ICAP’s Next Generation Program offers Internships in Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Social Work, and Business in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, and New York, 2013
Field of Internship: Public health, medicine, nursing, dentistry, social work, and business.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: ICAP’s Next Generation.
Internship can be taken at: Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, and New York.
- Students gain rich field experience and hone public health skills while working on a specific project. Every student works closely with a mentor prior to departure and while in country. Students study the structure and function of health systems and health services in low-resource settings, and develop public health solutions. They also gain a better understanding of health issues such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
- The Program has hosted students from a wide range of institutions from the U.S. and abroad.
Internship Open for International Students : Yes
Is this paid internship? Yes
Internship Description: ICAP’s Next Generation Program provides students with internship opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, and New York. The Program has hosted students from a wide range of institutions from the U.S. and abroad. Our students represent various academic disciplines including public health, medicine, nursing, dentistry, social work, and business. Through Next Generation, students spend two to six months engaged in the design, implementation, and evaluation of ICAP-supported programs while working side-by-side global health experts.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Tenure of award: 8 Weeks
Value: Most students will receive funding in the range of $1,000 – $3,000 through ICAP. Funding is based on availability of funds and student needs. Supplemental funding is also available through the student travel fund at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.
How to Apply: By Email
Internship Application Deadline: Applications for New York-based positions are due on December 18, 2012. Applications for Africa-based positions are due on January 18, 2013.