Category : Student Opportunities
The Office of Career Development is pleased to host our annual Outstanding APE Award recognizing RSPH students who best demonstrate excellence in practice-based public health practicums with goals to improve the quality of health for people and communities, to deliver quality public health services, or to develop policies that improve public health infrastructure. Finalists will be notified by the Office of Career Development by mid-December.
Format: Word document; Times New Roman; 12 pt. font; single space; 0.75’ margins
Page Count: 2 pages max
Header: Project Name; Applicant Name, Department, Expected Graduation Date & E-mail Address
Section Headings and Descriptions: (All sections listed below are REQUIRED!)
- Background – Provide background information supporting the purpose of your project. Include the target population your practicum impacted, location of the target population and the public health issue(s). Provide references and citations.
- Project Goal(s) – Provide a summary or list of goals that your assigned tasks supported in addressing the public health problem(s).
- Action Plan – Provide a summary of all the tasks you were assigned to complete for the project relative to the project goals.
- Time Period of Implementation – Include the overall start and end date for your assigned tasks.
- Project Impact & Accomplishments – Summarize the impact your work had on the target population.
Explain the successes that directly resulted from your involvement on the project.
- Professional Skills Applied & Learned – Summarize skills gained in your first year from coursework that you were able to apply. Also, explain skills you learned as a result of working on the project that you previously didn’t have experience.
- Acknowledgements – Thank your project/practicum supervisor, host/funding organization, faculty and any other people/organizations that provided support for the project.
- References – Use APA format for all references and citations used.
Submissions accepted from October 1-31. Apply via 12Twenty.
Finalists will be REQUIRED to create and present a poster in the spring.