Careers & Internships


Student NurseThe Department of Health employs professionals with education and experience in a variety of fields.  All job opportunities with the Department of Health are posted on the Allen County Job postings website and all employment applications must be submitted through the Allen County Government’s Human Resources Department.


The Department of Health offers internships whenever time and resources allow to students who are interested in gaining on-site practical experience to enhance their knowledge and understanding of public health.

Internships must be taken for academic credit with the approval of the student’s respective college or university. Students must submit an application form and agree to be interviewed prior to placement within the department. No salary or stipend is offered at this time. Students from all majors are welcome to apply, but those with an interest or concentration in public health are preferred.

To participate in an internship:

  1. Read our Internship & Clinical Policy.
  2. Complete an Internship Application.
  3. Return the application form and a copy of your resume by mail to Communications Director,
    Allen County Department of Health, 200 E. Berry St., Suite 360, Fort Wayne, IN 46802, or by fax to (260) 427-1391.

If you have questions, please email to

Current Internship Opportunities:

  • No opportunities available

Additional Resources

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