Wood County, Wisconsin

Official Website

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Full-time and Part-time Positions

If you are interested in joining our team of dedicated Public Health workers, apply for a part-time or full-time position at: https://careers.woodcountywi.gov/Careers/

Student Experiences

Wood County Health Department strives to strengthen workforce competency and capacity. Mentoring a future public health workforce is an agency priority. The Department supports higher education programs with special emphasis on semester-long internships, however short-term experiences can be arranged as well.

Any student interested in spending time with the Wood County Health Department can complete our student application form below.

Student Application Web Form

Student Orientation

For students that have secured a student experience with our department, access the online student orientation at: https://healthstudent.woodcountywi.gov/.

Student Projects

Past students have worked on various projects with our department, some of which include:

  • Community bike share program
  • Farm to school initiatives
  • Community gardens
  • Safety City – safety camp for kindergarteners
  • Farmers market activities and increased food access
  • Teen driving assessment and program planning
  • Mental health focus groups
  • Tailgate transformation initiatives
  • Worksite wellness assessments
  • Teen birth data analysis
  • Emergency Preparedness

What Students Have to Say about the Wood County Health Department

“My experience at the Wood County Health Department has helped me develop professional skills and gave me reassurance in furthering my education in public health, after being a part of/experiencing all the amazing work everyone does/continues to do here. The environment is very welcoming, progressive, and supportive in my success.”
- Julia Berres (2022-2023)
“Very friendly, welcoming environment! I could definitely see myself working alongside everyone!”
- (Sydnie Strub 2023)

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering in your community strengthens ties to the community while making a difference in the lives of people, animals and organizations in need. Giving to others can also improve your mental and physical health. It helps you reduce stress, combat depression, keeps you mentally stimulated, and provides a sense of purpose.

Volunteer opportunities can be found at: