Public Health Internship Sites

For HTW 422

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

AIDS Community Resources

627 W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13024

Support services to individuals with chronic diseases, including HIV/AIDS, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma, substance use disorders, and serious mental illnesses, with the goal of positive health outcomes. Provides a wide variety of targeted prevention and sexual health services to individuals, from youth through adulthood, as well as to community groups and organizations. Transportation required. Transportation required.

Alzheimer’s Association

441 W Kirkpatrick St, Syracuse, NY 13204

The only organization in our region dedicated to the elimination of Alzheimer's disease and the support of individuals who have been diagnosed with it. Transportation required.

American Cancer Society

6725 Lyons St, E Syracuse, NY 13057

Voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service. Transportation required.

American Diabetes Association

6390 Fly Rd, E Syracuse, NY 13057

Volunteers - help us expand our community outreach and impact, inspire healthy living, intensify our advocacy efforts, raise critical dollars to fund our mission, and uphold our reputation as the moving force and trusted leader in the diabetes community. Transportation required.

American Red Cross

344 W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The nation's premiere emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the ATC distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Transportation required.

ARC of Onondaga

600 S Wilbur Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204

Assists individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential. ARC provides a wide array of services including residential, day, employment and clinical and recreation programs. In addition to ease supports and services ARC operates two major subsidiaries: Parkside Children's Center, an integrated preschool and Monarch, a vocational program and outsourcing company with corporate partners throughout the region. Transportation required.

Arise Child & Family Inc

635 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

Mission: To work with people of all abilities to create a fair and just community in which everyone can fully participate. ARISE is dedicated to furthering the independent living philosophy: the belief that people with disabilities have the same rights as people who do not have disabilities. we are at the forefront of advocating for access, choice, and self determination for individuals with disabilities. Transportation required.

Atlantic States Legal Foundation

758 W Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13204

ASLF provides technical, legal, and organizing services to a variety of citizens, citizen groups, local governments, and others on a wide variety of environmental issues. Transportation required.

Auburn Community Hospital

17 Lansing St, Auburn, NY 13021

Mission: To provide compassionate, quality care. To achieve by: emphasizing patient-centered healthcare, whether acute, outpatient or preventive care; continuously improving the delivery and quality of care; enhancing the health status of the community; and optimally applying physical, financial and human resources, creating necessary alliances and partnerships. Transportation required.

Better Bones Foundation

605 Franklin Park Dr, E Syracuse, NY 13057

At the Center for Better Bones we promote an all-natural approach to bone regeneration and repair that includes nutrition, diet, exercise, lifestyle guidance, and support. Transportation required.

Boys & Girls Club

2100 E Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13224

The B&G Clubs of Syracuse offers youth many varying life-altering programs aimed at helping them become the citizens we know they can be These programs are proven successful and focus on preparing members for real-life challenges. Transportation required.

Butternut Community Police Center

907 Butternut St, Syracuse, NY 13208

Butternut Center is a non-profit community organization committed to enriching the lives of area youth through education, recreation, and community involvement. Transportation required.

Capital Roots

594 River St, Troy, NY 12180

Capital roots works to reduce the impact of poor nutrition on public health in New Yorks' Capital Region by organizing community gardens, providing healthy food access, offering nutritional and horticultural education for all ages and coordinating urban greening programs in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and southern Saratoga counties. Transportation required.

Catholic Charities

1654 W Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13204

CC provides compassionate care and advocacy for all people in need, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. The programs focus on children and families, atrisk youth, refugees, the homeless, those in need of emergency assistance, and the elderly, as well as disadvantaged, addicted, and/or developmentally disabled individuals. Transportation required.

Cayuga Community Health Network

188 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021

CCHN strives to improve the overall health of Cayuga County residents by: Assessing community health care needs and address strategies to reduce gaps in health care services - Implementing activities to improve access to health care services - Developing relationships with local, state, and federal government agencies to improve funding opportunities to meet health care needs - Providing health and wellness programs to reduce barriers within Cayuga County. Transportation required.

