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Prevention high school internships - can you help?

The Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center (EWAHEC) at EWU plans to host a high school prevention internship opportunity for high school students, tentatively named Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Prevention, and we need your help.

This program is focused on high school students ages 16 and up who live in rural areas and are low-income or black, indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC). Interns would be placed at a CPWI location near their home and would be working 10 hours per week for 4 weeks (40 total hours), from April 10 – May 6, 2023. This is your opportunity to provide career exposure to prevention work AND behavioral health careers for a young person.

There is no cost to your CPWI site to participate. The interns will be doing service learning and helping with initiatives at your site by doing social media campaigns, helping with trainings, or similar work with your organization. The EWAHEC is providing volunteer shirts, transportation costs, and a participant stipend to students who complete the internship. View the attached flyer or live application for more information.

Participating counties: Ferry, Garfield, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Stevens, Spokane, Adams, Whitman, Franklin, Walla Walla, Asotin, and Benton. 

The application closes Friday, March 10, 2023.

All questions can be directed to Endalkachew Abebaw ( or Jenna McDonald (