Helping You Make the Most Out of Your College Years and Beyond...

As students in an environmental health (EH) program, you are beginning your association with a valuable and exciting profession. On this page, NEHA has gathered the resources we offer to help you through your college years and in your transition into the workplace.


NEHA is offering an affordable choices for Student and New Graduate membership.  Benefits include:

  • Journal of Environmental Health (JEH) — receive 10 issues of the JEH online or in print and online. Find out why subscribers from some 53 countries around the world go to the Journal to stay current on the latest technological, legal, and research-based advancements in EH&P.

  • Credentialing — discounts on exam and renewal fees for members. Be proficient in current and emerging EH issues with NEHA's credentials, which signify a level of expertise and competency based on education and experience that is nationally recognized by professionals and the public.

  • Continuing Education — get free CEs via NEHA e-Learning sessions writing book reviews of NEHA’s publications or by completing JEH quizzes. 

  • Annual Education Conference & Exhibition — discounts for the premiere environmental health education and training event where you can network and learn with the best in your field!

  • Network — connect with colleagues in environmental health and protection (EH&P). Join our discussions on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter and through our Virtual AEC. 

  • NEHA Bookstore — discounts on more than 300 EH&P publications and online courses.

  • E-news — stay informed with NEHA’s email newsletter of timely, relevant EH topics.

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Want to learn more about Credentials? View a presentation by NEHA’s Credentialing Coordinator, TJay Gerber, provides 20 minutes of information related to the credentialing program and to NEHA. He then answers questions provided by the webinar attendees for the next 30 minutes. This outlines the benefit of holding a NEHA credential, and specifically the Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS).

View Credential Webinar


Intern taking water sampleInternships

NEHA administers the National Environmental Public Health Internship Program (NEPHIP) with funding from CDC Environmental Health Services Branch.

The purpose of NEPHIP is to encourage environmental health students to consider careers at state, tribal, or local environmental public health departments following graduation. Through this internship program, students will be exposed to the exciting career opportunities, benefits, and challenges of working with environmental public health agencies throughout the U.S.

Internship Information



The NEHA/AAS/APU Scholarship is available to applicants pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or Postgraduate Degree in Environmental Health Sciences.

Scholarship Information


Additional Resources:

Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States (eBook)
Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States eBook

A new e-Book entitled Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States has just been released by Frontiers, one of the world's largest open-access publishers in the health field.  Faculty from accredited schools and programs across the nation have contributed to the 20 chapters.  Dr. Cheryl Addy, senior associate dean for academic affairs at the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, and Dr. Daniel Gerber, associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, served as topic editors for the E-book, along with former SPH deans Dr. David Dyjack and Dr. Connie Evashwick. The purpose of this compilation is to describe current curricular approaches to undergraduate education for public health and to facilitate analysis and discussion of what makes quality education and builds a competent workforce.  The twenty articles address wide-ranging topics: the history of undergraduate public health education, recent development of accreditation criteria, description of specific programs, broader curriculum issues, and the evolving career opportunities in public health.  Originally published as individual articles of a Frontiers Research Topic, the complete E-book is free of charge.

Free eBook (PDF / EPUB)


Environmental Health Career Podcast by PEPH

Michael Humble, Ph.D. hosts a Careers in Environmental Health podcast through Partnerships for Environmental Public Health.

Visit Podcast information page


For more infromation on schools, resources and careers in environmental and public heath, please visit the Student Resources page.