Other Opportunities

We encourage you to check out these other opportunities to get involved in the global health movement!

Fellowships and Internships:

  • Acumen Fund’s Global & East Africa Fellowships:  For international candidates with 3-7 years of experience.
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Graduate students are partnered with community-based health organizations for a yearlong service project designed to identify and address an unmet health need.
  • APHA Database:  American Public Health Association’s Fellowship, Internship and Awards database.
  • Applied Community & Economic Development (ACED) Fellows Program at Illinois State University:  Two-year fellowship leading to a master in applied economics, Political Science, or Sociology
  • Ashoka Fellows:  An international nonprofit program that supports social entrepreneurs in Asia, Latin America, Africa, East Central Europe, the United States, and Canada. Ashoka Fellows focus their talents on serving the public good by creating projects with a broad social impact on issues such as health, environment, education, legal rights, women, children, and development.
  • Atlas Corps:  Offers a 12-18 month fellowship for international applicants to work abroad in nonprofits.
  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program: A 12-month fellowship in which participants work six-months with a community-based organizations involved in fighting hunger at the local level and the remaining six-months at national organizations involved in the anti-hunger and poverty movement.
  • Boston Network for International Development: BNID offers internships, fellowships, and jobs available in the Boston area for groups and individuals who want to work with issues of international development and global justice.
  • Catholic Relief Services’ International Development Fellows Program:  Catholic Relief Services’ International Development IDFP gives people who are interested in a career in international relief and development an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain exposure to our programs. Assignments are for one year, typically starting at the end of July
  • Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Career Training Fellowships: Public health-related fellowships for Master and post-Master candidates.
  • Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)’s HIVCorps:  Healthcare professionals who want to gain experience in issues related to HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention programs.
  • Community HealthCorps:  The largest health-focused, national AmeriCorps program. Participants provide various health care services to low-income patients and help to build the capacity of health centers.
  • Concern Worldwide Trainee Programs:  Two-year entry-level traineeship scheme aimed at two graduates in the fields of maternal, newborn and child health and/or nutrition and/ or environmental health.
  • Coro Fellows:  Nine-month full time leadership training program in public affairs for domestic applicants. Coro leaders develop skills; master tools needed to engage and empower communities; gain experience in government, business, labor and not-for-profit community organizations; and participate in special community and political problem solving processes.
  • Families USA’s Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice: Year long fellowship in health care justice and advocacy.
  • Feldman Graduate Fellowship-Brandies University:  The Feldman Fellowship is awarded to an early– to mid-career development professional interested in integrated conservation and development. The ideal candidate will be an international MA or MS student.
  • Greenlining Institute Fellowship Program:  A yearlong paid training program for participants with bachelors who want experience working on low-income and minority economic development.
  • Global Citizenship Fellowship at UNICEF: A highly-competitive, two year program for Americas who want to inspire their communities to take action for the world’s children through engaging local groups and cultivating awareness.
  • Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Practice and Policy:  A program that seeks to build a network of policy-oriented health care researchers in the United States and other industrialized countries. The Fellowships provide an opportunity for fellows from the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada to spend four to twelve months in the United States conducting research relevant to health care policy and practice in both the United States and the fellow’s home country.
  • Hubert Humphrey Fellowship:  The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector.
  • IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise:  Offers professional, cultural, and social immersion into the field of social enterprise for college graduates interested in launching a career in the sector through a six-month program.
  • Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship:  The fellow works as a general research assistant on a variety of research projects and reports regarding gender issues based in Washington, D.C.
  • International Affairs Fellowship with the Council of Foreign Relations:  A one year long program that aims to strengthen career development by helping outstanding individuals acquire and apply foreign policy skills beyond the scope of their professional and scholarly achievements. Must be between the ages of 27-35, PhD preferred.
  • Kaiser Media Internships and Fellowship:  This database summarizes and links to fellowships and internships in health policy and related fields. The database includes fellowships located across the United States that are available to undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals.
  • Kiva Fellows: Offers individuals a rare opportunity to travel abroad and witness firsthand the impact and realities of microfinance, by working directly with a host microfinance institution (MFI). The Kiva Fellow is an unpaid, six-month volunteer based position designed to increase Kiva’s impact and to offer participants a unique insider experience.
  • Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program:  Fellows travel to Africa, Asia, or Latin America to help alleviate hunger and poverty. This is a two-year program that combines field and policy work.
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellowships, Scholarships, & Internships:  Programs for science and engineering students/graduates and educators.
  • Orbis Fellowship:  A year long residency program in Denver, Colorado for early career professionals and graduate students to engage the community about global issues.  
  • Pedro Zamora Fellowship Program:  Public policy and HIV/AIDS advocacy fellowship for U.S. citizens and international students with an eligible work visa.
  • Population Reference Bureau International Training Fellowship Programs:  Four fellowships in the health policy, population, family planning and reproductive health fields for sub-Saharan graduate students.
  • Post-Bachelor and Post-Graduate Fellowship Programs at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: Structured health research programs in the fields of health metrics and global health.
  • ProInspire Fellowship: Fellowship that recruits outstanding business professionals with 2-5 years of business experience who want to use their skills for social impact and invest in a growing community of Fellows.  Fellows spend one year working in an analytical or strategic role at a nonprofit organization.
  • Social Science Research Council Fellowships:  Provides international pre-dissertation and dissertation fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, and advanced research grants in both the social sciences and humanities.
  • The Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service:  One-year fellowship for individuals  interested in pursuing a public service career.
  • Timmy Global Health: US-based nonprofit that coordinates medical trips for volunteer nurses, doctors, and pharmacists who help provide year-round health access to communities around the world. Timmy Global Health teams return to partner sites every 2–3 months, maintain detailed records, and provide patients with quality care in partnership with local health organizations and agencies.
  • Trinity Fellows Program at Marquette University:  A 21-month study/work program for individuals committed to social and economic justices and pursuing a master’s degree. .
  • USAID Fellowship:  USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program is a two-year (option to extend for two more years) domestic or international fellowship that seeks to improve the effectiveness of USAID population, health and nutrition programs.

