Global Internships and Funding

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Working in the field for their practicum. Photo by Amy Patel

Funded Internship  |  Other Internships  |  Funding Resources

The Gillings Global Gateway™ partners with public health organizations to offer several funded internships or fellowships focusing on global health for Gillings School students.  We also advertise other global health internship and funding opportunities.

Funded Internships

The Gillings Global Gateway™ helps administer several funded global health internships, including the IntraHealth Summer Fellows and the FHI360 Fellowship. Check out the funded opportunities below open to Gillings students:

FHI 360-UNC Fellowship | IntraHealth Summer Fellows | Bender Curry Undergraduate Internship | CIDRZ Internship | MEASURE Evaluation Fellowship | Giving Positively Internship | Pro Mujer Internship | Blood:Water Mission

 

Now Accepting ApplicationsFHI 360-UNC Public Health Fellowship

FHI 360, in partnership with the Gillings Global Gateway™, offers a fellowship program for current or prospective UNC public health doctoral students and second-year master’s students (by fall 2015). FHI 360′s mission is to improve lives worldwide by addressing complex public health issues through research, education and services. More info.


Program Description

Application Process and Materials

A complete application package will include:

  • Completed application form:Word | PDF
  • Resume or CV
  • Recommendations from academic adviser/faculty member and former employer or professional colleague
  • Current unofficial transcript (if new doctoral student, official transcript from previous graduate work) mailed to or dropped off directly to Program Coordinator, Naya Villarreal:
    • Gillings Global Gateway™
      UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
      104 Rosenau Hall, CB#7400
      Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
      Or email to globalgateway@unc.edu

Submit completed application materials electronically to the Gillings Global Gateway™ at globalgateway@unc.edu.

Applications due January 22, 2015. FHI 360 will notify recipients by March 2015.

Now Accepting ApplicationsIntraHealth International Summer Fellows

IntraHealth International offers a summer fellowship program for current public health master’s and doctoral students enrolled at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The program is administered by IntraHealth, in collaboration with the Gillings Global Gateway™. IntraHealth is a North Carolina-based nonprofit organization that has worked for more than 30 years- in more than 90 countries- to empower health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to healthcare challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology and leveraging partnerships. More info.

Program Description

Application Process and Materials


A complete application package will include:

  • Application 2015: PDF | Word
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation: at least one academic adviser/faculty member and one professional recommendation
  • Current unofficial transcript (hard copy, no emails) mailed to or dropped off directly to Program Coordinator, Naya Villarreal:
Gillings Global Gateway™
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
104 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400

Submit completed application materials electronically to the Gillings Global Gateway™ at globalgateway@unc.edu.

Application and materials due Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
Now Accepting ApplicationsBender Curry Family Undergraduate Public Health Global Internship Award

The Bender Curry Family Award is designed to support a summer internship experience in a Spanish-speaking Latin American country for an undergraduate student at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The internship will fund up to $1,000 of a student’s summer internship costs. More info.

Program Description & Application: PDF | Word

Application and materials due Friday, January 30, 2015

Now Accepting ApplicationsCIDRZ Internship

The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) is a UNC research affiliate that supports clinical and laboratory services in the public sector, conducts locally-relevant biomedical research, and conducts training public health programming and provision clinical care. CIDRZ would like to offer an internship position to a UNC Gillings student in the summer of 2015. More info.

Program Description & Application: Word | PDF

Application and materials due Friday, January 23, 2015

Now Accepting ApplicationsMEASURE Evaluation Fellowship

MEASURE Evaluation is the USAID Global Health Bureau’s primary vehicle for support improvements in monitoring and evaluation in population, health and nutrition worldwide. MEASURE Evaluation is a USAID-funded project implemented by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Carolina Population Center. MEASURE would like to offer one fellowship to a UNC SPH student for the 2014-2015 academic year (contingent on MEASURE receiving new five year project). More info.

Program Description & Applications: Word | PDF

Application and materials due Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Now Accepting ApplicationsGiving Positively Internship

Giving Positively (GP) is a non-profit vocational education and social support program for young adults living with HIV based in Kampala, Uganda.  GP operates in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Institute in Kampala to staff and manage the Kampala team.  GP is seeking two Gillings School of Global Public Health students to help continue to grow and support this new non-profit. More info.

