HISPANIC HEALTH COUNCIL

Trinity College

AGENCY: HISPANIC HEALTH COUNCIL

175 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06106

INTERNSHIP CONTACT: Dr. Michael Duke, 527-0856 x 252; miked@hispanichealth.com

AGENCY FUNCTION: A community-based organization dedicated to improving the health, mental health, education and economic well-being of the Latino and other low-income populations in Hartford. To achieve its goal, the Council has four interrelated strategies: research, training education, advocacy, and production and dissemination of health education materials.  Visit www.hispanichealth.com for more information.

INTERN ACTIVITIES: Interns can participate in various research projects or in any of our direct service units in areas including: nutrition, youth drug prevention, AIDS/HIV, child abuse prevention, pre-natal care, etc.  Spanish language skills preferred, but not necessary.

HOURS PER WEEK: 8-16

INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE: FALL: Yes; SPRING: Yes; SUMMER: Yes.

STIPEND: No.