Want to become part of the Horowitz Center team? You can get involved in several different ways. The Center’s work is supported by student volunteers, interns, and students doing independent studies. Please fill out our Student Interest Survey, which is the first step of our application process. Please email questions to healthliteracy@umd.edu (link sends e-mail).

Ways to Get Involved: 

Student Volunteers: Volunteers are students from any major interested in learning more about health literacy.

Undergraduate Internships: Undergraduate internships are for students in the Community Health or Family Science degree programs and have a required internship or for students in other departments interested in an internship with the Center. Students must take at least one health communications course before they can apply.

Graduate Internships: Graduate internships are for students in the Master of Public Health or Master of Health Administration degree programs and have a required practicum/internship or for graduate students in another program interested in an internship with the Center. Students must take a health literacy course before they can apply.

Graduate Assistantships: Graduate students who work with the Center get involved in quantitative and qualitative research projects that impact community health and health literacy. Center faculty currently focus on maternal and child health, rural health, and oral health issues.