Student Opportunities

Certificate Program

The Injury and Violence Prevention Certificate Program uses an interdisciplinary approach to train and mentor graduate students enrolled at Emory University. Students in this program have the unique experience to prepare for leadership positions in the injury, violence, and overdose prevention field. Learn more by visiting our certificate program page


"I've had an excellent experience in the Injury and Violence Prevention Certificate Program. The required and elective courses have both been informative and useful..." - Ida K. Babazadeh, Certificate Program Graduate

Scholarships and Fellowships

Scott Lilienfeld Injury Prevention Scholarship

Each summer, we award scholarships to assist and train students in injury prevention and control. The scholarship is designed to recognize, assist, and train students working on an injury or violence-related research or practice-based project.

Applications are made available during the Spring semester each year. 

Meet our current and previous summer scholars here.  

Summer Injury Research Fellowship (SIRF)

The Summer Injury Research Fellowship (SIRF) is a ten-week paid summer (mid-May – July) fellowship in which fellows partner closely with a community-based organization or government agency to complete a well-defined injury prevention and control project that advances public health in Georgia.

Find more details on our fellowship page. 

CDC Injury Control Research Center Summer Internship

Interns will be matched with an injury prevention mentor with extensive expertise in a specific area of injury. This paid internship lasts 8-12 weeks typically through Mid-May to Mid-July. 

Find more details on our fellowship page. 

Applied Experience 

Rollins Earn and Learn (REAL) Positions 

Each semester our center offers REAL positions that vary on a needs basis. All of our student employees have the opportunity to receive on the job training and experiences related to education, outreach, and administration. 

See our latest postings on RSPH Career Connection/12Twenty. 

Applied Practice Experience (APE)

We help connect students and our community partners to support applied practice experiences. These experiences enable students to apply practical skills and knowledge learned through coursework to a professional public health setting that complements the student’s interests and career goals. 

We are offering a paid summer practicum opportunity in collaboration with the Region IV Public Health Training Center. This opportunity is focused on adverse childhood experiences and health communications. Please find more details here

Find a list of previous and current APE recommended sites here

Student Placements

Presentation Overview