Texas Children's Global Health Global Health Internship

<p>Global Health Internship</p>

Chevron is proud of its more than a decade-long partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine to help prepare students be the best in their fields and strengthen the health sector around the world.

Mamadou Beye, General Manager Corporate Affairs, Chevron

This position is available for summer 2024 (anticipated start date mid-May 2024), 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 Global Health and Texas Children’s Global 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 including projects that focus on monitoring and evaluation, social media, fundraising, education and training.  

 This internship is for graduate-level students and applicants must currently be enrolled in a degree granting program prior to the start of the internship. Interns will have the opportunity to: 

  • 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 program priorities 
  • 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 

 These positions will be based in Houston with interns 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.   

Interested candidates must submit an application including a cover letter and resume.  

Application deadline is 11:59 pm (CST) on February 16, 2024. Candidates must be based in the US.   

All general internship inquiries should be directed to globalhealth@texaschildrens.org.

Watch our information session where we delve into the exciting details of our full-time, 12-week summer internship.

Mission: To offer graduate level students from all academic disciplines who are interested in global health an educational and career building experience  

Core Values:

  • Learning. This is an educational opportunity both within the field of global health and thriving in a professional work setting; learning and growth will be optimized through initiative-taking, asking questions and getting involved in the many aspects of our work 
  • Flexibility. The experience is tailored to fit the needs and interests of our interns to build skills and knowledge that allow them to be successful in their future pursuits.
  • Communication. Open and respectful communication enable a positive and educational experience for all involved and allows for reflection and adjustments to be made. 
  • Diversity. Because of our different cultural roots, religious beliefs, and experiences in different settings, we value and cultivate an abiding respect for each other, one that fosters creativity and flexibility in our search for robust solutions. 
  • Problem solving. The experience will help to develop problem-solvers who actively search for solutions and collaborate with colleagues and partners to develop best practices.
  • Multi-faceted. Our work extends beyond health services delivery and this opportunity will provide interns with a variety of experiences related to clinical programming, organizational management, regulatory oversight, accounting, facilities maintenance, public policy, fundraising and more.

Core Competencies

  • Global health operations and implementation management to include communications, fundraising and grants management, organizational development and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Global health clinical programming and related health system challenges in low resources settings.
  • Training and education initiatives including communities of practice, virtual seminars and meetings and knowledge management principles.
  • Working with diverse, multidisciplinary experts and implementers in high- and low- resource settings.
  • Teamwork and collaboration within a non-profit structure.
  • Workplace professionalism.

Please find below some useful resource guides from the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Office of Career Planning.

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