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IRH Internships

Important Note: We are currently restructuring our Institute for Rural Health to provide a more inclusive experience for the students of WKU.

Please check back soon for updates. If you have immediate needs or questions, contact us at chhs@wku.edu.


The Institute for Rural Health (IRH) offers internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate level students. All interns will be selected through an application and interview process. Please see the dates below for application deadlines.


To Apply:

To apply for an internship with the IRH, send the following to Sherra Coulter (sherra.coulter@wku.edu).

  • Typed IRH Application 

  • Letter of Interest 

  • Resume 

  • Unofficial Transcript 


Application Deadlines:

The below application deadlines are subject to change based on the needs of the IRH. 

  • Fall Semester -- March 31

  • Spring Semester -- October 1

  • Summer Term -- March 31 


Internship Opportunities:




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 Last Modified 4/22/21