Health Students

Community Health Internship

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Health Internship

Internship opportunities provide students a chance to work in a real community based setting providing health education and health promotion services.

Health Students

GVAHEC Student

Student support helps health profession students with expenses during rotations. Once every 12 months.

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GVAHEC provides links information about communities as well as scholarships.

Community Health Internship

IMG_6335GVAHEC believes that students can have a quality learning experience when working as interdisciplinary teams within underserved communities. In our community health education centers, students assess, identify, develop, and deliver community health education programs and assist community members by linking them to services in the area. In addition, our community health education centers offer other services to the community in which students can observe or participate.

There are currently two community health education sites in the GVAHEC area. One in Apache Junction and the other located in Northern Phoenix. Students can also be placed with key partners in the GVAHEC region to have additional experiences with specific populations or with other public health activities such as advocacy.

Complete this application if you are a student interested in an internship with the Greater Valley AHEC.


Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please allow 7-10 days to be contacted about your application.

**Students who are placed by their program still need to fill this application out**


Student Support

gvahec-student supportGVAHEC provides student support for health profession students in the GVAHEC region which includes Maricopa, Western Pinal, and Southern Yavapai Counties. This student support can help with the cost of travel or food up to $100.00 per year during your clinical or community rotations.

Student support is given once every 12 months.  Only apply once every 12 months. 

YOUR hours must be completed before requesting Student Support. 

Our support is offered in gift cards for gas or groceries at this time.

  • Please have a letter of good standing from your learning institution (This is not a transcript. Qualifying documents include a letter from an instructor from the program on school letterhead or a letter from the registrar’s office.)





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map2066 W. Apache Trail, Suite 116
Apache Junction, AZ 85120

map2730 W. Orangewood Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051