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Internship

• Starts Sep 23

Global Health Internship (LSHTM)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

London

🤑 £2.1K

AI generated summary

  • You: Low- to middle-income country health professional, recently graduated from LSHTM, fluent in English, with project plan to benefit own community, with permission to work in the UK.
  • You will develop costing models, conduct literature reviews, assess healthcare services in developing countries, and receive training in evidence-based medicine to contribute to your community's healthcare needs.

Off-cycle Internship

Healthcare, ScienceLondon

Description

  • You will have the opportunity to identify and work on a project exploring and tackling a health-related issue relevant to your community; this may involve performing systematic searches of medical literature, assimilating clinical and cost-effectiveness evidence, and analysing and creatively presenting data in a variety of formats

Requirements

  • Be a national of a low- or middle- income country, working or studying in a health-related profession, who will be able to use the skills gained during their placement to benefit their work and their own community. This could include early-career health practitioners, health-related charity or NGO workers, health researchers or other health professionals
  • Have recently completed a degree at LSHTM
  • Be educated in a health or science-related subject
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English and have good numeracy skills
  • Be able to prioritise own tasks and workload
  • Have a “can do” approach, and initiative, positivity and creativity
  • Be able to work in a team and with an excellent level of productivity
  • Have permission to work in the UK by the proposed start date of the placement
  • Have a developed project plan to tackle during their internship. The candidate will be required to explain:
  • Why they think their project topic is important
  • Their proposed project approach
  • What their project will produce at the end of the internship, for example, a manuscript, policy paper, newspaper article, educational leaflet, economic model
  • The anticipated implications of their project for their community after the internship

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare
Science

Responsibilities

  • Developing a costing model on antimicrobial stewardship in primary care for urinary tract infections in Tunisia
  • Conducting a systematic literature review of interventions to improve referral processes for women seeking childbirth care in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Assessing youth-friendly reproductive health services in Malawi
  • The LSHTM- Costello Medical Global Health Internship will also support your professional development, which we hope will allow you to train other local practitioners in evidence-based medicine after successful completion of the internship. We will provide technical expertise in evidence-based medicine and desk-based research so that you can learn and take these skills back to your community. Specifically, you will gain experience in research, the design and presentation of deliverables and quality control.
  • You will need to identify and work on a project exploring and tackling a health-related issue relevant to your community; this may involve performing systematic searches of medical literature, assimilating clinical and cost effectiveness evidence, and analysing and creatively presenting data in a variety of formats.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Start date

Sep 23, 2024

Location

London

Salary

2150 GBP

Benefits

  • Full technical support with the project and mentorship from a line manager
  • A desk and IT equipment for the duration of the internship
  • Further opportunities for cultural exchange, such as giving presentations to those at Costello Medical and full integration into company life i.e. 2-week induction training sessions, attendance at company social events
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection Cover and Life Assurance
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programmes