Health Research Internship

Medical Institute currently has a Public Health Internship available.  However, as a non-profit organization we are open to other possible internships. If you would like to be considered for an internship other than one in Public Health, please inquire at [email protected]



1. Public Health Internship position

Internship description including duties:

  • Performs junior-level statistical and epidemiological work. Work involves serving on teams of health specialists to implement various projects.
  • Assist in designing and implementing data collection systems.
  • Assists in preparing reports and manuscripts.
  • Assists with special research projects. Prepares scientific information for educational materials, media, and presentations.
  • May help prepare grants.
  • Works under supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Time period: 3-6 months

Skills and abilities desired:
Relevant courses from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health, health services research, health promotion, health education or equivalent.

Other skills desired include:

  • Knowledge of principles of biostatistics, public health, and epidemiology.
  • Advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.).
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in written format for various audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.

This is an unpaid internship, with potential for a future stipend if funds are available. The position will provide an excellent opportunity to learn actual public health program planning, implementation, and evaluation through data analysis.

To apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter by e-mail with subject heading “Public Health Internship” to [email protected]. In your cover letter, please include the contact details of two of your references (names, title/role, and email).

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