The World Federation of Public Health Associations offers unpaid internships in the International Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
Each internship is structured to suit the needs and interests of the intern, such as working on an individual research assignment, as well as the requirements of WFPHA. Interns may have the opportunity to participate in the formulation of WFPHA policy resolutions or papers, depending on circumstances.
During the course of the internship, the student will further develop his/her writing and research skills and become more familiar with the key issues and actors in international health and development. Extensive networking opportunities as WHPHA is an international NGO in official relations with WHO, and has extensive contacts with other organizations worldwide will be offered to the student. No travel opportunities will be provided.
Opportunities for internships are available year round and can be developed for a 3-4 month period, an academic semester, or a full year.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
Internships are offered to current graduate students with strong academic backgrounds and an interest in global public health. Applicants should possess strong writing and research skills. In addition, applicants should be able to work fairly independently and ideally be knowledgeable about the major issues in the field of global health.
Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year
Cost/funding for participants:
WFPHA internships are unpaid. The organization does not cover re-location expenses and does not sponsor international student visas.