The poster should be formatted using this PowerPoint Template. The poster should be professionally printed and presented at the poster session (unless you were granted an alternative poster option).  The student is responsible for printing the poster and all associated costs. 


Download the template above and follow the instructions included in the notes section. 
a. Left-hand side of the poster:
  • The name of your internship
  • Your name, department, internship semester and year
  • The name of the organization at which you did your Practice Experience and information about the organization (bullet points)
  • Background or rationale behind your internship project (bullet points)
  • Community partner involvement (if your internship involves multiple community partners)
  • Lessons Learned: provide at least two examples of challenges that occurred during your internship and how you overcame those challenges.
b. Middle section of the poster:
  • 1-2 sentences summarizing what you did for your internship. Think critically and be thoughtful in the words you choose to highlight. 
  • Pictures of your final products
  • A QR code linked to your final products (if applicable)
c. Right-hand side of the poster:
  • Describe the community impact of your internships including real or potential impacts of the work you accomplished on the public’s health using the core functions (assessment, policy development and assurance) and 10 essential public health services as a guide.
  • Any additional supporting documents/graphs/pictures you think you might need to reference during the poster session 

PRINTING REQUIREMENTS (for students attending in-person poster session):

Once you have completed your poster, you will need to print your poster and upload the PowerPoint slide to InternTrack. You can print your poster on campus or off campus: 

Size Requirements: 36'' High X 56'' Wide

To verify your PPT template is the correct size: 

  1. Open PPT Template
  2. Click on the Tab titled "Design"
  3. Click on "Page Setup" in Menu
  4. Verify Height: 36''
  5. Verify Width: 56''
  6. Orientation should be set at Landscape

If you need further guidance on completing your poster, please speak with the Internship Coordinators or your Faculty Advisor.