Summer 2013 in Washington, DC with GHFP! Applications due January 28th

in Fellowships
December 13th, 2012

Make summer 2013 your career stepping stone
The Global Health Fellows Program II is pleased to announce its newly-opened Summer 2013 internships with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Agency’s Washington, DC headquarters. These positions consist of a summer cohort of 21.

Work with the largest development agency in the world
USAID is home to a wide range of global health professionals working on health projects of international scope and importance. Contribute your skills to specific activities in one of the offices in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health-Office of the Assistant Administrator, Office of HIV/AIDS, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition, and the Office of Programming, Planning, and Policy.

These internships will provide you a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of global health. You’ll be working with experienced professionals on health projects of international importance.

 If you would like to learn more about what it’s like to be a GHFP-II intern, check out this great video made by a GHFP-II 2012 Summer Alumna.

Technical areas include:

  • Infectious diseases: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria
  • Maternal and child health
  • Reproductive health
  • Nutrition
  • Commodities and logistics
  • Youth Programming
  • Demography   

A variety of competitive, positions are available. While most positions are at the graduate level, some positions are also open to undergraduate students who meet certain criteria, as well as some that will be challenging for PhD candidates. We are interested in people from a broad range of disciplines including:

  • Public health
  • Social work
  • Education
  • International relations/development
  • Supply chain management
  • Medicine
  • Nursing /midwifery
  • Public policy
  • Pharmacy
  • Business administration
  • Population and demographic studies
  • Communications

To apply: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at    

NOTE: All internships require US citizenship or permanent resident status.

GHFP-II’s Summer 2013 internships in Washington, DC include:

 Bureau for Global Health’s Office of the Assistant Administrator

Children in Adversity Intern
The Center to Accelerate Innovation, Introduction and Impact Intern

 Office of HIV/AIDS; Implementation Support Division
HIV/AIDS Condom Programming Intern

 Office of HIV/AIDS; Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Reporting Division

HIV/AIDS Health Systems Strengthening Intern

 Office of HIV/AIDS; Technical Leadership and Research Division  

HIV/AIDS Research Intern (potentially 2 hires)
HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Intern
HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling Intern
HIV Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) Intern

HIV Pediatric Care and Treatment Intern

HIV/AIDS Care and Support Intern

 Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Policy; Evaluation & Communication Division

Behavior Change Communication Intern
Demographic and Health Surveys Intern

Office of Population and Reproductive Health; Commodities Security and Logistics Division

Contraceptive Commodities Security & Logistics Intern

Office of Population and Reproductive Health; Service Delivery Improvement Division

Youth Program Strengthening Intern (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition; Infectious Diseases Division

Global Health Tuberculosis Program Intern
Global Health Tuberculosis Program Intern
NOTE: The two TB Program Internships have separate deliverables and separate activities. Please review them both before applying

Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition; Maternal and Child Health Division

Maternal and Child Health Commodities Intern
Maternal and Child Health Communications Intern (Undergraduate and Graduate)  

Health Research Analyst Intern 

Office of Program, Planning, and Policy; Strategy, Analysis, Outreach, and Evaluation Division

Monitoring and Evaluation Intern

INTERNSHIP DATES: May 28, 2013 – August 20, 2013

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm Eastern Time January 28, 2013.

 Applicants can apply for up to two internship positions. If you apply for a Winter On-Demand Internship, you will only be allowed to apply for one Summer 2013 Internship.

 We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

 To learn more about GHFP-II, please visit To learn more about USAID, the largest government donor organization in the development field, please visit

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