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Fellowships, Internships and Jobs

Students can take advantage of numerous opportunities, including fellowships with federal agencies such as the CDC or internships with groups such as Doctors Without Borders.

Fellowships

  • Office of Global Health Initiatives Fellowships
    Short-term fellowships are available to cover basic expenses for UB/SPHHP students to engage in research and service in collaboration with global projects of UB/SPHHP faculty.
  • APHL Fellowships
    The Association of Public Health Laboratories provides fellowship and traineeship programs to prepare students for careers in public health laboratories. It is a one-year program designed for bachelor’s or master’s level scientists with emphasis on practical application of technologies, methodologies and practices related to emerging infectious diseases. 
  • ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship
    A one-year fellowship with the CDC working in international health. Applications accepted in February and March. Applicants are notified of status in mid-June. Fellowships begin mid-September. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only.
  • ASPPH Graduate Fellowship Programs
    One-year fellowships (with possible extension for a second year) with various federal agencies including the CDC, NHTSA, EPA and the U.S. Congress. CDC fellowships are primarily based in Atlanta; NHTSA, EPA and public policy fellowships are in Washington, DC. Application periods vary. Fellows for programs are notified in April and May, and most programs begin in the fall. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only.
  • CDC Fellowships
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for motivated students, graduates and health professionals for a variety of exciting public health training programs.
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowships
    A one‑year program for non-U.S. citizens, doctoral level (PhD, MD, DVM or equivalent) scientists with an emphasis on professional development in laboratory related aspects of infectious diseases. Fellows are placed in U.S. public health laboratories at the local, state or federal (CDC) levels which best match the training and research needs of the fellow and demonstrate a commitment and capacity to host an international scientist.
  • Fullbright Scholar Program
    The Fulbright Scholar Program sponsored by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, provides 800 teaching/research grants to U.S. faculty and professionals in a variety of fields. Applicants can propose projects that vary in duration from two to 12 months in over 125 countries around the world. 
  • Global Health Corps
    Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to help create global health equity in existing health organizations and government agencies in Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Zambia, and the United States. Applications for the 2014-2015 fellowship are now open. 
  • Global Health Fellows Program II
    GHFP-II's goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency's immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels.
  • Global Health Service Partnership
    In March 2012, the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) launched as a public-private partnership between the GHSC and the Peace Corps. A novel federal program, the GHSP will help address the vast shortages of health professionals in many parts of the world. The application process opened in July 2012 with deployment of the first class aligned with the 2013 academic year of the partner countries.]
  • Global Impact Corps | Unite for Site
    Unite for Site offers opportunities to learn from partner clinics’ talented medical professionals who address complex global health issues. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to participate. Short-term opportunities in Ghana and longer-term opportunities in Ghana, Honduras, and India are available.
  • Human Impact Partners Fellow (HIP)
    Human Impact Partners (HIP) will host one Fellow at their California office focused on building their leadership skills in Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and Health in All Policies (HiAP)
  • IDEO.org Fellows
    IDEO.org works with organizations across a wide range of focus areas related to poverty. The fellowship program enables future global leaders to spend one year working on social impact challenges. Fellowships are in San Francisco.
  • Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellowship
    Fellows will participate in a four week program coordinated by the Center for Policy Analysis in San Francisco, California. The program is open to graduate students or exceptional undergraduate Seniors and Juniors.
  • SEED Global Health
    SEED Global Health volunteer health professionals are allied with their peers in resource-limited settings and commit one year of service collaborating with local educators to enhance education and increase capacity. 
  • USAID Global Health Fellow
    Become a Global Health Fellow! GHFP-II Fellows work full time for two years in a variety of global health technical areas ranging from maternal and child health to nutrition to HIV/AIDS. Each fellow has a specific scope of work and placement site within USAID or with one of its implementing partners. 

Internships

  • Doctors without Borders
    Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières offers a paid internship program. Interns gain practical work experience in a variety of department as well as a basic introduction to international medical humanitarian aid and advocacy. All internships take place in the New York office and pay $10 per hour.
  • CDC Internships
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for motivated students, graduates and health professionals for a variety of exciting public health training programs.
  • Population Services International
    Internships offered at various points throughout the year in Washington, D.C. Positions are paid, but interns generally must work at least 25 hours/week.

Job Opportunities

  • Idealist.org
    Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.
  • Jobs in the United Nations Common System
    Opportunities to work with UNAIDS, the United Nations, World Health Organization, World Food Programme and more.
  • Partners In Health
    Partners In Health has domestic and international job opportunities.

Global Health TV

Global Health TV brings the global health community together. Through the power of online television we share inspiring stories on the work being done around the world to tackle HIV, AIDS, TB, Malaria and other diseases, build health systems and reduce infant and maternal mortality. Global Health TV shows that there is hope for a brighter, healthier future.

Globalization101

Globalization101.org is an Internet resource offered by the Levin Institute to promote a greater understanding of globalization.