This position is available for summer 2021 (anticipated start date mid-May 2021), full-time for approximately 12 weeks.
The goal of this internship program is to provide an introduction to the administration and operations management of the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) and Texas Children’s Global Health programs, as well as exposure to key issues in global health. Day to day work will vary and focus on global program management, operations, and implementation. Interns will also have a primary project that focuses on either: Marketing & Communications or Education & Training.
This position will likely be remote; however, should it be in-person, interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.
We are committed to providing opportunities for underrepresented students. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines with an expressed interest in global health. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Gain experience in the field of global health operations management.
- Develop skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.
- Gain an understanding of global health programs and interventions in a variety of countries.
- Gain exposure to global clinical programming and related health challenges in low resource settings.
- Gain experience working with diverse and multidisciplinary global health implementers and experts.
- Develop and disseminate relevant global health materials including social media posts, websites, presentations, and outreach materials.
- Develop and update global health training materials and curriculum.
- Support philanthropic efforts including research and development of proposals to prospective partners and donors.
- Support global health project management to ensure that specific activities are on track to meet intended deliverables and align with Global Health priorities (e.g. operations, scholarly activity, external affairs).
- Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the intern’s individual interests.
- Must be enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program.
- Enrolled in a graduate degree granting program in any academic discipline and has an expressed interest in global health.
Interested candidates must submit an application including your cover letter and resume. Application deadline is 11:59pm CST on February 5, 2021.
We will host an optional information session on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Participation in this session does not influence your chances of participation in the internship.
We are offering interested candidates an opportunity to be paired with a professional in the fields of global health and education who can provide coaching on the application process. These professionals will not be involved in the selection process, but have extensive experience in professional development.
For more information and to sign up for the info session or coaching, please refer to: https://www.texaschildrensglobalhealth.org/summerinternship