Center for Community Alternatives

115 E Jefferson St, Syracuse, NY 13202

CCA is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. CCA serves people in trouble: youth at risk; families in crisis; people struggling to address drug and alcohol problems and HIV and AIDS; and people who have been involved in the criminal justice system who are seeking community reintegration and productive, law-abiding lives. This site is on SU's Connective Corridor

Central New York Eye and Tissue Bank

517 E Washington St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, NY, the Central New York Eye and Tissue Bank (CNYETB) is a division of Buffalo, NY – based Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS). UNYTS is recognized as one of the country’s leading procurement organizations and is just one of eight nationwide to house organ, tissue, and eye donation in one location. With the addition of community blood banking services in the summer of 2007, UNYTS became the only organization nationwide to offer such services in conjunction with organ, tissue, and eye donations. This site is on SU's Connective Corridor

Centre Syracuse

330 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206

CS is a leading edge psychologically based therapeutic day program located in Central New York specifically for the treatment of eating disorders. Their multidisciplinary team of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa eating disorder experts address these complex eating disorders with comprehensive and consistent care in a non-institutional, safe and respectful setting. Transportation required.

Chadwick Residence

335 Valley Dr, Syracuse, NY 13207

CR provides women in need with safe, affordable housing and the opportunity to seek out academic, vocational and life management training to prepare them to reenter the community as productive individuals capable of sharing their strengths and talents. CR provides supportive transitional housing for up to two years. Transportation required.

Clear Path for Veterans

1223 Salt Springs Rd, Chittenango, NY 13037

CPV is Upstate New York's Veteran Resource Center serving as a hub of information, programs and resources; a welcoming community of staff and volunteers serving all Veterans and their families. As a single point of contact for Veterans, military members and their families we engage, support, and make it easy to connect with what you need with commitment to providing a welcoming place to call home. Our in-house programs and services are diverse and rely on partnerships and collaboration. Clear Path's focus is on restoring , reconnecting and integrating. Transportation required.

Crouse Hospital

765 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

Crouse Hospital has been caring for generations of Central New Yorkers since 1887. Our mission is to provide the best in patient care by exceeding the expectations of our patients and to promote community health. A private, not-for-profit hospital, Crouse is licenses for 506 acute-care beds and 57 bassinets. We serve more than 23, 000 inpatients, 66,000 emergency services patients and more than 250,000 outpatients a year from a 15-county area in Central and Northern New York.


5186 McGinnis Ferry Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30005

CryologyTM is a health and wellness company dedicated to leveraging state-of-the-art cryotherapy chamber technology and personal expertise to promote overall health and wellbeing in the Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Duluth, Suwannee and South Forsyth areas. They utilize whole body cryotherapy in their cryotherapy chamber (sometimes called a cryo chamber), local cryotherapy, and other integrated practices to help clients embrace a lifestyle of health, fitness, and youthful vitality. This site requires a 3.25 GPA. Transportation required.

Elmcrest Children’s Center

960 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13224

ECC is a multi-service treatment and education center for children with emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric disturbances along with children with developmental disabilities and serious medical conditions. Together with their families, youngsters are served in 16 different programs ranging from early education and family support to long-term residential treatment, critical care and pediatric respite programs. Transportation required.

Everson Museum of Art

401 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The Everson Museum of Art seeks to inspire, educate and enrich, integrating art into people's lives through direct encounters with its collections and exhibitions.

Food Bank of CNY

7066 Interstate Island Rd, Syracuse, NY 13209

FBCNY serves as the main food distribution hub for hundreds of partner agencies that comprise the emergency food network in our 11 county service region across central and northern New York. The FG provides more than 13.1 million pounds of food - equivalent of 10.9 million meals - to hungry families, children, and elderly every year. Transportation required.

Francis House

108 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208

Francis House provides a home and a supportive extended family to people with terminal illnesses with a prognosis of six months or less to live. Staff and volunteers function as an extended family offering physical, emotional and spiritual support. Transportation required.

Garrett County Health Department

1025 Memorial Dr, Oakland, MD 21550

GCHD is the recognized Public Health agency in Garrett County , Maryland. We strive to provide the highest level of care and service to the citizens of Maryland's westernmost county. Requires a 3.25 GPA Transportation required.

Healthe Connections

109 S Warren St State Tower Bldg, Syracuse, NY 13202

Supporting health promotion and health delivery needs of the population in the eleven counties of central New York. Mission: Healthe Connections is a not-for-profit corporation that supports the meaningful use of health information exchange and technology adoption, and the use of community health data and best practices, to enable Central New York stakeholders to transform and improve patient care, improve the health of populations and lower health care costs. Transportation required.


800 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

Vision: A people of hope empowered to thrive collectively forming a unified neighborhood rich in culture and community. Mission: Discover and develop the unique Hopeprints of our Hopeprint Family by building relational bridges within our diverse neighborhood and extending in to the community at large. Values: Personalized Mentorship, Practicing Hospitality, Strategic Community Collaboration. Transportation required.

