Internships and Student Jobs

The CGHD regularly offers internships and job opportunities to current MPH, DrPH, MD, and other students across all disciplines in the Boston University School of Public Health and other BU schools and colleges. Internships and job placements provide students with the opportunity to work directly with CGHD faculty and staff; contribute to current research projects and center activities; and develop highly desired skill sets in the public health field. Opportunities range from domestic to international placements and may or may not be compensated. Internships may also be eligible to fulfill the MPH practicum requirement. We invite you to visit this page often for current opportunities.


Position Title Due Date Description and Application
Zambia Intern

The Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD) at Boston University provides 6-month technical internships in Zambia to MPH students. Interns work through the Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development (ZCAHRD) to support the work of several research and service delivery projects ongoing in Southern Province, Zambia

As an intern you will be based in one of the ZCAHRD field offices in Lusaka, Mazabuka, Livingstone, or Choma. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated cultural sensitivity, an ability to work both independently and with groups, a good attitude, be proactive, flexible, have strong communication skills in a multicultural setting, and be a creative thinker.  This opportunity meets the MPH practicum requirement.

Available Positions

Unfortunately, due to funding constraints we are currently not accepting applications for the January-June 2015 internship.  We encourage you to check this site for updates.


Informational Downloads

Zambia Technical Assistance Internship

Zambia FAQS