Important reminder: all GHFP-II Summer 2013 internship applications are due January 28th!

in Fellowships
January 25th, 2013


This is the last weekend to apply for our GHFP-II Summer 2013 internships! Submit all your application materials by January 28th, 5:00 PM EST.

Make summer 2013 your career stepping stone

The Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II) is pleased to announce its Summer 2013 internships with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Agency’s Washington, DC headquarters. We have a total of 25 available summer internships!

 Click here for the full list of positions.   

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 five offices of the USAID 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.

 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 Alumnus. 

Technical areas include: Infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria); Maternal and child health; Reproductive health; Nutrition; Commodities and logistics; Youth programming; Demography. 

Positions and Applicants:  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 and mid-career changers.

We are interested in people from a broad range of disciplines including:

Public health; Social work; Education; International relations/development; Supply chain management; Database technology and informatics; Medicine; Nursing/midwifery; Public policy; Pharmacy; Business administration; Social entrepreneurship; Population and demographic studies; Communications.

25 Summer 2013 Internships are available, including:

Office of Population and Reproductive Health 

Youth Program Strengthening Intern

Office of HIV/AIDS

Health Systems Strengthening Intern

Office of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Research Intern 

Office of HIV/AIDS 

HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling Intern 

Please Note: If you are interested in applying for our Summer 2013 Internships, but are not available to start on May 28, 2013, due to being on the quarter or trimester schedule, we would like to encourage you to apply. Please just write within your resume that you are on the quarter or trimester schedule and the date that you are available to start.

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

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

 TO APPLY, please find detailed instructions at

 NOTE: All internships require US citizenship or permanent resident status. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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.