Program Description: Word | PDF

Application materials due Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pro Mujer Internship

Pro Mujer is a development organization offering women across Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru an integrated package of microfinance services, primary healthcare, and business and health education. Pro Mujer would like to offer two internship positions to UNC SPH students for the summer of 2014. More info.

Program Description

Applications no longer being accepted for Summer 2014

Blood:Water Mission

Blood: Water Mission is a grassroots organization that empowers communities to work together against the HIV/AIDS and water crises in Africa. BWM would like to welcome two interns from UNC in the summer of 2014. BWM will provide a modest stipend to cover expenses incurred for travel, room and board, medical evacuation insurance and entry visa (approx. $5,000). More info.

Program Description

Applications no longer being accepted for Summer 2014

 

Other Internships

Below are a selection of opportunities for international/global health internships and practica.

Select graduate student internship opportunities

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Application Deadline

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Global Health Fellows Program (Fellowships)

Application Deadline

Various deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Global Health Fellows Program II (Internships)

Application Deadline

January 5, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

CSTE/CDC/ASPPH Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program

Application Deadline

January 9, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Autry Fellowship with MDC, Inc.

Application Deadline

January 12, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program

Application Deadline

January 22, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship

Application Deadline

January 29, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

FLAS Fellowships, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC

Application Deadline

January 30, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Summer Internships, World Health Organization

Application Deadline

January 31, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Global Health Corps Fellowship

Application Deadline

February 3, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program

Application Deadline

February 5, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Katie Evans Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline

March 1, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Gillings Dissertation Award

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Graduate Phillips Asia Ambassador Summer Program, UNC

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Pre-Dissertation Travel Award

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

International Internship Awards, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

C.V. Starr Scholarships, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC

Application Deadline

TBD

Application Deadline

Various Deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Internships and fellowships available for spring, summer and fall, Population Action International

Application Deadline

Various Deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Graduate Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Application Deadline

October 31, 2014

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Program

Application Deadline

November 13, 2014

Application Deadline

November 24, 2014

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Carolina for Kibera Fellowship

Application Deadline

November 25, 2014

Application Deadline

December 1, 2014

Internship and Funding Opportunity

2014 Freedom from Hunger

Application Deadline

January 10, 2014

Select undergraduate student internship opportunities

Internship and Funding Opportunity

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Internship and Funding Opportunity

AIESEC Professional Internships Abroad

Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

Application Deadline

January 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Mabelle Arole Fellowship
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
Available to graduating pre-med students accepted to medical school by spring 2009 only.

Application Deadline

January 14, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Bender Curry Undergraduate Global Internship Award

Application Deadline

January 30, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Global Health Corps Fellowship

Application Deadline

February 3, 2015

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Boren Scholarship for International Study

Application Deadline

February 4, 2015

Application Deadline

February 26, 2015

Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

Internship and Funding Opportunity

ONE Campaign Internships for Summer and Spring

Application Deadline

Various Deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Burch Fellows Program, UNC

Application Deadline

Various Deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship

Application Deadline

TBD

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Undergraduate Student Funding, Center for Global Initiatives , UNC

Application Deadline

Various Deadlines

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Connect-123 Internships in South Africa and Argentina

Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

Internship and Funding Opportunity

Carolina for Kibera Fellowship

Application Deadline

November 25, 2014

Funding Resources

Other resources to help you find the perfect internship or fellowship opportunity.

On-campus Resources

  • This Week in Global Health: funding and internship opportunities
  • Grantsource Library: UNC-Chapel Hill faculty andstaff members, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students seeking funding for research, collaborative projects, fellowships and other scholarly activities.
  • Carolina Internal Funding Database
  • UNC Global: Searchable database for funding opportunities that support research and scholarly activities conducted by Carolina faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, students and prospective students.
    • The Center for Global Initiatives awards travel funds to both graduate and undergraduate students. They have several funding mechanisms, so visit their website to learn more.
  • Community of Science: Search the world’s most comprehensive funding resource, with more than 22,000 records representing nearly 400,000 opportunities, worth over $33 billion.
Off-campus Resources