After one year of study, Master’s in Public Health students conduct a practicum, working side-by-side with public health professionals, governments, and community organizations in New York City and around the world. Your Practicum Experience The Mailman School faculty have a vast network of contacts from community-based institutions in New York City to international aid organizations. Finding the Right Fit Practice makes perfect: how to find the perfect real-world experience to kick start a career in public health. Inside the Ebola Crisis John Bryan, MPH '15, learned first-hand about a global health epidemic during his practicum in Sierra Leone. Practicum Support The Office of Field Practice (OFP) provides an array of resources to support and promote student participation in public health field-practice.