuse, NY 13210

An office seeking to promote sustainability efforts on the Syracuse University campus.

The Neighborhood Center

624 Elizabeth St, Utica, NY 13501

The Neighborhood Center provides a variety of outreach, prevention, and therapeutic services for all age groups; including childcare and family services, behavioral health services, clinical care, and more. Transportation required.

The Salvation Army

749 S Warren St,, Syracuse, NY 13202

A non-profit that provides various services to all age groups; basic needs, disaster relief, residential programs, and more. Transportation required.

VA Medical Center-Syracuse

800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

A hospital that provides medical and health-related services to veterans.

Warrior Gaming Foundation

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A foundation that seeks to promote community connectedness and wellness for veterans and youth through online gaming and entertainment.

Well Trail

7421 W Dead Creek Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

An organization that provides corporate wellness programs to improve employee health and reduce healthcare costs. Transportation required.

Westcott Community Center

826 Euclid Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

A non-profit working to strengthen community bonds and provide needs-based enrichment services to the Syracuse community.


401 Douglas St, Syracuse, NY 13203

A non-profit focused on youth development, woman empowerment, and social justice. Transportation required.