ICAP Student Internship Opportunities

ICAP’s Next Generation Program is a multidisciplinary training initiative that provides students with hands-on training opportunities in New York and around the world. The program has hosted students from a wide range of institutions from the US 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 with global health experts.

Internships at JSI

JSI has internship opportunities for students and recent graduates who would like to learn about public health work in both in the United States and in international settings. There are many different types of internships at JSI that allow students to gain insight into public health programs—or business operations, IT, and communications. JSI staff work closely with each intern to ensure that they have a fulfilling experience and contribute to the organization’s daily work in a meaningful way.

Pharmaceutical Systems Africa offers select students the opportunity to experience the real world with our internship program. We build relationships and share knowledge with students who have shown excellent academic achievement in the field of public health sciences. The students will benefit from the opportunity of hands-on public health sciences related work in developing countries.


The UNICEF Internship Programme offers eligible students the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work. UNICEF is active in various functional areas related to its mandate, which can be categorized in three main pillars: Programme and Policy, External Relations and Operations. Internships are offered depending on the needs and capacity of offices to receive and supervise interns. Currently available internship opportunities are advertised on the UNICEF employment page. Internship Programme has been revised to broaden the eligibility criteria and introduce the paid modality.

WHO as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building a diverse pool of future leaders in public health. WHO’s Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.

Chemonics seeks interns who are engaged learners and innovative contributors; people who want to join our mission to ensure development works for those who need it most. Note: Applications deadline is in January every year, with offers published in March.


The FHI 360 internship program seeks to develop young professionals who are interested in working in a nonprofit organization while positioning FHI 360 as the employer of choice for recent graduates by building relationships and maintaining a strong presence on college campuses. Our interns benefit from a dynamic learning environment in which to develop skills for future job placement and build relationships with professionals in their areas of interest.

Jhpiego Internships

Jhpiego has been innovating to save the lives of women and children worldwide since 1974. You can join us by becoming a Jhpiego intern! Jhpiego internships give students an opportunity to develop skills that will help jump-start or advance their careers. Students get hands-on work experience through a variety of projects. As Jhpiego interns, they gain knowledge, develop skills, contribute to deliverables and grow their professional network. Jhpiego offers two types of internships: 1) general internships, 2) summer internships.

Volunteer in your country or abroad. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has evolved greatly over the past 42 years in terms of the size and spread of its mandate, results and activities, driven by the changing external environment for peace, development and the eradication of poverty, by the wider acknowledgment of the role of volunteerism globally and by intergovernmental legislation.


However much time you have and whatever your experience, there are lots of UK volunteering opportunities at the British Red Cross. Volunteering gives you the chance to meet new people, learn new skills and help people get the support they need if crisis strikes. For example, get involved with Support in Emergencies. In an emergency you’ll be there to help when someone needs it most. Check our volunteering opportunities.

Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) incorporated in October 2007. HIFASS was primarily established as a continued effort of the Nigeria Ministry of Defence Health services to provide strategic manpower needs of the Military health facilities so as to meet the health needs of Military personnel, their families and the population around military health facilities, especially for the control of HIV epidemic and other related diseases. Over the years, HIFASS has grown and extended her services beyond the barracks; working in 19 states of the federation, by supporting vulnerable population such as orphans and vulnerable children, caregivers in households, reaching pregnant women accessing antenatal care and providing HIV/AIDS testing services. Have you got the passion to help? why don’t you join the team. For further details please contact: Human Resource Manager Tel:+234(081)37067345 careers@hifass-hfi.org. Please kindly send a cover letter, resume and qualifications to the above e-mail specifying area of interest.


The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. Our vision is to inspire, encourage, facilitate and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Volunteer with VSO

Support VSO’s vision – a world without poverty in which people work together to fulfil their potential. We can offer professional experience to contribute to VSO’s goals. We have a positive approach and enjoy working in a diverse environment. We welcome new challenges and deal with them in a flexible, open-minded way. We can offer: (1) a workplace that encourages learning and development, (2) an opportunity to work with people from diverse backgrounds, (3) competitive compensation and benefits, and (4) a chance to combine your professional skills with a good cause.