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PATH has posted an opening for a Documentation & Outreach Intern to help expand the visibility of PATH's work in Tuberculosis by documenting and disseminating project results, lessons learned, success stories and overall contributions to the field of global health. The aim of this internship is to help develop and creatively disseminate documentation, communications and publication related outreach materials to share results, lessons learned and contributions of PATH's global Tuberculosis projects across multiple countries. REQUIRES: Experience with communications outreach for global health programs, experience synthesizing technical/ programmatic information into a variety of formats including success stories, briefs and publications, experience contributing to academic journal articles and publications, a plus. Global health or communications related master's program with communications/ writing experience desirable. For more information and to apply visit Vacancy no: 6028



The United Nations Development Programme seeks an intern who will contribute to the UNV FU advocacy strategy for recognition of volunteers and volunteerism and to raise the profile of UN Volunteers among stakeholders including government partners. REQUIRES: Currently pursuing a Master's degree in such disciplines as community leadership and civic engagement, governance, communications, development studies, international relations, or other related fields. Fluent in English. Please apply online at Closing date: 5/10/14.



Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for an intern who will support the New Business Development unit to effectively serve the needs of different stakeholders. This internship will primarily support LWR's business development unit to support proposal development through targeted research, writing or other assistance. REQUIRES: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Undergraduate applicants should have completed their junior year or later. Ideally, the internship should satisfy a school requirement or be eligible for credit, but applicants who are unable to receive credit may still apply. Pursuing a degree in a field area relevant to international development, such as international studies, anthropology, rural development, etc. Preferably applicants will demonstrate some level of experience, either practical or via coursework, on topics related to international development. Fluency in English, and preferably speak Spanish and/or French, as well. For more information and to apply visit



The Global Health Fellows Program II is seeking a Service Delivery Improvement Division, Population and Reproductive Health Communications Intern (INT-P3-043) in Washington, DC. Anticipated timeframe: May 2014 - August 2014: Compensated 12 week internship. The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). GHFP-II's goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency's immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available. Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency's ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health. BACKGROUND: The Service Delivery Improvement Division (SDI) under the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) in the Bureau for Global Health (GH) develops and applies innovative strategies that improve the performance of individuals, organizations, and systems for the sustainable delivery of quality family planning services. PRH provides technical leadership, strategic direction, and implementation oversight, support to field missions, partner coordination, and performance tracking for the family planning component of the United States Government (USG)'s Global Health Initiative. A technical priority for the Office is meeting the reproductive health and family planning needs of adolescents and youth by integrating youth into global projects as well as building the capacity of staff and partners to implement effective youth programming approaches. INTRODUCTION: The Private Sector Intern will provide research assistance to PRH/SDI staff to understand programmatic, research and policy impact of the private sector (commercial, NGO, and civil society) outside of USAID programming across different interventions (priority areas of family planning, HIV and AIDS, child health/ diarrheal management). S/he will work closely with a Private Sector Technical Advisor as his/her onsite manager. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Develop an understanding of private sector programming that strives to achieve health-related impact worldwide for its beneficiaries. Gain a greater understanding of how USAID works with its many partners in the private sector sphere. Gain experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) utilization within USAID. Develop skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and present research analysis summary findings and suggest recommendations on GIS mapping activities. Develop research analysis summary through conducting literature searches and interviews, researching, documenting, and analyzing non-USAID organizations (such as the private sector, other bilateral/ multilateral/ private donors, and other research-related organizations), programs and projects that have achieved health-related outcomes. Related activities include: Compiling literature search results utilizing USAID library resources in addition to other available resources. Compiling an interview list of staff from different organizations (i.e., key USAID staff, cooperating agencies, other donors, non- profit/NGOs, and commercial organizations) and providing administrative support to schedule all necessary interviews to complete the analysis. Conducting selected interviews to shape analysis of the literature findings. Qualitatively and quantitatively analyzing desk reviews and interview results. Assist the Private Sector Advisor in initiating GIS activities involving categorizing private sector project mapping across USAID. Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern's own interests. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled master's or other post-bachelor's degree candidate in a program related to business management, public health, public policy, public administration, international development, or other related fields; or, completion of such within past 12 months. Experience with conducting interviews and web based research. Demonstrated interest and/or work experience in global health and/or international development. Familiarity with family planning and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and child health interventions or health systems strengthening is preferred. Ability to research a broad array of private sector topics, projects, and programs and rapidly analyze and convey health-related impact. Ability to understand the varying degrees of scientific rigor built within program and evaluation design. Demonstrated interest and experience in implementation of technology applications such as GIS. Strong interpersonal, analytical, oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. US Citizenship or US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,680 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at All applications must be submitted by April 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.


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