sponsored by NEHA and the American Academy of Sanitarians are
awarded annually to both graduate and undergraduate students in
accredited environmental health programs, or programs that are
Educational or Sustaining members of NEHA. Get all of the details
and find out how to apply on our
page. Many of NEHA's state
affiliates also offer student scholarships.
you’re visiting this site to find out what schools offer
accredited environmental health programs, please visit the National
Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC). The site lists both graduate and
Interested in schools with accredited public health programs?
Visit the Association
of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) for a list and more
you near graduation and begin to look for jobs, don’t forget to
turn to NEHA’s Job Center – it's the ONLY place you will find
ONLY environmental health and protection positions. No need to weed
through multiple listings to get to the ones you want.
a paper? Looking to network with businesses and associations in your
future chosen profession? Check out the EH Links section. Organized
by EH&P topic, there are links to many associations, some
federal agencies, Sustaining Member businesses and
organizations in the EH private sector, as well as our state
affiliates. Visit the Research
& Development Programs section too, for additional links to
resources and opportunities in the program areas in which NEHA is
so maybe you have enough books! Still, if you’re looking for EH
resources, visit NEHA’s
bookstore for resources sorted by 18 subject areas including all-hazards preparedness, food safety and protection, workforce development, epidemiology, environmental law/policy, air quality, water quality, and much more..
just $25, students
may belong to the national association of their intended profession!
Begin getting a picture of the professional world from the
insightful articles in the Journal of Environmental Health (a
subscription is included with your membership), receive discounts in
NEHA Bookstore, and you may request a free membership directory,
a great resource for networking. And, NEHA offers new graduates the
opportunity to apply for the NEHA New
Graduate Individual Membership at the discounted price of just
$25 – a $70 discount off the regular price of the Individual
year, NEHA holds its annual conference with over 175 EH&P
sessions and a 100-booth exhibition for learning about the latest
products, services, and information in the industry. Full-time
students may register at a BIG discount and see what’s going on in
the EH world, while meeting and networking with practicing
professionals from across the country.
graduating from accredited environmental health programs may sit for
the NEHA Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered
Sanitarian (REHS/RS) credential exam immediately upon
graduating. Other students have to gain two years of practical
experience before trying for this credential. Impress potential
employers with these initials after your name, indicating you've
earned this widely-respected credential.
attending some of the events hosted by the NEHA affiliate in your
state. Many affiliates encourage student participation. If you plan
to work in the state where you're going to school, it’s a great
way to begin networking.