Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section

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The Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section (WICWS) is enhancing our internship program by providing detailed descriptions of internship opportunities and an application process to promote equitable access for undergraduate and/or graduate students across North Carolina. Each year, the WICWS will post internship opportunities and guidance for the application process. Please review internship opportunities for 2023.

To apply for an internship opportunity, please complete the survey. We recommend carefully reviewing the project description for the internship for which you are applying to prior to submitting your application. Also, please note that there are two parts to the application—a written portion and a voluntary demographics survey.

Please email WICWS any questions or concerns about internship opportunities.

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The Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section develops and promotes programs and services that protect the health and well-being of infants and of women during their child-bearing years. The goal is to improve the overall health of women, reduce infant sickness and death, and strengthen families and communities.

The Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section also offers guidance, consultation and training for professionals who provide women's health services.

Local health departments and other community agencies serving each of the 100 counties in North Carolina provide a variety of these women's health services, including family planning, prenatal care, flu shots and other women's immunizations, and pregnancy care management. For more information on the services near you, contact your local health department.

The Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section is part of the North Carolina Division of Public Health.

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Mailing Address

Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section
1929 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1929
Courier Number: 56-23-01

Physical Address

5601 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609


Main: (919) 707-5700
Fax: (919) 870-4827

Last Modified: 08-18-2023