Immigrant Refugee Youth Association

706 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

Provides various services that include job placement skills, English education, housing, interpreting services and wellness coordination for both youth and adults. Transportation required.

Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)

Syracuse University, Falk College Complex, Syracuse, NY 13244

IVMF designs and delivers world class educational and vocational training programs designed to prepare service members, veteras, and their families with the skills they need to be successful in business ownership, their careers and life.

Interfaith Works

3049 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13224

Interfaith Works of Central New York, through education, service and dialogue, affirms the dignity of each person and every faith community and works to create relationships and understanding among us. This site is on SU's Connective Corridor.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

532 Broadhallow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and it complications. Requires a 3.25 GPA. Transportation required.


700 E Brighton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13205

Loretto is a not-for-profit organization committed to the mission of honoring, serving, and empowering every elder and those who care for them to live with purpose, wholeness, and dignity. Loretto has served the community since 1926, and is the largest provider of elder care services in Upstate New York. Transportation required.

Los Angeles County – Dept. of Public Health

500 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health works to protect health, prevent disease, and promote the health and well-being of all persons in Los Angeles County. It improves the lives of LA County residents through its 39 programs and 14 public health centers. Requires a 3.25 GPA Transportation required.

March of Dimes

329 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13203

The foundation established a polio patient aid program and funded research for vaccines. Once accomplished the foundation turned its focus to preventing birth defects and infant mortality. The MoD has led the way to discover the genetic causes of birth defects, to promote newborn screening, and to educate medical professionals and the public about best practices for healthy pregnancy. The MoD has supported reserch for surfactant therapy to treat respiratory distress and helped initiate the system of regional neonatal intensive care for premature and sick babies. Transportation required.

McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center

601 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The MRCACenter is dedicated to ending child abuse through intervention and education. The organization offers a safe, child-friendly process for abused children and their families, supported by a committed, professional team specializing in the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse. This site is on SU's Connective Corridor

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

100 ORAU Way, Oakridge, TN 37831

Mission: To advance national priorities and serve the public interest by integrating academic, government, and scientific resources globally. Requires a 3.25 GPA. Transportation required.

Onondaga County Department of Health

421 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The mission of the Onondaga County Health Department is to protect and improve the health of all residents of Onondaga County through health promotion, disease prevention, public health preparedness, and assurance of a safe and healthy environment. This site is on SU's Connective Corridor

Onondaga Nation Health Center

249 Route 11A, Nedrow, NY 13120

Dental Care Services, Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services, Obstetrical and Gynecological Care, Other Professional Services, Primary Medical Care, Specialty Medical Care Transportation required.

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York

1120 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York empowers individuals to take responsibility for their sexual and reproductive health by providing health care, support for survivors of sexual assault, education and advocacy. Transportation required.

Prevention Network

906 Spencer St, Syracuse, NY 13204

Prevention Network helps Onondaga County residents with alcohol and substance use and prevention services. Agency Values: to provide support, services and opportunities to our community in a caring and confidential manner; to honor the humanity and dignity of all in a compassionate and empathetic manner; to provide accurate, updated, culturally appropriate information, strategies, and research-proven modalities to the community; to demonstrate a dedication and passion for our work in a proactive style; to maintain a spiritual, emotional and physical balance that fosters creativity, flexibility, self-motivation and personal health in the lives of individuals. Transportation required.

Reach, CNY

1010 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

REACH CNY’s mission: to ensure access and support for the full range of quality, culturally-sensitive health and human services; reduce teen pregnancies; promote the health and well-being of individuals and families through education and advocacy. Transportation required.

SAGE Upstate

431 E Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Sage Upstate addresses the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Central New Yorkers as they age. We offer health and wellness programming, support groups, education, and social activities for LGBTQ people and allies. We also provide education for health care providers and other audiences about the needs of older LGBTQ people. Sage Upstate strives to provide opportunities for creating support networks through safe and affirming social activities. In addition, we collaborate with other organizations in a statewide network to better represent and serve LGBTQ individuals and families across the state. Transportation required.

Salvation Army

677 S Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The international vision statement for health ministry: The Salvation Army seeks to be a significant participant in the delivery of faith-based, intergrated, quality primary health care as close to the family as possible giving priority to poor and marginalised members of society. The Salvation Army offers education programs that equip health workers with appropriate skills and experience as well as developing commitment to holistic Christian health ministry. Transportation required.