Scholarships:

  • African Women Public Service Fellowship at NYU’s Wagner School:  African women who are committed to public service in their country can study in one of two graduate programs: the two-year Master of Public Administration or the one-year Executive MPA: Concentration on International Public Service Organizations.
  • Fulbright Scholarships:  The Fulbright Program offers grants to study, teach and conduct research for U.S. citizens to go abroad and non-U.S. citizens to come to the United States.
  • Government of Canada’s Scholarships for Non-Canadians:  Awards available to foreign students for study/research in Canada.
  • P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship:  Scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada. Applicants must first be admitted to graduate school.
  • Australia Awards Africa:  A cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa–provides access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries.

Other Fellowship Opportunities:

  • Africa Volunteer Corps:  Africa Volunteer Corps (AVC) is a six-months to one-year program that unites passionate, qualified African volunteers with African NGOs to deepen their impact and empower Africans to play a vital role in shaping Africa’s future. One-year.
  • AmeriCorps:  One year renewable year of service for domestic applicants with placements across the United States.
  • Peace Corps:  Sends Americans abroad for two-year immersion and volunteer experience.
  • Princeton in Africa:  Princeton in Africa seeks to develop young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement. To accomplish this, they offer opportunities for service through year-long fellowships with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent.
  • Unite for Sight:  Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps is an immersive global health education program that is designed for students and professionals with various interests and diverse backgrounds.  Unite For Sight Global Impact Fellows support and assist local doctors and are transported to the villages, where each clinic provides 100-300 patients with care on a daily basis.   Program participation options are flexible, ranging from 1 week to multiple months, or a full year.

Job Search Sites:

  • Careers in NonProfits:  Connects the best people with the best causes, serving Washington, D.C, Maryland, Chicago, Virginia, and Atlanta.   
  • Common Good Careers:  Provides opportunities to join nonprofit organizations in various locations in the U.S. Additionally, they enable innovative nonprofits to build strong organizations through the recruitment, retention, and development of outstanding talent.
  • Idealist:  Gives people and organizations a place online to exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
  • Net Impact’s Career Center:  Mobilizes students and professionals to build skills and find their paths to make a difference in their careers.
  • Social Impact Jobs:  If you are looking for a workplace that aligns with your purpose, you’ll find exciting global opportunities from an array of organizations that drive positive change into the world.