Category Archives: Health and Medicine

Maria Moreno, Department of State Health Services

Department of State Health Services Internship Report I had the opportunity to intern for the Blue-Ribbon Internship program for the Department of State Health Services(DSHS) at the Region 8 office in the Communicable Disease Program during the fall of 2017, working under the Communicable Disease Manager Elvia Ledezma. This Report will describe the differences between […]


Kyleigh Hoelscher, Hays County Food Bank

Client Stories Internship for Hays County Food Bank Kyleigh Hoelscher   The Client Stories Internship required a multitude of tasks which pulled from a few different skill sets. As a Client Stories Intern for the Hays County Food Bank during the summer of 2017, my main responsibility was to approach clients (clients are people who […]


Alejandro Allen, Hays County Food Bank

AN INTERNSHIP WITH HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: EXPERIENCES OF FOOD INSECURITY AND AGENCY   Alejandro Allen   HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: RESCUE, REDISTRIBUTE, AND EDUCATE Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) was founded in 1984 as a food bank exclusively serving the city of San Marcos. A food bank is defined as “a non-profit organization working […]



Nelly Hernandez, UT MD Anderson Cancer Research Center

Internship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Research Center: Reaching Latino Families to increase Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Nelly Hernandez During the fall semester of 2016, I was part of the internship program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. I worked on a research project known as “Tu […]