Employment & Internships

Employment & Internships

Most regular position openings with Central District Health (CDH) are listed on the StateCareers.Idaho.Gov website. We may occasionally list opportunities directly on this page as well.

You can also sign up for automatic notifications from CDH on StateCareers.Idaho.Gov. To do this, select “public health” as the category you wish to get alerts about, and when CDH posts any job, you will receive an automatic email notification of the available position.

Drug/Tobacco/Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy

Central District Health is committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol-free workplace in the interest of high quality health care, safety and efficiency for all concerned.

Applicants offered a position at Central District Health will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug, alcohol and tobacco screening test.

Central District Health has been a Tobacco-Free workplace since 2008. No employees or clients are allowed to use tobacco products on CDH property.


The development of a competent future public health workforce is strongly influenced by the students' educational experiences. The responsibility of providing comprehensive, high-quality public health training is shared by both education and practice.

CDH offers internships in a variety of its departments including, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Health Promotion, Epidemiology, Immunizations, Oral Health and Reproductive Health. Internships are of varying lengths and are dependent on the needs and project assignments of each department or program.

Click here to apply for one of our Internship programs.

Why Public Health?

There are a wide range of professions under the public health umbrella. The main mission of these professionals is to improve public health through education, policy, and research. Some of the most popular career options are teacher, nurse, social worker, or epidemiologist. The minimum education requirement to break into public health (in the majority of cases) is a bachelor's degree, however some positions will require a master's. Salaries range from the low $30,000s to $150,000 per year.

Human Resources

Phone: (208) 327-8504
Fax: (208) 327-8500

upcoming events

Dec 158:30am

The next Regular Board of Health meeting will be held on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 8:30am at 707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise The Board Meeting schedule is posted inside CDH Headquarters and on the Board Meetings page, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.

May 16 10:00am - 2:00pm

Make your health a priority and attend a free health screening event! Screenings consist of a single finger poke to run a full lipid panel (Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, and Blood Glucose) and an A1C test. Screenings take approximately 20 minutes and participants will leave with a copy of their results. Know your numbers – Get Screened! No appointment necessary, at the Mountain Home Library.


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