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Internship, Global Health Studies, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Science
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be a current undergraduate or graduate student in global health, international development, or related fields, with strong research, writing, and organizational skills. Previous internship or research experience in health policy is preferred.
  • You will conduct research, write and edit content, assist with meetings, track relevant news, and contribute to Think Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in global health, international development, economics, or related field
  • All applicants should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
  • Previous research or relevant internship experience preferred, especially in health policy/public policy
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office Suite
  • Data analysis/visualization skills (R, Stata, etc) are a plus, but not required

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research as requested by the research associate and/or fellow on a variety of topics such as multilateral institutions, local, regional, and international response to COVID-19; national health legislation and funding; and non-communicable diseases for several health-related publications and data interactives
  • Assist with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as needed
  • Assist in logistical support for meetings, including but not limited to preparing distribution materials and helping with guest check-in during roundtables and other departmental events, under the supervisor’s direct supervision
  • Contribute to Think Global Health through writing, editing, and promotional efforts
  • Track daily news reports that are relevant for the department
  • Contribute to Think Global Heatlh

FAQs

What is the duration of the internship for Global Health Studies in Fall 2024?

The internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment and is filled on a rolling basis.

What kind of skills will I gain during this internship?

You will gain essential skills in research and writing focused on global health and development, as well as skills in program planning and event management for the Global Health, Economics, and Development Roundtable series.

What are the qualifications required for this internship?

Qualifications include being an undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in global health, international development, economics, or a related field. Previous research or relevant internship experience is preferred, along with strong organizational, research, writing, and editing skills.

Is the internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

How can I apply for this internship?

Applications for the internship can be submitted through the CFR website.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

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Mission & Purpose

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. CFR's think tank is composed of more than fifty full-time and adjunct fellows who cover the major regions and significant issues shaping today's international agenda. CFR's website, www.cfr.org, is a trusted, nonpartisan source of timely analysis and context on international events and trends. CFR publishes the bimonthly Foreign Affairs magazine, widely-considered to be the most influential magazine for the analysis and debate of foreign policy and economics.