Say Yes

109 Otisco St, Syracuse, NY 13204

The Say Yes promise and support begin when a child enters kindergarten and continue through high school and beyond. The range of services Say Yes offers across its Chapters include everything from after-school and summer programming, mentoring, tutoring, and school-day academic support to family outreach, scholarships, and social work/ psychological services. Additionally, Say Yes partners provide high-quality health care and legal assistance. Transportation required.

Southwest Community Center

401 South Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204

The principle objective of the Syracuse Urban Youth Development Coalition (SUYDC) is “to build a coalition that leads the Syracuse communities’ youth development initiatives in a collaborative manner resulting in youth and family sustained performance and success.” To this end the Coalition seeks to support and promote strategic objectives related to collaboration and capacity building, the adoption of a performance-based system that rewards high performance to goals that positively impact youth, families, and community, as well as to encourage sustainability by empowering faith-based and community organizations to become self-sufficient. Transportation required.

Spanish Action League (LaLiga)

700 Oswego St, Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Mission: to build on the rich cultural heritage of the Latino community by advancing its independence and growth through advocacy, counseling and education. Through our departments and programs such as Careers, Housing, Domestic Violence, Family Support, Youth, Radio, and Language we believe opportunities, economic development and education will bring the community to prosperity as a whole. Transportation required.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

301 Prospect Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203

St. Joseph's has stood as a community landmark in Syracuse since 1869. From a 15-bed hospital, the institution has evolved into a seamless system of care with over 5000 employees and physicians. St. Joseph's continuum of care extends to the full spectrum of healthcare to include home health, case management, and abroad range of ancillary service. Transportation required.

SU Health Services

111 Waverly Ave, Syracuse, NY 13244

Committed to providing high quality student-centered ambulatory health care and wellness services that have been especially designed to meet the needs of SU and SUNY ESF students

SU Office of Residence Life

111 Waverly Ave, Syracuse, NY 13244

The Office of Residence Life is responsible for all on-campus student housing and the peer living experience. In an on-going manner, ORL provides stress management, recreational opportunities, conflict resolution, healthy eating, and other educational activities for undergraduates. Such programs are undertaken by resident hall advisors or learning community faculty via hall meetings or through passive education campaigns.

SU Office of Sustainability

621 Skytop Rd, Syracuse, NY 13244

The University defines sustainability as balancing the needs and aspirations of the present with the preservation f choices for the future. The University’s students, faculty and staff act on this commitment to sustainability in many ways; teaching, research and sharing of knowledge related to a healthy and safe environment; an ecological footprint that is respectful of nature, including people and plant-friendly supplies and buildings; and fiscal and policy decisions that encourage judicious use of resources.

SU Slutzger Center

310 Walnut Place, Syracuse, NY 13244

The Lillian and Emanuel Slutzker Center for International Services is dedicated to the support and success of all international students at Syracuse University. Services include assistance with student visa documents; special orientation programs; English conversation groups; guidance with immigration compliance; and events that encourage international students to meet people from all over the world.

SUNY Upstate Medical University

750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210

The mission of SUNY Upstate Medical University is to improve the health of the communities we serve through education, biomedical research and health care. The vision of Upstate Medical University is to be the leading regional academic medical center in the nation.

Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare

4567 Crossroads Park Dr, Liverpool, NY 13088

Mission: To promote recovery from the effects of substance use and mental health disorders and other behavioral health issues. Transportation required.

Syracuse City School District

725 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13210

Mission: To build, support and sustain school communities that provide all students with a high-quality education that prepares them to graduate as responsible, active citizens ready for success in college and careers and prepared to compete in a global economy.

Syracuse Housing Authority

516 Burt St, Syracuse, NY 13210

SHA exists to provide quality, safe and affordable housing, to create opportunities for residents' self sufficiency and economic independence, and to empower individual potential in an environment where people want to live, work, and build communities. SJA provides important services to help improve its resident's lives. Self-sufficiency programs help youth and adults with education, life skills and job training. The elderly and disabled can also take advantage of life skills, social programming and education from our available resources. Transportation required.

Syracuse Northeast Community Center

716 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203

The goal of the Syracuse Northeast Community Center is to work with area residents to provide services and programs that address the changing needs and interests of the city's north and northeast neighborhoods. We work to improve the quality of life for area residents and promote neighborhood stability by providing programs and services that address the needs of the neighborhood's children, teens, seniors, and families; collaborating with diverse resident groups and community agencies with similar motivations; making the Center a vibrant and vital focal point for neighborhood activities. Transportation required.